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Facts, figures and stories about the picture-perfect Welsh tourist village Portmeirion is a reminder to always dream big. Bertram Clough Williams-Ellis had long fantasised about...

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.

As Downton Abbey proved so wonderfully, the “upstairs, downstairs” tension in a stately home makes for a fascinating dynamic. Yet while the exploits of...

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.
St Davids, Wales

This St David’s Day we follow in the footsteps of the 6th century bishop who became Wales’s patron saint and visit the beautiful and historic sites connected to his story...

Wales: Accommodation

Roch Castle, Pembrokeshire, hotel

If you’re looking for a special place to stay that’s fit for a king and queen, why not try one of Britain’s romantic castle hotels, perfect for a weekend away.

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...

Wales: Great British Buildings

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...

Wales: Cities & Towns

Facts, figures and stories about the picture-perfect Welsh tourist village Portmeirion is a reminder to always dream big. Bertram Clough Williams-Ellis had long fantasised about...

Wales: More on Discover Britain

BEST HERITAGE JOURNEYS BY TRAIN: Caernarfon to Blaenau Ffestiniog on the Welsh Highland and Ffestiniog Railways
Twr Mawr lighthouse on Llanddwyn Island, Anglesey, North Wales. Credit: Adam Burton/Alamy

For a small country, Wales is rich in beauty and in stories. From the proliferation of castles to its myth-filled mountains, from its patron saint,...
St Davids, Wales

This St David’s Day we follow in the footsteps of the 6th century bishop who became Wales’s patron saint and visit the beautiful and historic sites connected to his story...
Bishop’s Palace, Wales, St Davids

Discover some fascinating facts about St David, Wales’ patron saint.

Head for the trees and bring out your inner child with a stay in one of these amazing treehouses retreats.

As the sun comes out and thoughts turn to the coast, check out some of Britain’s most idyllic and secluded beaches, highlighted in Daniel...
Snowdon, Wales, welsh wonders

A land of mystery, delight and a rich Celtic heritage, we explore Wales’s most wonderful spots from stunning natural beauty to important historical sites 1 Snowdon, Snowdonia National...

What better way to soak up the sun and sea than a stay at one of Britain’s beautiful coastal spots? We check out the best places...

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Facts, figures and stories about the picture-perfect Welsh tourist village Portmeirion is a reminder to always dream big. Bertram Clough Williams-Ellis had long fantasised about...

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.

As Downton Abbey proved so wonderfully, the “upstairs, downstairs” tension in a stately home makes for a fascinating dynamic. Yet while the exploits of...

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.