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From Sussex to Perthshire, we take a look at a few of the sites across the country for nature's finest displays of autumn in...

Looking for a suitably spooky place to visit or even stay this Halloween? Check out our top five contenders for the most haunted house...
wild swimming spots in Britain

At the temperatures rise, it's time to find the best spots in Britain for wild swimming, al fresco. Discover Britain presents our top five

You’re never too far from water in Warwickshire and here are ten wonderful ways to enjoy it on your next visit Gentle towpath rambles, cycling...

Enter our latest competition for the chance to explore the wonders of south Warwickshire Home to the world’s most famous playwright, majestic castles and unique...

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...
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,...

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 this Halloween? Check out our top five contenders for the most haunted house...

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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We spoke to Lucy Gibson, Front of House Supervisor, to learn what working in the historic Bodleian Libraries is like. She also gave us...

Juliet Rix discovers the connection between Burghley House in Lincolnshire and the Olympic Games, thanks to the exploits of its athletic former owner and Olympic hurdler...
Hardy's Cottage, the birthplace in 1840 of novelist and poet Thomas Hardy , at Higher Brockhampton, near Dorchester, Dorset.

English cottage gardens have a rich history. In medieval times, they contained herbs, fruits, vegetables, a beehive and often livestock, providing nourishment for poor...

It’s a sure sign that spring is on its way when the dark green shoots of daffodils start to break through the frost-covered ground. Here are some great walks to enjoy the views.
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...

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...
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.

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From Sussex to Perthshire, we take a look at a few of the sites across the country for nature's finest displays of autumn in...

Looking for a suitably spooky place to visit or even stay this Halloween? Check out our top five contenders for the most haunted house...
wild swimming spots in Britain

At the temperatures rise, it's time to find the best spots in Britain for wild swimming, al fresco. Discover Britain presents our top five
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...