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Shopping in London - Harrods

Best shopping in London

Forget your endless malls and out-of-town retail parks. For a unique, enticing shopping experience, London remains a world-beating destination Words: Martha Alexander When it comes to retail therapy, killing all of your birds with one stone and...
Tower Bridge, London

Roman London

London is one of the great cities of the modern world, but it is built on ancient foundations. Here, we go in search of its origins There is a school of thought that considers the...
Britain Guide Cover Story

2018 Britain Guide on sale now

Discover palaces and castles, gourmet food, perfect pubs, and the glorious great outdoors, in the 2018 Britain Guide   INSIDE THE ISSUE Meet the ghosts of Britain past and find out which city holds the title of...
Highclere Castle. Creative Commons

Britain’s most spectacular stately homes

As these photos show, we have some gorgeous grand houses in Britain, from giants such as Blenheim Palace, Chatsworth and Highclere Castle to lesser-known gems From Downton fantasies to dreams of Mr Darcy, nothing captures...
Royal Wedding Souvenirs - Harry and Meghan

Royal Wedding Souvenirs

As the Royal Wedding draws ever closer, we look at the best Royal Wedding Souvenirs to commemorate the event, taking place at St George's Chapel, Windsor on Saturday 19 May 2018 Harrods Tote bag This tote bag is...
Harry and Meghan china

Souvenirs celebrating Harry and Meghan’s wedding go on sale

From mugs to biscuits, souvenirs are being produced to celebrate marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle From the days of Queen Victoria, memorabilia marking the anniversaries and weddings of the royal family have been...
The Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show, Chelsea, London, London, England. Additional Credit: VisitBritain / Michael Walter

History of Chelsea Flower Show

Each May the Chelsea Flower Show delights visitors with its colourful displays. We look back at the history of the show. The Chelsea Flower Show, although not the largest, is the most famous event of its...
Holkham Hall, Norfolk, UK. Stately homes. Exhibitions at Holkham Hall

Historic anniversaries at Holkham Hall

This year sees two landmark anniversaries at Holkham Hall in Norfolk, crucial to the evolution of the stately home and its gardens In 2018 Holkham Hall in Norfolk marks both the 300th anniversary of the...
St David’s Cathedral, StDavids, Pembrokeshire, Wales. St David‘s Day

Patron Saint of Wales: The story of St David’s Day

The first day of March is known as St David’s Day, a celebration of the Patron Saint of Wales, who is believed to have died on this date in 589AD St David’s Day is celebrated...
Kew Gardens, London, in spring. Peter Rabbit at Kew

Meet Peter Rabbit at Kew Gardens this Easter

This Easter join Beatrix Potter’s most celebrated character, Peter Rabbit, at London’s Kew Gardens Forget the Easter bunny, this Easter go in search of the most famous bunny of all: Peter Rabbit, at Kew. From 30...

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