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Enter our latest competition for the chance to enjoy an indulgent stay in a historic rectory Rectory Manor is one of the smartest B&Bs in...

For those that enjoy the treat of an afternoon tea, silver cake stands piled high with pastries, freshly-baked cakes and dainty finger sandwiches, there...

For those that enjoy the treat of an afternoon tea, silver cake stands piled high with pastries, freshly-baked cakes and dainty finger sandwiches, there...

All over Britain, country parks and estates are now dressed in their seasonal best, so wrap up warm and get outside to enjoy the...

Enter our latest competition for the chance to enjoy an indulgent stay in a historic rectory Rectory Manor is one of the smartest B&Bs in...

National Open Art hosts a glitzy auction in Chichester, featuring work from Gavin Turk, Ronnie Wood, Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst

The Radio Times is to host its inaugural eponymous festival, in what it intends to become an annual fixture on the cultural calendar. The television...

South East: Accommodation

Ascot horseracing

The gentle county of Berkshire was the setting of the royal wedding of the year and offers the grand pageantry of Ascot This region holds...

Charlotte Hogarth-Jones checks into Bel & The Dragon, Kingsclere, to find a characterful country inn that’s steeped in history First impressions Cosy and welcoming, Kingsclere's Bel &...

South East: Great British Buildings

Knole house, Kent

Kent in south east England dazzles with more historic houses and castles than any other county. Within a day’s horse ride from London, the Garden of...

South East: Cities & Towns

Knole house, Kent

Kent in south east England dazzles with more historic houses and castles than any other county. Within a day’s horse ride from London, the Garden of...

South East: More on Discover Britain

Here, we take a look at the twists and turns of five of the UK's best mazes.
Hampton Court Palace

Since the humble cocoa bean arrived on our shores in the 17th century, Britain has been a nation of chocolate lovers. From the bustling...

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.
Boats floating in Camber Dock in Old Portsmouth, with the Spinnaker Tower in the distance. Credit: Visit Britain

Home of the Royal Navy, one of Britain’s finest historic dockyards and the remains of Henry VIII’s flagship, the Mary Rose, the Hampshire city...
Kenwood House, Hampstead, London, England. Credit: Visit Britain

If you’re looking for inspiration for historic days out on a tight budget, why not start with these 10, family-friendly heritage sites that won’t...
Highclere Castle

Highclere Castle is the ancestral home of the Earls of Carnarvon Words: Vicky Sartain In the 1830s the 3rd Earl commissioned Sir Charles Barry to transform...
Sissinghurst Castle Garden. Credit: Creative Commons

Sissinghurst Castle Garden is the 20th century creation of two English aristocrats, Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West, set in unspoilt Wealden countryside The Elizabethan building...
Polesden Lacey

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding approaches, Diana Wright explores the history behind two of our monarchy's favourite honeymoon destinations - Polesden Lacey...

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Enter our latest competition for the chance to enjoy an indulgent stay in a historic rectory Rectory Manor is one of the smartest B&Bs in...

For those that enjoy the treat of an afternoon tea, silver cake stands piled high with pastries, freshly-baked cakes and dainty finger sandwiches, there...

Nancy Alsop explores the Cinque Ports, a confederation of five coastal towns created by King Edward I and once presided over by Winston Churchill When,...
Knole house, Kent

Kent in south east England dazzles with more historic houses and castles than any other county. Within a day’s horse ride from London, the Garden of...