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Harlech Castle

Review: the perfect Welsh stay with Dioni cottages

This stone-built 17th-century cottage is the ideal base to soak up the beautiful scenery and historical treasures along Wales’ Cambrian coast.

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Bayeux Tapestry. Credit: Robert Harding Picture Library/Alamy

10 facts about the Battle of Hastings

In 1066 William the Conqueror set sail from Normandy to take part in one of the fiercest battles on British soil and one that changed the course of history forever…

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King Henry VIII and his Tudor family

The Tudor kings and queens of England

The subject of countless books and films, the Tudors are the most iconic royal house whose reign saw the Reformation, defeat of the Spanish Armada and the execution of Anne Boleyn

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Members of the Southampton Bowling Green Club (the ‘Old’ is a 20th century addition) pose in the 1870s. Credit: Southampton Old Bowling Green Club (p.72)

Bowled over: a peculiar British pastime

A new book on the history of bowling in Britain reveals a side to the British that is little known. Here author Hugh Hornby divulges.

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The Goring_Belgravia Suite Bedroom (Green Silk)

Get the royal treatment at The Goring Hotel, London

It was where the Duchess of Cambridge chose to spend the night before her wedding and it’s just been awarded its first Michelin star – book into one of the Belgravia Suites at the revamped Goring Hotel and you’ll be treated to a cocktail hour, served by your own footman.

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Chatsworth House at Christmas. Credit: Chatsworth House Trust

Spend Christmas in Britain in 2015

This year, why not holiday in Britain over the festive period, with our seasonal tours and special Christmas events to make your trip memorable.

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