Tudor of the month: Mary, the queen who married for love
Mary Tudor, a beautiful English Princess, defied her brother, Henry VIII, and married for love The youngest surviving child of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, born in 1496, Mary was a beautiful English princess…
Top 10 things to do in the British summer holidays
School’s out – great for your little ones but not so great for you once they start climbing the walls. Here’s our guide to some great British days out to make the summer holidays go…
Explore our best ancient sites from Stonehenge to Sutton Hoo
We look at some of our most mysterious landmarks cared for by the National Trust
Shakespeare in the sun: Britain’s best outdoor theatres
Summer is here, so why not book tickets for one of our nation’s brilliant outdoor theatres and enjoy some culture al fresco?
The Paston Treasure: Riches and Rarities of the Known World
Objects already in a museum’s collection are often overlooked for exhibitions, rejected for tantalising new arrivals or glamorous loans. The Paston Treasure at the Norwich Castle Museum is a classic example, languishing in museum backwater…
Cambridge University Guide
Cambridge is inextricably linked with its academic status and is a calm and attractive place. As the city celebrates the 800th birthday of its university, there’s never been a better time to visit this centre of learning, where great minds and historic attractions meet.