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Enter our competition for your chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip for two, including free flights What would your dream holiday to Britain include? A...

If you’ve ever wanted to take a tour of the Houses of Parliament but have been unable to make the trip to London, we’ve...

If you’ve ever wanted to take a tour of the Houses of Parliament but have been unable to make the trip to London, we’ve...

London’s Victorian landmarks are among the capital’s most iconic sights. Alice Rush picks five of the most famous Trafalgar Square Although its name and most famous...

Enter our competition for your chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip for two, including free flights What would your dream holiday to Britain include? A...

The internationally celebrated tennis tournament, Wimbledon, attracts the full attention of Britons for two weeks every July. Emily Pringle looks into the history of...

A host of new attractions have been unveiled for the 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, promising design surprises, horticultural excellence and some thought-provoking themes Gardens...

London: Accommodation

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...

Steve Pill checks in to a literary-influenced boutique hotel in the heart of London The hotel The English architect Sir Edward Lutyens had already been knighted...

East: Great British Buildings

If you’ve ever wanted to take a tour of the Houses of Parliament but have been unable to make the trip to London, we’ve...

London: Cities & Towns

On World Book Day, Florence Sheward explores the capital with the help of these three classic and contemporary novels HIGHGATE Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger Her Fearful...

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London’s Victorian landmarks are among the capital’s most iconic sights. Alice Rush picks five of the most famous Trafalgar Square Although its name and most famous...

A host of new attractions have been unveiled for the 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, promising design surprises, horticultural excellence and some thought-provoking themes Gardens...

Is London’s Square Mile the most influential and historically rich patch of land in Britain? Florence Sheward investigates While the British capital has developed into...

A statue commemorating the life of the suffragist, Millicent Fawcett, has been unveiled in Parliament Square, as the campaigner again makes history in the...

The Season has been the social heartbeat of upper-class British society and today a looser series of high-profile events can lay claim to being an essential part of the social life of the elite over the summer. And the good news is they’re not all exclusive affairs.

On World Book Day, Florence Sheward explores the capital with the help of these three classic and contemporary novels HIGHGATE Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger Her Fearful...

The Gentlemen Baristas in Bermondsey, southeast London has a traditional, welcoming and friendly vibe. Its building is filled with coffee history “Our building was a 17th-century coffeehouse,...

Everybody loves a nice cup of tea, so it comes a no surprise this year’s Afternoon Tea Week is set to be one of biggest ever. From 10 to 16 August, tea rooms, restaurants will be holding exclusive events.

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Enter our competition for your chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip for two, including free flights What would your dream holiday to Britain include? A...

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Martha Alexander samples some of London's best afternoon teas, from the classic to the contemporary Tea. It is our national obsession: we drink 165 million cups...