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Surrey

Surrey’s is packed with places to see, including historic Hampton Court Palace, the 240 acres of RHS Wisley Gardens, and the award-winning Denbies Wine Estate. The Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, designated in 1958, offers attractive and accessible countryside and best seen from the highest point in the south east of England at Leith Hill.
Haddon Hall

10 beautiful British picnic spots

In honour of National Picnic Week (15-24 June), we’re packing our hamper and heading to some of the loveliest places in Britain for lunch with a view Brancaster Beach, Norfolk Norfolk isn’t short of stunning…

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Enjoy a summer lunch at historic Surrey retreat

Great Fosters is a 16th century former royal hunting lodge, which once hosted King Henry VIII.

Review: Great Fosters hotel

Step back in time with a stay at the magnificent Great Fosters hotel, just 10 miles from Heathrow, and enjoy a country house ambiance in lovely grounds.

Canterbury Cathedral

Britain’s greatest cathedrals

You don’t have to be religious to believe that Britain’s cathedrals are the country’s greatest buildings, from the great medieval cathedrals to the Baroque brilliance of St Paul’s

The Prince of Wales visits Painshill Park

His Royal Highness ThePrince of Wales, who is Royal Patron of Painshill Park Trust, recently visited Painshill, in Surrey, to view the ongoing restoration of the 18th-century landscape. His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales,…

Horticultural heaven in Wisley, Surrey

THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL Society’s flagship garden at Wisley in Surrey has a calendar of events to tempt all gardening fans.   RHS WISLEY’s CALENDAR of events for late summer and autumn kicks off with their…

Britain’s heritage opens its doors

This September, the annual Heritage Open Days event takes place, celebrating England’s architecture and culture by giving you free access to properties that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission.

Best of British in bloom at Hampton Court

HAMPTON COURT PALACE Flower Show is celebrating its 21st birthday this year (6-11 July) with an eclectic showcase of horticultural delights on the 33-acre site beside the River Thames. HAMPTON COURT PALACE Flower Show is…

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The Petersham and the Bingham on Richmond Hill

DESIGNED BY Victorian architect John Giles and opened in 1865, The Petersham hotel sits on Richmond Hill with views over the River Thames. Nearby, the Bingham offers Michelin fabulous cuisine.  The Petersham on Richmond Hill…