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When flooded with sunlight, Nottingham’s Wollaton Hall is a heavenly jewellery box of delights. Yet the Batman-approved façade hides many historic secrets, says Natalie...

Enter our latest competition for the chance to enjoy a relaxing stay in a historic highwayman’s hotel Now a luxury four-star hotel and spa on...

The Derbyshire Dales are the lush, green heart of the Midlands. Steve Pill explores a landscape rich in industrial heritage, literary inspiration and glorious views The...

As the nation gears up for a year of celebrations to mark the enduring influence of Britain’s greatest writer, we’ve gathered together some the places to celebrate Shakespeare.

Enter our latest competition for the chance to enjoy a relaxing stay in a historic highwayman’s hotel Now a luxury four-star hotel and spa on...
Hotel Indigo Stratford

Enter our competition for the chance to enjoy a two-night break in historic Stratford-upon-Avon. The new Hotel Indigo Stratford-upon-Avon, previously The Falcon Hotel, opened its...
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Stuck for ideas to keep the family entertained this month? Here are our top tips for classic, weird and wonderful British events in September,...

View an amusing and affectionate portrayal of life in the Yorkshire mill town of Hebden Bridge and the surrounding area in the 1970s as...

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Looking for a suitably spooky place to visit or even stay? Check out our top five haunted houses across Britain... Inveraray Castle, Argyll, Scotland  Perhaps the...

An elegant boutique hotel in the beautiful Shropshire countryside with a reputation for fine dining, Discover Britain pays a visit to Fishmore Hall…

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When flooded with sunlight, Nottingham’s Wollaton Hall is a heavenly jewellery box of delights. Yet the Batman-approved façade hides many historic secrets, says Natalie...

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Facts, figures and stories about the Great Fire of London landmark. If you want to see the impact a disaster can have on a city, look...

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Britain tourism September

Stuck for ideas to keep the family entertained this month? Here are our top tips for classic, weird and wonderful British events in September,...

With the summer holidays in full flow, here’s our guide to a great days out the whole family can enjoy.

The Derbyshire Dales are the lush, green heart of the Midlands. Steve Pill explores a landscape rich in industrial heritage, literary inspiration and glorious views The...

As the nation gears up for a year of celebrations to mark the enduring influence of Britain’s greatest writer, we’ve gathered together some the places to celebrate Shakespeare.

Looking for a suitably spooky place to visit or even stay? Check out our top five haunted houses across Britain... Inveraray Castle, Argyll, Scotland  Perhaps the...
Traditional Cotswold stone cottages and stone footbridge in the Cotswolds village of Lower Slaughter. Credit: Visit Britain

Steeped in history and characterised by its towns and villages built in honey-coloured stone, the Cotswolds has a unique charm, writes Laurence McJannet Two things...

Oxford University is one of the country’s most famous historic institutions and, for many, it is the very epitome of Britishness. We take a look at its iconic views.

The University of Cambridge, founded in 1209, is the second oldest university in the English-speaking world and many of its colleges, which span the 13th to the 20th century, are architectural gems

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When flooded with sunlight, Nottingham’s Wollaton Hall is a heavenly jewellery box of delights. Yet the Batman-approved façade hides many historic secrets, says Natalie...

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