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London from Southwark, c.1630. Old London Bridge is in the right foreground and old St Paul's Cathedral on the skyline to the left. This is one of the few remaining pictures showing the city before the Great Fire. photoS: Credit: Digital Image Library / Alamy

Discover Shakespeare’s London

Follow our guided tour from St Paul’s to London Bridge for a vivid glimpse of the city in Shakespearean times WORDS David Thomas Start at St Paul’s Station. Take exit two from the station and...
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Credit: Creative Commons

Royal Wedding 2018: Britain Magazine Guide

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, Prince Harry will marry Meghan Markle at St George's Chapel, Windsor. Here's our guide to the big day, with everything from the story of the happy couple to full...
The Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show, Chelsea, London, London, England. Additional Credit: VisitBritain / Michael Walter

History of the Chelsea Flower Show

Each May the Chelsea Flower Show delights visitors with its colourful displays. We look back at the history of the show. The Chelsea Flower Show, although not the largest, is the most famous event of its...
Battle Abbey, East Sussex, England. Credit: Visit Britain

Britain’s 5 major turning points in history

As Britain takes the historic decision to exit the European Union, we take a look at five other major turning point in the history of the UK which have helped to make it the fascinating country it is today.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at a photocall for their engagement in the Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace, London, 27 November 2017

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: A Royal Romance

Meghan and Harry’s Story December 2016 Harry and Meghan are first spotted together Christmas tree shopping in London. By this stage, they had been dating for several months, having been introduced by a mutual friend in...
Kenwood House also known as the Iveagh Bequest, a 17th century former stately home set in tranquil parkland by Hampstead Heath.

London’s historic parks

Known as the lungs of London, the capital’s parks and green spaces are steeped in history and ripe for exploration Words Steve Pill For centuries, London’s many parks and green spaces have been providing the capital’s...
London Underground - A 1938 carriage. Credit: TFL from the London Transport Museum Collection

Explore the London Underground

Rush hour in London is a hectic affair, so why not take time out to explore the history of the world’s oldest and most famous underground network?  WORDS  CHRIS BEANLAND London’s Underground railway is not only...
Buckingham Palace With Flowers Blooming In The Queen's Garden, London, England. Credit: Shutterstock

Buckingham Palace: The Queen’s London residence

Take our tour of London’s grandest royal residences and you might even catch a glimpse of Her Majesty at home WORDS MARTHA ALEXANDER London is a city with such a glut of royal buildings, parks and...
Piccadilly, London

Famous London Streets

Stuck for inspiration? Head to one of London’s most famous thoroughfares and see where the fancy takes you Words: Chris Beanland   The Mall For pure pomp, The Mall is hard to beat. Running from Admiralty Arch down to...
Shopping in London - Harrods

Best shopping in London

Forget your endless malls and out-of-town retail parks. For a unique, enticing shopping experience, London remains a world-beating destination Words: Martha Alexander When it comes to retail therapy, killing all of your birds with one stone and...

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