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...
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. Jane Austen is celebrated as one of our nation’s...

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.
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 Battle of Lincoln Fair of 1217...
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...
Little Hall at Lavenham, Suffolk. Credit: Travel Pictures Ltd

Stunning photos of medieval Suffolk

Journey through the beautifully preserved Tudor towns of Kersey, Lavenham, Cavendish, Clare, Sudbury and Long Melford in lovely medieval Suffolk. By the time medieval England was entering the Early Modern Period (around 1485), wool was the...
Yorkshire Moors. Credit: Aerial Republicvideo

Video of the stunning Yorkshire countryside

We explore some of Britain’s most stunning landscapes from the sky with beautiful drone footage from Aerial Republic. First up, the wild land of Yorkshire and the North York Moors Yorkshire in England’s north is...
The Quiraing, part of the Trotternish ridge on the Isle of Skye. Credit: Visit Scotland

Visit King Arthur: Legend of the Sword locations

As King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, filmed in and around Britain, hits cinemas. We explore the locations that have long been associated with the legend of the fabled leader and feature in the new film.   King...
The prehistoric monument and UNESCO world heritage site, of Stonehenge. Credit: VisitBritain/Guy Richardson

Getting to Britain: flights, visas and travelling around

Want to see our castles, palaces, stately homes, famous landmarks and ancient sites for yourself? Then book your trip to Britain and start planning your itinerary. With the largest airport in Europe serving 185 direct...
stonehenge, UNESCO

Britain’s best World Heritage sites

To celebrate World Heritage Day, we take a look at a few of Britain’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, from ancient monuments to stunning cathedrals and palaces. Stonehenge Click here for five fantastic facts about the UNESCO site. Durham Cathedral We...

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