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Tatton Park, Cheshire

English country gardens: celebrating the life of landscape designer Humphry Repton

In the bicentenary year since his death, we shine the spotlight on Capability Brown’s successor, the 18th-century landscape designer Humphry Repton. By Susie Kearley The young Humphry Repton was better known among friends for his...

Captain Cook Country: explore the charming Yorkshire towns that shaped the explorer

In the 250th anniversary year since his maiden voyage, we explore the Yorkshire towns and villages that shaped one of Britain’s most famous explorers One day in 1746 a 17-year-old youth arrived in Whitby on...
Henley Regatta. Credit: Visit Britain/Peter Beavis

What’s on in Britain in July

We can't always rely on the British weather, but even when the sun doesn't shine we've rounded up the best spots to put you in a summertime mood Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire Situated in a beautiful area of...
View of the woods in the Stanmer Country Park, Brighton. Credit: Visit Britain

British days out within an hour of London

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life with one of these wonderful days out Every day, huge numbers of travellers converge on London by train. From all points of the compass, railway lines come...
The Triforium, Westminster Abbey

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries open at Westminster Abbey

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries, set some 52 feet above the Abbey’s floor in the 13th-century triforium, has opened to the public for the first time in 700 years The triforium, tucked beneath the vaults,...
The Henley Royal Regatta on the River Thames. Credit: Visit Britain

The Rural River Thames

Long before the River Thames reaches the capital, it has journeyed through some of the country's most beautiful landscapes, weaving its way from Gloucestershire to Greater London, past historic gems and stately sights The river’s...

BRITAIN’s top 5 London outdoor attractions

Get the best out of summer in the city by heading to these great spots where your entertainment is served up with a dose of sunshine.
Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle: The largest inhabited castle in the world

How much do you know about the history of the largest inhabited castle in the world? Though the origins of Windsor Castle go all the way back to 1070 when William the Conqueror ordered the construction...
Millennium bridge with St Paul's Cathedral. Credit: Getty Images

London at night

With several tube lines now running 24 hours a day on Friday and Saturday, we celebrate the many nocturnal delights of the English capital WORDS Steve Pill In her 1927 essay Street Haunting, Virginia Woolf claimed the...
Kensington Palace: A Royal Home. Credit: Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace: A Royal Home

As royal wedding excitement hits fever pitch, we explore the London borough the newlyweds will call home Words Chantal Borciani Flanked by the verdant acres of Hyde Park and a stone’s throw from walks along the...

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