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.
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.

Celebrating Britain’s National Parks: National Park Week

From the Norfolk Broads to the Lake District, the Cairngorms, Snowdonia and the Peak District, Britain’s national parks are home to some of our most spectacular scenery. In celebration of National Parks Week (24-30 July),…

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 Wimbledon Tennis fortnight

Have you planned your Wimbledon Tennis fortnight? Here is our guide to getting the most out of your trip, when you’re not cheering on Andy Murray, of course.

Engraved portrait from A Memoir of Jane Austen by JE Austen-Leigh, on display as part of the Jane Austen by the Sea exhibition, Royal Pavilion, Brighton. Jane Austen 200 anniversary events 2017

Jane Austen 200th anniversary events 2017

To mark the 200th anniversary of the death of writer Jane Austen, we’ve rounded up some of the best events taking place across Britain in 2017.

The 12 Wonders of Britain: British places everyone should visit at least once

It was difficult to narrow it down, but here at BRITAIN we think we’ve done it: we’ve finally picked 12 magnificent and unmissable Wonders of Britain – the cream of the crop.

Barfundle Bay, Wales, picnic

The UK’s best picnic spots

A picnic is the perfect way to while away an afternoon in the sunshine. These are our top spots around Britain for a summer’s day feast.

Steep Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire | Things to do in Lincoln

Top five things to do in Lincoln this summer

With the 800th anniversary of the city’s most significant battle, 2017 is an important year in Lincoln. Follow our guide for the best things to do in Lincoln this year

The Ffestiniog Railway, Wales from Small Island by Little Train. Image courtesy of F&WHR

Britain’s best narrow-gauge steam train rides

Britain is home to more than a thousand narrow-gauge railways, many created out of topographic necessity or for industrial purposes such as carrying coal, slate, clay and limestone. In his new book, Small Island by…

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, East Sussex. Credit: National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

Top National Trust Father’s Day Walks

Looking for something a little more adventurous to do with your dad this Father’s Day? Why not take a stroll along one of these National Trust walks before a pit-stop at one of these fantastic pubs? Father’s Day…

Beefeater London – The Home of Gin | Celebrate World Gin Day in Britain | Britain's best gin distilleries

The best gin distilleries in Britain

In honour of the ninth World Gin Day, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite gin distilleries, so you can raise a glass worth celebrating With the number of gin distilleries in Britain more than…

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