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Enter our competition for your chance to win a holiday in Britain for two worth up to £5,000, including free international flights Bagpiping in...

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...

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Enter our competition for your chance to win a holiday in Britain for two worth up to £5,000, including free international flights Bagpiping in...

You don't need an excuse to indulge in the delights of an Afternoon Tea but from 8 to 14 August, it’s Afternoon Tea week making it positively compulsory. So, here, we list just a few of the ways you can raise a tea cup to celebrate this great British institution at some of our loveliest hotels.

Described as ‘the Sistine Chapel of the UK’, the Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London is undergoing major transformation over the next two years, including the conservation of the amazing Sir James Thornhill’s painted ceiling.

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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...

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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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