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The rich tapestry of Britain’s history is full of fascinating characters, imposing castles and literary heroes. From the Battle of Hastings in 1066 to the Battle of Britain, the Tudor period to the Victorian era, Shakespeare to Dickens, Britain has a unique heritage like no other. Much of this historical treasure trove has been preserved to inspire us today.
Mary Tudor with Charles Brandon

Tudor of the month: Mary, the queen who married for love

Mary Tudor, a beautiful English Princess, defied her brother, Henry VIII, and married for love The youngest surviving child of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, born in 1496, Mary was a beautiful English princess...
Bailiffscourt Hotel and Spa, West Sussex

Top 10 things to do in the British summer holidays

School's out – great for your little ones but not so great for you once they start climbing the walls. Here's our guide to some great British days out to make the summer holidays...
Tapestries line the walls of the hall at Cliveden

Grand stately homes of Buckinghamshire

The beautiful county of Buckinghamshire offers country estates and glorious gardens, and has intriguing wartime connections Bordering Greater London to the southeast, Buckinghamshire’s proximity to the capital made it a prime spot for the building...
Cotehele

Four of the best Tudor houses

We tour four Tudor houses impeccably preserved by the National Trust and full of fascinating historical detail An age of ease and prosperity, the Tudor period saw a frenzy of competitive building: lavish, even ostentatious,...
Sunrise at Stonehenge

Explore our best ancient sites from Stonehenge to Sutton Hoo

We look at some of our most mysterious landmarks cared for by the National Trust Stonehenge, the stone circle that has dominated Salisbury Plain for close to 5,000 years, is one of England’s most famous...
Minack Theatre. Credit: Marshall Ikonography/Alamy

Shakespeare in the sun: Britain’s best outdoor theatres

Summer is here, so why not book tickets for one of our nation’s brilliant outdoor theatres and enjoy some culture al fresco? A peculiar British tradition, each year we wrap up warm and pack a...
Paston Treasure

The Paston Treasure: Riches and Rarities of the Known World

Objects already in a museum’s collection are often overlooked for exhibitions, rejected for tantalising new arrivals or glamorous loans. The Paston Treasure at the Norwich Castle Museum is a classic example, languishing in museum...
Tintagel Castle, Cornwall. Credit: Visit Britain

Explore the mystical Tintagel Castle

The jagged Cornish coast is full of surprises, but none as captivating as Tintagel Castle, which has long been associated with the legend of King Arthur For those who like the stuff of legends, this...
Bridge of Sighs, St John's College, Cambridge. Credit: Visit Britain

Cambridge University Guide

Cambridge is inextricably linked with its academic status and is a calm and attractive place. As the city celebrates the 800th birthday of its university, there's never been a better time to visit this centre of learning, where great minds and historic attractions meet.
Haddon Hall

10 beautiful British picnic spots

As the glorious weather continues, 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 beaches, but this is...

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