Ships of Heaven - An interview with Christopher Somerville

An interview with Christoper Somerville, the author of Ships of Heaven.

A portrait of King George V, painted in 1927, by Arthur Stockdale Cope.

Remembering King George V on his birthday

Today marks the birthday of George V, King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India. How much do you know about his life? 

An artist’s conception of conditions inside the “Black Hole,” based on Holwell’s account.

Just how "black" was the Indian prison, Black Hole of Calcutta?

A genuine narrative of the deplorable deaths of the gentlemen who were suffocated in the Indian prison known as the Black Hole of Calcutta.

An aerial shot of the city of Canterbury, with Canterbury Cathedral at its centre.

Spending a day in the city of Canterbury

On this Day Thomas Becket was consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury in 1162.

Queen Elizabeth\'s coronation

It's the 67th Coronation Anniversary!

Today, 2nd June marks Queen Elizabeth's 67th coronation anniversary. She's shared a photo to mark the date!

 Issue date: Sunday May 31, Queen Elizabeth II rides Balmoral Fern, a 14-year-old Fell Pony, in Windsor Home Park over the weekend of May 30 and May 31, 2020 in Windsor, England. The Queen has been in residence at Windsor Castle during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Steve Parsons - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth emerges from lockdown!

Queen Elizabeth has been photographed for the first time since going into lockdown while out enjoying a horse ride!

Queen Elizabeth II waves to the crowds from the balcony of Buckingham Palace, on June 2, 1953.

For the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation some interesting lesser-known facts

On June 2 1953 Princess Elizabeth was crowned as Queen Elizabeth II. Here are some top facts about the her coronation 67 years ago.

Edward Elgar photographed in 1931.

Celebrating Britain's most famous composer Edward Elgar at his Birthplace Museum

Happy Birthday Edward Elgar. We celebrate by looking at his life's achievements and the Elgar Birthplace Museum and Elgar Center in Worcestershire.

The British Oak, Stirchley, Birmingham: What could be better than British pub grub.

A long tradition in culinary culture - British pub grub

Try a Ploughman’s, pie or pasta—informal and fresh, while pubs may not be available to us right now during the COVID pandemic it's fun to dream... right?!

Sarah Ferguson

Sarah Ferguson's message to Princess Beatrice on her would-be wedding day

Sarah Ferguson has shared a lovely message to her daughter, Princess Beatrice, on her would-be wedding day.

Lincolnshire, full of delights and often overlooked.

Lovely Lincolnshire the queen of the East Midlands

An oft-overlooked tourist site, Lincolnshire is one that all American visitors should add to their bucket list, says Dana Huntley.

Portrait of Princess Elizabeth holding her baby daughter Princess Anne, with the grandmothers Queen Mary (left) and Queen Elizabeth, following the christening, Buckingham Palace, London, September 1972. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Royal birth traditions you've never heard of

As we wait for the youngest royal to be born, we take a look back at some of the more outlandish royal birth traditions that we bet you don't know

Queen Elizabeth II inspects men of the newly-renamed Queen\'s Own Nigeria Regiment, Royal West African Frontier Force, at Kaduna Airport, Nigeria, during her Commonwealth Tour, 2nd February 1956. (Photo by Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Watch: Queen Elizabeth II's 1961 visit to Ghana

Have you seen this footage of Queen Elizabeth in Ghana?

The royal family on the balcony at Buckingham Palace.

Who are the most popular Royals?

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!

Edward VIII

Edward VIII's racist past unveiled in 'The Crown an Us' documentary

A new ABC documentary looks at racist letters written by Edward VIII during a royal visit to Australia

Sophie, Countess of Wessex and Princess Anne, Princess Royal look on as Queen Elizabeth II cuts a Women\'s Institute cake.

What is Queen Elizabeth's favourite dessert?

Did you know Queen Elizabeth has a sweet tooth? Here's what she likes best.

Queen Elizabeth II.

The Irish Lord who captured Queen Elizabeth's heart

Queen Elizabeth and Patrick Plunket enjoyed a special relationship. Read more to find out about their close bond.

King Charles II

The reign of Charles II and the Restoration

Charles II was a polarizing figure. How much do you know about the former King?

The gravestone of Bartholomew Gosnold.

Bartholomew Gosnold - How England settled in the New World

The man who perhaps more than any other single individual is responsible for the establishment of British North America.

Very Rare, Beautifully Illustrated Antique Engraving of Penshurst Place, in Penshurst, England Landmarks Victorian Engraving, 1840 from Our Own Country, Great Britain, Descriptive, Historical, Pictorial. Published in 1880.

Philip Sidney, 2nd Viscount De L’Isle, on the challenges of running Penshurst Place estate

Philip Sidney talks to BHT about his family estate, Penshurst Place, and how it feels to truly live, and preserve, the history.

General William Howe

General William Howe and the War of Independence

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?

Osborne House.

The history of Queen Victoria's Osborne House

It was Queen Victora's summer home, but what else do we need to know about Osborne House?

Agatha Christie.

Greenway House: at home with Agatha Christie

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.

Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall in Outlander.

Keeping it real with Outlander's historical advisor

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.

President Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth II during a State Banquet in Buckingham Palace on May 24, 2011 in London, England. The 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, and his wife Michelle are in the UK for a two day State Visit at the invitation of HM Queen Elizabeth II. During the trip they will attend a state banquet at Buckingham Palace and the President will address both houses of parliament at Westminster Hall. (Photo by Lewis Whyld - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Did Queen Elizabeth really fall in love with this world leader?

Queen Elizabeth has met every American president since becoming Queen. But which one left the biggest mark? Let's take a look.

Stewed Cheese.

What is the British delicacy stewed cheese?

Dating back to the 1800s this cheesy treat, stewed cheese, is a very British alternative to Swiss fondue.

King George VI (1895 - 1952) and Queen Elizabeth (1900 - 2002) survey some of the damage after the bombing of Buckingham Palace, London, during the Second World War.

The day Buckingham Palace was bombed during WWII

Friday 13th, a day that sends shivers down everyone's spine, and is known for bringing bad luck. Even to the Royal Family.

The inventor of television, John Logie Baird.

John Logie Baird - the forgotten pioneer of television

On Jan 26, 1926, the Scottish inventor John Logie Baird first publicly demonstrated colour television system, changing the world forever.

Here, Sandra gazes out over the lake at Blenheim Palace in the best Regency style!

What would Jane Austen do? A tour in the West Country

Sandra Lawrence blazes the trail in Jane Austen's the West Country and shares her experience.

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent.

Five of the lesser-known British Royals

How much do you know about these lesser known royals?

The Union Jack flies during Remembrance Sunday ceremonies on November 11, 2007 in London. Queen Elizabeth II led the Remembrance Sunday ceremony commemorations to remember the sacrifices made by Britain\'s war dead. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

In search of the Empire!

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.

Winston Churchill.

Winston Church World War Two letter sells for thousands

A letter written by Prime Minister Winson Church, in which he praises Second World War test pilot Neville Duke has sold for £8,000 at Sotheby's.

The Scottish Borders - five days in paradise

Scotland is a country filled with some incredible sights. The Scottish Borders in particular offer up some stunning views.

A promo shot for the Downton Abbey movie.

How realistic is Downton Abbey?

The period mellow drama has fans around the world but today we ask just how realistic is Downton Abbey?

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip

Queen Elizabeth's lockdown life

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip have been spending lockdown at Windsor Castle. Here's everything they're up to!

Prince William and Duchess Catherine (Kate Middleton).

What are the Royal Family's official regional titles

Did you know that the Royal Family members are called different names in different regions with in the United Kingdom?

The River Wye, Wales.

Exploring the endearing and scenic Lower Wye Valley, Wales

A day well spent! Siân Ellis visits The Lower Wye Valley in Wales and is endeared by the scenery, history, and lunch options.

Francis Walsingham (1532-1590) on engraving from 1829.

What you need to know about Francis Walsingham, Elizabethan spymaster

Meet the man who ordered the execution of Mary Queen of Scots while working as a spymaster for Queen Elizabeth I - Francis Walsingham

The Venerable Bede.

The Venerable Bede - England's first great historian

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.

Kate and William

Who are the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge?

Prince William and Kate are certainly household names in the United Kingdom. Let's take a look at their history!

What was life like in Britain in 1607?

What was life really like for people in Britain during the 1600s, those British who emigrated to America?

The ultra British Cheddar cheese.

A staple pub fare, tearooms, and kitchens everywhere - English Cheddar cheese

The world's best-loved cheese comes from a Somerset village.

King Arthur on boat with Merlin going to retrieve the sword - Scanned 1881 Engraving

The Legend of King Arthur

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?

Hever Castle was the home of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII who was beheaded.

Visiting historical fortresses and castles of Kent

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.

In this photo illustration Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge speak to crisis volunteers on a video-call to mark the first anniversary of Shout85258 on May 15, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

William and Kate play virtual bingo!

Have a look at this clip of Kate and William acting as bingo hosts for the Shire Hall Care Home.

Queen Elizabeth and David Attenborough.

Who are the UK's most admired people?

A YouGov public opinion poll discovered who the most admired people in the United Kingdom were in 2019.

Miss vacationing in the UK? Join in this year\'s virtual English Tourism Week.

English Tourism Week goes virtual amid COVID pandemic

Join in on social media next week and post your British vacation photos for English Tourism Week, May 25 - 31, 2020.

Eastbourne Pier, in East Sussex.

Ten easily accessible tourist attractions in Britain

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.

1843: His Royal Highness Prince Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1819 - 1861), Consort to Queen Victoria. Original Publication: From a miniature by Robert Thorburn ARA, engraved by Francis

Five facts about Prince Albert

In 2019 Britain celebrated Prince Albert's 200th birthday, here are five unknown facts about Prince Albert, consort to Queen Victoria.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Queen Elizabeth II watch part of a children\'s sports event while visiting Vernon Park during a Diamond Jubilee visit to Nottingham on June 13, 2012 in Nottingham, England.

Kate is Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order but what does it mean?

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?

The Iron Lady, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

How many of these famous British women through history do you know?

From Cartimandua to Florence Nightingale and Nell Gwyn to Margaret Thatcher, we look at famous women throughout English history. 

Queen Elizabeth II, surrounded by the bishop of Durham Lord Michael Ramsay (L) and the bishop of Bath and Wells Lord Harold Bradfield, receives homage and allegiance from her subjects during her coronation ceremony in Westminster Abbey.

How the world's largest diamond was cut for the Crown Jewels

Documents explaining how the 3,106-carat Cullinan diamond, the largest ever found, was cut for the crown jewels were auctioned in 2019.

Men and women in Africa captured into slavery.

A timeline of the abolition of the British slave trade

William Wilberforce, "The Saints" and the political events in Britain which led up to the abolition of slavery in 1833 across the British Empire.

Sir Edmund Halley.

Sir Edmund Halley, a British scientific giant

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?

The statue of Alfred stands guard over the High Street of Winchester, ancient capital of Wessex. Law-giver and scholar, battle-lord and diplomat, the Saxon king united England and earned the sobriquet “Great.”

A British hero Alfred the Great King of Wessex

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.”

Ironbridge Gorge, at Telford.

Industrial heritage sites - the engine houses of the modern world

Some of the greatest historic sites in Britain that illustrate how the world changed during the Industrial Revolution.

The Palace of Westminster, otherwise known as the Houses of Parliament, is a Victorian architectural icon.

Five Victorian buildings in London you need to visit

Here are five of London's most beautiful buildings built during the reign of Queen Victoria.


A room with a view - Edinburgh!

Have you been to Edinburgh?

The National Gallery on Trafalgar Square, in London.

Ten free things to do in London

If you're in the capital for a visit this is the essential guide of free things to do in London.

Captain Tom

Captain Tom is set to be Knighted!

Captain Tom will be knighted!

Prince Charles tries his hand at hurling while in Co Kilkenny during his 2017 visit to Ireland.

Prince Charles says he's “saddened” he cannot visit Ireland this year

Prince Charles said in a statement that he looks forward to visiting Ireland again "once happier times return."

Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on July 11, 2019 in London, England

Where do the Royal Family actually live?

Which members of the royal family live in which castles? We take a look at the homes of Queen Elizabeth and her family 

King Edward VIII (1894 - 1972) during his short reign. He was created the Duke of Windsor in 1937 after his abdication in December 1936.

Letters prove Edward VIII believed the monarchy had no future

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 

Welsh miners.

When coal was king in the Welsh valleys of the Rhondda

The Welsh valleys have a long and storied history within the mining industry. Read more to find out about it.

Circa 1540, A portrait of King Henry VIII (1491 - 1547), an engraving by T A Dean from a painting by Holbein.

Six old wives tales of Henry VIII

The faiths of Henry VIII's wives are well known, but did you know that each is associated with at least two castles?

Edd Kimber's nanna's gingerbread recipe

The Great British Bake Off’s first winner shares a northern treat her nanna's very own gingerbread recipe.

A close up detail of Prince William and Kate Middleton\'s wedding cake, from 2011.

The history of Royal wedding cakes

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.

Sunrise over winding mountain road in Yorkshire dales, England.

Yorkshire's dales and moors - where the journey itself is the destination

Yorkshire's Dales and Moors present any curious traveler with a myriad of things to see and do.

Princess Anne

Princess Anne's christening

Have you seen this clip from Princess Anne's christening?

Britain\'s Queen Elizabeth II.

Is this Queen Elizabeth's favourite TV show?

Is this Queen Elizabeth's favorite TV show? Certainly at Christmas time!

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles

Have you seen this footage of the Royal Family at Windsor?

Have you seen this footage of the Royal family at Windsor?

The Lewis Carroll Memorial Window at All Saints Church, Daresbury, is better known as the Alice Window.

The real story and places behind Alice in Wonderland

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.

Queen Elizabeth II delivering her Christmas speech, in 2019.

Why Queen Elizabeth II is in the Guinness Book of World Records

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?

Queen Victoria.

Queen Victoria wrote and illustrated a children's book aged 10, that's still on sale today

When she was just ten years old, Queen Victoria, wrote and illustrated a children's book called The Adventures of Alice Laselles. 

Saoirse Ronan as Mary Queen of Scots

Did Mary Queen of Scots kill her husband Lord Darnley?

Was Mary Queen of Scots involved in the murder of her husband Lord Darnley?

Queen Elizabeth II poses for a portrait at home in Buckingham Palace in December 1958 in London, England.

WATCH: Queen Elizabeth Attends The Opera

Have you seen this incredible footage of Queen Elizabeth at the opera?

The royal family on the balcony at Buckingham Palace September 12, 1937 after the coronation of King George VI. King George VI (R) stands with Princess Elizabeth (C) and Princess Margaret. Buckingham Palace announced that Princess Margaret died peacefully in her sleep at 1:30AM EST at the King Edward VII Hospital February 9, 2002 in London.

WATCH: The Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth

Their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were crowned on 12 May 1937 following the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII

Buckingham Palace

A look at the renovated Buckingham Palace

We finally get to see inside the recently renovated Buckingham Palace and it looks incredible 

Lady Louise Windsor during Trooping The Colour on the Mall on June 9, 2018 in London, England.

Lady Louise Windsor - meet Queen Elizabeth's favourite grandchild

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.

How wool built the Cotswolds

Most visitors coming to Britain prepare themselves for rain. Just over 2,000 years ago, the invading Roman army prepared by bringing their own supplies of wool—on the backs of sheep.

Dating back at least to the 1400s, morris dancing is a uniquely English folk art, danced by “sides” to the music of fiddles and concertinas.

Dancing with bells, flowers and the squire - the Morris Men of Bampton

Three things say a man is in England, four things make his location sure: cream teas, roundabouts, pay and display—and Morris dancing on a spring bank holiday.

Mince and tatties! A sure fire Scottish favorite.

Hearty traditional favourite - mince and tatties recipe

Back in fashion nowadays but with its history dating back hundreds of years, this Scottish homely meal is still a favorite.

A fan made of bobbin lace. Facing page, from top: A handkerchief edged with bobbin lace and detail of a bobbin-lace shawl.

The history and wonder of the beautiful Devon lace

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.

The Battle of Shrewsbury.

A bloody field by Shrewsbury and an end to Sir Henry Percy's life

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.

A promo shot for the latests reincarnation of Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock from the BBC.

Follow in the footsteps of Sherlock Holmes in London

A look at Sherlock Holmes London and the life of his creator Arthur Conan Doyle.

5th February 1952: Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh admiring the view from a bridge in the grounds of Sagana Lodge, their wedding present from the people of Kenya

The day the Princess of Wales became Queen Elizabeth II

Prince Philip told his wife that her father had died and she was now Queen, his cousin has revealed 

Ten of the best British National Trust winter visits

Historic British properties run by the National Trust and with openings through the winter season.

King Harold Godwinson (c. 1022 - 1066) dies with an arrow in his eye at the Battle of Hastings, 14th October 1066.

The military art of the Normans

Before we examine the Battle of Hastings and William the Conquer's subsequent victory, perhaps we should take a look at the history of military art in the 11th century 

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth has broken yet another record

Yet again, Queen Elizabeth breaks a record with ease. Read more to find out all about it.

Medusa’s head is depicted in the Roman Dyer Street mosaic, reconstructed at the Corinium Museum at Cirencester.

The "Old Masters" mosaics of Roman Britain

The majority of Britain's mosaic masterpieces have been lost to the ages, but those that remain are absolutely stunning.

Stars and stripes and the Union Jack: The US and UK\'s special relationship.

Our special relationship - the UK and the USA

The UK and the USA have long enjoyed a special relationship. We thought we'd take a look into it.

Princess Anne

Princess Anne's alternative career path

Can you imagine Princess Anne with this vocation?

The Sturminster Newton Mill, on the banks of the River Stour, in Dorset County.

1,000-year-old British mill back in action amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Sturminster Newton Mill is in high demand as consumers are using more flour during the coronavirus lockdown.

Princess Margaret travelling to her wedding in the Royal Coach

The story behind Princess Margaret's wedding tiara

Did you know that Princess Margaret bought her own tiara rather than borrow one from the royal jewels?

Queen Elizabeth II.

The one thing The Queen and her heirs always travel with

What do Queen Elizabeth, Prince William and Prince Harry always travel with?

Circa 50 BC, Julius Caesar (102 BC - 44 BC) as dictator of Rome wearing a crown of laurel and holding a symbol of office

Julius Caesar in Britain

Despite two attempts to overtake Britain, Caesar ultimately returned home emptyhanded. Here's a look at the history of Julius Caesar in Britain

Queen Elizabeth II.

Could COVID-19 mean the end of public duties for Queen Elizabeth?

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II may have to stop her regular royal duties indefinitely.

 Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex speaks to the media at Windsor Castle following the birth of his son on May 06, 2019 in Windsor, United Kingdom. Meghan, Duchess of Sussex gave birth to a baby boy weighing 7lbs 3oz at 05:26 BST. (Photo by Steve Parsons - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Prince Harry makes an announcement regarding the Invictus Games!

Prince Harry has outlined some plans for the Invictus Games.

King Edward VII, (1841 - 1910), who ascended the British throne in 1901, as Prince of Wales, reading at Sandringham, Norfolk

The secrets of King Edward VII

Including how King Edward VII lost his virginity, how he spent his free time and what his sexual preferences were

Irish author Oscar Wilde.

The “Queensberry Curse" and how it impacted Oscar Wilde

What is the 'Queensberry Curse', an affliction that has permeated one of Britain's oldest families for generations?

Tower bridge and the sky London skyline at night in London, England

Five things you have to do in London

Are you visiting London soon? Here are five of our favorite things to do and see in England's capital.

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth...As a mechanic?

Did you know Queen Elizabeth had these skills?

Steps down to St David\'s Cathedral, St David\'s, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Pretty Pembrokeshire - the Welsh village with something for everyone

Sunshine or showers, there’s always lots to see and do in Pembrokeshire, on the Welsh coast.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales.

Is Prince Charles planning on scaling down the Royal Family?

Reports have emerged that claim Prince Charles is planning on scaling back the Royal Family. What do you think?

The Giant\'s Causeway, in Northern Ireland.

Our favorite facts about The National Trust - preserving Britain's beauty

Have you heard these facts about the National Trust?

King George VI\'s VE Day speech.

King George VI's historic and moving VE Day speech

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.

Former prime minister and 20th-century statesman David Lloyd George reflects here with Frances Stevenson, his longtime secretary, and mistress. It is 1943, the year they were married

My grandmother was Lloyd George's mistress

"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 Skiving Scholar, the Drunken Duck and the Queen’s Head

How did British pubs get their names?

The British local pub is an undeniable institution but what's with their eccentric names? We examine where the eclectic collection of British pub's names came from.

The delicious Cornish pasty.

The Cornish pasty - a pastry delight celebrated

Pride in the Cornish pasty runs deep throughout Cornwall, so much so that in 2018 they launched the Cornish Pasty Week.

Traditional pot-roasted chicken.

Tom Kitchin's traditional pot-roasted chicken recipe

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.

The City of Westminster, in London.

Visiting London with the family

Taking the family to London is undoubtedly one of the finest trips you will ever take.

Meghan, Harry, and Archie

Meghan Markle reads Archie a story for his first birthday

This clip of Meghan Markle reading for Archie is adorable!


Missing piece of Stonehenge returned after 60 years

A piece of Stonehenge, missing for more than 60 years, was finally returned in 2019 and may provide clues to the monument's origins.

Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.

The myth of middle-class Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton is often touted as being middle class. Is this really true?

The Great North Road.

Adventures on the Great North Road

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.

Princess Diana

The Royal protocol Princess Diana broke when raising William and Harry

Did you know about the Royal protocol Princess Diana broke when raising her sons?

Celebrations in London, on VE Day, May 8, 1945.

What you need to know about VE Day

Victory in Europe Day (known as VE Day), May 8, celebrates the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces. 

A stream train arriving at the platform of a traditional station in North Yorkshire.

Riding the great British rails

Riding the great British rails guarantees the adventure of a lifetime!

Prince Edward, Duke of Wessex and Sophie, Countess of Wessex pose for photographs ahead their 20th wedding anniversary on day one of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 18, 2019 in Ascot, England

Prince Edward got cold feet before getting married to Sophie Wessex

A royal biographer has revealed that long before Sophie and Edward made it down the aisle, Edward got cold feet about the relationship

Zara Phillips in action at the Magic Millions Polo Event on January 8, 2017 in Gold Coast, Australia

Zara Tindall made royal history

Zara Tindall has just made royal history by accepting a new position and title within the equestrian world 

Prince Archie

What's in store for Archie's birthday?

Here's what's planned for Archie's big day.

The Royal Family

Have you seen this footage of the Royal Family at Braemar?

The Royal Family's love for Scotland is very well documented.

The RMS Titanic, the great ship built in Belfast, sunk by an iceberg on April 15, 1912.

The RMS Titanic By Numbers – Facts And Figures On The Tragic Belfast-Built Ship

Staggering figures associated with the White Star liner - from deaths during construction to the number of lifeboats on board

Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip on their wedding day, Nov 20, 1947.

Queen Elizabeth II bought her wedding dress with WWII ration coupons

Two years after the end of the Second World War Elizabeth purchased her wedding dress using ration coupons.

Princess Elizabeth, who would become Queen, during her service in World War II.

New documentary shows how World War II shaped Queen Elizabeth II

Just ahead of victory in Europe Day (VE Day) a new PBS documentary show's how the people and Queen Elizabeth lived through World War II.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 2: A wide eyed young infant looks directly at the viewer in curiosity set against the backdrop of the British flag, the Union Jack. on February 02, 2017 in London, United Kingdom.

Here are the most popular baby names in the UK for 2020!

Did you know that these baby names were so popular?

Sir William Gilbert, William Conrad, Tim Curry, Angela Lansbury, Kevin Kline, Linda Ronstadt, Dana Huntley, Groucho Marx, Beverly Sills, Joel Grey, Eric Idle, Sir Arthur Sullivan.

The comic world of Gilbert & Sullivan

From Barataria to Titipu, the rollicking, madcap light operas of Gilbert & Sullivan parodied Victorian England and still delight audiences around the world.

Fancy a brew? How to make the perfect cup of tea.

Here's how to make the perfect cuppa

Simply put, tea is the quintessentially British pastime.

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge stands on the steps with her mother Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge after the wedding of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle at St George\'s Chapel at Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Jane Barlow - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Our favorite moments with Princess Charlotte ahead of her 5th birthday

Princess Charlotte celebrates her 5th birthday on the 2nd of May

Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II.

Is this Queen Elizabeth II's secret to good health?

She's been on the throne for 67 years, but what is the secret to Queen Elizabeth II's good health?

British Heritage Travel magazine: Give your Mom a gift she can enjoy all year round.

WIN a subscription to British Heritage Travel this Mother's Day

Give your Mom a gift she can enjoy all year round.

Queen Elizabeth II during a visit to New Zealand, March 1970.

What to expect when Queen Elizabeth II dies

As the word's longest reigning monarch, there's an entire generation of people who have never known life without Queen Elizabeth. But what will actually happen when she dies? What protocol is followed when a reigning monarch dies?

A Westerham lad: Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

The Westerham Triumvirate - Sir Winston Churchill, General James Wolfe and William Pitt the Younger

Steve Roberts takes a look at the town of Westerham, and its most famous sons.

Queen Victoria (1819 - 1901), monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 until her death. From 1876, she used the additional title of Empress of India. According to her, a whole era was named - the Victorian Era. Woodcut engraving, published in 1881.

Pathe footage of Queen Victoria's funeral

The funeral of Queen Victoria broke royal protocol in every way and changed the way we mourn monarchy forever 

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry attend the European Premiere of \'Star Wars: The Last Jedi\' at Royal Albert Hall on December 12, 2017 in London.

Queen Elizabeth II's advice to William and Harry on royal duties

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.

The remains of Rievaulx Abbey, a former Cistercian abbey near Helmsley in the North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, England

Yorkshire’s medieval Cistercian abbeys

Did you know there are four Cistercian abbeys in Yorkshire, including a World Heritage site? Visit all four with our expert guide

Tollymore Forest Park in Newcastle

Seven UK locations that were used for Game of Thrones?

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?

British landscapes from your favorite books to explore on vacation

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.

Daphne du Maurier.

Daphne du Maurier's Cornwall

Daphne du Maurier came from a line of distinguished eccentrics.

Watling Street

From Celts to Roman and modern day - taking a ride on Watling Street

Watling Street is a historical route dating back to Celtic and Roman times. Join our writer as he takes a trip along the road.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

Everything you need to know about Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

The Duchess of Cornwall has never sought out the limelight, so how much do you really know about Camilla?

 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during their wedding ceremony in St George\'s Chapel at Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Owen Humphreys - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

POLL: What is your favorite Royal wedding?

Take our poll and let us know which Royal Wedding is your favorite.

The Duke (1894 - 1972) and Duchess of Windsor (1896 - 1986) arrive by train in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 16th December 1964,

Wallis Simpson and the royal title that can't be used again

... And all because Edward VIII abdicated his throne for the woman he loved.

Happy Birthday Colonel Tom Moore! A British national treasure.

Queen Elizabeth promotes Captain Tom to Colonel on his 100th birthday

Honorary Colonel Tom Moore tuns 100 today having raised over £30 million for the health service to help battle COVID-19.

Elizabeth Woodville

Did Henry VIII's grandmother Elizabeth Woodville die of plague

Does the discovered letter from 1511 prove that the White Queen died from the plague?

Chasing the red dragon in Wales

Dana Huntley explores the heritage of Wales and examines what makes the small nation a great one.

Captain Robert Scott, \"Scott of the Antarctic\".

Everything you need to know about Robert Falcon Scott

On January 17, 1912, Captain Robert Scott, "Scott of the Antarctic's" expedition arrives at the South Pole, one month after Roald Amundsen. Discover facts about the life and death of polar explorer 'Scott of the Antarctic'.

A coach stopped outside an inn.

Travel through time at England's coaching inns

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

Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Anne attend a function at the Hotel Imperial in Vienna, during a State Visit to Austria, 7th May 1969

Why do only some Royals wear tiaras

Have you ever wondered why only some royals wear tiaras and others never have? We know!

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth checks in with New Zealand's Prime Minister

Queen Elizabeth is checking on Commonwealth countries around the world.

Author and playwright Oscar Wilde.

The life of Oscar Wilde in his own words

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

Princes Street Castle, Edinburgh.

A room with a view - taking in the historic Scottish city of Edinburgh

Welcome to Edinburgh, Auld Reekie, the Athens of the North, the seat of Scottish culture and center of its history for the past 600 years.

Iffley Lock on the River Thames. Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Get outta town - the River Thames and the Chilterns

The River Thames is so much more than just a London waterway. Lets get on the road!

Great Fire of London.

The Great Fire of London over 350 years later

Over 350 years later, London’s landscape still shows evidence of the Great Fire of 1666.

Zara Tindall attends the 2019 Magic Millions official draw at Surfers Paradise Foreshore on January 08, 2019 in Gold Coast, Australia

Five surprising Royal hobbies

We follow their every move, but what do the Royals do when they're off duty? Here's a look at some of the more surprising royal hobbies.

Prince Harry

Prince Harry reads Thomas the Tank Engine

Have you seen this clip of Prince Harry reading Thomas the Tank Engine?

Former British prime minister Winston Churchill.

Remembering Britain's WWII hero Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill, an icon to many, and certainly the United Kingdom's most revered Prime Minister, funeral recalled.

Worcester Cathedral, on the banks of the river Severn

The best cathedrals in England

Each of these provincial ecclesiastical fortresses merits a place on our list of the ten best cathedrals in England

Lady Carnarvon with three of her family\'s seven dogs

The Real Downton Abbey: we chat to Lady Carnarvon of Highclere Castle

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?

The cover of British Heritage Travel\'s May / June 2020 issue!

Get in gear for summer 2020 with the latest issue of British Heritage Travel magazine

The British Isles the May / June issue of British Heritage Magazine has something for everyone.

Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she attends a dinner at the Corinthia Palace Hotel in Attard in November 27, 2015 near Valletta, Malta. Queen Elizabeth II, The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall arrived today to attend the Commonwealth Heads of State Summit. (Photo by Toby Melville -Pool/Getty Images)

What does Queen Elizabeth eat everyday?

Is Queen Elizabeth's diet the secret to her good health?

The Crawley women of Downton Abbey.

Will there be another Downton Abbey movie?

There will be if Hugh Bonneville has anything to do with it 

Edinburgh Skyline, Balmoral Clocktower, Scotland.

Visiting Scotland - ten places you have to see

For a different side of Britain, head up north, to the wonderful Scotland.

A traditional English cream tea scone with jam and cream.

A truly British delight, a special scone recipe

The scone undoubtedly, the perfect British treat. Clotted cream, jam, butter? However, you take yours this recipe is dreamy.

Did you know House MD is British?! He\'s a beloved comic British actor and music Hugh Laurie.

Stars you thought were from the US... but are actually British

Think you know everything there is to know about your favourite stars? Think again.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge speaks with military veterans now working for the NHS as he visits Evelina London Children\'s Hospital to launch a nationwide programme to help veterans find work in the NHS on January 18, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Prince William and Stephen Fry join forces!

Prince William and Stephen Fry have joined forces - and the result is hilarious.

Prince Edward With His Mother The Queen At The Royal Windsor Horse Show

What Does Prince Edward's new title really mean?

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?

2nd June 1953: Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh wave at the crowds from the balcony at Buckingham Palace.

Queen Elizabeth reveals where her father hid The Crown Jewels during WWII

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.

Olivia Colman as Queen Anne

What you need to know about The Favourite's Queen Anne

Olivia Colman may play the monarch in the movie The Favourite, but what do we need to know about the real Queen Anne?

A view of Winchester Cathedral on a winter\'s evening

Queen Emma of Normandy found buried In Winchester Castle

Are the remains of Queen Emma of Normandy among the 1,300 bones found at Winchester Cathedral?

Circa 1307, Edward II of England (1284-1327).

King Edward II and Piers Gaveston, the real story of the King and his husband

The relationship between King Edward II and Piers Gaveston is one of the most infamous menages a trois in British royal history.

Jacqueline Onassis (1929 - 1994), wife of Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis and former wife of assassinated US president John F Kennedy, at London Airport.

JFK and Jackie insulted Queen Elizabeth at royal dinner

How accurate is the The Crown's depiction of the 1961 meeting of the Kennedys and Queen Elizabeth II?

Unknown actress looking back at a man following her in a scene from the film \'Jack The Ripper\', 1959. (Photo by Paramount/Getty Images)

Who was Jack the Ripper?

Jack the Ripper is one of Britain's most notorious and mysterious figures. Who was he?

Queen Victoria.

The legacy of Queen Victoria and her 60-year reign

Queen Victoria ruled Britain for over 60 years, but just what effect did her reign have on her subjects?

Queen Elizabeth II attends a reception for winners of The Queen\'s Awards for Enterprise, at Buckingham Palace on July 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Does the Queen use secret signals to communicate with her staff?

The Queen reportedly has a number of secret hand signals. Did you know about them?

Union Jack, the United Kingdom flag flying next to Westminster and Big Ben.

Top tips to know before you visit Britain

Planning a trip to Britain? Here are some things to think about while you're over there.


Vacation in Britain and see it like a local

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.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leads a bull around a pen as he visits Darnford Farm in Banchory near Aberdeen on September 6, 2019 in Aberdeen, Scotland. The Prime Minister travelled to Aberdeenshire visiting Peterhead fish market and a farm to coincide with the publication of Lord Bew’s Review and the announcement of additional funding for Scottish farmers. He is expected to stay overnight at Balmoral with the Queen.  (Photo by Andrew Milligan - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Awesome Aberdeenshire!

Have you been to Aberdeenshire?

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Louis of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge during Trooping The Colour, the Queen\'s annual birthday parade, on June 8, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Happy Birthday Prince Louis!

Prince Louis celebrates his birthday today.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales.

The royal tradition that ended with Prince Charles

There was one royal tradition that ended with the birth of Prince Charles, and it may surprise you 

October 1985: British prime minister Margaret Thatcher looking pensive at the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool.

Everything you need to know about Margaret Thatcher

On Feb 11, 1975, Margaret Thatcher defeats Edward Heath for the leadership of the British Conservative Party.

A history of Eleanor of Aquitaine

Eleanor of Aquitaine was a major figure in the middle ages and a prominent figure in women's history. So what do we need to know about this remarkable woman?

This 1849 vintage print features the portrait of William Shakespeare.

Was William Shakespeare a fraud?

On this day in 1616 the most famous playwright in the world, William Shakespeare passed away. However, is everything we know about him true?

Fosse Way: Stow on the wold in the English Cotswolds

Follow the Roman road, explore the Fosse Way

Follow the Roman Road from Exeter to Lincoln and walk through years of history - ramble the Fosse Way.

Queen Elizabeth

Buckingham Palace has shared some rare footage of Queen Elizabeth

The Royal Family have shared a special video.

The voice of Harry Potter audiobooks, Stephen Fry.

This story from Stephen Fry about Harry Potter is brilliant

Silky-voiced Stephen Fry old the most brilliant story about recording the Harry Potter audiobooks.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip leave 10 Downing Street in London after having dinner with Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965), the British Prime Minister and his wife.

Queen Elizabeth II and Winston Churchill's unlikely friendship

The pair enjoyed a deep and enduring friendship despite their differences.

Gibson Mill, a 19th-century former cotton mill, in secluded woodland at Hardcastle Crags, near Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, England.

A history of the British cotton industry

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?

Queen Elizabeth

Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth!

Queen Elizabeth turns 94 years old today.

 Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh smiles during a visit to the headquarters of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force\'s (RAuxAF) 603 Squadron on July 4, 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Danny Lawson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Prince Philip steps out of retirement

Prince Philip has released a statement

Kate Middleton, aka Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.

Did you know Kate Middleton will inherit this title when the Queen dies?

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

Mermaid Street in the Cinque Port town of Rye in East Sussex, UK

Are these the prettiest streets in Britain?

Are these the prettiest streets in Britain, get the cameras ready because we think so 

Queen Elizabeth II prepares to greet Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev at Buckingham Palace on November 4, 2015 in London, England. The President of Kazakhstan is in the UK on an official visit as a guest of the British Government. He is accompanied by his wife and daughter, Dariga Nazarbayeva, who is also the Deputy Prime Minister. (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth's COVID-19 birthday plans

This year is set to be an outlier for Her Majesty as she's forced to stay safe at home in Windsor Castle during the coronavirus outbreak.

Newlyn Tidal Observatory, the home of mean sea level, from which all height measurements in mainland Britain begin

Iconic old Cornish hut, Newlyn Tidal Observatory, with national importance

Have you ever heard of Newlyn Tidal Observatory? This idyllic spot is where the British Ordnance Survey measures its sea levels.

Queen Elizabeth II, or Gan Gan as Prince George calls her.

Surprising nicknames The Royals use with each other

The Royals are just like any other family, which means they all have nicknames for each other, yes, even Queen Elizabeth!

Vintage engraving showing a detail of the Bayeux Tapestry, the Battle of Hastings and the Death of King Harold

The effect the Battle of Hastings had on British history

In one battle, William the Conqueror led the Normans in sweeping away Anglo-Saxon rule.

Prat, git and dodgy pillock! Insult your friends in a manner that would make David Jason\'s character in Only Fools and Horses, Del Boy,  proud.

How many of these British insults do you know?

Why bother telling someone they’re a dummy when you can just call them a "daft git"?

Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh with their two children, Prince Charles and Princess Anne in the grounds of Clarence House, London.

Watch: The Royal Family in Scotland in 1955?

The Royal Family has always shared a special relationship with Scotland and its people and this British Pathe footage from 1955 shows just that.

In the spirit of this edition\'s Literary Britain, I\'m dedicating Around Town to specific places from novels set in the capital.

Literary Britain - uncovering the fiction of London

Discover specific locations from wonderful novels you'll find around the great city of London.

Bonnie Prince Charlie.

In the footsteps of Bonnie Prince Charlie

Taking the High Road from Inverness to the Isle of Skye.

The grand lost gardens of England

Visions of a secret paradise only partially found.

Land of cider apples, Offa’s Dyke and ancient battles - touring the Welsh Marches

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.

The Great Gate at Hampton Court Palace.

The ghosts of the Tudors at the Palace of Hampton Court

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.

British Labour politician and newspaper proprietor Robert Maxwell (1923 - 1991) being shown around the House of Commons library by Tam Dayell before the opening of Parliament.

Why do British politicians earn so much money?

Ever wondered why it is British Politicians make so much money? Read more to find out.

St. Paul\'s Cathedral, in London.

Wren’s churches - England's greatest architect at work

When the Great Fire of London that Samuel Pepys witnessed had burned out, England’s greatest architect Christopher Wren got right to work.

Illustration of a Bonnie Prince Charlie ,Charles Edward Stuart

Jacobite Dreams & Bonnie Prince Charlie

Dana Huntley takes us through the rise and fall of Bonnie Prince Charlie's rebellion 

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

Elizabeth I slept here - a look at the Queen's summer progresses

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.

 Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex speaks to the media at Windsor Castle following the birth of his son on May 06, 2019 in Windsor, United Kingdom. Meghan, Duchess of Sussex gave birth to a baby boy weighing 7lbs 3oz at 05:26 BST. (Photo by Steve Parsons - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Prince Harry jumps on a group call!

Prince Harry is spreading the love on this group call.

Stuck at home? Take a virtual tour of Britain!

Take a virtual tour of Britains top tourist attractions during quarantine

As the coronavirus pandemic is really hampering our British travel plans in 2020 we decided to pull together some ingenious virtual tours of Britain's top attractions.

Queen Mary Tudor.

Was Mary Tudor really England's most hated Queen?

Who was Mary Tudor and why was she the world's most unhappy Queen?

A panoramic view of the River Thames, spanning from Tower Bridge to the Shard. The still water offers a perfect reflection of the city skyline.

Visiting the Royal Palaces of London

All you need to know about London's five royal palaces, and some expert advice on how to make the most of your time there.

Detail from a mosaic at Chedworth Roman Villa. 

Sites of Roman Britain - villas, towns and forts

Occupied by the Romans from the 1st to the 4th century, Roman historic sites abound in modern Britain. Here's where to found them.

Queen Elizabeth II, Patron of the CGF attends the Opening Ceremony for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park on July 23, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Throwback: Queen Elizabeth and 007 join forces!

Have you seen this clip of Queen Elizabeth and 007?

Has the Titanic II project run out of steam or will we still see a 2018 maiden voyage?

The last letter written on board the doomed Titanic

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.

On April 3, 1912, Titanic arrived in Southampton after departing from Belfast

Titanic and Southampton - the special relationship between the two

We look at the special relationship the city has with the ill-fated liner, which sunk on this day, April 15, 1912.

Queen Elizabeth II dubs Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales, in 1969.

God bless the Prince of Wales

A history, swashbuckling exploits and symbolic splendor of the role created in 1284 and carried out today by Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth's eldest son.

Stonehenge, Salisbury.

What is it that makes Stonehenge's stone circles so magical

While Stonehenge does not make Britain's other stone circles in size or setting it remains one of Britain's most fascinating tourist attractions and here's why...

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex wearing a Oura Health fitness tracker ring and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex walk at South Melbourne Beach on October 18, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. BeachPatrol is a network of volunteers who are passionate about keeping Melbourne\'s beaches and foreshores clear of litter to reduce the negative impact of litter on the marine environment and food chain, and provide a safe environment for the public to enjoy their local beach.The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on their official 16-day Autumn tour visiting cities in Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

The hobby that Prince Harry may have to give up

Prnce Harry might have to take a raincheck.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia (1892 - 1975) upon their arrival in Addis Ababa, during a State Visit to Ethiopia, February 1965. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Have You Seen This Footage Of Queen Elizabeth In Ethiopia?

Have you seen this footage of Queen Elizabeth in Ethiopia?

Butlering with the best - beyond the green baize door

“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.

John Wesley, the founding father of the Methodist Church, pulled from fire.

John Wesley: Pulled from the fire

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.

COVID-19: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson released from hospital

Having tested positive for the coronavirus and pending three nights in intensive care Boris Johnson has been released from hospital and has thanked health care workers for saving his life.

Balmoral Castle, Ballateer, United Kingdom.

Inside Balmoral Castle - Queen Elizabeth II's holiday home

Queen Elizabeth will be setting off on her holidays to Balmoral Castle very soon. How much do you know about this incredible place?

Like many of the tiny cove beaches along the Penwith coast, the fine sands and azure waters of the beach at Porthcurno give a Mediterranean flavor to southern Cornwall.

The Cliffs of Penwith - Cairns, quoits and kitsch at the tip of Cornwall

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.

Variety of cheese on wicker tray.

Say cheese! Celebrating one of Britain’s oldest and most delicious foods

Cheese anyone? Join us as we take a look at what makes English cheese so special.

British Conservative Party politician and Prime Minsiter of the United Kingdom Margaret Thatcher (1925 - 2013) at the Conservative Party Conference in Brighton, UK, 10th October 1980. (Photo by Colin Davey/Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Who is your favorite British Prime Minister?

There have been some fascinating British Prime Ministers over the years. Here's some of the more notable ones.

Britain's forgotten railways

Check out this clip!

Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with Brian O\'Driscoll , Irish rugby captain before a State Dinner at Dublin Castle, on May 18, 2011 in Dublin.

How does Queen Elizabeth remember everyone's name?

Queen Elizabeth spends a huge amount of time meeting people. At 93 years old, how on earth does she remember their names?

Glencoe which inspired The Red Wedding

Game of Thrones Real Life UK Inspirations

Did you know that Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin took inspiration for the series from several UK locations? Here's the real life locations that inspired Game of Thrones

Diana’s Legacy: A Modernized Monarchy

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

Plymouth, in south west England.

Plymouth: Britain’s Ocean City

Explore The Barbican and play bowls on The Hoe with Drake.

British Aviator: Amy Johnson.

Amy Johnson: The incredible life of a pioneer aviator

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.

Sealed Knot

What is the Sealed Knot and why is it important?

Named after the 17th gang of rebels, it's the oldest re-enactment society in the UK. But what is the Sealed Knot and why is re-enacting the past so important?

Abandoned Windmill on norfolk broads at sunset.

From Constable Country to The Wash - discovering East Anglia

To the northeast of London, bulging into the North Sea, the ancient kingdom of the East Angles seems quickly a world apart.

Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900 - 1979), with his nephew Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in Royal Marines uniforms at the regiment\'s barracks at Eastney, Hampshire, 27th October 1965

Why Prince Philip never became First Sea Lord

First Sea Lord is the highest position in the British navy, and Prince Philip couldn't take on the role because of his wife

In this photo illustration Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge are seen in conversation with Casterton Primary Academy students via video chat on April 09, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Covid-19 won't stop William and Kate

Covid-19 hasn't slowed William and Kate down.

The monument of Glenfinnan, Lochaber.

A Scottish road trip in search of Brigadoon

Dana Huntley went on a 715-mile road trip through the Western Highlands and discovered the most spectacular landscape he’s ever seen.

John Knox statue at Haddington.

John Knox - the Scottish religious reformer

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.

Aberdulais Falls,  in South Wales

Aberdulais Falls - Where the waterfall powers hydro-history

How Aberdulais,  in South Wales weathered a 400-year navigation of industrial change and is now a wonderful attraction worth diving in to!

 Prince Charles, Prince of Wales reads the weather in the Six O\'Clock studio during a tour of the BBC Scotland Headquarters where they met staff to celebrate sixty years of BBC Scotland Television on May 10, 2012 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Andrew Milligan - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Prince Charles reads the weather forecast!

Prince Charles...The weatherman!

WW2 Codebreakers: Bletchley Park activities revealed in unique footage - The Hidden Film.

World War II British spy centre releases rare 11-minute home movie

Bletchley Park, the British Spy Center of the Second World War, has released rare silent footage of the MI6 staff members from the code-breaking facility.

Princess Elizabeth and her sister Princess Margaret (1930 - 2002) at the Royal Lodge, Windsor, UK, 8th July 1946.

WATCH: The Royal Family's photocall from 1947

Have you seen this wonderful footage of the Royal Family's photo call in 1947?

Portrait of Rear Admiral William Bligh.

The famed despot behind the mutiny on the Bounty, Lt. William Bligh

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.

From its headwaters on Ben Lui, the river gains momentum flowing into Loch Tay, then at Perth begins to broaden into the Firth of Tay.

Gateway to the Scottish heartland - River Tay

In the early part of the 13th century, an English cleric wrote; “Great Tay, through Perth, through towns, through country flies, Perth the whole Kingdom with her wealth supplies.”

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit a local farming family, the Woodleys, on October 17, 2018 in Dubbo, Australia. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on their official 16-day Autumn tour visiting cities in Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)

Harry and Meghan reveal plans for their new charity

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have revealed their latest plans

Queen Elizabeth II after her coronation ceremony in Westminster Abbey, London. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Royal decade in British Pathé technicolor

Have you seen this footage of the Royal decade following Queen Elizabeth's coronation?

Queen Elizabeth II addresses the nation in a special broadcast to the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth in relation to the Coronavirus outbreak on April 05, 2020.

Queen Elizabeth has addressed the nation

Queen Elizabeth has addressed the nation regarded COVID-19.

The city\'s 14th-century walls enclose a remarkable trove of history and architecture. Monk’s Bar, dead ahead, contains a museum of the infamous King Richard III, who was something of a local hero.

Steeped in Roman and Viking history - the proud city of York

Eboracum to Jorvik to York - Where the streets are called gates, the gates are called bars and the bars are called pubs.

circa 1965: British mystery author Agatha Christie (1890-1976) autographing French editions of her books.

The literary world of Agatha Christie

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

Britain\'s Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a speech on domestic priorities at the Science and Industry Museumon July 27, 2019 in Manchester, England. The PM announced that the government will back a new rail route between Manchester and Leeds. (Photo by Rui Vieira - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Boris Johnson admitted to hospital with coronavirus struggles

Boris Johnson has been hospitalized due to his ongoing battle with coronavirus.

Peterloo Massacre, by Hablot Knight Browne.

What was the Peterloo Massacre?

A peaceful protest which turned violent when private militia were set upon 60,000 protesters in Manchester - killing 18 and injuring over 650

The English Game lands on Netflix.

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes new series The English Game lands on Netflix

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes has teamed up with Netflix to create a new six-part drama based around football, called The English Game.

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston leave after marrying in St George\'s Chapel on May 18, 2019 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Andrew Parsons - WPA Pool/Getty Images

Who Is Lady Gabriella Windsor?

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?

Haltwhistle is still literally the center of Britain

In the heart of Roman Wall Country, the Northumbrian market town bristles with pride.

Queen Elizabeth with, on the left, her daughter Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and on the right Princess Margaret (1930 - 2002), in the garden at Windsor Castle during WW II. (Photo by Lisa Sheridan/Studio Lisa/Getty Images)

WATCH: A young Queen Elizabeth plays at home

Have you seen this footage of Queen Elizabeth playing as a young child in Windsor?

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend The Queen\'s Birthday Party at the British Ambassadorial Residence on the first day of their visit to Germany on July 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. The royal couple are on a three-day trip to Germany that includes visits to Berlin, Hamburg and Heidelberg. (Photo by Matthias Nareyek - Pool/Getty Images)

William and Kate's message to the NHS

William and Kate have shared a message of support for the NHS

Queeh Victoria.

The secrets of Queen Victoria

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.

Kate Middleton and Queen Elizabeth.

Did someone really pull a pizza prank on Buckingham Palace?

We hear about a lot of weird and wonderful stories coming from the UK, but this one may just take the cake...Or maybe the pizza?

Lover of all things English, the Irish American President John F. Kennedy.

Was JFK more British than he was Irish?

America’s most famous Irish son loved all things English, so it possible he was a anglophile?

York Minster

Five of our favourite things to do in York

York is one of the UK's premier travel destinations. It combines history, culture, and architecture to make it something special.

 John Brown (1827 - 1883), servant and confidant of Queen Victoria.

The truth about Queen Victoria's relationship with John Brown

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

Mist surrounds Salisbury Cathedral as dawn breaks in Salisbury on October 10, 2018 in Wiltshire, England.

What to do in Salisbury city

Salisbury is home to some of Britain's oldest treasures and is well worth a visit.

Ely Castle

A day in Ely, England's second-smallest city

Ely is a gorgeous cathedral town. Join us as we take a trip!

Quarry Bank Mill\'s, Apprentice House, in Wilmslow.

Weaving life at Quarry Bank Mill

Explore the hard lives of workers and families of Georgian England at the Quarry Bank Mill's, Apprentice House, in Wilmslow.

River Wye, Old Roman Bridge and Cathedral, Hereford, Herefordshire, England.

Hereford: Queen of The Marches

Just what we imagine a small cathedral city ought to be.

Sir Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral.

The incredible life of Sir Thomas Becket and his gruesome murder

Sir Thomas Becket changed from being a 'patron of play-actors and a follower of hounds to being a shepherd of souls.'

Queen Elizabeth II presents the Chatham House Prize 2019 to Sir David Attenborough at the Royal institute of International Affairs, Chatham House on November 20, 2019 in London Colney, England. (Photo by Eddie Mulholland - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth and David Attenborough

Have you seen this clip?

Queen Elizabeth II at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 press day at Chelsea Flower Show on May 20, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Geoff Pugh - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

How much does the Royal Family cost the British taxpayer?

A report in 2019 revealed that Queen Elizabeth II and her family cost the British people £67 million during the previous year.

Visit living British history at open-air museums

Immerse yourself in more than 2,000 years of British history at some of the finest open-air museums in the world.

Lady in hoop skirt, rococo era, c. 1780. Hand colored wood engraving, published c. 1880.

An 18th-century woman’s dressing routine

Have you ever wondered how long it took an 18th-century lady to get dressed?

Connecting the Union Canal with the Forth & Clyde Canal, the unique Falkirk Wheel draws half a million visitors a year.

All Aboard the Falkirk Wheel, in central Scotland

The only rotating boat lift in the world, connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal.

Princess Beatrice of York attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City.

Will Princess Beatrice's title change after her wedding?

Princess Beatrice announced her engagement last week, but will her title change once she's married to Edoardo Mappeli Mozzi? 

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales waves as he attends the Royal Cornwall Show on June 07, 2018 in Wadebridge, United Kingdom. (Photo by Tim Rooke - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Prince Charles has shared an update

Prince Charles appears to be on the mend.

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh tours the Brompton bicycle factory on November 28, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by WPA Pool - Toby Melville /Getty Images)

Happy April Fools! Did you know Prince Philip was such a comedian?

Prince Philip is known as a joker. Have a look at this compilation showing some of his best

At the court of King Alfred of England (848/849 - 899). Lithograph from my archive, published in 1852.

Who was Alfred The Great, King of Wessex?

He was one of the Empire's greatest rulers, but who exactly was Alfred The Great?

Salcombe Harbor in Devon, taken just after sunset on a summer\'s evening.

Exploring Devon and Cornwall

Are you planning a visit to the UK and wondering what to do in Devon and Cornwall? Let us help plan your visit

Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex wave as they leave Windsor Castle after their wedding to attend an evening reception at Frogmore House, hosted by the Prince of Wales on May 19, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Steve Parsons - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Is this Harry and Meghan's final Instagram post?

Could this be their final goodbye?

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and emergency ambulance pilot.

Prince William wants to fight Covid-19 as NHS ambulance pilot

The Duke of Cambridge wants to return to his former career as a helicopter pilot to Britain's National Health Service deal with the Coronavirus outbreak.

Circa 1835: English poet and author of \'Wuthering Heights\', Emily Bronte (1818 - 1848). Original artwork painted by Charlotte Bronte.

The Brontë Sisters and their inspirations

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?

Historic battlefields across Britain

The fields where war was waged are historic and poignant.

Queen Elizabeth

Is this Queen Elizabeth's finest speech?

Could this be Queen Elizabeth's best speech?

9th November 1984: The Queen Mother (1900 - 2002) at a Remembrance Sunday memorial service

The Queen Mother's Favourite Tipple

Channel your inner royal by bidding on The Queen Mother's unused cases of Graham's Port 1977

Queen Elizabeth II with Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh at the state opening of British Parliament.

WATCH: Incredible footage of the Queen addressing Westminster

Have a look at this amazing footage of Queen Elizabeth addressing Westminster in 1966

Q&A with Victoria TV series Jenna Coleman

The former Doctor Who star talks about becoming Queen Victoria playing the iconic role and massive reaction the TV series Victoria had.

The Darling Buds of May: H.E. Bates’ story of country life in the Garden of England during the 1950s captures the idyllic charms of English rural life.

Follow the trail of the Darling Buds of May through the British countryside

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 Elizabeth II applauds enthusiastically as her husband, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, tackles the obstacle course for coaches at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

The Royal Family clap for the NHS

Have you seen this footage of the Royals clapping the NHS?

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has covid-19

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for Covid-19

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus as the outbreak continues to spread across the United Kingdom.

Part of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom, UK, circa 1960. Possibly St Edward\'s Crown. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)

Have you seen this footage of The Crown Jewels?

The Crown Jewels are consistently held up as one of the most impressive collections of their kind.

A promo shot for the TV show, Foyle\'s War.

Foyle's War - the most missed British TV show of the 21st century

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 

Queen Elizabeth II arrives for the state banquet in her honour at Schloss Bellevue palace on the second of the royal couple\'s four-day visit to Germany on June 24, 2015 in Berlin, Germany

The reign of Queen Elizabeth II

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?

Rosslyn Chapel, Chapel Loan, Roslin.

Scotland's mysterious Rosslyn Chapel

Long the focus of folklore and legend, including Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code, what about an email from Mary Magdalene? Why not?!

Iona is an Inner Hebrides Scottish island off the Isle of Mull west coast of Scotland, it\'s a popular tourist destination known for the abbey

Exploring the magical Isle of Iona

The isle of Iona is one of Scotland's best-kept secrets and most stunning tourist attractions.

Circa 1805: Viscount Horatio Nelson (1758 - 1805), British admiral, wearing the uniform in which he was fatally wounded.

The personal life of Admiral Horatio Nelson

At the National Maritime Museum's Nelson Gallery, visitors catch a glimpse of the personality of England's greatest naval warrior Admiral Horatio Nelson

The famous London diarist, Samuel Pepys.

The amazing London of Samuel Pepys

For four decades the gadabout diarist reported on the epic events of London city, most notably the Great Fire of London.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the telephone to Queen Elizabeth II for her Weekly Audience during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic at 10 Downing Street on March 25, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Andrew Parsons-WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth shares an iconic photo of her and Boris Johnson

Have you seen this iconic photo of Queen Elizabeth and Boris Johnson?

World War II vet, Harry Fenn (95): \"I served my country and did my duty, now it\'s your duty to sit on the couch.\"

WWII D-Day vets plead with British to stay at home to fight Covid-19

"I served my country and did my duty, now it's your duty to sit on the couch."

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip on their wedding day.

WATCH: Incredible footage of Queen Elizabeth on her wedding day

Have you seen this amazing footage of Queen Elizabeth's wedding day? Take a look!

A crown seized by British troops at the battle of Maqdala in 1868 in Ethiopia is pictured at an exhibition, “Maqdala 1868: A Reflection on the 1868 Siege and Battle at Maqdala,\" at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Ethiopia wants treasures like this to be returned, part of a growing call for the restitution of treasures taken by European countries during the imperial age

Britain refuses to return ancient Ethiopian treasures

The British Museum has once again refused to return ancient artifacts from the Ethiopian Orthodox church even though, under Ethiopian traditions, nobody except holy men are allowed to view them.

An illustration of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania.

How a 104-year-old telegraph machine was recovered from the Lusitania shipwreck

Tragic WWII passenger ship sunk in 18 minutes killed 1,198 souls. American owner and team work to uncover secrets of the wreck.

Prince Harry and Queen Elizabeth

The Royal Tradition that has been hit hardest by coronavirus

This Royal Tradition is no more due to the coronavirus.

Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales.

Prince Charles tests positive for Coronavirus COVID-19

The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles has tested positive for Coronavirus, Clarence House has confirmed.

What to do in Canterbury

A roundup of what to do, where to go, and what you have to see in Canterbury

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on the Royal Britannia.

Honeymoons and holidays - How much do you know about the Royal Yacht Britannia?

The Royal Yacht Britannia served the Queen for 44 years from its launch on April 16th, 1953 until it was decommissioned in 1997.

Buckingham Palace.

The History of Buckingham Palace

The English monarchy has lived at Buckingham Palace since the reign of Queen Victoria, but how much do you know about its history?

 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gives his daily COVID 19 press briefing at Downing Street on March 22, 2020 in London, England. Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to at least 182 countries, claiming over 10,000 lives and infecting hundreds of thousands more. (Photo by Ian Vogler-WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Boris Johnson has ordered the UK to go into complete lockdown

Boris Johnson made a statement last night. Here's what he said.

Barrage balloons over London during World War II.

Will Britain's WWII Blitz Spirit get them through the COVID-19 pandemic

What does the Second World War term Blitz Spirit mean? And why is it brought up during every public crisis that hits the UK?

Portrait of Mary I of England, Queen of England and Ireland from July 1553 until her death

Who was Queen Mary I?

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?

Queen Elizabeth I.

The truth behind the reign of Queen Elizabeth I

On this day, Jan 15, the coronation of Queen Elizabeth took place, but was this monarch's reign fraught with lies?

The nave and chancel of St Botolph\'s church in Boston Lincolnshire.The church is commonly known as Boston Stump

The history of St. Botolph's & John Cotton

How a church in Lincolnshire inspired the city of Boston and the story of John Cotton

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, a painting by John Collier.

The legacy of Anthony Ashley-Cooper the Victorian social reformer

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.

 The Band of the Coldstream Guards form up around the main gate of Buckingham Palace during the Changing of the Guard ceremony on April 20, 2011 in London, England. Soldiers guard Queen Elizabeth II and other royals at Buckingham Palace in a 24 hour rotation with a ceremonial hand over at 11.30 in the morning. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid - WPA Pool /Getty Images)

A member of staff at Buckingham Palace has tested positive for coronavirus

A member of staff at Buckingham Palace has tested positive for coronavirus. Here's the details.

Princess Eugenie.

Everything you need to know about Princess Eugenie for her Birthday!

Wishing a very Happy Birthday to Princess Eugenie Victoria Helena of York!

11th June 1953: Princess Mary the Princess Royal (left) with Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother (1900 - 2002) and Prince Charles and Princess Anne on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

What you need to know about Princess Mary, The Princess Royal

She's the Queen's aunt and a character in the new Downton Abbey movie, but who was Princess Mary?

White cliffs of Dover viewed from cross channel ferry, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The White Cliffs of Dover - Everything you need to know

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.

A copy of the Magna Carta can be seen in Christ Church, Dublin, Ireland.

What is the Magna Carta? Everything you need to know

It formed the basis for America's Bill of Rights but what is the Magna Carta, and how did the Great Charter come to be?

Visitors celebrate summer solstice and the dawn of the longest day of the year at Stonehenge on June 21, 2019 in Amesbury, England. Visitors and modern day druids gather at the 5,000 year old stone circle in Wiltshire to see the sunrise on the Summer Solstice dawn in a tradition dating back thousands of years. The solstice sunrise marks the start of the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. (Photo by Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images)

Stonehenge Spring Equinox cancelled due to Coronavirus

Hundreds have been left disappointed as the Stonehenge Spring Equinox is cancelled.

British comedians Eric Idle, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Terry Jones and Michael Palin in a scene from \'Monthy Python and the Holy Grail\', directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones, 1975 (Photo by Warner Bros./Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

British Films; 5 of the classics

Now more than ever we have ample time to sit back and enjoy these classic British films.

The plague of Florence, in 1348.

The COVID-19 pandemic isn't the first the British Royal family have weathered

The world is currently battling the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Here is a look back at the pandemics through history and how the Royal Family fared.

Queen Elizabeth II asks Britons to take action for "the greater good" amid COVID-19 pandemic

As Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, have self-isolated to Windsor Castle, to weather the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, she sent a message of support to her people.

The Princess of Wales with her sons William and Harry on the chair lift during a skiing holiday in Lech, Austria, April 1991. (Photo by Jayne Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images)

Diana, William, and Harry - magical moments

We take a look back at some of the defining moments throughout the late princess's life.

Badbury rings, near Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England

Exploring Dorchester and Thomas Hardy country

Perhaps the most complete literary landscape in Britain is the fictional region of Wessex, where late Victorian writer Thomas Hardy set all of his major novels.

Tandoori chicken is marinated in yoghurt and spices then roasted in a clay oven called a “tandoor.”

Britain's favourite dish - let's go for a curry

How Britain fell in love with Britain and Chicken Tikka Massala become the United Kingdom's official favorite dinner.

Horatio Nelson.

Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar

Lord Nelson was a brave and ferocious leader in war. Here's a fascinating account of his life.

Sculpture on beach.

The weird and wonderful Suffolk Coast

Welcome to the eccentric, exciting, weird and wonderful Suffolk coast.

Prince William addresses the nation on COVID-19 and the National Emergency Trust.

Prince William shows King-like reassurance in COVID-19 address

The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, was the first of the British Royal Family to address the nation amid the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Celebrity posing for paparazzi on red carpet - stock photo

The Great British Quiz...Can you name these British celebrities?

Let's have some fun - take our Great British Quiz!

Official photograph of Princess Elizabeth and her husband on honeymoon at Broadlands, Romsey, Hampshire.

Queen Elizabeth's first married home to become a museum

The Maltese Government have revealed their plans to turn the couple's first home into a museum.

Welsh prince Owain Glyndwr.

Owain Glyndwr's legendary fight for Wales

Welsh prince Owain Glyndwr arguably became the most famous and highly regarded figure in Welsh history.

 Princess Beatrice of York attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for New York Magazine)

Bad news for Princess Beatrice

Princess Beatrice has been hit with some more bad news.

Queen Elizabeth II and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit Chester Town Hall on June 14, 2018 in Chester, England. Meghan Markle married Prince Harry last month to become The Duchess of Sussex and this is her first engagement with the Queen. During the visit the pair will open a road bridge in Widnes and visit The Storyhouse and Town Hall in Chester. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Your Royal self-isolation guide: What are Queen Elizabeth's hobbies?

Just what are Queen Elizabeth's hobbies for this period of self-isolation?

Robert Pakington was a London merchant who became an MP in 1533.

Three of the best British historical mysteries

There are dozens of unsolved murders and curious causes throughout Britain's noted history, we take a look at three of the best.

Is Arundel, West Sussex, the best town in Britain?

Is Arundel the best town in Britain?

Queen Elizabeth in Ireland

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Here's our favorite photos of the Royals in Ireland

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Here's our favorite photos of the Royals in Ireland.

Queen Elizabeth II during a visit to the headquarters of MI5 at Thames House on February 25, 2020 in London, England. MI5 is the United Kingdom\'s domestic counter-intelligence and security agency. (Photo by Victoria Jones - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Covid-19 and the Royals; Everything we know so far

Covid-19 is sweeping across the globe at an alarming rate. Here's how it relates to the Royals.

Belfast City Hall

Seven reasons to visit Belfast

Are you planning a trip to Belfast soon? Here's a list with 7 things you have to do, some of which may surprise you.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with Jackie Kennedy and her children John Jr. and Caroline during the inauguration of Britain\'s Kennedy memorial at Runnymede.

WATCH: Footage of Queen Elizabeth honoring JFK

This extraordinary footage from the old British Pathé newsreels shows Queen Elizabeth paying tribute to President Kennedy. Have you seen it?

Queen Elizabeth II attends a service for the Order of the British Empire at St Paul\'s Cathedral on March 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Geoff Pugh - WPA Pool /Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth's advice on wearing a crown

Have you seen this charming clip?

Queen Elizabeth II.

WATCH: Queen Elizabeth plants a tree

Queen Elizabeth has proven no one is too old to swing a shovel. Take a look at this video.

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi attend the Portrait Gala at National Portrait Gallery on March 12, 2019 in London, England

Who Is Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi? What you need to know about Princess Beatrice's fiance

By now, you've surely heard the news that Princess Beatrice is getting married. But who is Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, her fiance?

Two pieces of battered fish on a plate with chips.

Where to find Britain's best fish & chips

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.

King\'s College at sunset, Cambridge.

Visiting Cambridge - a history lovers heaven

Cambridge - Undoubtedly one of Great Britain's best-kept secrets.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attend the Official Welcome Ceremony for the Royal Tour at the British Columbia Legislature on September 24, 2016 in Victoria, Canada. Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte are visiting Canada as part of an eight day visit to the country taking in areas such as Bella Bella, Whitehorse and Kelowna. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Prince George is doing his bit to fight coronavirus

Prince George is certainly trying his best to avoid coronavirus!

The Bismarck.

The hunt for World War II's Bismarck

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.

Full English Breakfast!

Full English - guide to a proper British fry up

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.

Queen Victoria (1819 - 1901).

Is this the last-known footage of Queen Victoria?

Newly unearthed footage of Queen Victoria in Ireland is clearer than any other thought to be in existence.

Ten of the best British war movies

Have you seen these classics? Here's 10 great British war movies that you need to check out.

Antique London\'s photographs: Changing of the guard, St James Palace.

The history of St. James's - the mall and park

It's been called the epicenter of modern Royal London, so Sandra Lawrence shows us around St James's Palace and surrounding attractions.

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 on March 9, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Harris - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Commonwealth Day 2020: In Photos

Have you seen these Commonwealth Day photos?

Queen Elizabeth\'s youngest son, Prince Edward.

Everything you need to know about Prince Edward, Queen Elizabeth II's third son

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.

King Richard III.

Unraveling the mystery of Richard III

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 three suns: The battle of Mortimer\'s Cross.

The battle of the three suns - Mortimer's Cross

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.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex smiles as the student Aker Okoye speaks during a special school assembly at the Robert Clack Upper School in Dagenham ahead of International Women’s Day (IWD) held on Sunday 8th March, on March 6, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Ben Stansall-WPA Pool/Getty Images)

WATCH: Meghan Markle has a new admirer!

Meghan Markle delivered a rousing speech for International Women's Day. But it was a cheeky 16 year old who stole the show.

Kathleen \'Kick\' Kennedy.

Forgotten love story: JFK's Sister Kick Kennedy & the Marquess of Hartington

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.

King\'s Cross St Pancras, London, home to the 9 3/4 platform from Harry Potter.

Famous British film locations

Lights, camera, action at places we love to recognize from the small and silver screens 

Bowl of Yorkshire pudding with green colour pottery.

Yorkshire Cuisine... and now for something completely different

Yorkshire's cuisine is renowned for a reason. Here's why.

Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom, with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Harold Wilson (1916 - 1995) at Waterloo Station, London, UK, 31st May 1965.

WATCH: 8 Things You Didn't Know About Queen Elizabeth

Did you know these facts about Queen Elizabeth?

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit Salthill GAA club and participate in some hurling and gaelic football on the third day of their first official visit to Ireland on March 5, 2020 in Galway, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Your Royal Roundup: In photos

The Royal Week. Here's our favorite photos.

Queen Elizabeth II wearing the State Crown and carrying the State orb in a Royal carriage after her Coronation ceremony. Original Publication: Picture Post - 6537 - The Coronation Of Queen Elizabeth - pub. 1953.

How much is St Edward's Coronation Crown worth?

How much does the coronation crown cost? Let's find out

Princess Diana (1961 - 1997) wearing an Escada coat with a hat by Philip Somerville at the naming of the patrol boat Vigilant on the Isle of Wight, December 1989

Paul Burrel reveals how badly Princess Diana was treated by her mother

The former Royal butler makes the claim that Diana's mother called her a "wh**e" in a documentary about the late Princess of Wales.

History of the Pilgrims and Puritans, their ancestry and descendants; basis of Americanization.

The Puritan migration - Albion's seed sets sail

Who were the Puritans? What do you know about them? We explore David Hackett Fischers' Albion's Seed.

Taking a cruise around the Northern Isles of Scotland

A British Heritage report from the stern of the Bridge Deck - seeing Britain from a cruiseliners luxury.

Day two of William and Kate's official visit to Ireland

The Royal couple caused quite a stir in a small Kildare town by visiting a local convenience store. 

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge.

Royal rules that are no longer enforced

Think you know all the rules of royal life? Think again, here's some royal rules that are no longer enforced the way they once were 

The King James Bible - still the word after 400 years

"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."

A promo shot for the 1995 BBC mini-series based on Jane Austen\'s Pride and Prejudice.

Q&A with Simon Langton, Director of the BBC's Pride and Prejudice

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.

1946: British politician Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965) wearing Royal Air Force uniform.

Why Winston Churchill is so fondly remembered In Missouri

The Winston Churchill Memorial and Library is located in Fulton, Missouri. Do you know why? Read more to find out.

The United Kingdom of beer - land of hops and glory

Beer in all its forms remains the national drink of Britain, predating by centuries the arrival of that upstart tea.

Samuel Pepys.

Who was Samuel Pepys: London's greatest diariest

He bore witness to some of London's most notable events, but who exactly was Samuel Pepys?

Prince William and Kate Middleton at the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin.

Meeting the leaders and Guinness - Kate and William's first day in Ireland

IrishCentral takes a look at the highlights of their first day in Ireland. 

Tower Bridge on the River Thames in London.

Happy 125th Birthday! The history of Tower Bridge

Happy Birthday Tower Bridge! After 125 years, we take a look at some of the defining moments in the history of Tower Bridge

William \'Billy\' Hill - the London Irish gangster who mentored the Kray twins

The London gangster who shaped the Kray Twins

London gangster William 'Billy' Hill helped shape the criminal career of the notorious Kray twins.

Iconic Britain - our favourite places

We asked our contributors to tell us a little bit about some of their favorite spots in Britain. Here's what they said.

Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Ireland on Tuesday.

Prince William and Kate Middleton arrive in Ireland for three-day visit

William and Kate will meet with visit Dublin, Meath, Kildare and Galway and take part in several engagements during the first Royal visit since Brexit.

British prime minister Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965) (centre) with Queen Elizabeth, King George VI (1895 - 1952), Princess Elizabeth (left) and Princess Margaret Rose (1930 - 2002) waving from the balcony of Buckingham Palace during VE Day celebrations. (Photo by Reg Speller/Getty Images)

King George at The Festival of Britain

The summer of 1951 was a special one in the UK. Why? The Festival of Britain

Tower Bridge, in London.

London - a cherished literary capital of the world

Writers have loved London for as long as London has existed. Here's a look into it's fascinating history.

Sun setting on Knowlton Church, in Cranborne.

Who were the Druids? A history of Druidism in Britain

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 

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex meets with Jon Bon Jovi and members of the Invictus Games Choir at Abbey Road Studios, where a single has been recorded for the Invictus Games Foundation on February 28, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Hannah McKay - WPA Pool / Gettyimages)

Prince Harry has joined forces with...Bon Jovi

Have you seen this clip of Prince Harry with Bon Jovi?

Edward Jenner.

Edward Jenner, the founder of immunology

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.

A day well spent, in Bath, England.

Top travel tips - 24 hours in Bath, England

It's one of the United Kingdom's most visited cities but what exactly can be achieved by spending 24 hours in Bath?

Leslie Mann, Dan Stevens, Isla Fisher and Dame Judi Dench star in Blythe Spirit.

Downton Abbey star in new Noel Coward Blythe Spirit movie

The classic comedy Noël Coward play about love that just won’t die is soon to be released to the silver screens in a movie starring Dan Stevens, Dame Judi Dench, and Isla Fisher.

Wells Cathedral, West front exterior.

England’s most medieval city has a small town feel

Compact and picturesque Wells makes a great visit.

Chatham on River Medway.

The River Medway: The river of Kent or Kentish river?

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?

Country manors in Britain that are well worth a visit

Family-friendly homes of gentry and merchant to visit on your next vacation in Britain.

Lindum Colonia - ecclesiastical powerhouse and Norman fortress

From the Iron Age to the Romans and into the Middle Ages - treasures left in Lincolnshire through the centuries.

Messing around on boats on Lake Windermere.

Rambling in The Lake District

The Lake District is one of Britain's most picturesque regions. Join us as we take a trip to it.

Queen Elizabeth II as she views the exhibition to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria

Can Queen Elizabeth Get Away With Murder?

Is Queen Elizabeth immune to the law? Lets find out...

How Kate Middleton Became Britain’s Queen of Style

Kate Middleton has always drawn admirers due to her stylish fashion sense. How did she become Britain's Queen of style?

Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, photographed at the 2020 BAFTAs.

Prince William and Kate reveal details of planned March visit to Ireland

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Counties Dublin, Meath, Kildare, and Galway during their March 2020 visit. 

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, with their children, Princess Charlotte and Prince George, enjoy a short private skiing break on March 3, 2016 in the French Alps, France. (Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images) (TERMS OF RELEASE - News editorial use only - it being acknowledged that news editorial use includes newspapers, newspaper supplements, editorial websites, books, broadcast news media and magazines, but not (by way of example) calendars or posters.)

It's ski season! Our favorite photos of the Royals on the slopes

The Royals love to ski. Here's our favorite photos of them on the slopes.

St George\'s Chapel in Windsor Castle, England, circa 1955. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Have you seen this footage of the Royal Family at church?

St. George's Chapel is one of the most iconic of its kind, and regularly plays host to members of the Royal Family.

Queen Elizabeth II reacts as she attends the State Opening of Parliament in the Houses of Parliament on October 14, 2019 in London, England. The Queen\'s speech is expected to announce plans to end the free movement of EU citizens to the UK after Brexit, new laws on crime, health and the environment. (Photo by Paul Ellis - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Does Queen Elizabeth Watch The Crown?

Does Queen Elizabeth watch The Crown? Lets find out!

23rd September 1975: The Duchess of Windsor (nee Bessie Wallis Warfield) (1896 - 1986), dining with friends at the Paris nightclub Maxim\'s

Wallis Simpson refused to return family heirlooms claims Lord Mountbatten's daughter

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

Ponden Hall

The house that inspired Wuthering Heights is for sale

Do you want to live in the house that inspired Wuthering Heights and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall? Because Ponden Hall is for sale 

Touring the peaks in the footsteps of Jane Austen's Lizzie Bennet

Jane Austen knew the Peak District and the journey of Ms. Elizabeth Bennett in Pride and Prejudice illustrates that brilliantly.

Q&A with Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes

An interview with our favorite storyteller, Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes ahead of the movie launch and his latest book release 

Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel and the Great Western Railway

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."

 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend a reception for young people at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on February 13, 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Andrew Milligan - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Harry and Meghan have released an angry statement

Have you seen Harry and Meghan's angry statement?

Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth

Does Queen Elizabeth Do An Uncanny Impression of Donald Trump and Margaret Thatcher?

Queen Elizabeth allegedly has a hidden talent. Read more to find out all about it.

Engraving From 1876 Of King Henry VIII

Five things you never know about Henry VIII

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?

Jane Austen (1775-1817) on engraving from 1873. English novelist. Engraved by unknown artist and published in \'\'Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women with Biographies\'\',USA,1873.

The life and times of "Emma" author Jane Austen

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? 

Queen Elizabeth II opens the new premises of the Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospital on February 19, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Heathcliff O\'Malley - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

The Royal Week: Our favorite photos

The Royals were busy at work this week. Here's our favorite snaps.


Is Cornwall the most beautiful place in Britain?

Cornwall is known for it's stunning scenery and beaches. Is it the most beautiful place in Britain?

Merchandise featuring Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex is seen on sale on January 14, 2020 in London, England. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced that they are to step back from their senior Royal roles and are planning on splitting their time between the United Kingdom and North America. (Photo by Peter Summers/Getty Images)

Harry and Meghan have set the date

Harry and Meghan have set the date for their exit from the Royal Family.

Sherborne, in Dorset.

A day well spent... Sherborne

Fancy a day perusing grand sights of quaint scenes? Visit Sherborne in Dorset and you can do both.

English heartland.

Exploring the heart of England - from the Cotswold Hills to Worcestershire

The countryside of our imagination, though, extends vaguely north of Bath, through the Cotswold Hills, and encompassing Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire.

Stonehenge, Salisbury.

Hidden landscapes of Stonehenge

Exciting new discoveries cast fresh light on the world’s most famous henge.

Edward I (1239-1307) on engraving from 1845. King of England during 1272-1307. Published in London by J.S.Virtue.

Was Edward I the most romantic royal ever?

Edward I ordered 12 monuments, known as Eleanor Crosses, be built to honour his dead wife.

It’s a hard-knock life in Victorian workhouses

Victorian workhouses were a common institution throughout Britain's history. How much do you know about the controversial buildings?

Ten of the best Royal residences in Britain

For those who love the mystery and the magic of the Royal Family, let's take a walk in their shoes.

Princess Elizabeth watching her son Prince Charles playing in his toy car while at Balmoral. (Photo by Lisa Sheridan/Studio Lisa/Getty Images)

Have you seen this footage of the Royal Family at Balmoral?

Have you seen this clip of the Royals at Balmoral?

St. Albans Cathedral.

Escape London for a day of adventure in St. Albans

St. Albans is a city in Hertfordshire known for its beautiful architecture and history. Located within London's commuter belt, the city is ideal for those looking to escape the capital for a day of adventure.

Julie Andrews (13) performs for George VI and Queen Elizabeth, in 1948.

When Julie Andrews sang to King George VI in 1948

In Nov 1948 Julie Andrews became the youngest solo artist to perform at a Royal Command Variety Performance, British Pathe captured the moment.

The fishing Harbor of the Cornish village of Polperro, England, UK.

Reasons to visit Britain, especially if you're American

Have you always wanted to visit Britain? Here are four reasons to get planning.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge talks with guests during a Metropolitan and City Police Orphans Fund reception at St James\'s Palace to mark the 150th anniversary of the Fund on February 12, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Victoria Jones - WPA pol/Getty Images)

WATCH: Prince William talks mental health...and plays Jenga!

Prince William talks mental health and plays some Jenga in these lovely videos.

Castle Howard, in Northern Yorkshire.

From castle to minster - soaking up the history of York

Jim Corbett visits York and discovers more than enough to entertain between Castle Howard and York Minster.

Ruined Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire.

The dissolution of the monasteries in the 16th century

From the Black Death to Henry VII and Cromwell's eventual suppression of monastic life and prise in Britain.

Young lovers walking in Gretna Green, c. 1956.

Love on the run - the history Gretna Green

Forbes Inglis takes a look at Gretna Green, the little Scottish village of love.

Giant\'s Causeway, Northern Ireland.

The best tourist attractions in Britain

Interested in visiting the UK? Then check out Britain's best tourist attractions to make sure you're getting the most from your trip

 Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex depart Canada House on January 07, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Harry and Meghan have made some more changes

Harry and Meghan have made some changes to their office in Buckingham Palace

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the case of George Edalji

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a firm believer in the pursuit of justice. How much do you know about this case?

The Irish Crown Jewels.The Irish Crown Jewels. PUBLIC DOMAIN/WIKIPEDIA

The history of the Irish Crown Jewels

Did you know that Ireland was presented with crown jewels by both Henry II and Henry VIII?

A portrait of Lady Jane Grey.

Birthplace of Jane Grey England's Nine-Day Queen discovered

With new discoveries just unearthed at an archaeological dig at Bradgate Park in Leicestershire, the supposed birthplace of Lady Jane Grey, it is very timely to follow in the footsteps of this tragic young Queen.

Peter Phillips and Autumn Phillips attends day five of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 22, 2019 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

More bad news for the Royal Family

Things just go from bad to worse for Queen Elizabeth.

Author of On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin.

In search of Charles Darwin

The incredible and works of Charles Darwin born on this day, Feb 12, in 1809.

Prince William and Kate Middleton photographed celebrating St. Patrick\'s Day, in London, with the Irish Guard.

Prince William and Kate Middleton confirm March visit to Ireland

Kensington Palace have confirmed that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton will visit Ireland for two days in March. 

The Welsh poet and writer Dylan Thomas.

Britain's last romantic poet Dylan Thomas

The upbringing, genius and eventual demise - everything you need to know about the Welsh poet and writer Dylan Thomas.

Princess Beatrice smiles during a garden party held at Buckingham Palace, on May 30, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Jonathan Brady - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

The date is set for the next Royal wedding!

The next Royal wedding date is set. Read more to find out about it.

King George VI (1895-1952) with his daughters Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret (1930 - 2002) in the grounds of Windsor Castle in Windsor, England on July 08, 1946. (Photo by Lisa Sheridan/Studio Lisa/Getty Images)

Remembering King George VI

King George VI died on this day in 1952. Let's take a moment to remember him.

 Prince Charles, Prince of Wales meets actress Imelda Staunton at the Old Vic Theatre during a visit to mark the theatre\'s 200th anniversary on September 5, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski-WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Some news about The Crown has emerged!

Have you heard this news about The Crown?

Ready to jump in to spring? British Heritage Travel\'s March / April 2020 is full of inspiration and history.

Step into spring with British Heritage Travel’s latest edition

From the wonderland of the Forest of Dean to the Cornish coast and horrible histories of Britain, our March / April magazine is just out and jam-packed full of British history and travel inspiration.

William Penn

William Penn and the Quaker migration to Pennsylvania

William Penn founded the Province of Pennsylvania. Read more to discover the history behind the man.

Josiah Wedgwood the man behind the famous Wedgwood pottery.

Potteries of Staffordshire and Josiah Wedgwood

Staffordshire was the home of the pottery industry. Read more as we travel through it's fascinating history.

The Fens: Brograve mill at sunset in Norfolk.

Britain's sinking land - exploring the Fens

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

Engraving from 1885 featuring Mary Queen of Scots who was the Queen of Scotland. She lived from 1542 until 1587.

The gilded cages of Mary Queen of Scots

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. 

Buckingham Palace, London.

The Queen is hiring at Buckingham Palace, you in?

How much do you know about the interiors of this, one of London's most popular tourist attractions? 

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 at Royal Albert Hall on February 2, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Gilbert - WPA Pool / Getty Images)

Have you seen Prince William's speech at the BAFTAS?

Prince William delivered a rousing speech at the BAFTAS this year.

 Charles Dickens, English novelist and one of the most popular writers in the history of literature.

Britain's oldest pubs with the best ghostly regulars

Britain's oldest pubs have many a story to tell.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Our favorite British couples for St. Valentine's Day

Looking for love? These couples might give you some tips. Check out some of our favorite British couples

Fireworks over the Edinburgh skyline, as seen from Calton Hill.

The ultimate United Kingdom Lonley Planet Travelist

What did Lonely Planet choose as the UK's top attraction?

Glastonbury Abbey.

The Holy Grail, Gothic cathedrals and a town called Cheddar

A five-day drive from London to Wells will take you on a picturesque road trip with a wonderful destination.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales attends a reception at Her Majesty\'s Ambassador\'s Residence on January 23, 2020 in Tel Aviv, Israel. The Prince of Wales is on a two day trip to the Middle East, meeting with the President of Israel Reuven Rivlin, Holocaust survivors and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Our favorite photos as Prince Charles visits Israel

Have you seen this photos from the trip?

Best for tombstone tourists: Highgate Cemetery, London.

Hauntingly beautiful British cemeteries

The countless cemeteries and graveyards across Britain can tell us a great deal about its people and their history.

23rd June 1948: Lord Louis Mountbatten , the last Governor General from Britain waving a cheery farewell to the crowds in Delhi

Was Lord Mountbatten In an open marriage?

A new biography about Lord Mountbatten details how "devastated" he was with his wife Edwina's affairs.

Prince Charles

Did Prince Charles Snub Mike Pence?

Does this look like a snub to you?

Engraving From 1882 Of The Battle Of Hastings Between The French And English Armies Of 1066.

Weapons the Normans used in The Battle of Hastings

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?

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Everything you need to know about Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill was an inspirational and enigmatic leader.

Engraving From 1873 Featuring The Scottish Poet, Robert Burns. Burns Lived From 1759 Until 1796.

What you Need To Know About Robert Burns for Burn's Night

Jan 25 is Burn's Night a celebration of Scotland's most famous poet Robert Burns.

Harry and Meghan

POLL: What's your opinion on Megxit?

Take our poll and have your say on Megxit

George Orwell

George Orwell and 1984

Have a look at this incredible footage from George Orwell's 1984 premiere.

Archie\'s Christening

The 7 strangest rules the Royal Family must follow

Did you know the Royal Family had to follow these rules?

Prince Harry

Prince Harry speaks out about Mexit

Prince Harry has spoken out about his and Meghan Markle's decision.

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish announced for the Bond theme song - Here are five of our favorites

The new James Bond film, No Time to Die is set to be another resounding success at the box office but what about the theme songs?

	MI Meghan Markle Princess Harry walk 2019 Getty.jpg

Madame Tussauds Have Sent A Message To Harry and Meghan

Madame Tussauds wax figures of Harry and Meghan have been moved.

Harry and Meghan

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to 'Step Back' From The Royal Family

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to step back from the Royal Family. Here's what we know.

Queen Elizabeth

The Heartbreaking Reason Queen Elizabeth Keeps Her Christmas Tree Up Until February

Do you know why Queen Elizabeth's Christmas tree will stay up until February?

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry attend Christmas Day Church service at Church of St Mary Magdalene on December 25, 2017 in King\'s Lynn, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

The Sussex's Christmas Card is Revealed

Have you seen the Sussex's Christmas card?

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh pose for a portrait at home in Buckingham Palace in December 1958 in London, England. (Photo by Donald McKague/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

The Queen's Christmas Speech, 1957

Have a look at the Queen's speech from 1957!

 Britain\'s Prince Harry gives a speech on stage before announcing the winners of the Health and Wellbeing category at the inaugural OnSide Awards at the Royal Albert Hall on November 17, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Matt Dunham – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

WATCH: Prince Harry Dressed As Santa!

Have you seen this footage of Prince Harry dressed as Santa?

The Royals Are Getting In The Christmas Spirit!

The Royal Christmas spirit is clear in this photo!

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930 - 2002), visits the Royal Asscher Diamond Company in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 19th May 1965. (Photo by Les Lee/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Have You Seen This Footage of Princess Margaret Dancing at Christmas Time?

Have you seen this clip of Princess Margaret dancing?

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Mary Berry (R) and children attend the \"Back to Nature\" festival at RHS Garden Wisley on September 10, 2019 in Woking, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

WATCH: The Royals Make A Roulade With Mary Berry!

Have you seen this clip of the Royals with Mary Berry?

 Queen Elizabeth II talks to guests at an evening reception for members of the Diplomatic Corps at Buckingham Palace on December 11, 2019 in London, England.(Photo by Victoria Jones - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Our Favorite Photos As Queen Elizabeth Dazzles At The Royal Recepion

Have you seen these photos from the recent Royal reception?

Jeremy Corbyn, Labour Leader (L) and Boris Johnson, Prime Minister and Conservative Leader.

Election Day: Who Do You Want To Win?

Take our election day poll and let us know who you think will win.

An array of Christmas lights brightening department stores Bon Marche and Quin and Axtens on Brixton Road, London. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Christmas in London...In 1955!

Have a look at this wonderful footage of Christmas in London in 1955.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry attend Christmas Day Church service at Church of St Mary Magdalene on December 25, 2017 in King\'s Lynn, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

4 Royal Traditions Harry and Meghan Are Set To Break This Christmas

Did you know Harry and Meghan were breaking Royal tradition this Christmas? Here's how.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, travel on a steam train to inaugurate the new £294 million Scottish Borders Railway, on the day the Queen becomes Britain\'s longest reigning monarch, on September 9, 2015 in Tweedbank, England. (Photo by Andrew Milligan - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Love The Royals? Love to Travel? This Is For You!

Buckingham Palace is hiring. Are you the perfect candidate?

Queen Elizabeth II, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister Boris Johnson join other Nato leaders for a group photograph at a reception for NATO leaders hosted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on December 3, 2019 in London, England. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II hosted the reception at Buckingham Palace for NATO Leaders to mark 70 years of the NATO Alliance. (Photo by Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Our Favorite Photos As Queen Elizabeth Hosts NATO

Have a look at our favorite photos as Queen Elizabeth hosts NATO

Prince Andrew, Duke of York points his finger as he speaks to business leaders during a reception at the sideline of the World Economic Forum on January 22, 2015 in Davos Switzerland. Prince Andrew has publicly denied allegations he had sex with an underage teenager. He made the denial during a visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday. It was his first public appearance since the charges. (Photo by Michel Euler-WPA Pool/Getty Imaes)

Prince Andrew Has Stepped Down From Royal Duties

Have a look at Prince Andrew's statement.

The Crown season three

Watch: Olivia Colman & Helena Bonham Carter Talk About The Crown

Watch the stars of The Crown season three talk about being on set, becoming royalty and visiting a medium 

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales receives a Hongi, traditional Maori greeting, as he attends the Ceremony of Welcome, Government House on November 19, 2019 in Auckland, New Zealand. The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are on an 8-day tour of New Zealand. It is their third joint visit to New Zealand and first in four years. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Our Favorite Photos From Charles and Camilla's Trip To New Zealand

Charles and Camilla's trip to New Zealand looks like the most fun. Here's our favorite photos so far!

Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II and Josh O\'Connor as Prince Charles

Is Prince Charles Waiting For The Queen To Die For His Life To Have Meaning?

Star of The Crown Josh O’Connor has revealed that he believes Prince Charles is ‘waiting for his mother to die'

Prince Andrew, Duke of York attends the opening of the Francis Crick Institute on November 9, 2016 in London, England. The Francis Crick Institute will be a world leading centre of biomedical research. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)

Prince Andrew's Interview; What Do You Think?

Prince Andrew's interview was a PR disaster. What do you make of it?

Prince Harry (R) and his fiancee Meghan Markle visit Reprezent 107.3FM on January 9, 2018 in London, England. The Reprezent training programme was established in Peckham in 2008, in response to the alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialise through radio. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

POLL: Meghan and Harry Won't Be Spending Christmas With The Royal Family - What Do You Think?

Harry and Meghan's Christmas will not be spent with the Royal Family. What do you make of this?

Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown season three

WATCH: The Crown Season Three Cast Interviews

Ahead of the release of The Crown season three this month, Netflix have released a short video featuring interviews with the cast 

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip attend a service for the Order of St Michael and St George at St Paul\'s Cathedral, London, 24th July 1968. The Queen is wearing the Star of the Order, which bears the motto \'Auspicium Melioris Aevi\'. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

WATCH: Season 3 Of The Crown - The Real Events

Ever wondered what The Crown's real events looked like? Now you can find out

Allen Leech as Tom Branson in Downton Abbey

Allen Leech Quizzes Josh Groban About Downton Abbey

Who knows more about Downton Abbey? Downton star Allen Leech or superfan Josh Groban. Watch this hilarious video to find out

Queen Elizabeth II and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend the annual Remembrance Sunday memorial at The Cenotaph on November 10, 2019 in London, England. The armistice ending the First World War between the Allies and Germany was signed at Compiègne, France on eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month - 11am on the 11th November 1918. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Our Favorite Photos From Remembrance Sunday Cenotaph Service

The Royals were out for Remembrance Sunday. Here's our favorite photos from the day.

This Downton Abbey Star Won't Return For The Sequel

While a sequel to the Downton Abbey movie has more or less been confirmed, one cast member has already revealed she doesn't want to return

Adam James as John Bellasis, with Alice Eve as Susan Trenchard

First Look At Belgravia: New Drama From Downton Abbey Creator Julian Fellowes

Belgravia, based on the 2016 book by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is set to premiere on ITV later this year

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits a township with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex to learn about Youth Employment Services on October 02, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

WATCH: Meghan Admits She's Struggling With The Pressure of Royal Life

Meghan Markle has shed some light on her recent struggles in a new interview.

 Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex reacts next to television presenter Gaby Roslin as he delivers a speech during the WellChild awards at Royal Lancaster Hotel on October 15, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

WATCH: Prince Harry Gets Emotional While Discussing Fatherhood

Prince Harry had an emotional moment on stage at the WellChild Awards . Have a look here

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit a settlement of the Kalash people, to learn more about their culture and unique heritage, on October 16, 2019 in Chitral, Pakistan. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a visit of Pakistan between 14-18th October at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (Photo by Samir Hussein - Pool/Getty Images)

The Cambridges Are In Pakistan! Here's Our Favorite Photos So Far

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have touched down in Pakistan. Here's our favorite photos of the trip so far

Circa 1565, The Queen of England, Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603), by Marc Gerrarts

Lost Dress of Elizabeth I To Go On Display

A new exhibition opening this weekend at Hampton Court Palace is set to show cloth that's believed to have made a dress worn by Elizabeth I herself

Ed Sheeran/Prince Harry

Prince Harry and Ed Sheeran Have Joined Forces!

Prince Harry and Ed Sheeran have joined forces to make a very special video

Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales (1961 - 1997) at the Perth Hockey Stadium in Bentley, Perth, Western Australia, 7th April 1983. Diana is wearing a pink suit by Donald Campbell. (Photo by Jayne Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images)

New Images Of Emma Corrin As Princess Diana In The Crown

New photos have emerged of Emma Corrin as Princess Diana. Have a look!

Professional photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones, the Earl of Snowdon, watches critically as his fiancee Princess Margaret (1930 - 2002) takes a snap at the Badminton Horse Trials

Helena Bonham Carter Spoke To Princess Margaret With Psychic For The Crown

And has revealed that the princess is happy to be played by the legendary actress 

Prince George of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge are seen in the stands during the Premier League match between Norwich City and Aston Villa at Carrow Road on October 05, 2019 in Norwich, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

WATCH: Prince George Has A Day At The Football!

Prince William is a die hard Aston Villa fan, and it looks like Prince George will follow in his footsteps.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex looks on as Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex speaks during a visit a township to learn about Youth Employment Services on October 02, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa

Prince Harry Is Suing The Tabloid Press: Have Your Say

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are suing the Mail on Sunday. What do you make of it?

Princess Beatrice Announces Her Engagement To Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi

Princess Beatrice is getting married! Here's everything you need to know!

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and their baby son Archie Mountbatten-Windsor meet Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe at the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation during their royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Toby Melville - Pool/Getty Images)

The Sussex's in South Africa! Our Favorite Photos As Archie Makes An Appearance

Meghan and Harry's trip to South Africa is in full swing - Here's some more of our favorite photos from the trip

 Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex poses with surf mentors as they visit Waves for Change, an NGO, at Monwabisi Beach on September 24, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Waves for Change supports local surf mentors to provide mental health services to vulnerable young people living in under resourced communities. (Photo by Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty Images)

The Sussex's in South Africa! The Best Photos From Day 1

Harry and Meghan have kicked off their Royal tour to South Africa. Here's our favorite photos from day 1!

Queen Elizabeth II during the 2019 Braemar Highland Games at The Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park on September 07, 2019 in Braemar, Scotland. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

New Book By The Queen's Dresser Given The Sovereign's Blessing

And it's set to reveal never before seen images and stories about Queen Elizabeth II

Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II and Toby Menzies as Prince Philip

First Look: The Crown Season Three Trailer

Season three of The Crown will be released next month, and today Netflix gave us our first look at Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II

 In this handout photo provided by NBCUniversal, Oprah Winfrey accepts the 2018 Cecil B. DeMille Award speaks onstage during the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)

Prince Harry Is Starting A TV Series...With Oprah?

Prince Harry and Oprah will be launching a TV series...Here's the details

Highclere Castle

Ever Dreamed of Staying in Downton Abbey's Highclere Castle? Now You Can!

Are you a die-hard fan of Downton Abbey? Now, thanks to Lady Carnavon, you will have the chance to spend the night in Highclere Castle!

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex speaks to the media at Windsor Castle following the birth of his son on May 06, 2019 in Windsor, United Kingdom. Meghan, Duchess of Sussex gave birth to a baby boy weighing 7lbs 3oz at 05:26 BST. (Photo by Steve Parsons - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Harry turns 35! Our Favorite Photos Over The Years

Prince Harry turned 35 this weekend. To mark the occasion, lets take a look at some of our favorite photos of him over the years

Olivia Colman and Toby Menzies as Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip

The Crown's Creator Peter Morgan Runs Storylines By The Queen

Ahead of the release of The Crown season three, it's been revealed that the team behind The Crown meet with the Palace to discuss storylines 

Olivia Colman for Vogue by Annie Leibovitz

WATCH The Crown's Olivia Colman Answer Vogue's 73 Questions

Ahead of her star turn as Queen Elizabeth II in season three of The Crown, watch Olivia Colman answer Vogue's 73 questions

Queen Elizabeth II records the Commonwealth Day Message in the Regency Room at Buckingham Palace on February 11, 2010 in London, England. During her speech the Queen warned that the internet remains an \"unaffordable option\" for too many people across the world. Photo by Lewis Whyld-WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Interested in Working With Queen Elizabeth? She's Hiring!

Have you ever dreamed of working with Queen Elizabeth? This is for you!

British Conservative Party politician and Leader of the Opposition Margaret Thatcher (1925 - 2013) having a cup of tea, UK, 20th January 1978

Gillian Anderson Confirmed To Play Margaret Thatcher in The Crown

Season three of The Crown will air in November, so casting has begun for season four with Gillian Anderson already confirmed for the Margaret Thatcher role 

Princess Charlotte, with by her father, the Duke of Cambridge, and mother, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George, arriving for her first day of school at Thomas\'s Battersea in London on September 5, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Aaron Chown - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Princess Charlotte Has Started School! Here's Our Favorite Photos Of Royals At School

Princess Charlotte has finally started school. Here's a collection of the best Royal moments at school

 Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 14, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Meghan Markle Has Hired A Crisis Management Firm, But Does She Need It?

Meghan and Harry have come under fire in recent weeks for some poor decision making on their part. What do you think of Meghan's reaction to it?

Maggie Smith as Violet, the Dowager Countess of Grantham

Watch: Dowager Countess Bites Back In Downton Abbey Movie

The Downton Abbey movie hits cinemas next month, and in the latest clip to be released reveals that the Dowager Countess shows no signs of slowing down

 Meghan Markle during a visit to Reprezent 107.3FM in Pop Brixton on January 9, 2018 in London, England. The Reprezent training programme was established in Peckham in 2008, in response to the alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialise through radio. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

WATCH: Meghan Markle Gives Patrons The Surprise Of A Lifetime

Meghan Markle has surprised patrons at a photo shoot for her brand. Take a look

The Prince and Princess of Wales return to Buckingham Palace by carriage after their wedding, 29th July 1981. She wears a wedding dress by David and Elizabeth Emmanuel and the Spencer family tiara. (Photo by Terry Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images)

Princess Diana: Her Early Years In The Spotlight

With the anniversary of Diana's death incoming, we decided to take a look at some of our favorite photos of the late princess over the years.

Timothée Chalamet as King Henry V in The King

A Cheat's Guide To King Henry V Ahead Of The King's Release

The King, a film based on the life on King Henry V will be released later this year, staring Timothée Chalamet in the eponymous role. But what's so important about Henry V?

Lord Louis Mountbatten assassinated by the IRA 40 years ago today

On this day, August 27, in 1979, Mountbatten and three members of his holiday party died after the IRA blew up his boat

Lady Diana Spencer (1961 - 1997), later the wife of Prince Charles, on her first birthday at Park House, Sandringham. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Princess Diana: Our Favorite Childhood Photos

Princess Diana's death anniversary falls on the 31st August. To mark the occasion, we decided to put together several pictures series of the late princess.

The River Thames

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Prince Andrew, Duke of York leaves the headquarters of Crossrail at Canary Wharf on March 7, 2011 in London, England

Prince Andrew & Jeffrey Epstein: Everything You Need To Know

As Buckingham Palace release a statement denying all allegations made against Prince Andrew as part of the Jeffrey Epstein scandal, we take a look at the pair's history 

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930 - 2002) arrives in England after her tour of Canada, 12th August 1958.

Princess Margaret: Our Favorite Photos Over The Years

Princess Margaret lived a life like no other. Check out our favorite photos of the late Royal

9th September 1979: Charles, Prince of Wales and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh attending the funeral of Earl Louis Mountbatten (1900 - 1979) in full Naval regalia Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images

The Crown To Show The Relationship Between Prince Charles and Prince Philip

The Crown returns this November and Toby Menzies, who plays Prince Philip, has confirmed that this series will examine the relationship between the prince and Charles 

Lord Louis Mountbatten (1900 -1979) wearing the Veterans of Foreign Wars Merit Award, presented to him by the U.S. Veterans of Foreign Wars organization for outstanding service in World War II, circa 1965.

FBI files allege Lord Mountbatten, murdered by the IRA, was a pedophile

Recently released FBI files on Prince Charles' uncle Lord Mountbatten, killed by an IRA bomb 40 years ago, describe him as "homosexual with a perversion for young boys." 

Princess Anne looks over the America\'s Cup Village from the Team New Zealand base during the first day of her 4 day tour in New Zealand.

Our Favorite Photos Of Princess Anne Over The Years

Princess Anne celebrates her 69th birthday today. Here's our favorite photos of her over the years

Princess Diana

'Diana' The Musical Is Set To Hit Broadway Next Year

Princess Diana's life is set to be remembered in a brand new musical hitting Broadway next year

Still from ITV\'s Victoria of a funeral during the Great Hunger.

British “horrified” by brutal Irish Famine episode of “Victoria” drama

Public outcry on Twitter as many British realize horrors of Ireland’s Great Hunger for the first time.

Maggie Smith as Violet, the Dowager Countess of Grantham, photographed on the set of Downton Abbey, at Shepperton Studios, in Surrey

Downton Abbey: New Cast Pictures & New Story Details

The Downton Abbey cast reunite for an exclusive photoshoot and share some insider gossip on the movie's plotline

Princess Beatrice and her fiancee, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.

Who is Princess Beatrice?

She's a blood princess who's 9th in line to the throne and recently announced her engagement, who exactly is Princess Beatrice?

the Sutton Hoo Helmet on display in the new gallery \'Sutton Hoo and Europe AD 300-1100\' in the British Museum on March 25, 2014 in London, England. The exhibition in the museum\'s early medieval collections marks 75 years since the discovery of the Sutton Hoo treasure. The gallery\'s centrepiece are the archelogical finds from the Sutton Hoo ship burial in Suffolk; one of Britain\'s most spectacular and important discoveries.

Revisiting The Sutton Hoo

A national fundraising campaign is set to “Make Ship Happen” for a £1 million project to build a full-size reconstruction of the 7th century Sutton Hoo ship

Henry Talbot & Tom Branson

Does Tom Branson Find Love In The Downton Abbey Movie?

Is love in the air for Downton Abbey favourite Tom Branson as we gear up for the movie release?

Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II

First Look: The Crown Season 3's Trailer

Fans of The Crown can officially start their season three countdown, as Netflix confirm the royal drama will return in November. Here's everything we know so far

Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle Has Started Her Own Clothing Line

Meghan Markle has started her own clothing line. What do you make of it?

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi attend the Portrait Gala at National Portrait Gallery on March 12, 2019 in London, EnglandQueen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (L) and Princess Beatrice attend a Maundy Thursday Service at York Minster on April 5, 2012 in York, England

Princess Beatrice is Getting Married! Here's Why She Didn't Need To Ask For The Queen's Permission

If rumours are to be believed the next royal wedding could be that of Princess Beatrice, but unlike her cousins, Beatrice doesn't need Queen Elizabeth's approval

Meghan Markle

First Look: Meghan Markle's Vogue Cover Revealed

Meghan Markle's September issue of Vogue's cover has been revealed. Read more and let us know what you think.

The Duke of Sussex

Our Favorite Photos From Prince Harry's Visit To Sheffield

Prince Harry has spent some time in Sheffield this week. Here's what he got up to

Enjoy A Taste Of Home Thanks To British Corner Shop

Enjoy a taste of home thanks to British Corner Shop 

Boris Johnson and Queen Elizabeth

Boris Johnson Has Met With Queen Elizabeth, But Did He Break Royal Protocol?

Boris Johnson has met with the Queen and accepted the position of Prime Minister. He has also broken Royal protocol. Read more to find out what happened.

How To Get The Best Shots Of Britain's Most Famous Landmarks

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!

Rose Williams and  Theo James in Sanditon

WATCH: The Trailer for Jane Austen's Sanditon

It's finally here, our first look at ITV's big budget production of Sanditon, Jane Austen's last manuscript 

Boris Johnson

Who is Boris Johnson? A Look Into Britain's New Prime Minister

Boris Johnson has been named Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Here's what we know about him.

An artists illustration of the Alan Turing 50 GBP bank note unveiled by The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney at the Manchester Science and Industry Museum on July 15, 2019 in Manchester, England. The general public were asked to \'Think Science\' and nominate characters from the field of science for the next £50. Alan Turing was selected from over 200,000 nominations for nearly 1000 eligible scientists. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Who Is Alan Turing & Why Is He The New Face Of The New £50 Note?

The Royal Mint recently revealed that WWII code breaker Alan Turning will be the face of its new £50 note. But who is Alan Turning and what's made him so iconic?

Prince George

Happy Birthday! Kate and William Have Shared Some Lovely Photos Of Prince George

Prince George has turned 6 years old. Here's some amazing photos his parents have shared with us.

Prince George

Adorable! The Cutest Photos Of Prince George Ahead Of His Birthday

Prince George's birthday is just around the corner. Here's some of our favorite moments of his leading up to it!

The Queen cutting a cake

How's Your Cooking? Buckingham Palace Is Hiring A Chef!

Buckingham Palace are hiring. Any prospective chefs should take a look at this.

9: Queen Elizabeth II during a visit to the NIAB

Queen Elizabeth Takes To Twitter After The English Cricket Team Wins The World Cup

England have won the Cricket World Cup! The Queen took to Twitter to congratulate the side.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge waits to present the trophy to Champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the trophy ceremony following the Men\'s Singles final between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Novak Djokovic of Serbia during Day thirteen of The Championships

What A Match! Our Favorite Photos From The Wimbledon Final As Kate Stuns Again

Wimbledon came to a dramatic close yesterday as Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in a 5 set thriller. Here's our favorite photos from the day, as well as some extras thrown in!

Royal Security Breach At Buckingham Palace

A man has reportedly broke into Buckingham Palace while the Queen slept just metres away, sparking fears within royal circles of a major security breach

Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary in Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey Style: What To Expect

Sure the storylines kept us hooked, but the style throughout Downton Abbey was part of the reason it captured our attention quite so much. So, what can we expect from the movie on the fashion front?

Archie\'s Christening

Congratulations Archie! Here's Our Favorite Photos From Archie's Christening

Baby Archie was christened this weekend. Have a look at some of our favorite photos from the day!

Charlie van Straubenzee and Prince Harry

Who is Charlie van Straubenzee? Everything You Need To Know About Archie's Godfather

Who is Charlie van Straubenzee, Prince Harry's friend who was chosen as Archie's godfather

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge attends the Men\'s Singles final on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships

The Royals At Wimbledon: Our Favorite Photos Over The Years

There has always been close ties between the Royal Family and Wimbledon. Read more to see some of our favorite photos of the Royals enjoying the tournament.

Princess Anne, Princess Royal attends The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo cast rehearsel at Redford Barracks on August 2, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland

Princess Anne Is Once Again The Hardest Working Royal

The latest statistics from the Press Association are just in, and shows that Princess Anne is the hardest working royal

Harry Potter and the Philosopher\'s Stone

There's A New Harry Potter TV Show In The Works

Apparently Warner Bros. is in the very early stages of developing a Harry Potter TV show for their upcoming streaming service. What do you think?

Princess Diana's 'Favourite Sweater' To Be Auctioned For Thousands

A sweater once owned by Princess Diana is set to be auctioned next month, with experts predicting it could be sold for as much as $5,000

 Prince George of Cambridge looks at his sister Princess Charlotte of Cambridge in her pram as he leaves the Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham Estate for her christening

Royal Christening Photos From Over The Years

In honour of baby Archie's christening this weekend here's a roundup of our favourite royal christenings from years gone by

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Josh Evans at photography workshop for Action for Children, run by the Royal Photographic Society

Snap! Here's Our Favorite Photos From Kate Middleton's Photography Workshop

Kate Middleton has been named patron of the Royal Photography Society. Here's some of our favorite snaps from her workshop this week.

First Look: Behind The Scenes On Bond 25

WATCH: This first look at the Bond 25 team filming in Jamaica 

Brighton Pier

What's In The July / August Issue of British Heritage Travel Magazine

The new issue of British Heritage Travel magazine is out, and as always it's jampacked with everything you need to know about Britain

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex arrive at Trooping The Colour, the Queen\'s annual birthday parade, on June 08, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

POLL: Harry and Meghan's New Cottage Cost $3.5M. Should The Taxpayer Foot The Bill?

The Royal Family receives a huge amount of funding every year from the public. Should they? Take our poll and have your say

A teaser image from HBO\'s upcoming untitled \'Game of Thrones\' prequel.

Game of Thrones Prequel Starts Filming In The UK

HBO has begun production on the ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel series in the UK

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a service marking the centenary of WW1

Why Have Meghan And Harry Split From The Royal Foundation?

Harry and Meghan have announced a split from the Royal Foundation. Here's why.

Queen Elizabeth II and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall arrive in a horse carriage on day two of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse

A Day At The Races! Here's Our Favorite Photos From Royal Ascot

The races at Royal Ascot is one of the best weeks of the year. Here's our favorite photos so far!

Prince William's Convoy Has Collided With An Elderly Woman

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's convoy collided with an elderly woman this Monday. Read more to find out the details.

Queen Elizabeth II leaves after the Order of the Garter Service

Our Favorite Photos From The Order Of The Garter Service

The Order of the Garter service is one of the Royal Family's most loved events of the year. Here's our favorite pictures from the event.

Egypt Tries To Halt Christie\'s Sale Of 3,000-Year-Old King Tutankhamun Statue

Egypt Tries To Halt Christie's Sale Of 3,000-Year-Old King Tutankhamun Statue

The Egyptian embassy in London is seeking UNESCO's help in halting the sale of a 3,000-year-old sculpture of King Tutankhamun, which is due to be auctioned in Christie's next month 

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visits the Hubb Community Kitchen to see how funds raised by the \'Together: Our Community\' Cookbook are making a difference at Al Manaar, North Kensington on November 21, 2018

Meghan Markle Set To Edit Vogue's September Issue

The Duchess of Sussex is set to guest edit the prestiguous September issue of Vogue

Harry and Meghan

Harry and Meghan Celebrate Pride Month - But Have They Broken Royal Protocol?

Harry and Meghan have stepped out in support of Pride Month, but has this broken royal protocol? Read more to find out.

The two World War I medals found belonging to Private Patrick Ryan.

Search for relatives of Irish WWI hero comes to an end

The search for relatives of a soldier who won two medals in the First World War has come to an end, with no relatives or descendants being found.

Allen Leech as Tom Branson in season six of Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey Star On What You Can Expect From The Movie

Excitement is building for the Downton Abbey movie, and ahead of its release in September, one of the stars has revealed a little more about the expected plotline

 Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Princess Beatrice, Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex during Trooping The Colour, the Queen\'s annual birthday parade

Here's Our Favorite Photos From The Queen's Birthday Celebrations!

We all know it was the Queen's Birthday last weekend, but have you seen photos from the day? Here's some of our favorites.

A smashed skull discovered at the Holy Trinity Church

700-Year-Old Skull Discovered Under Northamptonshire Church

A 700-year-old skull has been found under church in Northamptonshire. The skull, which belongs to a medieval man, shows shows signs of a violent blow to the head 

Meghan Markle attends the Terrance Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair at Nottingham Contemporary on December 1, 2017 in Nottingham, England.

The Duchess of Sussex Makes It On To Vogue's List Of 25 Women Shaping 2019

Vogue has released its annual list of the 25 women shaping 2019 and Meghan Markle, Duchess of Cambridge, has been included, alongside Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Olivia Colman and Karen Pierce

D Day announcement

Have Secret D-Day Plans Gone Up For Auction?

An auction in Los Angeles is reportedly putting up some WW2 artifacts up for auction. Read more to find out just what they are.

A Union Flag is planted alongside crosses on Gold Beach near the Mulberry harbour on the morning of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings on June 6, 2019

Our Favorite Photos From The D-Day Commemorations

This year sees the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, one of the most important days in history. Here's our favourite photos from this year's D-Day commemorations

The collection includes five 50ps which span one thousand years of history (Image: ROYAL MINT)

Royal Mint Releases Military-Inspired 50p Collectors Set

The Royal Mint has released a collection of iconic 50p coins celebrating military history, including The Battle of Britain, The Battle of Hastings and the D-Day landings

Digitally restored vintage World War II photo of American troops wading ashore on Omaha Beach during the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944

'Unprecedented commemorations' Planned For 75th D-Day Anniversary

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing, Queen Elizabeth II will join Prime Minster Theresa May, world leaders and WWII veterans for 'unprecedented commemorations'

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive at Stansted Airport on June 3, 2019 in London, England

Downing St Has Been Accused of 'Lazy Sexism' Over The Gift It Gave Melania Trump

Downing St has come under fire for deciding to present the First Lady with a bespoke tea set, with many calling the decision 'lazy sexism'

\'The Secret Serial Killer\' examines Irish serial killer Kieran Kelly.

Irish "Secret Serial Killer" responsible for up to 30 London murders

Did a police cover up help an Irish serial killer go unnoticed in London during the 1950s?

Britain\'s Queen Elizabeth II (C) stands with US President Donald Trump (R) and US First Lady Melania Trump (L) on the dias in the Quadrangle listening to a band of guardsmen play the US national anthem during a ceremonial welcome at Windsor Castle on July 13, 2018 in Windsor, England

These Privileges Are Being Denied To President Trump Next Week

President Donald Trump will arrive in the UK next week, but won't be given the same privileges granted to other heads of state, so what exactly will President Trump miss out on?

The Empress of Ireland ocean liner.

On This Day: The Empress of Ireland, 'Canada's Titanic,' sinks in 1914

On May 29, 1914, a thousand people died as the Empress of Ireland sank in the Saint Lawrence River