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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.

Does Spa Town water have any healing properties?

The real reason that spa towns in Britain thrived through the Georgian and Victorian periods, we might suspect, is that they were enjoyable, relaxing and offered a wonderful new way to socialise. But in theory…

London Art Exhibitions in 2011

With the wedding to look forward to, 2011 is a great year for visiting Britain. But it’s also a bumper time for gallery-goers with many, and diverse, exhibitions opening in London.

Edinburgh Hogmanay: see in the New Year in style

Edinburgh is a mecca for all those who really want to bring in the New Year with style.

Bayswater Road Art

Bayswater and Notting Hill Insider’s Guide

Open green space, unique boutiques ad handsome architecture – this area of west London has changed dramatically from a past synonymous with intrigue and scandal.

British Gardens of the Year

Celebrating the beauty and diversity of British gardens, the Garden of the Year award recognises where traditional horticultural design has been paired with modern regeneration.

300 years of British Quilt Making

THE V&A is exploring 300 years of British quilt making in its exhibition this spring. Head there to uncover more than 65 examples of quilts, from a cot cover made in the 1690s to recent…


Wolsely Lodges: British Bed & Breakfasts with a Family Welcome

The Bed and Breakfast is one of Britain’s favourite types of accommodation: choose a Wolsey Lodge to be welcomed into the family

Paul Nash: The Elements

Once notorious as an English surrealist, Paul Nash is now one of the country’s most respected modern British artists. Dulwich Picture Gallery is showing 60 of his finest works.   Landscape of the Vernal Equinox…

Knightsbridge and Belgravia – London Insider’s Guide

“Guests want three things: a big smile at the door, comfy beds and fluffy towels,” says Kate Levin of The Capital and Levin Hotels in London’s Knightsbridge. And an award-winning restaurant can be quite welcome,…

The 90s are vintage at Selfridges

AS WE ENTER a new decade, London superstore Selfridges takes a look back at the now ‘vintage’ era of the 1990s. Its Concept Store (open instore until 29 Jan) showcases the most coveted items designed…

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