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The enchanting landscape and intriguing heritage of Britain has inspired kings, queens, authors, poets and artists for thousands of years, owing to its rolling hills, crystal-clear lakes, rugged coastline and beautiful ancient monuments.
Boasting 29 UNESCO World Heritage sites, hundreds of dramatic castles and some of the most stunning countryside in the world, it’s little wonder that millions of visitors fall under Britain’s spell every year.
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

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

Cromer pier

BRITAIN’s top 10 seaside towns

Britain’s seaside towns are perfect for a weekend break or a day trip from the larger cities – and when the sun is out there’s no better time to enjoy them

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…

The Final of the Gentlemen's Singles Roger Federer (SUI) v Andy Murray (GBR) The Championships Wimbledon 2012. plan your Wimbledon Tennis fortnight

Plan your 2018 Wimbledon Tennis fortnight

Have you planned your Wimbledon Tennis fortnight? Here is our guide to getting the most out of your trip If like us Wimbledon Tennis fortnight is the highlight of your sporting calendar, then get your…

The UK’s top 10 beaches

As we bid farewell to spring, it’s time to start planning summer trips to the seaside. So here are the National Trust’s top 10 spots for a great family day out at the beach

Longleat, stately homes | Britain’s best stately homes

25 of Britain’s best stately homes

We’ve toured the British Isles to bring you 25 of our most magnificent manor houses and stately homes – each with their own story to tell.

Kynren

Kynren: a summer spectacular

Galloping Romans, flaming arrows, water-jets, cathedrals, mysterious ships rising from a dark, still lake. There’s only one word to describe Kynren: spectacular What is it? Taking inspiration from the extraordinary Puy Du Fou night pageant in…

Britain’s top 10 summer events of 2018

In early summer there is a veritable frisson of excitement in the British air as hats are ordered and diaries fill up. It can only mean one thing: it’s the start of the Season Like…

Dunstane Houses Ba' Bar and Lounge

Best hotels in Edinburgh, Scotland

The medieval city of Edinburgh is one of the most atmospheric and interesting in the UK. Here, Sally Coffey looks at the very best hotels the city has to offer Edinburgh is a beautiful historic city, almost as…