Oscar Wilde is one of the most quotable writers of all time, and here's his most famous quotes used to tell his life story
As the British Heritage Travel team revels in the fact that relative normality has returned we explore the best of British history and some wonderful travel inspiration.
As the word's longest-reigning monarch, there's an entire generation of people who have never known life without Queen Elizabeth.
We finally get to see inside the recently renovated Buckingham Palace and it looks incredible
There is so much to do and see in Windermere.
Daphne du Maurier came from a line of distinguished eccentrics.
The scone undoubtedly, the perfect British treat. Clotted cream, jam, butter? However, you take yours this recipe is dreamy.
Is Queen Elizabeth's diet the secret to her good health?
Silky-voiced Stephen Fry old the most brilliant story about recording the Harry Potter audiobooks.
Are the remains of Queen Emma of Normandy among the 1,300 bones found at Winchester Cathedral?
Happy Birthday Tower Bridge! After 125 years, we take a look at some of the defining moments in the history of Tower Bridge
Jack the Ripper is one of Britain's most notorious and mysterious figures. Who was he?
Follow the Roman Road from Exeter to Lincoln and walk through years of history - ramble the Fosse Way.
Just what are Queen Elizabeth's hobbies for this period of self-isolation?
We look at the special relationship the city has with the ill-fated liner, which sunk on this day, April 15, 1912.
Have a look at this amazing footage of Queen Elizabeth addressing Westminster in 1966
Bath's sacred spring at the ancient Roman bath and temple complex in the Somerset city reveals that cleanliness really was next to godliness.
When Lady Baillie visited Leeds castle she could see what Hearst could not it was one of the most beautiful places on earth.
From Barataria to Titipu, the rollicking, madcap light operas of Gilbert & Sullivan parodied Victorian England and still delight audiences around the world.
Lord Macdonald leads the far-flung Clan Macdonald as High Chief, and he and Lady Macdonald also preside over their own fair and hospitable corner of the “Garden of Skye.”
What was for centuries the roofing of the poor has now become the roofing of the rich. Thatched roofs are stylish, expensive, and quintessentially English.
It is unimaginable to picture Longleat House in any setting other than the one it so perfectly occupies.
Devoteés of great literature pass by John Andre's monument at Westminster Abbey's Poet's Corner in puzzlement. Yet his death, more than two centuries ago, caused a sensation both in England and the United States.
Three hundred years ago, a remarkable woman travelled alone through every county in England. Today, her journal provides us with a glimpse of 17th-century England.
Travel through the countryside which inspired H.E. Bates' novels and one of the most popular British TV series ever made - The Darling Buds of May.
Queen Eizabeth II is officially the world's longest reigning monarch, but what comparisons can be made between her reign and that of Queen Elizabeth I?
For more than two centuries, “Burton” meant “beer” in the United Kingdom just like “Hollywood” meant “movies” in the United States. So what happened?
Victorian workhouses were a common institution throughout Britain's history. How much do you know about the controversial buildings?
The North British Migration was crucial.
After over 300 years, the legacy of history’s greatest landscape architect remains.
An Aviation Heritage Trail has launched in East-Anglia.
Have you seen this charming clip?
Riding the great British rails guarantees the adventure of a lifetime!
Charles II was a polarizing figure. How much do you know about the former King?
Meet the man who ordered the execution of Mary Queen of Scots while working as a spymaster for Queen Elizabeth I - Francis Walsingham
The Great North Road was the only way of traveling the 409 miles from London to Edinburgh, or Edinburgh to London, for centuries before the A1 and the motorways of today.
Have you seen these classics? Here's 10 great British war movies that you need to check out.
Let's take an in-depth look into what lead to the British Empire becoming quite possibly the biggest of its kind with Dana Huntley.
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Queen Elizabeth spends a huge amount of time meeting people. At 94 years old, how on earth does she remember their names?
York is one of the UK's premier travel destinations. It combines history, culture, and architecture to make it something special.
Another Royal baby has arrived.
Did you know London had such a strong Roman influence?
The relationship between King Edward II and Piers Gaveston is one of the most infamous menages a trois in British royal history.
Visions of a secret paradise only partially found.
Explore the hard lives of workers and families of Georgian England at the Quarry Bank Mill's, Apprentice House, in Wilmslow.
Head west to the far west coast of Wales for a road trip adventure that is far less traveled.
Anthony Ashley Cooper opened people's eyes to the oppression of the weakest and poorest among them and led the way to easing their misery.
Have you seen this video?
Urquhart Castle is surely one of the most picturesquely situated castles in the Scottish Highlands. Located 16 miles south-west of Inverness, the castle, one of the largest in Scotland, dominates a sandstone bluff overlooking much of the length of Loch Ness.
The Palace of Hampton Court is so splendid that two of its 16th-century residents have seemingly refused to leave, for it is said that their ghosts walk its halls to this day.
How Britain fell in love with Britain and Chicken Tikka Massala become the United Kingdom's official favorite dinner.
The concept of Monarchy has struggled to survive around the world, but not in the mighty United Kingdom.
What is the 'Queensberry Curse', an affliction that has permeated one of Britain's oldest families for generations?
The show has been praised for its accurate and enthralling portrayal of Royal life. But does Queen Elizabeth watch The Crown?
Are you a Game of Thrones fan? Did you know that there are 7 locations in the UK that have appeared in the hit show?
A look at the life and influence the lexicographer and scholar, Dr. Samuel Johnson, has had on how we communicate.
Here's everything you need to do in Berwick-upon-Tweed!
It's no secret that the Brontë sisters were inspired by their surroundings, but was it their hometown of Haworth that inspired them or the nearby moors?
Do Scotland by train and leave the driving. Elegant Edinburgh, the floral city of Aberdeen and west to the Highland capital of Inverness.
From Cardiff to Castle Coch the most stunning historic castles to explore in South Wales.
British citizens in Germany at the onset of WWI soon found themselves in the Ruhleben prison camp.
Kate Middleton is often touted as being middle class. Is this really true?
Who were the Puritans? What do you know about them? We explore David Hackett Fischers' Albion's Seed.
Public art in the Pennines - The panopticons perched above East Lancashire’s valley-towns are building-sized sculptures set in the midst of stunning views.
On this day, June 15, 1215, King John set his seal to what would become the Magna Carta.
The ancient history of clipped bushes and hedges and where to see topiary gardens at their best in Britain.
Forbes Inglis takes a look at Gretna Green, the little Scottish village of love.
Have you heard of these British ghost towns?
Interested in a real-life version of the Winnie the Pooh house? This is for you!
Tragic WWII passenger ship sunk in 18 minutes killed 1,198 souls. American owner and team work to uncover secrets of the wreck.
Have you been to the East-Midlands?
"I have been — and remain — very grateful to you for your prayers and to God for his steadfast love."
It's Prince Harry's birthday!
We often think of Queen Elizabeth II as a stern, serious figure, who's known for her stiff upper lip but not according to some!
Follow the trail of one of England's best-known mystery writers from London to her beloved home of Torquay as we look at the life and times of Agatha Christie
On this day, Dec 2, 1697, Sir Christopher Wren, the man responsible for London's St Paul’s Cathedral, was born.
Welsh prince Owain Glyndwr arguably became the most famous and highly regarded figure in Welsh history.
It's a quiet place today, this Mortimer's Cross. Few clues remain to indicate that on a bitter cold Tuesday, Feb 3, 1461, this sleepy hollow shook to the sounds of war and ferocious battle.
Emily Raducanu made history this weekend.
Letters have revealed that in order to protect the royal jewels from the Nazis, they were hidden In a biscuit tin, 60 feet below Windsor Castle on the order of King George VI.
Each of these provincial ecclesiastical fortresses merits a place on our list of the ten best cathedrals in England
Staffordshire was the home of the pottery industry and one with a fascinating history and legacy.
King Richard III lived a fascinating life and was embroiled in controversy and mystery. The greatest mystery of all being, was he really a villain?
The Cliffs of Dover are one of Britain's most iconic attractions. Join us as we take a look into what makes them so special.
Interested in visiting the UK? Then check out Britain's best tourist attractions to make sure you're getting the most from your trip
Anne de Courcy, author of the book "The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York" talks with BHT about the real-life Downton Abbey, Lady Coras, and their history-changing legacies.
Prince Philip told his wife that her father had died and she was now Queen, his cousin has revealed
Thomas Blood, believed to have been some sort of double secret agent, engineered an insane plot in the only close attempt in history to steal the priceless jewels from the Tower of London
There's a reason Queen Elizabeth spends so much time at Balmoral.
They're one of Britain's most unique landscapes and provide plenty of challenges for local, what it's really like to explore The Fens
Think you know everything there is to know about the Royal Guard? Join us as we take a look into the history of these mysterious men.
Which members of the royal family live in which castles? We take a look at the homes of Queen Elizabeth and her family
The daughter of the late Lord Mountbatten has revealed how her father struggled to recover family heirlooms from Wallis Simpson after they were taken by Edward VIII
She was the first woman monarch to rule in her own right, and also one of the most unpopular, but what did Mary I achieve and why is she known as Bloody Mary?
Did you know a little slice of Italy could be found in North-Wales?
Bring British literature to life by visiting the setting of one of your favourite novels, from Jane Austen to D.H. Lawrence we take a look at ten of the best.
Parsons, piracy and pints play along Kent’s southern coast
Immerse yourself in more than 2,000 years of British history at some of the finest open-air museums in the world.
The father of Methodism led a charmed life, narrowly escaping death from fire and angry mobs, and winning converts by his quiet dignity and unquenchable (some would say heretical) enthusiasm.
Two decades after the famous 1995 BBC series Pride and Prejudice, starring Colin Firth, British Heritage Travel caught up with Direct Simon Langton to get the inside scoop.
Are you in love with Britain’s favorite comfort food? Then here's everything you need to know to make sure you're eating Britain's best fish and chips.
Is Arundel the best town in Britain?
The new BBC show will air on the 22nd of September.
Winston Churchill’s wife, Clementine, was a formidable woman, Deanna O’Connor delves into her interesting early years and impressive achievements on the anniversary of this powerhouse couple's wedding.
Neil Armstrong had quite the faux-pas on his trip to Buckingham Palace.
There are dozens of unsolved murders and curious causes throughout Britain's noted history, we take a look at three of the best.
Put the pedal to the metal on Britain's motoring circuit and explore the history of the UK's most famous car brands.
A letter believed to be the last written on board the Titanic went on display, in March 2015, at Titanic Belfast, a visitor attraction dedicated to the tragic White Starliner.
Join Dana Huntley as he travels from Devon to Essex
Joan McKenzie, a survivor, recalls World War II's Hitler's V-weapon offensive during the Blitz.
From the Black Death to Henry VII and Cromwell's eventual suppression of monastic life and prise in Britain.
A British Heritage report from the stern of the Bridge Deck - seeing Britain from a cruiseliners luxury.
How much do you know about Queen Elizabeth I's life?
Back in fashion nowadays but with its history dating back hundreds of years, this Scottish homely meal is still a favorite.
The Queen’s summer ‘progresses’ throughout her kingdom endeared her to her people, burdened her hosts, and left a legacy of royal lodgings for us to enjoy today.
Exciting new discoveries cast fresh light on the world’s most famous henge.
Cornwall is known for it's stunning scenery and beaches. Is it the most beautiful place in Britain?
POLITICO has shared some details about what the process will be following Queen Elizabeth's death.
Meghan Markle has been on the receiving end of some harsh criticism due to her involvement in politics but she isn't the first!
Jim Corbett visits York and discovers more than enough to entertain between Castle Howard and York Minster.
For a different side of Britain, head up north, to the wonderful Scotland.
From Rotherhithe, southeast London, the ship, the Mayflower, first set sail on its famous pilgrim's mission. It's all commemorated on the banks of The Thames.
The Winston Churchill Memorial and Library is located in Fulton, Missouri. Do you know why? Read more to find out.
Everything you need to know about the "Queen of Heart's" life.
Prince Charles is quite particular with his tea...
A new ABC documentary looks at racist letters written by Edward VIII during a royal visit to Australia
Jane Austen knew the Peak District and the journey of Ms. Elizabeth Bennett in Pride and Prejudice illustrates that brilliantly.
These amazing houses, the homes of heroes and statesmen, are wonderful tourist attractions to visit on your next vacation in Britain.
The sea cliffs of the North Moors are incredible.
Kenilworth is jam-packed with history!
The upbringing, genius and eventual demise - everything you need to know about the Welsh poet and writer Dylan Thomas.
Our knowledge of Druidism is often full of misconceptions, here's everything you need to know about the history of Druidism and Druids in Britain
Breakfast: It's Britain's answer to soul food. The art of the proper fry up is still alive today and can be found in kitchens all over the United Kingdom.
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On June 2 1953 Princess Elizabeth was crowned as Queen Elizabeth II. Here are some top facts about the her coronation 67 years ago.
The new book "Finding Freedom" reveals Queen Elizabeth II refused to allow Meghan Markle to wear the tiara she picked out for her wedding day.
William Wilberforce, "The Saints" and the political events in Britain which led up to the abolition of slavery in 1833 across the British Empire.
Take a day or two and have an active holiday without leaving London.
Aspiring travel writers are invariably advised to avoid the clichéd opening: “This well-kept secret” but, in this particular instance, it is 100 percent appropriate.
The sounds of small wild animals fill the air as you walk into St. Tiggywinkles’ visitor center in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire.
Once a center of ecclesiastical and political power, the modest modern city lives comfortably with its history.
On Sept 2, 1666, the Great Fire of London was ignited and burned for four days gutting the medieval city.
Have you ever wondered why only some royals wear tiaras and others never have? We know!
In one battle, William the Conqueror led the Normans in sweeping away Anglo-Saxon rule.
You know that The Battle of Hastings was a bloody fight between the Normans and the Saxons, but do you exactly how the Normans were armed?
The chalk route has taken folk across southern England since the Bronze Age.
In the Outer Hebrides, they make cloth the old-fashioned way to the highest quality in the islands off Scotland.
How much do you know about the history of the Princesses of Wales?
Did you know the Cambridges were planning a move?
Their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were crowned on 12 May 1937 following the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII
How accurate is the The Crown's depiction of the 1961 meeting of the Kennedys and Queen Elizabeth II?
Almshouses across Britain have sheltered elderly and poor parishioners giving them succor since the 10th century, a tradition that continues today.
After over 30 years of travel writing on Britain, Dana Huntley shared his expertise with those planning their next vacation.
From treacle sponge to jam roly-poly, puddings are an integral part of the traditional Great British menu, appearing at humble bistros and Michelin-starred restaurants alike.
Happy Birthday to Prince Philip, The Queen’s cousin, and a full-time working member of the Royal Family.
Did you know that the Royal Family members are called different names in different regions with in the United Kingdom?
Have you seen this footage of Queen Elizabeth in Ghana?
Ever wondered who are the most popular Royals? Thanks to YouGov, now we can find out. And you might just be surprised at who made the top ten!
A royal insider recently revealed that the Queen's favourite grandchild is Lady Louise Windsor, eldest child of Prince Edward and his wife Sophie. Here's everything you need to know about Lady Louise.
Fruited confections fit for a Queen! We take a look at the history of Royal wedding cakes - from Queen Elizabeth II to Prince William and down to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Two decades after her death, Princess Diana's legacy lives on in both her sons and the daughter-in-law she never had the chance to meet
If you have any questions concerning British Army protocol --“the nuts and bolts side of the military"--Taff Gillingham is your man.
Easy excursions for a London-based holiday to explore beyond the city and see some of the southern English countryside.
Cruising the capital city's crowded canals, exploring London's life on the waterways - its challenges, history, and different point of view.
Manderston House in the Scottish Borders, almost completely rebuilt in Edwardian times, is described as being the swansong of that era.
The Scots have placed their affections in some strange places throughout their battle-worn history
Runner beans, heritage seeds, and secret family recipes, a gourmet tour of rural Warwickshire’s historic houses and gardens.
For 200 years, mudlarks scrounged a living in the tidal flats of the River Thames. Today, intertidal archaeology can be a fun London adventure.
Exploring the castles, mountains, winding roads, and valleys of the mystical Wales where so many tales of princes, heroes, villains, and saints live on.
Sir Thomas Becket changed from being a 'patron of play-actors and a follower of hounds to being a shepherd of souls.'
King Edward I’s chain of stone fortresses, across Wales is as imposing today as it was 700 years ago.
Compact and picturesque Wells makes a great visit.
Following in the trail of John and Charles Wesley in their hometown of Epworth, in North Lincolnshire.
Dr. Christopher Warleigh-Lack is filled with stories of Hillsborough, and not just ones about its artifacts and artwork.
A trip along the Heads of the Valley road certainly unwraps a rich story, of visionary ironmasters and hard-grafting workers, who forged industrial, social and political revolution.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a firm believer in the pursuit of justice. How much do you know about case?
Making merry once more at the classic amusement park, Dreamland! Margate’s lost soul was reborn.
Take an active and easy adventure in the Derbyshire Peak District.
A quirky interlude in the Marcher Borderlands. “Queen sells church for £1” is one of the more curious newspaper headlines back in 2015.
Learn about Britain’s most fascinating period of history with this fascinating diploma course.
Given the fact that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have now opted out of their royal duties the advice the Queen once handed down to her grandsons, Prince William and Harry, seem even more poignant.
Mr. Straw's House, 7 Blyth Grove, in Worksop, a treasure chest of fascinating 1920s objects, fashions, and memories from inter-war Britain.
Sian Ellis put the question to Gloucestershire-based garden designer Jacquie Gordon, winner at the Chelsea Flower Show for Mr. McGregor’s Garden, inspired by Beatrix Potter’s Tale.
From obscure farming villages to the shores of New England
The lost city of the legion is always worth a look.
A report in 2019 revealed that Queen Elizabeth II and her family cost the British people £67 million during the previous year.
Dating back to the early 1700s Sian Ellis takes a guided tour through the atmospheric Baroque mansion and explores its "heart-tugging progress from luxury to the faded glory."
The tale of the notorious outlaw has lived on long after he and his band of merry men have gone.
Have you been to Chichester?
Long the focus of folklore and legend, including Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code, what about an email from Mary Magdalene? Why not?!
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few."
Due to visit Britain this year, don’t let walking restrictions stand in your way! Here are 10 of the best tourist sites suitable for those with mobility issues.
Have you seen this amazing footage of Queen Elizabeth's wedding day? Take a look!
The Royals are just like any other family, which means they all have nicknames for each other, yes, even Queen Elizabeth!
As Prince William's wife, Kate Middleton's title as Duchess of Cambridge will automatically change when Queen Elizbabeth II either dies or steps down
The Welsh valleys have a long and storied history within the mining industry. Read more to find out about it.
He lay beneath a Leceister car park for over 500 years, so how did historians discover King Richard III's skeleton?
The faiths of Henry VIII's wives are well known, but did you know that each is associated with at least two castles?
The man who perhaps more than any other single individual is responsible for the establishment of British North America.
Some of the greatest historic sites in Britain that illustrate how the world changed during the Industrial Revolution.
Many and various tales about the legend of King Arthur have continued to arise throughout history - but what can we take as real and what can we dismiss as lore?
Isambard Kingdom Brunel was "the greatest of England's engineers", a "man with the greatest originality of thought and power of execution, bold in his plans but right."
“Gloucester Cathedral is looking for a Senior Stonemason. 39 hours a week. Reporting to the Master Mason at the Cathedral.”
We asked our contributors to tell us a little bit about some of their favorite spots in Britain. Here's what they said.
Go on a voyage and learn about the impressive history behind the famous Scandinavian seafaring pirates and traders in this Vikings Diploma Course.
Some preview shots have been released from The Crown.
In 2019 Britain celebrated Prince Albert's 200th birthday, here are five unknown facts about Prince Albert, consort to Queen Victoria.
On this day in 1819, Queen Victoria was born. This footage of Queen Victoria in Ireland is believed to be the clearest in existence.
New letters written by Edward VIII to a former girlfriend show that the Queen's uncle had little faith in the monarchy and didn't want to become king
Friday 13th, a day that sends shivers down everyone's spine, and is known for bringing bad luck. Even to the Royal Family and never more so than during World War II, in 1940.
Winston Churchill, an icon to many, and certainly the United Kingdom's most revered Prime Minister, funeral recalled.
A British Library curator chooses the institution's most valuable items along with the treasures she most enjoys.
Yorkshire's Dales and Moors present any curious traveler with a myriad of things to see and do.
Scotland is a country filled with some incredible sights. The Scottish Borders in particular offer up some stunning views.
It was Queen Victora's summer home, but what else do we need to know about Osborne House?
Prince Harry has spoken out on the events in Afghanistan this week.
The Crown Jewels are consistently held up as one of the most impressive collections of their kind.
From Shakespeare to Conan Doyle, this southern county has known the poets and storytellers of England’s past.
Many monarchs in the long history of Great Britain have been mediocre and worse. Some few have been quite good indeed. However, only Alfred, the 9th-century king of the West Saxons, has been honored by history with the sobriquet “Great.”
A new musical about the life and times of Princess Diana is set to be released soon.
English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist, Sir Edmund Halley is best known for his discoveries surrounding Halley's Comet. How much do you know about this scientific giant?
Watling Street is a historical route dating back to Celtic and Roman times. Join our writer as he takes a trip along the road.
The pastoral garden county of Kent houses an extraordinary collection of historic fortresses, from Canterbury Cathedral to Battle Abbey and Dover Castle there's something for every Anglophile.
Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple both visited this town on River Dart, in Devon, where the world's best-selling author, Agatha Christie, called home.
Princess Anne celebrates her 69th birthday today. Here's our favorite photos of her over the years
A stern Queen, overcome by grief, who oversaw 63 years as the Monarch of the UK, Britain, and Ireland, who would have thought that Victoria was so sentimental.
Have you heard any of these code words?
Today, March 10 (1964), marks the birthday of HRM Queen Elizabeth II's third son, Prince Edward, a full-time working member of the Royal Family.
Captain Robert Flacon Scott, Royal Navy officer, and the explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions. Today we celebrate his life and incredible adventures.
About 1,300 years ago, the Venerable Bede was early medieval Europe's greatest scholar and the first to record the history of the English nation.
If you're in the capital for a visit this is the essential guide of free things to do in London.
Here are five of London's most beautiful buildings built during the reign of Queen Victoria.
A look at Sherlock Holmes London and the life of his creator Arthur Conan Doyle.
The English monarchy has lived at Buckingham Palace since the reign of Queen Victoria, but how much do you know about its history?
Remarkable British Pathé footage shows the Royal Family, including Queen Elizabeth and newborn Prince Andrew, arrive at their Scottish castle in 1960.
Did you know there were so many rules surrounding Royal births?
King George VI died on this day in 1952. Let's take a moment to remember him.
The funeral of Queen Victoria broke royal protocol in every way and changed the way we mourn monarchy forever
Deserted beaches and bustling seaside resorts, spectacular cliff-top walks and an amusement park inspired by Coney Island - this is Kent's Isle of Thanet.
There are museums and there are museums! Living history museums bring the past to life by holding time in aspic, taking us to an era of history in a you-are-there time machine.
Have you seen this footage of British troops marching into Berlin?
Two years after the end of the Second World War Elizabeth purchased her wedding dress using ration coupons.
On Nov 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Watch this historic footage of the Queen paying her respect.
What really makes life so great in Aberdeenshire, this sprawling rural county in the far northeast corner of Scotland? Inquiring British Heritage readers want to know.
At the National Maritime Museum's Nelson Gallery, visitors catch a glimpse of the personality of England's greatest naval warrior Admiral Horatio Nelson
Dr. Tony Pollard, historical advisor to the smash-hit period drama Outlander on Starz tells British Heritage Travel how his role works and how he keeps this TV show on the heritage straight and narrow.
The Medieval Period is remembered as an era of powerful queens and brave knights but it was much more than this.
One of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers has filed a civil case against Prince Andrew this week in the United States.
Have you seen this incredible British Pathé footage Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip from their engagement party?
Pride in the Cornish pasty runs deep throughout Cornwall, so much so that in 2018 they launched the Cornish Pasty Week.
A six-day route examining Britain's coastal habits, from London to the Vale of Berkley at Slimbridge, a celebration of its wildlife and conservationism.
Taking the family to London is undoubtedly one of the finest trips you will ever take.
Military Aviation Heritage Networks has launched a new trail in the South-East.
The Royal Family's love for Scotland is very well documented and this footage at the Highland Games illustrates that wonderfully.
Who was Mary Tudor and why was she the world's most unhappy Queen?
A look at some of the great Elizabethan era visits around Britain, a celebration of the late-1500s country mansion.
Tom Kitchin, head chef, and proprietor of Kitchin and The Scran and Scallie in Edinburgh's talk food, fall and reveals his traditional pot-roasted chicken recipe.
Britain's oldest pubs have many a story to tell.
Queen Elizabeth II is a Guinness Book of Records seven times over but what kind of records does the Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith hold?
In Nov 1948 Julie Andrews became the youngest solo artist to perform at a Royal Command Variety Performance, British Pathe captured the moment.
Did you know that Princess Margaret bought her own tiara rather than borrow one from the royal jewels?
The secrets of the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India including the love for women and the high-life.
King Henry VIII ruled England for 36 years, yet his reign remains known for his love affairs and marriages more so than his achievements - how much do you know?
Happy Birthday, Princess Beatrice! How much do you know about this blood princess who is ninth in line to the throne.
Did you know there are four Cistercian abbeys in Yorkshire, including a World Heritage site? Visit all four with our expert guide
How better to celebrate International Beer Day (Aug 7) by revelling in the wonder of British pub names! Cheers.
Simply put, tea is the quintessentially British pastime.
How shall we ever know if it’s morning if there’s no servant to pull up the blind?
Spending seven days in the "heart of England" - trails through the Cotswold Hills, and encompassing Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire.
Interested in history? We're giving our readers an exclusive offer of a massive 75% off a bundle of four amazing history and heritage courses.
From Princess Anne to Captain Mark Phillips, did you know that several Royal Family members have competed in the hallowed Olympic games?
Did you know that these baby names were so popular?
England's Great Train Robbery was a complex heist carried out by a gang of 15 men but only one among them was the subject of a film - Ronald "Buster" Edwards. Deanna O'Connor tells his story.
... And all because Edward VIII abdicated his throne for the woman he loved.
On this day, Jan 15, the coronation of Queen Elizabeth took place, but was this monarch's reign fraught with lies?
Ever wondered how travelers would get rest while crossing countries on horseback? In this article we look at coaching inns, which provided a place to rest for travelers and horses alike
Here's some fun facts about Meghan Markle on her birthday!
Imelda Staunton looks just like Queen Elizabeth!
Does the discovered letter from 1511 prove that the White Queen died from the plague?
The Royals will not be wearing their uniforms for Prince Philip's funeral but what do you know about the Royal Family's military service?
From Cartimandua to Florence Nightingale and Nell Gwyn to Margaret Thatcher, we look at famous women throughout English history.
Herefordshire is one of the most beautiful places in the UK.
Did you know that Ireland was presented with crown jewels by both Henry II and Henry VIII?
Did you know about this fascinating school?
Planning a trip to Britain? Here are some things to think about while you're over there.
The Royal Yacht Britannia served the Queen for 44 years from its launch on April 16th, 1953 until it was decommissioned in 1997.
Let's take a trip to some of the places made famous by Harry Selfridge.
Sunshine or showers, there’s always lots to see and do in Pembrokeshire, on the Welsh coast.
She's been on the throne for 67 years, but what is the secret to Queen Elizabeth II's good health?
We've all seen the Great British Bake Off, but how much do you know about these British delights?
Explore The Barbican and play bowls on The Hoe with Drake.
Located on the eastern edge of the Peak District National Park of Derbyshire, Chatsworth is repeatedly named as Britain's favourite stately home.
Caroline, Charlotte, and Augusta, who had never visited Britain before taking the on Royal duties, played a major role in developing royal palaces, and gardens hugely promoted their own personal interests.
She calls Downton Abbey home and lives the real lady of the manor life, so what is it like to be Lady Carnarvon of Highclere Castle?
Here in the early 16th-century moated manor house, dreams of a permanent English colony in America took shape, and the Virginia Company was born.
On this day, August 27, in 1979, Mountbatten and three members of his holiday party died after the IRA blew up his boat
Prince Charles and Princess Diana were married on this day 40 years ago.
Kate and William may be making the trip up to Balmoral this Summer.
London gangster William 'Billy' Hill helped shape the criminal career of the notorious Kray twins.
The teams of men and women at Eastcote, Britain’s code-breaking center, who were vital in saving Western civilization during WWI.
Take a trip through English history, from the 5th to the 11th centuries from the end of Roman Britain until the Norman conquest in 1066.
How a church in Lincolnshire inspired the city of Boston and the story of John Cotton
What began as a family mission in East London in 1865 with soup kitchens and “Food for the Millions” shops spread to become a worldwide organization.
Beatrix Potter is best known as the author and illustrator of much-loved children’s stories, but her legacy also includes research of scientific note and preservation of vast tracts of rural landscape.
Did you know Queen Elizabeth has a sweet tooth? Here's what she likes best.
Is everything we know about The Bard, William Shakespeare, true?
Martin Luther is synonymous with Protestantism in Germany. In France, John Calvin led the reform movement. Scotland, too, had its giant of ecclesiastical reform in John Knox.
“The art of the butler is seen by many people as being old-fashioned, but nothing could be further from the truth,” says Grant Harrold— and he should know.
Prince Philip certainly left an impression on the Obamas the first time they met!
The summer of 1951 was a special one in the United Kingdom. Why? The Festival of Britain.
There was one royal tradition that ended with the birth of Prince Charles, and it may surprise you
Incredible the mutiny of 1789 on the Bounty was only one of three set against Lieutenant William Bligh but was his a victim or a villain.
Lady Kitty Spencer married multi-millionaire fashion mogul Michael Lewis on Saturday at a small ceremony, in Frascati, Italy, filled with close family and friends.
Have you seen this footage of the Royal family at Windsor?
Was Mary Queen of Scots involved in the murder of her husband Lord Darnley?
The Royal Opera House is always worth a visit.
Jane Austen may have written her books over 250 years ago, but their themes remain as relevant today as ever before. But what do we know about her? What do we know about the life and times of Jane Austen?
How much do you know about these lesser known royals?
Choirs have always been closely associated with Wales. Join Sian Ellis as she looks into what makes that connection so special.
Downton Abbey is hitting the small screen very soon!
Did you know the Royal Family had to follow these rules?
Here's some expert advice on how to get the best shot of Britain's most famous landmarks - to make sure you can make all your friends jealous!
Prince William will also be doing some writing this Summer!
Is Queen Elizabeth immune to the law? Lets find out...
On Jan 26, 1926, John Logie Baird, the forgotten pioneer of television, first demonstrated his invention, the colour television, changing the world forever.
Cornwall’s Penwith Peninsula has what may be the finest coast in all of Britain: nearly 40 miles of continuous, unbroken sea cliffs, with fine sand beaches washed into narrow cuts, and water the deep turquoise of the Bahamas.
Have you ever wondered how long it took an 18th-century lady to get dressed?
Though separated from the Scottish mainland by only 10 miles across the Pentland Firth, Orkney is one destination that really feels a world away.
Lights, camera, action at places we love to recognize from the small and silver screens
William Penn founded the Province of Pennsylvania. Read more to discover the history behind the man.
For those who love the mystery and the magic of the Royal Family, let's take a walk in their shoes.
Follow in the footsteps of Mary Queen of Scots by visiting the houses, castles, and areas she stayed in while imprisoned by her cousin Elizabeth I.
Have you been to any of these castles?
Prince George turns 7 today. Here's everything you need to know about the young prince.
To celebrate the Duchess of Cambridge's 8th wedding anniversary, the Queen made her a Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order - the highest honour she can bestow. But what exactly does it mean?
Despite two attempts to overtake Britain, Caesar ultimately returned home emptyhanded. Here's a look at the history of Julius Caesar in Britain
A roundup of what to do, where to go, and what you have to see in Canterbury
An interview with our favorite storyteller, Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes published ahead of the launch of Belgravia, and his latest book release.
Princess Anne has recorded a message for team GB.
The Royal Family has always shared a special relationship with Scotland and its people and this British Pathe footage from 1955 shows just that.
Foyle's War has beated Downton Abbey as the most missed British TV show of the 21st Century, according to a new poll from The Radio Times
What do Queen Elizabeth, Prince William and Prince Harry always travel with?
Documents explaining how the 3,106-carat Cullinan diamond, the largest ever found, was cut for the crown jewels were auctioned in 2019.
The East Coast mainline connects London and the Scottish capital of Edinburgh with a ribbon of steel linking five of Britain’s most historic provincial cathedral cities.
Are you planning a visit to the UK and wondering what to do in Devon and Cornwall? Let us help plan your visit
Harry and his new wife Meghan Markle have moved abroad and stepped away from their royal duties. Does this mean that the Duke of Sussex, Harry, is no longer a prince?
Did you know Prince Harry is writing a memoir?
"Lloyd George... asked her to become his secretary but explained that he could work with her only if he made her his mistress as well."
The period mellow drama has fans around the world but today we ask just how realistic is Downton Abbey?
It's one of the United Kingdom's most visited cities but what exactly can be achieved by spending 24 hours in Bath?
The tragic death of Kick Kennedy in a 1948 plane crash was covered up by her family because of the scandalous details that surrounded the young Kennedy's love life.
The true history of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, the life of Alice Liddell, and what remains in real life of these fantastical tales.
Here's ten of the very best British pubs!
Princess Beatrice married her fiancee, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in a small private ceremony at Windsor.
Now more than ever we have ample time to sit back and enjoy these modern classic British films.
Queen Elizabeth will be setting off on her holidays to Balmoral Castle very soon. How much do you know about this incredible place?
Former wife of Prince Andrew, the Duchess of York has shared some light into her life now that she has some space from Buckingham Palace.
Reports have emerged that claim Prince Charles is planning on scaling back the Royal Family. What do you think?
Have you heard these facts about the National Trust?
Have you ever been to York?
Kent has been the entry point of visitors and invaders from the Continent for many millenniums.
How much do you know about Hampton Court, the home of King Henry VIII?
Have you been to Somerset?
The thrill of the chase on the Mercian Trail
What was life really like for people in Britain during the 1600s, those British who emigrated to America?
The Duchess of Cornwall has never sought out the limelight, so how much do you really know about Camilla?
The food of Yorkshire is world-renowned for good reason.
General William Howe was Commander in Chief of the British Army during a crucial period of the War of Independence. How much do you know about the British leader?
Did you know about Prince William's alter-ego?
She's the Queen's aunt and a character in the new Downton Abbey movie, but who was Princess Mary?
Ightham Mote is simply beautiful.
Have you ever been to Chepstow?
This is a fascinating tale about WW2!
Lets take a walk around Wales.
A documentary set to air on Channel 5 has made a fascinating claim about Prince Charles and Princess Diana's relationship.
The Crown has been racking up the Emmy nominations!
An exploration of the history of the British picnic and what wonderful treats such as Pimms and scotch eggs you should pack on your next outing.
"A man neither very good nor very bad, the fool of fortune and the tool of politicians, a pirate in spite of himself."
Have you seen this clip?
Have you seen this footage of Queen Elizabeth in Ethiopia?
How much do you know about Isambard Kingdom Brunel?
Newtonmore's Highlands Folk Museum is just amazing!
Jermyn Street is the place to go if you're in need of a fresh new suit.
Since the Neolithic period, inhabitants of Wiltshire have trekked this pathway across the Marlborough Downs and through thousands of years of England's history.
Prince Harry used to be quite the prankster!
Prince George was at Wembley Stadium as England lost the final of Euro 2020.
Susie Kearley discovers a host of attractions in the Cotswolds is a place of glorious countryside, heritage delights, beautiful waterways, and endless charm.
A five-day drive from London to Wells will take you on a picturesque road trip with a wonderful destination.
Strangely, the highest mountain in the world has probably been visited most frequently not by the native Nepalese and Tibetans who have lived for centuries in its shadow, but by British explorers and surveyors.
George Thomson, whom history remembers best as the organizer and director of the first Edinburgh Music Festival, also deserves credit as a collector of Britain's national folk songs.
Did you know Queen Elizabeth enjoyed this food so much?
A house fit for an Earl! The history of Dumfries House in south-west Scotland largely revolves around two men, separated in time by almost 250 years.
David Attenborough and HRH Queen Elizabeth are both national treasures aged in their 90s but did you know they were pals. This clip of the pair will make you smile.
How much does the coronation crown cost? Let's find out
The latest royal wedding was attended by Queen Elizabeth, Prince Harry and Prince Philip - but left royal watchers wondering just who is Lady Gabriella Windsor?
The Great British Bake Off’s first winner shares a northern treat her nanna's very own gingerbread recipe.
What was The Ventilator and what role did it play during the suffrage movement?
The River Wye is stunning.
Have you ever been to Ludlow?
It's been called the epicenter of modern Royal London, so Sandra Lawrence shows us around St James's Palace and surrounding attractions.
We know Winston Churchill as a hard-nosed, inspirational Prime Minister who led Britain through one of its toughest periods. How did that come to be?
There are many rivers in the world that serve as borders. Surprisingly the Medway, in the middle of Kent, is one of them. Man of Kent or Kentish Man — which are you?
Germans abandoning their mission to attack British shipping were intercepted, and a showdown began between the British Home Fleet and Bismarck, the German navy's most powerful warship.
A look at the life and works of Charles Darwin, the English naturalist, geologist, and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution.
Fancy a day perusing grand sights of quaint scenes? Visit Sherborne in Dorset and you can do both.
We know Queen Victoria was devoted to Prince Albert, but did she really have an affair with a servant after his death? Historian Julia Baird certainly thinks so
Just a few Underground stops from the West End, heath and village are a world apart.
For four decades the gadabout diarist reported on the epic events of London city, most notably the Great Fire of London.
Think you know everything there is to know about your favourite stars? Think again.
This medieval cemetery has been threatened by erosion over the years.
First Sea Lord is the highest position in the British navy, and Prince Philip couldn't take on the role because of his wife
British Heritage Travel has a luxury print magazine that's delivered to your doorstep six times a year
We're giving our readers an exclusive offer of a massive 75% off a bundle of four amazing history and heritage courses.
Think you know everything about Britain? Then we dare you to take this 100 question quiz with questions from British Heritage Travel experts about everything from history to travel and culture.
Have you always wanted to visit Britain but could never quite make the journey? Well 2020 is the year, and here are four reasons to visit Britain, especially if you're American.
Jan 25 is Burn's Night a celebration of Scotland's most famous poet Robert Burns.
For his 55th birthday, in 2019, Queen Elizabeth II gave Prince Edward a brand new title, but what does it mean for the rest of the family?
Olivia Colman may play the monarch in the movie The Favourite, but what do we need to know about the real Queen Anne?
Queen Elizabeth and Patrick Plunket enjoyed a special relationship. Read more to find out about their close bond.
Are you visiting the UK soon? Here are seven simple ways to avoid being a tourist and make sure you get the most from your trip.
Liverpool is best known as the home of The Beatles, but there's more to the city than that. Join us as we take a trip through Merseyside.
How many of these historic places do you know?
Queen Elizabeth has given the NHS an award.
Modern Yorkshire was manufactured from cloth, coal, and steel, and the tale of its construction in the 18th and 19th centuries can be explored in a day.
The pair who ruled during World War II enjoyed a deep and enduring friendship despite their differences.
On Feb 11, 1975, Margaret Thatcher defeats Edward Heath for the leadership of the British Conservative Party.
Are these the prettiest streets in Britain, get the cameras ready because we think so
Why bother telling someone they’re a dummy when you can just call them a "daft git"?
Have you seen this incredible footage of Queen Elizabeth at the opera?
Prince Philip has passed away aged 99. Often known for his sharp wit, and often public gaffes, he did love a joke.
The Royal family's connection to Sandringham is long and varied, but just what is it about Norfolk that brings them back generation after generation?
St. Asaph is always worth a visit.
Tributes are pouring in for the late Princess Diana on what would have been her 60th birthday.
While it’s true Yanks and Brits both technically speak the same language, it’s a slight stretch to say we share a common tongue.
Britain once produced half the world's cotton cloth without growing a single scrap of, so just how did British textiles come to clothe the world?
As an air of positivity descends on the world and possibilities seem ripe again, we're looking to the positive in the July / August 2021 issue of British Heritage Travel magazine and traveling far and wide across our great island.
Will you be watching Wimbledon this year?
The life, work and death of William Heath Robinson, best known for drawings of whimsically elaborate machines to achieve simple objectives.
The history of Oxford University, Sommerville College, and the woman who inspired it, the Scottish science writer and polymath, Mary Somerville.
The Queen v Patrick O’Donnell (The man who shot the informer James Carey) is a new book set to be published on July 9th, 2021
Southern English Country Gardens are simply beautiful!
Andrew Wallace was a fascinating figure in British history.
The elder statesman of British cinema, Stephen Frears invites BHT into his home for a cuppa, a chat, and a few helpful corrections.
Queen Victoria ruled Britain for over 60 years, but just what effect did her reign have on her subjects?
Parliamentarians and Royalists finally have their story told at the National Civil War Centre.
Have you seen this footage of Queen Elizabeth playing as a young child in Windsor?
Take a day-by-day trip with us through Somerset, a county loaded with history and scenery, so often overlooked.
Have a look at this incredible footage from George Orwell's 1984 premiere.
Dana Huntley went on a 715-mile road trip through the Western Highlands and discovered the most spectacular landscape he’s ever seen.
Staggering figures associated with the White Star liner - from deaths during construction to the number of lifeboats on board
The death-defying daredevil life and flights of Amy Johnson a pioneering English pilot who was the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia.
Some of these Winter visits are incredible.
Was Warbeck just another in a long line of pretenders to the throne of England, or did his appearance in Ireland in 1491 prove the innocence of Richard III, whom most historians accused of murdering his nephews, the Princes in the Tower?
The Academy Award-winning film Braveheart managed to propel Sir William Wallace through nearly seven centuries. Through the magic of Hollywood, the infamous 13th-century Scottish hero has returned to his homeland and has once again created quite a stir.
Alan Turing's image will now be used on the 50 pound note in the United Kingdom.
If you're looking for a single whistle-stop tour take a trip to “Scotland in miniature”, the Isle of Arran.
A look at what Scottish food is all about. Think Scottish food is all haggis and potatoes? Well, you wouldn’t be far wrong...
Let's take a look at some of Britain's finest explorers.
Princess Diana's statue will be unveiled next month.
If you’re intrigued about visiting Scotland but don’t know where to start let this be your guide...
Queen Elizabeth is back at the races!
Belgravia, based on the 2016 book by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, is set in London in the 1840s and tells the story of the Trenchard family.
Where ancient Roman history and legend make romance in the small Welsh town of Caerleon.
On April 11 1877 at the Tynewydd Colliery, in Porth became flooded by water from the abandoned workings nearby. Fourteen miners were trapped underground at Tynewydd and rescue attempts were begun to find them.
In 1903 Orville and Wilbur Wright launched the world’s first piloted heavier-than-air flying machine, or so history would have us believe. But they were actually 50 years behind eccentric Englishman Sir George Cayley.
Prince William is turning 39 today.
Have more spiritual claims and legends attached to Glastonbury than any other place in England?
Weaving the tapestry of Northern life. Visiting the historic textile mills opens windows onto the technological innovations of the 18th and 19th centuries.
A huge surprise and wonderful design the Duchess of Cambridge's wedding dress, in April 2011, took the world's breath away.
The Queen reportedly has a number of secret hand signals. Did you know about them?
The British coast along the Cotswolds is a delight. Our writer spent six days exploring the habitat, which is a fertile haven for an astonishing range of wildlife.
In the bleak years of World War II, Vera Lynn’s songs captured the spirit of their times and charged the morale of British servicemen everywhere
A genuine narrative of the deplorable deaths of the gentlemen who were suffocated in the Indian prison known as the Black Hole of Calcutta.
Are you visiting London soon? Here are five of our favorite things to do and see in England's capital.
With everything you read in the international media do you ever wonder who exactly is the most popular member of the Royal family with the British people?
The River Thames is so much more than just a London waterway. Lets get on the road!
Through the middle decades of the 17th century, aristocrats and adventurers sought a new life in a new world.
Biden said she reminded him of his own beloved mother and praised her generosity.
A touching moment between the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, and John F Kennedy Jr in the wake of JFK's assassination, in 1963.
Have you ever wondered why Queen Elizabeth celebrates her birthday twice?
With the sad news that Prince Philip has passed away, we take a look back at the Duke's incredible life.
Occupied by the Romans from the 1st to the 4th century, Roman historic sites abound in modern Britain. Here's where to found them.
Did Prince Philip and Daphne Du Maurier have a relationship?
Joe Biden will be having afternoon tea with Queen Elizabeth.
Harry and Meghan have set the record straight about their use of the name Lilibet.
It was not cream teas and pasties, but metallic ore built Cornwall, on the in South West England.
On June 9, 1870, the great British writer Charles Dickens passed away aged 53. Here Sian Ellis visits his birthplace of Portsmouth, on England’s south coast.
The isle of Iona is one of Scotland's best-kept secrets and most stunning tourist attractions.
Lilibet "Lili" Diana Mountbatten-Windsor was born on the 4th of June at 11:40 am. The Royal Family are said to be delighted with the news of her birth.
From surviving World War II to "back to the land" revival and even a Harrod's range, the history, and popularity of Britain's allotment plots.
The mainline trains will whisk you through to Scotland, but hop off in the less-traveled county of Cheshire and explore the North Wales coast.
The Battle of Shrewsbury set the stage for the War of the Roses and ended Sir Henry ‘Hotspur’ Percy’s quest for England’s crown…and his life.
From 1832 Queen Victoria, kept detailed personal journals for 69 years mapping out the monarch's reign but her secrets were edited out after her death.
Ely is a gorgeous cathedral town. Join us as we take a trip!
For serious Anglophiles who want to see the classic Britain of yore and a gentler way of life, it is hard to beat the rural, agrarian landscapes of the border counties known as the Marches.
D-Day was not about a master plan executed perfectly; it was about walking straight into hell and hopefully finding a way back out.
East Devon became a center for lace-making in the 16th century, possibly in response to the beautiful products of Italy or Flanders—though this has yet to be substantiated.
"While you won’t find one specific birthplace with a venerable monument to such a major historic undertaking, you can certainly add its genesis to your list of reasons to visit Oxford and Cambridge."
Sudeley Castle has quite the backstory.
Have you seen this footage of the Royal decade following Queen Elizabeth's coronation?
Happy Birthday Edward Elgar. We celebrate by looking at his life's achievements and the Elgar Birthplace Museum and Elgar Center in Worcestershire.
Snowdonia's slate mines are a sight to behold.
In the heart of Roman Wall Country, the Northumbrian market town bristles with pride.
Some disturbing remains have been found on a Roman burial site which are believed to be the remains of several slaves the Roman Army executed.
Fans of Outlander have been wondering whether or not Captain Black Jack Randall was based on a real person or not.
The only rotating boat lift in the world, connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal.
Piers Graveston was the 1st Earl of Cornwall and an extremely important figure in early British history, but his story rarely gets told.
Steve Roberts takes a look at the town of Westerham, and its most famous sons.
Fans of the Bronte Sisters will be interested in this Emily Bronte biopic!
Did you know these facts about Queen Elizabeth?
Have you seen this footage?
The Welsh seaside is simply stunning.
Prince Harry has spoken candidly about mental health in this interview with Oprah Winfrey
Here's what's on the horizon for Kate Middleton!
Harry and Meghan are celebrating their wedding anniversary today.
Happy anniversary Meghan and Harry! Did you know that Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle is part Irish?
People all over the United Kingdom are planting trees to mark Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee in 2022, celebrating her 70th year as monarch.
Did you know Prince Charles was planning on opening up several Royal Palaces to the public?
Given the spread of the coronavirus worldwide, it's worth remembering to look for "the helpers". In doing so we remember the man who halted the spread of smallpox.
On May 8, 1945, King George VI delivered a victory speech celebrating the defeat of Nazi Germany and paid tribute to those who lost their lives in World War II.
Diamonds Factory has comprised a list of the most expensive wedding locations!
Looking for a job? This could be for you!
A look at the legacy of "The Lady With The Lamp" on the anniversary of her birth, May 12, 1820.
Harry Potter fans will love this.
These Royal moments shocked the world.
On May 10, 1940, Winston Churchill was called to replace Neville Chamberlain as Prime Minister of Britain.
Ever wonder how much it would cost to rent a Royal household?
Queen Elizabeth reportedly won't be living in Buckingham Palace anymore.
Archie turns 2 today.
Kate and William have launched a new YouTube channel.
Have you seen this amazing clip?
Queen Elizabeth sent a heartfelt message regarding her last trip to Northern Ireland with Prince Philip.
Princess Charlotte turns 6 on the 2nd of May.
There have been some fascinating British Prime Ministers over the years. Here's some of the more notable ones.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released new photos for their 10th wedding anniversary, looking natural and happy outside Kensington Palace.
In April 1770, Captain James Cook and his crew became the first known Europeans to reach the east coast of Australia, making landfall near present-day Point Hicks, and then proceeding north to Botany Bay.
Eboracum to Jorvik to York - Where the streets are called gates, the gates are called bars and the bars are called pubs.
On Apr 27, 1828, The Zoological Society of London opened a zoological garden in Regent’s Park, still a major attraction for visitors to Britain's capital city today.
The Saturday Night Fever star made the Queen of Hearts blush during her 1985 visit to Washington with Prince Charles.
On April 26, 1923, The Duke of York and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, were married in Westminster Abbey, London.
St. George's Day is upon us.
Have you seen this amazing clip?
Queen Elizabeth has shared a heartfelt birthday message following the death of Prince Philip.
Today Prince William and Kate Middleton's third and youngest child celebrates his third birthday. Here's everything you need to know.
"From cloth to grain to the industrial revolution, the story of Northern entrepreneurial effort is seen throughout the city."
British Heritage Travel magazine's May / June 2021 issue is out now! Check it out.
Downton Abbey will be hitting the big screens this year.
Here's how Queen Elizabeth will be marking her birthday tomorrow.
After suffering a number of strokes, Stoker died at No. 26 St George's Square, London on 20 April 1912.
Prince Philip's funeral was held this weekend.
On this day, Jan 8, 1806, Lord Nelson, naval commander, and hero of the Battle of Trafalgar was buried at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London.
Dozens of ships unload their cargo onto the docks at the port of Manchester, some of it bound for nearby warehouses, some straight for the local mills and factories.
Look outside the Victoria & Albert and The British Museum to some of England's quirkier museums and you may be very surprised by what you discover. Here are eight of Britain's most underrated museums.
Cockney rhyming slang is known around the world but how much do you know about this East London language construct?
Prince Philip's funeral will be held this Saturday.
Discover specific locations from wonderful novels you'll find around the great city of London.
The Royals have released several statements about Prince Philip's death.
The world's best-loved cheese comes from a Somerset village.
The sad news has emerged that Prince Philip passed away on Friday morning at Windsor Castle.
London city's markets date back to Roman times and today's markets filled with energy surrounded by wonderful architecture and bountiful with treasures will not disappoint.
There are many places in Cornwall and Devon where walkers can enjoy the scenery and heritage of the Southwest Coast Path without expending too much energy, the Lizard Peninsula is such an area.
Kate Middleton has always drawn admirers due to her stylish fashion sense. How did she become Britain's Queen of style?
Following in the footsteps of this tragic young Queen.
Dana Huntley looks at the lives of Britain's most famous undersung heroes who made a big difference to the world.
Footage used is primarily from the 1950s and serves to show the Queen as a mother, wife, and head of the household.
From sales of work in post-World War II to the modern archetypal feature of rural British village life here's everything you need to know about British fêtes.
One of the "greatest peasant dishes of the world" this traditional British potato and cabbage dish dates back to the 18th century.
Is a trip to Bristol on your calendar? Here are some top tips on what to do in the southeastern city on the River Avon,
A Royal coat of arms and the statement “By Appointment” mark a product favored by the Royal Family and allow anyone to sample the material comforts of the Royals. Ever wonder how you might pretend to be Queen Elizabeth forb a day?
Dominick West, who resides in Limerick, is set to take over the role of Prince Charles in Netflix’s hit series The Crown.
A gem of a visit on the Grampian Line, in Scotland.
The perfect recipe for an Irish family Easter Sunday lunch - a hearty springtime meal with room for something sweet to break Lent.
From the Clifton Suspension Bridge to the Great Western Railway and then the "Atmospheric Caper". Here's what really happened when Isambard Kingdom Brunel tried out the Atmospheric Railway.
The slave trade was abolished across the British Empire in 1833. This piece explores the lead up to this historic event
Here's six of the best British Easter traditions.
Did you know Princess Anne was nearly kidnapped?
On this day, March 30, 2002, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, passed away aged 101, today we remember her and how her daughter recently honored her mother.
These spiced and fruity sweet treats, traditionally eaten during Lent, are said to have mythical properties
Writers have loved London for as long as London has existed. Here's a look into it's fascinating history.
The votes are in -here are the best places to live in Britain.
From honoring King George to artistic expression here's everything you need to know about Britain's incredible white chalk horses and walkers or warriors.
A new biography about Lord Mountbatten details how "devastated" he was with his wife Edwina's affairs.
Zara and Mike Tindall have welcomed a third child into the world.
Have a look at this clip as Stephen Fry describes the wonder of reading.
Wishing a very Happy 30th Birthday to Princess Eugenie Victoria Helena of York!
The Royal Family may be employing a diversity chief.
Dana Huntley examines what makes the great British pub just so special.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, sent a special message to Ireland for March 17.
Siân Ellis visits the historic town Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire and discovers a destination with lots to offer visitors.
William and Kate have made sure to mark St. Patrick's Day in recent years.
In a letter to Ireland's President, the Queen of England wrote 'Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona daoibh go léir".
This is Outlander country! Forbes Inglis delights Outlander fans with a visit through the spots used in the popular drama.
Did you know English wine had so much to offer?
We take a look at what's inside the March / April issue of British Heritage Travel's print magazine.
This exciting former seaport melds a wealth of arts and history. A day in Bristol is a day well spent.