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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

Osborne House may be the best known of the Isle of Wight’s stately homes, but the island was favoured by well-connected families long before the Victorians made...

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...

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 competition for a chance to win a two-night seaside break in a historic Cinque Port town. Discover Britain has partnered with Visit 1066...
Goodwood

With the glamour of period style and the sophistication of vintage wheels pulling the West Sussex estate back in time to the 1960s, Goodwood Revival combines burning rubber with throwback nostalgic fashion, celebrating all things dreamboats and petticoats in a three-day motorsport spectacular.

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

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Steve Pill samples the new Kip Hideaways subscription service with a visit to the historic Sussex town PLEASE NOTE: Since this article was published, Kip...

Enter our competition for a chance to win a two-night seaside break in a historic Cinque Port town. Discover Britain has partnered with Visit 1066...

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Osborne House may be the best known of the Isle of Wight’s stately homes, but the island was favoured by well-connected families long before the Victorians made...

South: Cities & Towns

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,...

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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.

The Channel Islands might be small, but it is still possible to escape the crowds to find their wilder side. Here are five of...
Salisbury Cathedral. Credit: Creative Commons

Arguably Britain’s finest medieval cathedral, Salisbury was built between 1220 and 1258, replacing the first incarnation at Old Sarum just down the road Scarce water...
Distant view St. Cross in Winchester, Hampshire. Credit: travelbild/Alamy

Hampshire was the beloved home of Jane Austen for much of her life. Jenny Wilkinson explores the county that shaped her Entering Winchester along the poker-straight...
Lucknam Park, Chippenham

For five-star luxury in a country house setting and just a stone’s throw from historic Bath, you can't go past Palladian mansion Lucknam Park,...
Exmoor hills overlooking Porlock Bay

Somerset, the picturesque southwest English county, has regularly attracted visitors more attuned to all things mythical and mystical. We explore the region and discover...

Knives and forks at the ready as we take a look at the long history behind the delicious range of traditional pies associated with...
Goodwood

With the glamour of period style and the sophistication of vintage wheels pulling the West Sussex estate back in time to the 1960s, Goodwood Revival combines burning rubber with throwback nostalgic fashion, celebrating all things dreamboats and petticoats in a three-day motorsport spectacular.

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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

Osborne House may be the best known of the Isle of Wight’s stately homes, but the island was favoured by well-connected families long before the Victorians made...

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...

Steve Pill samples the new Kip Hideaways subscription service with a visit to the historic Sussex town PLEASE NOTE: Since this article was published, Kip...