Britain 2019



Cruising the Caledonian Canal

With Caledonian Discovery, slow travel means doing as much or as little as you like – bike rides, walks or kayaking – as your traditional barge putters along Scotland’s majestic Great Glen Scotland’s Great Glen...

BRITAIN’s top 10 ships

Fifty years since the Queen Elizabeth completed its final voyage, we take a look at 10 of the best British ships...British naval history is marked by the great ships that led our explorers to continents...

Happy 70th birthday to Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales turns 70 today. Believe it or not, this little chap is the Prince of Wales as a baby, sitting on his mother's lap. Today, he turns 70 and will be having...

Who was Emmeline Pankhurst?

In the centenary year of women first gaining the vote, we celebrate the northern roots of one of the leading suffragettes Given Manchester’s reputation as a hotbed of social and political revolution, it’s somewhat surprising that...

The best places for a festive afternoon tea in London’s West End

With only six weeks left until Christmas, what better way to celebrate the start of the season than with a festive afternoon tea. Here's eight places in the West End for a sweet treat...
View from High Stile of Buttermere. Credit: Joe Cornish/VisitBritain

Top 10 walks in Cumbria

Cumbria has long charmed visitors with dramatic landscapes, lovely lakes and characterful pubs. Here are our top 10 walks, in no particular order…  Cumbria, located in the northwest of England, is a wild pocket of unassuming beauty and...

Britain remembers the fallen on Armistice Day

Two-minute silences take place each year in Britain on 11 November as the country remembers fallen soldiers of the First World War on the date the armistice was signed. The silence is an annual ritual,...
London West End

Five ideas for rainy days in London

With winter fast-approaching, here are our top tips for spending rainy days in London.  Visit a museum London is teeming with magnificent museums and galleries, from historic buildings such as The Natural History Museum, to the...

Remembrance Sunday: round-up of events 2018

As Remembrance Sunday approaches, here is a round-up of some of the events being held across the UK to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War   The National Service of Remembrance...

Wear your poppy with pride for the Armistice Centenary

People across Britain are preparing to pay their respects  as this Remembrance Sunday marks 100 years since the end of the First World War Events are being held across the UK on 11 November to mark...

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Natasha Foges
James Davis