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EXCLUSIVE: Britain’s best historic house hotels

As the Good Hotel Guide 2016 Great Britain & Ireland is released, we bring you its editor’s pick of the best historic house hotels in Britain. BODYSGALLEN, LLANDUDNO With a history stretching back over 600 years,...

Flight of fancy to Downton Abbey

From Westminster Abbey to Downton Abbey: fans can see the set of their favourite period drama in a whole new light in luxury helicopter tour. With Britain’s most popular period drama in its sixth and...

Spectacular photos of North Wales

The castles, mountains, beaches, lighthouses and waterfalls of North Wales, including its five UNESCO World Heritage sites, have been captured by photographer Simon Kitchin in his book, Photographing North Wales. Land of myths, legends and...

Gunpowder, treason and plot at Auckland Castle

A new exhibition, opening at County Durham’s Auckland Castle on October 16, reunites embroidered vestments for the first time in over 340 years and offers fresh insight into the era of the Gunpowder Plot. Close...

Suffragette Season at the Houses of Parliament

The Houses of Parliament celebrate the UK release of Suffragette with a special programme of events, tours and talks throughout October. The remarkable women who changed British history are remembered in new feature film Suffragette, which...

Early birthday present for Britain’s oldest theatre

The Bristol Old Vic, Britain’s oldest theatre, has received a boost of Lottery funding in the run-up to its 250th anniversary, plus we look back at some of our other historic playhouses. Britain’s oldest theatre,...

Robert the Bruce’s throne arrives at Scone Palace

A replica of King Robert the Bruce’s Great Throne returns to Scone Palace where the first king of Scotland was crowned. King Robert the Bruce, the first king of Scotland and one of the country’s...

Royal Mint celebrates longest reign: our top 10 facts

The Royal Mint celebrates Her Majesty The Queen becoming the longest reigning monarch with the unveiling of new coins   On 9 September 2015, as the Queen surpasses the record for the longest reign set by...
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Time for tea? London’s afternoon tea trail

Tempt your taste buds on a tea trail around London with the help of a new website launched by Horniman Museum and Gardens. A new web app celebrates the most British of beverages by taking visitors...
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London by Design explores iconic transport brand

Three exhibitions will look at the evolution of the capital’s transport design classics, from the Underground roundel to bus seat fabric and much more. Where would London be without its transport network? The iconic Underground, the...

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