Feature Stories and Columns

0 Sceptered Isle with Dana Huntley

Under cloudy skies, Dana takes to the countryside — visiting its castles, churches and cathedrals, followed by museums and memorials for good measure. It’s what our editor calls a “‘Typical’ Autumn Adventure in England.” Follow his journey, and start planning your own! Full Article

0 Topiary Gardens: On the Cutting Edge

Geometric trees and bird-shaped shrubs: marvel at the world’s most extraordinarily sculpted foliage! The gardens at Hamptons Court, Powis Castle and the legendary Levens Hall are alive with this fascinating and distinctly British art form. Full Article

0 Whisky Galore!

Scotland’s national drink: aqua vita (“water of life”), also known as Scotch. Whether you prefer the salty tang of Highland malt or the sweeter taste from the Lowland, you’ll soon be thirsty for a dram, or a barrel. Full Article

9 Discovery: The Bones of King Richard III

Over 500 years after his death, his royal remains are discovered under a parking lot. From our archives, this article is just one part of British Heritage’s continuing coverage of this story: the long overdue, final chapter of the last Plantagenet king. Full Article


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