How much do you know about these lesser known royals?
Choirs have always been closely associated with Wales. Join Sian Ellis as she looks into what makes that connection so special.
Downton Abbey is coming to Netflix!
Did you know the Royal Family had to follow these rules?
Here's some expert advice on how to get the best shot of Britain's most famous landmarks - to make sure you can make all your friends jealous!
Prince William will also be doing some writing this Summer!
Is Queen Elizabeth immune to the law? Lets find out...
On Jan 26, 1926, John Logie Baird, the forgotten pioneer of television, first demonstrated his invention, the colour television, changing the world forever.
Lord Macdonald leads the far-flung Clan Macdonald as High Chief, and he and Lady Macdonald also preside over their own fair and hospitable corner of the “Garden of Skye.”
Cornwall’s Penwith Peninsula has what may be the finest coast in all of Britain: nearly 40 miles of continuous, unbroken sea cliffs, with fine sand beaches washed into narrow cuts, and water the deep turquoise of the Bahamas.
Have you ever wondered how long it took an 18th-century lady to get dressed?
Though separated from the Scottish mainland by only 10 miles across the Pentland Firth, Orkney is one destination that really feels a world away.
Lights, camera, action at places we love to recognize from the small and silver screens
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.
William Penn founded the Province of Pennsylvania. Read more to discover the history behind the man.
For those who love the mystery and the magic of the Royal Family, let's take a walk in their shoes.
Follow in the footsteps of Mary Queen of Scots by visiting the houses, castles, and areas she stayed in while imprisoned by her cousin Elizabeth I.
Have you been to any of these castles?
Prince George turns 7 today. Here's everything you need to know about the young prince.
To celebrate the Duchess of Cambridge's 8th wedding anniversary, the Queen made her a Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order - the highest honour she can bestow. But what exactly does it mean?
Despite two attempts to overtake Britain, Caesar ultimately returned home emptyhanded. Here's a look at the history of Julius Caesar in Britain
A roundup of what to do, where to go, and what you have to see in Canterbury
An interview with our favorite storyteller, Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes published ahead of the launch of Belgravia, and his latest book release.
Princess Anne has recorded a message for team GB.
The Royal Family has always shared a special relationship with Scotland and its people and this British Pathe footage from 1955 shows just that.
Foyle's War has beated Downton Abbey as the most missed British TV show of the 21st Century, according to a new poll from The Radio Times
What do Queen Elizabeth, Prince William and Prince Harry always travel with?
Documents explaining how the 3,106-carat Cullinan diamond, the largest ever found, was cut for the crown jewels were auctioned in 2019.
The East Coast mainline connects London and the Scottish capital of Edinburgh with a ribbon of steel linking five of Britain’s most historic provincial cathedral cities.
Are you planning a visit to the UK and wondering what to do in Devon and Cornwall? Let us help plan your visit
Harry and his new wife Meghan Markle have moved abroad and stepped away from their royal duties. Does this mean that the Duke of Sussex, Harry, is no longer a prince?
Did you know Prince Harry is writing a memoir?
"Lloyd George... asked her to become his secretary but explained that he could work with her only if he made her his mistress as well."
From Rotherhithe, southeast London, the ship, the Mayflower, first set sail on its famous pilgrim's mission. It's all commemorated on the banks of The Thames.
The period mellow drama has fans around the world but today we ask just how realistic is Downton Abbey?
It's one of the United Kingdom's most visited cities but what exactly can be achieved by spending 24 hours in Bath?
Just what are Queen Elizabeth's hobbies for this period of self-isolation?
The tragic death of Kick Kennedy in a 1948 plane crash was covered up by her family because of the scandalous details that surrounded the young Kennedy's love life.
The true history of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, the life of Alice Liddell, and what remains in real life of these fantastical tales.
Here's ten of the very best British pubs!
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.
Victorian workhouses were a common institution throughout Britain's history. How much do you know about the controversial buildings?
Princess Beatrice married her fiancee, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in a small private ceremony at Windsor.
Now more than ever we have ample time to sit back and enjoy these modern classic British films.
Queen Elizabeth will be setting off on her holidays to Balmoral Castle very soon. How much do you know about this incredible place?
Former wife of Prince Andrew, the Duchess of York has shared some light into her life now that she has some space from Buckingham Palace.
Reports have emerged that claim Prince Charles is planning on scaling back the Royal Family. What do you think?
Have you heard these facts about the National Trust?
As the word's longest-reigning monarch, there's an entire generation of people who have never known life without Queen Elizabeth.
Have you ever been to York?
Kent has been the entry point of visitors and invaders from the Continent for many millenniums.
How much do you know about Hampton Court, the home of King Henry VIII?
Have you been to Somerset?
The thrill of the chase on the Mercian Trail
What was life really like for people in Britain during the 1600s, those British who emigrated to America?
The Duchess of Cornwall has never sought out the limelight, so how much do you really know about Camilla?
The food of Yorkshire is world-renowned for good reason.
General William Howe was Commander in Chief of the British Army during a crucial period of the War of Independence. How much do you know about the British leader?
Did you know about Prince William's alter-ego?
She's the Queen's aunt and a character in the new Downton Abbey movie, but who was Princess Mary?
Ightham Mote is simply beautiful.
Have you ever been to Chepstow?
This is a fascinating tale about WW2!
Lets take a walk around Wales.
A documentary set to air on Channel 5 has made a fascinating claim about Prince Charles and Princess Diana's relationship.
The Crown has been racking up the Emmy nominations!
An exploration of the history of the British picnic and what wonderful treats such as Pimms and scotch eggs you should pack on your next outing.
Meet the man who ordered the execution of Mary Queen of Scots while working as a spymaster for Queen Elizabeth I - Francis Walsingham
"A man neither very good nor very bad, the fool of fortune and the tool of politicians, a pirate in spite of himself."
Have you seen this clip?
Have you seen this footage of Queen Elizabeth in Ethiopia?
How much do you know about Isambard Kingdom Brunel?
Newtonmore's Highlands Folk Museum is just amazing!
Jermyn Street is the place to go if you're in need of a fresh new suit.
Since the Neolithic period, inhabitants of Wiltshire have trekked this pathway across the Marlborough Downs and through thousands of years of England's history.
Prince Harry used to be quite the prankster!
Prince George was at Wembley Stadium as England lost the final of Euro 2020.
Susie Kearley discovers a host of attractions in the Cotswolds is a place of glorious countryside, heritage delights, beautiful waterways, and endless charm.
A five-day drive from London to Wells will take you on a picturesque road trip with a wonderful destination.
Strangely, the highest mountain in the world has probably been visited most frequently not by the native Nepalese and Tibetans who have lived for centuries in its shadow, but by British explorers and surveyors.
George Thomson, whom history remembers best as the organizer and director of the first Edinburgh Music Festival, also deserves credit as a collector of Britain's national folk songs.
Did you know Queen Elizabeth enjoyed this food so much?
A house fit for an Earl! The history of Dumfries House in south-west Scotland largely revolves around two men, separated in time by almost 250 years.
David Attenborough and HRH Queen Elizabeth are both national treasures aged in their 90s but did you know they were pals. This clip of the pair will make you smile.
How much does the coronation crown cost? Let's find out
The latest royal wedding was attended by Queen Elizabeth, Prince Harry and Prince Philip - but left royal watchers wondering just who is Lady Gabriella Windsor?
The Great British Bake Off’s first winner shares a northern treat her nanna's very own gingerbread recipe.
What was The Ventilator and what role did it play during the suffrage movement?
The River Wye is stunning.
Have you ever been to Ludlow?
It's been called the epicenter of modern Royal London, so Sandra Lawrence shows us around St James's Palace and surrounding attractions.
King Edward I’s chain of stone fortresses, across Wales is as imposing today as it was 700 years ago.
Staffordshire was the home of the pottery industry and one with a fascinating history and legacy.
We know Winston Churchill as a hard-nosed, inspirational Prime Minister who led Britain through one of its toughest periods. How did that come to be?
There are many rivers in the world that serve as borders. Surprisingly the Medway, in the middle of Kent, is one of them. Man of Kent or Kentish Man — which are you?
Germans abandoning their mission to attack British shipping were intercepted, and a showdown began between the British Home Fleet and Bismarck, the German navy's most powerful warship.
A look at the life and works of Charles Darwin, the English naturalist, geologist, and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution.
Fancy a day perusing grand sights of quaint scenes? Visit Sherborne in Dorset and you can do both.
We look at the special relationship the city has with the ill-fated liner, which sunk on this day, April 15, 1912.
We know Queen Victoria was devoted to Prince Albert, but did she really have an affair with a servant after his death? Historian Julia Baird certainly thinks so
Just a few Underground stops from the West End, heath and village are a world apart.
For four decades the gadabout diarist reported on the epic events of London city, most notably the Great Fire of London.
Think you know everything there is to know about your favourite stars? Think again.
This medieval cemetery has been threatened by erosion over the years.
First Sea Lord is the highest position in the British navy, and Prince Philip couldn't take on the role because of his wife
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We're giving our readers an exclusive offer of a massive 75% off a bundle of four amazing history and heritage courses.
Think you know everything about Britain? Then we dare you to take this 100 question quiz with questions from British Heritage Travel experts about everything from history to travel and culture.
He lay beneath a Leceister car park for over 500 years, so how did historians discover King Richard III's skeleton?
Have you always wanted to visit Britain but could never quite make the journey? Well 2020 is the year, and here are four reasons to visit Britain, especially if you're American.
Jan 25 is Burn's Night a celebration of Scotland's most famous poet Robert Burns.
For his 55th birthday, in 2019, Queen Elizabeth II gave Prince Edward a brand new title, but what does it mean for the rest of the family?
Olivia Colman may play the monarch in the movie The Favourite, but what do we need to know about the real Queen Anne?
Queen Elizabeth and Patrick Plunket enjoyed a special relationship. Read more to find out about their close bond.
Are you visiting the UK soon? Here are seven simple ways to avoid being a tourist and make sure you get the most from your trip.
Liverpool is best known as the home of The Beatles, but there's more to the city than that. Join us as we take a trip through Merseyside.
How many of these historic places do you know?
Queen Elizabeth has given the NHS an award.
Modern Yorkshire was manufactured from cloth, coal, and steel, and the tale of its construction in the 18th and 19th centuries can be explored in a day.
The pair who ruled during World War II enjoyed a deep and enduring friendship despite their differences.
On Feb 11, 1975, Margaret Thatcher defeats Edward Heath for the leadership of the British Conservative Party.
Are these the prettiest streets in Britain, get the cameras ready because we think so
Why bother telling someone they’re a dummy when you can just call them a "daft git"?
Have you seen this incredible footage of Queen Elizabeth at the opera?
Queen Elizabeth spends a huge amount of time meeting people. At 94 years old, how on earth does she remember their names?
Prince Philip has passed away aged 99. Often known for his sharp wit, and often public gaffes, he did love a joke.
York is one of the UK's premier travel destinations. It combines history, culture, and architecture to make it something special.
Jack the Ripper is one of Britain's most notorious and mysterious figures. Who was he?
In one battle, William the Conqueror led the Normans in sweeping away Anglo-Saxon rule.
William Wilberforce, "The Saints" and the political events in Britain which led up to the abolition of slavery in 1833 across the British Empire.
You know that The Battle of Hastings was a bloody fight between the Normans and the Saxons, but do you exactly how the Normans were armed?
The Royal family's connection to Sandringham is long and varied, but just what is it about Norfolk that brings them back generation after generation?
Here's everything you need to do in Berwick-upon-Tweed!
Visions of a secret paradise only partially found.
St. Asaph is always worth a visit.
Have you been to the East-Midlands?
Follow the Roman Road from Exeter to Lincoln and walk through years of history - ramble the Fosse Way.
Kenilworth is jam-packed with history!
Once a center of ecclesiastical and political power, the modest modern city lives comfortably with its history.
Cornwall is known for it's stunning scenery and beaches. Is it the most beautiful place in Britain?
Everything you need to know about the "Queen of Heart's" life.
Tributes are pouring in for the late Princess Diana on what would have been her 60th birthday.
Have you seen this footage of Queen Elizabeth in Ghana?
Check out this clip!
While it’s true Yanks and Brits both technically speak the same language, it’s a slight stretch to say we share a common tongue.
Britain once produced half the world's cotton cloth without growing a single scrap of, so just how did British textiles come to clothe the world?
As an air of positivity descends on the world and possibilities seem ripe again, we're looking to the positive in the July / August 2021 issue of British Heritage Travel magazine and traveling far and wide across our great island.
Will you be watching Wimbledon this year?
The life, work and death of William Heath Robinson, best known for drawings of whimsically elaborate machines to achieve simple objectives.
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
The history of Oxford University, Sommerville College, and the woman who inspired it, the Scottish science writer and polymath, Mary Somerville.
The Queen v Patrick O’Donnell (The man who shot the informer James Carey) is a new book set to be published on July 9th, 2021
A new ABC documentary looks at racist letters written by Edward VIII during a royal visit to Australia
Southern English Country Gardens are simply beautiful!
Explore the hard lives of workers and families of Georgian England at the Quarry Bank Mill's, Apprentice House, in Wilmslow.
Andrew Wallace was a fascinating figure in British history.
The elder statesman of British cinema, Stephen Frears invites BHT into his home for a cuppa, a chat, and a few helpful corrections.
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?
How accurate is the The Crown's depiction of the 1961 meeting of the Kennedys and Queen Elizabeth II?
Queen Victoria ruled Britain for over 60 years, but just what effect did her reign have on her subjects?
When Lady Baillie visited Leeds castle she could see what Hearst could not it was one of the most beautiful places on earth.
Parliamentarians and Royalists finally have their story told at the National Civil War Centre.
Forbes Inglis takes a look at Gretna Green, the little Scottish village of love.
Have you seen this footage of Queen Elizabeth playing as a young child in Windsor?
Take a day-by-day trip with us through Somerset, a county loaded with history and scenery, so often overlooked.
Have a look at this incredible footage from George Orwell's 1984 premiere.
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few."
The new book "Finding Freedom" reveals Queen Elizabeth II refused to allow Meghan Markle to wear the tiara she picked out for her wedding day.
Dana Huntley went on a 715-mile road trip through the Western Highlands and discovered the most spectacular landscape he’s ever seen.
Staggering figures associated with the White Star liner - from deaths during construction to the number of lifeboats on board
Have a look at this amazing footage of Queen Elizabeth addressing Westminster in 1966
Tragic WWII passenger ship sunk in 18 minutes killed 1,198 souls. American owner and team work to uncover secrets of the wreck.
The death-defying daredevil life and flights of Amy Johnson a pioneering English pilot who was the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia.
Some of these Winter visits are incredible.
Was Warbeck just another in a long line of pretenders to the throne of England, or did his appearance in Ireland in 1491 prove the innocence of Richard III, whom most historians accused of murdering his nephews, the Princes in the Tower?
The Academy Award-winning film Braveheart managed to propel Sir William Wallace through nearly seven centuries. Through the magic of Hollywood, the infamous 13th-century Scottish hero has returned to his homeland and has once again created quite a stir.
On Sept 2, 1666, the Great Fire of London was ignited and burned for four days gutting the medieval city.
How Britain fell in love with Britain and Chicken Tikka Massala become the United Kingdom's official favorite dinner.
For more than two centuries, “Burton” meant “beer” in the United Kingdom just like “Hollywood” meant “movies” in the United States. So what happened?
At the National Maritime Museum's Nelson Gallery, visitors catch a glimpse of the personality of England's greatest naval warrior Admiral Horatio Nelson
Alan Turing's image will now be used on the 50 pound note in the United Kingdom.
If you're looking for a single whistle-stop tour take a trip to “Scotland in miniature”, the Isle of Arran.
A look at what Scottish food is all about. Think Scottish food is all haggis and potatoes? Well, you wouldn’t be far wrong...
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.
The relationship between King Edward II and Piers Gaveston is one of the most infamous menages a trois in British royal history.
Let's take a look at some of Britain's finest explorers.
Take a trip through English history, from the 5th to the 11th centuries from the end of Roman Britain until the Norman conquest in 1066.
Princess Diana's statue will be unveiled next month.
On this day, August 27, in 1979, Mountbatten and three members of his holiday party died after the IRA blew up his boat
If you’re intrigued about visiting Scotland but don’t know where to start let this be your guide...
... And all because Edward VIII abdicated his throne for the woman he loved.
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
After over 300 years, the legacy of history’s greatest landscape architect remains.
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 is back at the races!
Belgravia, based on the 2016 book by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, is set in London in the 1840s and tells the story of the Trenchard family.
Where ancient Roman history and legend make romance in the small Welsh town of Caerleon.
On April 11 1877 at the Tynewydd Colliery, in Porth became flooded by water from the abandoned workings nearby. Fourteen miners were trapped underground at Tynewydd and rescue attempts were begun to find them.
In 1903 Orville and Wilbur Wright launched the world’s first piloted heavier-than-air flying machine, or so history would have us believe. But they were actually 50 years behind eccentric Englishman Sir George Cayley.
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?
Prince William is turning 39 today.
We often think of Queen Elizabeth II as a stern, serious figure, who's known for her stiff upper lip but not according to some!
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.
Urquhart Castle is surely one of the most picturesquely situated castles in the Scottish Highlands. Located 16 miles south-west of Inverness, the castle, one of the largest in Scotland, dominates a sandstone bluff overlooking much of the length of Loch Ness.
On this day, Dec 2, 1697, Sir Christopher Wren, the man responsible for London's St Paul’s Cathedral, was born.
Have more spiritual claims and legends attached to Glastonbury than any other place in England?
Weaving the tapestry of Northern life. Visiting the historic textile mills opens windows onto the technological innovations of the 18th and 19th centuries.
A huge surprise and wonderful design the Duchess of Cambridge's wedding dress, in April 2011, took the world's breath away.
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.
Thomas Blood, believed to have been some sort of double secret agent, engineered an insane plot in the only close attempt in history to steal the priceless jewels from the Tower of London
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?
As Prince William's wife, Kate Middleton's title as Duchess of Cambridge will automatically change when Queen Elizbabeth II either dies or steps down
The Queen reportedly has a number of secret hand signals. Did you know about them?
Each of these provincial ecclesiastical fortresses merits a place on our list of the ten best cathedrals in England
The British coast along the Cotswolds is a delight. Our writer spent six days exploring the habitat, which is a fertile haven for an astonishing range of wildlife.
Devoteés of great literature pass by John Andre's monument at Westminster Abbey's Poet's Corner in puzzlement. Yet his death, more than two centuries ago, caused a sensation both in England and the United States.
In the bleak years of World War II, Vera Lynn’s songs captured the spirit of their times and charged the morale of British servicemen everywhere
A genuine narrative of the deplorable deaths of the gentlemen who were suffocated in the Indian prison known as the Black Hole of Calcutta.
The father of Methodism led a charmed life, narrowly escaping death from fire and angry mobs, and winning converts by his quiet dignity and unquenchable (some would say heretical) enthusiasm.
Two decades after the famous 1995 BBC series Pride and Prejudice, starring Colin Firth, British Heritage Travel caught up with Direct Simon Langton to get the inside scoop.
Is Arundel the best town in Britain?
Public art in the Pennines - The panopticons perched above East Lancashire’s valley-towns are building-sized sculptures set in the midst of stunning views.
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
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.
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.
Prince Philip told his wife that her father had died and she was now Queen, his cousin has revealed
Are you visiting London soon? Here are five of our favorite things to do and see in England's capital.
Britain's oldest pubs have many a story to tell.
The Cliffs of Dover are one of Britain's most iconic attractions. Join us as we take a look into what makes them so special.
Interested in visiting the UK? Then check out Britain's best tourist attractions to make sure you're getting the most from your trip
The Royals are just like any other family, which means they all have nicknames for each other, yes, even Queen Elizabeth!
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.
The sounds of small wild animals fill the air as you walk into St. Tiggywinkles’ visitor center in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire.
Sir Thomas Becket changed from being a 'patron of play-actors and a follower of hounds to being a shepherd of souls.'
Who were the Puritans? What do you know about them? We explore David Hackett Fischers' Albion's Seed.
With everything you read in the international media do you ever wonder who exactly is the most popular member of the Royal family with the British people?
The River Thames is so much more than just a London waterway. Lets get on the road!
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.
Put the pedal to the metal on Britain's motoring circuit and explore the history of the UK's most famous car brands.
Through the middle decades of the 17th century, aristocrats and adventurers sought a new life in a new world.
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.
The Winston Churchill Memorial and Library is located in Fulton, Missouri. Do you know why? Read more to find out.
On this day, June 15, 1215, King John set his seal to what would become the Magna Carta.
Biden said she reminded him of his own beloved mother and praised her generosity.
A touching moment between the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, and John F Kennedy Jr in the wake of JFK's assassination, in 1963.
Think you know everything there is to know about the Royal Guard? Join us as we take a look into the history of these mysterious men.
Have you ever wondered why Queen Elizabeth celebrates her birthday twice?
With the sad news that Prince Philip has passed away, we take a look back at the Duke's incredible life.
There are dozens of unsolved murders and curious causes throughout Britain's noted history, we take a look at three of the best.
Jane Austen knew the Peak District and the journey of Ms. Elizabeth Bennett in Pride and Prejudice illustrates that brilliantly.
For a different side of Britain, head up north, to the wonderful Scotland.
Occupied by the Romans from the 1st to the 4th century, Roman historic sites abound in modern Britain. Here's where to found them.
The Queen’s summer ‘progresses’ throughout her kingdom endeared her to her people, burdened her hosts, and left a legacy of royal lodgings for us to enjoy today.
Exciting new discoveries cast fresh light on the world’s most famous henge.
The upbringing, genius and eventual demise - everything you need to know about the Welsh poet and writer Dylan Thomas.
From the Black Death to Henry VII and Cromwell's eventual suppression of monastic life and prise in Britain.
A British Heritage report from the stern of the Bridge Deck - seeing Britain from a cruiseliners luxury.
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.
Did Prince Philip and Daphne Du Maurier have a relationship?
Joe Biden will be having afternoon tea with Queen Elizabeth.
Parsons, piracy and pints play along Kent’s southern coast
Harry and Meghan have set the record straight about their use of the name Lilibet.
It was not cream teas and pasties, but metallic ore built Cornwall, on the in South West England.
From Barataria to Titipu, the rollicking, madcap light operas of Gilbert & Sullivan parodied Victorian England and still delight audiences around the world.
On June 9, 1870, the great British writer Charles Dickens passed away aged 53. Here Sian Ellis visits his birthplace of Portsmouth, on England’s south coast.
The isle of Iona is one of Scotland's best-kept secrets and most stunning tourist attractions.
"I have been — and remain — very grateful to you for your prayers and to God for his steadfast love."
Lilibet "Lili" Diana Mountbatten-Windsor was born on the 4th of June at 11:40 am. The Royal Family are said to be delighted with the news of her birth.
There was one royal tradition that ended with the birth of Prince Charles, and it may surprise you
From surviving World War II to "back to the land" revival and even a Harrod's range, the history, and popularity of Britain's allotment plots.
The mainline trains will whisk you through to Scotland, but hop off in the less-traveled county of Cheshire and explore the North Wales coast.
Taking the family to London is undoubtedly one of the finest trips you will ever take.
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.
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.
Prince Charles is quite particular with his tea...
Did you know that the Royal Family members are called different names in different regions with in the United Kingdom?
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.
What is the 'Queensberry Curse', an affliction that has permeated one of Britain's oldest families for generations?
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
A report in 2019 revealed that Queen Elizabeth II and her family cost the British people £67 million during the previous year.
Did you know a little slice of Italy could be found in North-Wales?
Ely is a gorgeous cathedral town. Join us as we take a trip!
What was for centuries the roofing of the poor has now become the roofing of the rich. Thatched roofs are stylish, expensive, and quintessentially English.
It'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?
For serious Anglophiles who want to see the classic Britain of yore and a gentler way of life, it is hard to beat the rural, agrarian landscapes of the border counties known as the Marches.
D-Day was not about a master plan executed perfectly; it was about walking straight into hell and hopefully finding a way back out.
East Devon became a center for lace-making in the 16th century, possibly in response to the beautiful products of Italy or Flanders—though this has yet to be substantiated.
Head west to the far west coast of Wales for a road trip adventure that is far less traveled.
"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."
Welsh prince Owain Glyndwr arguably became the most famous and highly regarded figure in Welsh history.
Have you ever wondered why only some royals wear tiaras and others never have? We know!
Sudeley Castle has quite the backstory.
These amazing houses, the homes of heroes and statesmen, are wonderful tourist attractions to visit on your next vacation in Britain.
“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.
Watling Street is a historical route dating back to Celtic and Roman times. Join our writer as he takes a trip along the road.
On June 2 1953 Princess Elizabeth was crowned as Queen Elizabeth II. Here are some top facts about the her coronation 67 years ago.
Neil Armstrong had quite the faux-pas on his trip to Buckingham Palace.
Have you seen this footage of the Royal decade following Queen Elizabeth's coronation?
Winston Churchill, an icon to many, and certainly the United Kingdom's most revered Prime Minister, funeral recalled.
Happy Birthday Edward Elgar. We celebrate by looking at his life's achievements and the Elgar Birthplace Museum and Elgar Center in Worcestershire.
Snowdonia's slate mines are a sight to behold.
In the heart of Roman Wall Country, the Northumbrian market town bristles with pride.
Some disturbing remains have been found on a Roman burial site which are believed to be the remains of several slaves the Roman Army executed.
Fans of Outlander have been wondering whether or not Captain Black Jack Randall was based on a real person or not.
King George VI died on this day in 1952. Let's take a moment to remember him.
Which members of the royal family live in which castles? We take a look at the homes of Queen Elizabeth and her family
The only rotating boat lift in the world, connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal.
The Mayor of Casterbridge, by Thomas Hardy, is the single work that readers in the early 21st century can recognizably walkthrough virtually scene by scene, in Dorchester, Dorset.
Piers Graveston was the 1st Earl of Cornwall and an extremely important figure in early British history, but his story rarely gets told.
Did you know Queen Elizabeth has a sweet tooth? Here's what she likes best.
Friday 13th, a day that sends shivers down everyone's spine, and is known for bringing bad luck. Even to the Royal Family and never more so than during World War II, in 1940.
Spending seven days in the "heart of England" - trails through the Cotswold Hills, and encompassing Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire.
Long the focus of folklore and legend, including Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code, what about an email from Mary Magdalene? Why not?!
Is Queen Elizabeth's diet the secret to her good health?
Their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were crowned on 12 May 1937 following the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII
Steve Roberts takes a look at the town of Westerham, and its most famous sons.
Happy Birthday Tower Bridge! After 125 years, we take a look at some of the defining moments in the history of Tower Bridge
Captain Robert Flacon Scott, Royal Navy officer, and the explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions. Today we celebrate his life and incredible adventures.
Did you know there are four Cistercian abbeys in Yorkshire, including a World Heritage site? Visit all four with our expert guide
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?
Charles II was a polarizing figure. How much do you know about the former King?
Pride in the Cornish pasty runs deep throughout Cornwall, so much so that in 2018 they launched the Cornish Pasty Week.
Almshouses across Britain have sheltered elderly and poor parishioners giving them succor since the 10th century, a tradition that continues today.
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.
Exploring the castles, mountains, winding roads, and valleys of the mystical Wales where so many tales of princes, heroes, villains, and saints live on.
Have you seen these classics? Here's 10 great British war movies that you need to check out.
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."
Fans of the Bronte Sisters will be interested in this Emily Bronte biopic!
Two years after the end of the Second World War Elizabeth purchased her wedding dress using ration coupons.
Riding the great British rails guarantees the adventure of a lifetime!
Take a day or two and have an active holiday without leaving London.
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.
Did you know these facts about Queen Elizabeth?
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.
How better to celebrate International Beer Day (Aug 7) by revelling in the wonder of British pub names! Cheers.
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.
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
Have you seen this footage?
She's been on the throne for 67 years, but what is the secret to Queen Elizabeth II's good health?
The secrets of the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India including the love for women and the high-life.
We finally get to see inside the recently renovated Buckingham Palace and it looks incredible
On this day, Jan 15, the coronation of Queen Elizabeth took place, but was this monarch's reign fraught with lies?
Simply put, tea is the quintessentially British pastime.
In the Outer Hebrides, they make cloth the old-fashioned way to the highest quality in the islands off Scotland.
Was Mary Queen of Scots involved in the murder of her husband Lord Darnley?
On this day in 1819, Queen Victoria was born. This footage of Queen Victoria in Ireland is believed to be the clearest in existence.
From Cartimandua to Florence Nightingale and Nell Gwyn to Margaret Thatcher, we look at famous women throughout English history.
The Welsh seaside is simply stunning.
Kate Middleton is often touted as being middle class. Is this really true?
Prince Harry has spoken candidly about mental health in this interview with Oprah Winfrey
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?
Here's what's on the horizon for Kate Middleton!
Did you know that these baby names were so popular?
Did you know that Princess Margaret bought her own tiara rather than borrow one from the royal jewels?
Does the discovered letter from 1511 prove that the White Queen died from the plague?
Is everything we know about The Bard, William Shakespeare, true?
Runner beans, heritage seeds, and secret family recipes, a gourmet tour of rural Warwickshire’s historic houses and gardens.
The tale of the notorious outlaw has lived on long after he and his band of merry men have gone.
The scone undoubtedly, the perfect British treat. Clotted cream, jam, butter? However, you take yours this recipe is dreamy.
The lost city of the legion is always worth a look.
A look at Sherlock Holmes London and the life of his creator Arthur Conan Doyle.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a firm believer in the pursuit of justice. How much do you know about case?
Take an active and easy adventure in the Derbyshire Peak District.
Did you know that Ireland was presented with crown jewels by both Henry II and Henry VIII?
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
Aspiring travel writers are invariably advised to avoid the clichéd opening: “This well-kept secret” but, in this particular instance, it is 100 percent appropriate.
Daphne du Maurier came from a line of distinguished eccentrics.
From Cardiff to Castle Coch the most stunning historic castles to explore in South Wales.
A quirky interlude in the Marcher Borderlands. “Queen sells church for £1” is one of the more curious newspaper headlines back in 2015.
Harry and Meghan are celebrating their wedding anniversary today.
Are the remains of Queen Emma of Normandy among the 1,300 bones found at Winchester Cathedral?
Happy anniversary Meghan and Harry! Did you know that Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle is part Irish?
London gangster William 'Billy' Hill helped shape the criminal career of the notorious Kray twins.
Compact and picturesque Wells makes a great visit.
People all over the United Kingdom are planting trees to mark Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee in 2022, celebrating her 70th year as monarch.
Mr. Straw's House, 7 Blyth Grove, in Worksop, a treasure chest of fascinating 1920s objects, fashions, and memories from inter-war Britain.
Sian Ellis put the question to Gloucestershire-based garden designer Jacquie Gordon, winner at the Chelsea Flower Show for Mr. McGregor’s Garden, inspired by Beatrix Potter’s Tale.
Manderston House in the Scottish Borders, almost completely rebuilt in Edwardian times, is described as being the swansong of that era.
Making merry once more at the classic amusement park, Dreamland! Margate’s lost soul was reborn.
Did you know Prince Charles was planning on opening up several Royal Palaces to the public?
If you have any questions concerning British Army protocol --“the nuts and bolts side of the military"--Taff Gillingham is your man.
The Scots have placed their affections in some strange places throughout their battle-worn history
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 trip along the Heads of the Valley road certainly unwraps a rich story, of visionary ironmasters and hard-grafting workers, who forged industrial, social and political revolution.
Have you seen this charming clip?
Have you seen this footage of the Royal family at Windsor?
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.
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.
In Nov 1948 Julie Andrews became the youngest solo artist to perform at a Royal Command Variety Performance, British Pathe captured the moment.
Have you seen this amazing footage of Queen Elizabeth's wedding day? Take a look!
The Welsh valleys have a long and storied history within the mining industry. Read more to find out about it.
It is unimaginable to picture Longleat House in any setting other than the one it so perfectly occupies.
The chalk route has taken folk across southern England since the Bronze Age.
The faiths of Henry VIII's wives are well known, but did you know that each is associated with at least two castles?
The man who perhaps more than any other single individual is responsible for the establishment of British North America.
After over 30 years of travel writing on Britain, Dana Huntley shared his expertise with those planning their next vacation.
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.”
Some of the greatest historic sites in Britain that illustrate how the world changed during the Industrial Revolution.
For 200 years, mudlarks scrounged a living in the tidal flats of the River Thames. Today, intertidal archaeology can be a fun London adventure.
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?
If you're in the capital for a visit this is the essential guide of free things to do in London.
Here are five of London's most beautiful buildings built during the reign of Queen Victoria.
Dr. Christopher Warleigh-Lack is filled with stories of Hillsborough, and not just ones about its artifacts and artwork.
It was Queen Victora's summer home, but what else do we need to know about Osborne House?
From treacle sponge to jam roly-poly, puddings are an integral part of the traditional Great British menu, appearing at humble bistros and Michelin-starred restaurants alike.
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
Diamonds Factory has comprised a list of the most expensive wedding locations!
The Crown Jewels are consistently held up as one of the most impressive collections of their kind.
Dating back to the early 1700s Sian Ellis takes a guided tour through the atmospheric Baroque mansion and explores its "heart-tugging progress from luxury to the faded glory."
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?
Easy excursions for a London-based holiday to explore beyond the city and see some of the southern English countryside.
Cruising the capital city's crowded canals, exploring London's life on the waterways - its challenges, history, and different point of view.
From obscure farming villages to the shores of New England
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.
Looking for a job? This could be for you!
In 2019 Britain celebrated Prince Albert's 200th birthday, here are five unknown facts about Prince Albert, consort to Queen Victoria.
A look at the legacy of "The Lady With The Lamp" on the anniversary of her birth, May 12, 1820.
A British Library curator chooses the institution's most valuable items along with the treasures she most enjoys.
Yorkshire's Dales and Moors present any curious traveler with a myriad of things to see and do.
How shall we ever know if it’s morning if there’s no servant to pull up the blind?
Harry Potter fans will love this.
These Royal moments shocked the world.
Have you seen this incredible British Pathé footage Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip from their engagement party?
From Shakespeare to Conan Doyle, this southern county has known the poets and storytellers of England’s past.
“Gloucester Cathedral is looking for a Senior Stonemason. 39 hours a week. Reporting to the Master Mason at the Cathedral.”
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.
On May 10, 1940, Winston Churchill was called to replace Neville Chamberlain as Prime Minister of Britain.
Ever wonder how much it would cost to rent a Royal household?
Queen Elizabeth reportedly won't be living in Buckingham Palace anymore.
The Royal Family's love for Scotland is very well documented and this footage at the Highland Games illustrates that wonderfully.
Scotland is a country filled with some incredible sights. The Scottish Borders in particular offer up some stunning views.
The English monarchy has lived at Buckingham Palace since the reign of Queen Victoria, but how much do you know about its history?
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.
Archie turns 2 today.
Kate and William have launched a new YouTube channel.
Have you seen this amazing clip?
We asked our contributors to tell us a little bit about some of their favorite spots in Britain. Here's what they said.
Queen Elizabeth sent a heartfelt message regarding her last trip to Northern Ireland with Prince Philip.
On Nov 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Watch this historic footage of the Queen paying her respect.
Who was Mary Tudor and why was she the world's most unhappy Queen?
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?
Princess Charlotte turns 6 on the 2nd of May.
There have been some fascinating British Prime Ministers over the years. Here's some of the more notable ones.
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.
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.
Joan McKenzie, a survivor, recalls World War II's Hitler's V-weapon offensive during the Blitz.
The Royal Opera House is always worth a visit.
What began as a family mission in East London in 1865 with soup kitchens and “Food for the Millions” shops spread to become a worldwide organization.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released new photos for their 10th wedding anniversary, looking natural and happy outside Kensington Palace.
Here in the early 16th-century moated manor house, dreams of a permanent English colony in America took shape, and the Virginia Company was born.
In April 1770, Captain James Cook and his crew became the first known Europeans to reach the east coast of Australia, making landfall near present-day Point Hicks, and then proceeding north to Botany Bay.
Eboracum to Jorvik to York - Where the streets are called gates, the gates are called bars and the bars are called pubs.
On Apr 27, 1828, The Zoological Society of London opened a zoological garden in Regent’s Park, still a major attraction for visitors to Britain's capital city today.
The Saturday Night Fever star made the Queen of Hearts blush during her 1985 visit to Washington with Prince Charles.
On April 26, 1923, The Duke of York and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, were married in Westminster Abbey, London.
St. George's Day is upon us.
Have you seen this amazing clip?
Queen Elizabeth has shared a heartfelt birthday message following the death of Prince Philip.
Today Prince William and Kate Middleton's third and youngest child celebrates his third birthday. Here's everything you need to know.
British citizens in Germany at the onset of WWI soon found themselves in the Ruhleben prison camp.
Caroline, Charlotte, and Augusta, who had never visited Britain before taking the on Royal duties, played a major role in developing royal palaces, and gardens hugely promoted their own personal interests.
How a church in Lincolnshire inspired the city of Boston and the story of John Cotton
"From cloth to grain to the industrial revolution, the story of Northern entrepreneurial effort is seen throughout the city."
British Heritage Travel magazine's May / June 2021 issue is out now! Check it out.
Do Scotland by train and leave the driving. Elegant Edinburgh, the floral city of Aberdeen and west to the Highland capital of Inverness.
Downton Abbey will be hitting the big screens this year.
Here's how Queen Elizabeth will be marking her birthday tomorrow.
After suffering a number of strokes, Stoker died at No. 26 St George's Square, London on 20 April 1912.
Explore The Barbican and play bowls on The Hoe with Drake.
Prince Philip's funeral was held this weekend.
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!
On this day, Jan 8, 1806, Lord Nelson, naval commander, and hero of the Battle of Trafalgar was buried at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London.
Dozens of ships unload their cargo onto the docks at the port of Manchester, some of it bound for nearby warehouses, some straight for the local mills and factories.
The Royals will not be wearing their uniforms for Prince Philip's funeral but what do you know about the Royal Family's military service?
Look outside the Victoria & Albert and The British Museum to some of England's quirkier museums and you may be very surprised by what you discover. Here are eight of Britain's most underrated museums.
A look at the life and influence the lexicographer and scholar, Dr. Samuel Johnson, has had on how we communicate.
Cockney rhyming slang is known around the world but how much do you know about this East London language construct?
Prince Philip's funeral will be held this Saturday.
Discover specific locations from wonderful novels you'll find around the great city of London.
The 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.
The Royals have released several statements about Prince Philip's death.
The concept of Monarchy has struggled to survive around the world, but not in the mighty United Kingdom.
The world's best-loved cheese comes from a Somerset village.
Let's take a trip to some of the places made famous by Harry Selfridge.
The sad news has emerged that Prince Philip passed away on Friday morning at Windsor Castle.
London city's markets date back to Roman times and today's markets filled with energy surrounded by wonderful architecture and bountiful with treasures will not disappoint.
We've all seen the Great British Bake Off, but how much do you know about these British delights?
There are many places in Cornwall and Devon where walkers can enjoy the scenery and heritage of the Southwest Coast Path without expending too much energy, the Lizard Peninsula is such an area.
Located on the eastern edge of the Peak District National Park of Derbyshire, Chatsworth is repeatedly named as Britain's favourite stately home.
Kate Middleton has always drawn admirers due to her stylish fashion sense. How did she become Britain's Queen of style?
Following in the footsteps of this tragic young Queen.
Dana Huntley looks at the lives of Britain's most famous undersung heroes who made a big difference to the world.
Sunshine or showers, there’s always lots to see and do in Pembrokeshire, on the Welsh coast.
Footage used is primarily from the 1950s and serves to show the Queen as a mother, wife, and head of the household.
From sales of work in post-World War II to the modern archetypal feature of rural British village life here's everything you need to know about British fêtes.
One of the "greatest peasant dishes of the world" this traditional British potato and cabbage dish dates back to the 18th century.
Is a trip to Bristol on your calendar? Here are some top tips on what to do in the southeastern city on the River Avon,
A Royal coat of arms and the statement “By Appointment” mark a product favored by the Royal Family and allow anyone to sample the material comforts of the Royals. Ever wonder how you might pretend to be Queen Elizabeth forb a day?
Dominick West, who resides in Limerick, is set to take over the role of Prince Charles in Netflix’s hit series The Crown.
A gem of a visit on the Grampian Line, in Scotland.
The perfect recipe for an Irish family Easter Sunday lunch - a hearty springtime meal with room for something sweet to break Lent.
From the Clifton Suspension Bridge to the Great Western Railway and then the "Atmospheric Caper". Here's what really happened when Isambard Kingdom Brunel tried out the Atmospheric Railway.
The slave trade was abolished across the British Empire in 1833. This piece explores the lead up to this historic event
Here's six of the best British Easter traditions.
Three hundred years ago, a remarkable woman travelled alone through every county in England. Today, her journal provides us with a glimpse of 17th-century England.
Did you know Princess Anne was nearly kidnapped?
On this day, March 30, 2002, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, passed away aged 101, today we remember her and how her daughter recently honored her mother.
These spiced and fruity sweet treats, traditionally eaten during Lent, are said to have mythical properties
Writers have loved London for as long as London has existed. Here's a look into it's fascinating history.
The votes are in -here are the best places to live in Britain.
From honoring King George to artistic expression here's everything you need to know about Britain's incredible white chalk horses and walkers or warriors.
A new biography about Lord Mountbatten details how "devastated" he was with his wife Edwina's affairs.
Zara and Mike Tindall have welcomed a third child into the world.
Have a look at this clip as Stephen Fry describes the wonder of reading.
Wishing a very Happy 30th Birthday to Princess Eugenie Victoria Helena of York!
The Royal Family may be employing a diversity chief.
Immerse yourself in more than 2,000 years of British history at some of the finest open-air museums in the world.
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?
Did you know about this fascinating school?
Jim Corbett visits York and discovers more than enough to entertain between Castle Howard and York Minster.
Dana Huntley examines what makes the great British pub just so special.
The funeral of Queen Victoria broke royal protocol in every way and changed the way we mourn monarchy forever
Back in fashion nowadays but with its history dating back hundreds of years, this Scottish homely meal is still a favorite.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, sent a special message to Ireland for March 17.
Siân Ellis visits the historic town Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire and discovers a destination with lots to offer visitors.
William and Kate have made sure to mark St. Patrick's Day in recent years.
In a letter to Ireland's President, the Queen of England wrote 'Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona daoibh go léir".
This is Outlander country! Forbes Inglis delights Outlander fans with a visit through the spots used in the popular drama.
Did you know English wine had so much to offer?
We take a look at what's inside the March / April issue of British Heritage Travel's print magazine.
This exciting former seaport melds a wealth of arts and history. A day in Bristol is a day well spent.
British Heritage Travel's newsletter brings a little slice of Britain into your inbox every day!
Wetlands, woodlands, and waterfowl, Dana Huntley looks at the best nature experiences in the British countryside.
The Welsh Marshes always guarantee an adventure
Queen Elizabeth has responded.
Queen Elizabeth shared her Commonwealth Day message yesterday.
Harry and Meghan's tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey aired on Sunday night and bombshells were dropped.
Have you seen this clip of the Royals?
Cambridge - Undoubtedly one of Great Britain's best-kept secrets.
Looking to brush up on your Welsh slang? Check this out!
Today, March 1, is St. David's Day, the Christian feast celebrated annually in Wales. Here's what you should know...
The Crown has been picking up awards this weekend!
Remarkable British Pathé footage shows the Royal Family, including Queen Elizabeth and newborn Prince Andrew, arrive at their Scottish castle in 1960.
Silky-voiced Stephen Fry old the most brilliant story about recording the Harry Potter audiobooks.
Planning a trip to Britain? Here are some things to think about while you're over there.
Oxbridge really hasn't changed much!
Looking for the perfect staycation spot? This list will help!
Some of these scenic drives will take your breath away.
In every season, there are gardens in Britain well worth the adventure. In spring, however, the countryside comes awake from its winter hibernation and blooms into a riot of color against the deep greens of the landscape. Here are some of the most acclaimed gardens to enjoy in the promise of the season.
Here's how to make one of Prince William's favorite dishes.
Real tea fanatics will know that there's nothing quite like a correctly brewed cup of loose-leaf tea, but how can you keep it fresh?
When it comes to slang in the United Kingdom, it has to be said that the Scots do it best.
Bath's sacred spring at the ancient Roman bath and temple complex in the Somerset city reveals that cleanliness really was next to godliness.
On this day, Feb 23, 1633, Samuel Pepys was born in London.
Four black brooches among the collection owned by the British monarch who lived in mourning for 40 years.
Prince Philip was brought to hospital as a precautionary measure this week.
Following in the trail of John and Charles Wesley in their hometown of Epworth, in North Lincolnshire.
Harry and Meghan will be conducting an interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Have you ever been to Leeds?
Meghan and Harry will be welcoming another child into the world this year!
The Royals love to ski. Here's our favorite photos of them on the slopes.
When Britain's most famous Prime Minister met further HRM Queen Elizabeth II even as an infant he thought she was something special.
Five regiments of British Foot Guards have the privilege of protecting the Queen. These are the soldiers who get to wear those imposing bearskin hats.
Prince Charles and Camilla have been vaccinated.
Ronald Brittain was known as 'The Voice'. How much do you know about the intimidating Sergeant Major?
The Royal Family has welcomed a new addition!
Think you know everything there is to know about the Royal Family? Take this quiz!
The prices of some of these pieces of jewelry will surprise you!
Take the Journey with Saint Cuthbert, off the Northumberland coast.
Production has begun on the controversial new biopic, Spencer, by Pablo Larrain, which will tell the story of the breakdown of Prince Charles and Princess Diana's marriage.
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.
The Royal Shakespeare Company is still going strong today.
Have you seen this documentary from the 1960s? It briefly resurfaced last week.
100-year-old World War II hero and charity champion has sadly lost his battle with the coronavirus.
New Zealand, Barcelona, Egypt... they're all in the British Isles.
The 100-year-old British Army veteran, who raised $45 million for charity during the pandemic as well as lifting the public's spirits, has tested positive for COVID-19.
HRH Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles will meet with the new President of the United States Joe Biden in June 2021 at Buckingham Palace, London.
An incredible Elizabethan garden has been discovered by Wessex Archaeology.
With two babies on the way this year, some changes are in store for the Royal Family, specifically Princess Anne, Prince Edward, Zara Tindall, and Zara's children.
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?
Home to a plethora of educational institutions, foreign language schools, and museums, the London neighbourhood of South Kensington is a jewel in Prince Albert's crown.
Sotheby's have announced that these items will be going up for sale.
Still far from madding crowds, Sandra Lawrence explores the countryside of Dorset.
England’s far North Country and the Scottish Borders is a land of turbulent history and magnetic landscapes.
Prince Harry has spoken about the role misinformation played in the events at the Capitol Building earlier this month.
From the beautiful game of football to the oldest sports in the world, these are some of the best sports museums across Britain.
This Jan 25th, lovers of Scotland and the bard Robert Burns are being invited to enjoy a very different Burn's Night, using #BurnsNightIn and #VirtualBurnsNight.
Prince Philip turns 100 this year. How does he stay so healthy?
One of the most traditional Scottish dishes, traditionally eating on Burns' Night, made with offal and usually washed down with whiskey, this is a must-try for people visiting Scotland.
A stern Queen, overcome by grief, who oversaw 63 years as the Monarch of the UK, Britain, and Ireland, who would have thought that Victoria was so sentimental.
Meghan Markle has been on the receiving end of some harsh criticism due to her involvement in politics but she isn't the first!
Has the Loch Ness Monster emerged yet again?
Its fascinating history, with links to the Declaration of Arbroath, makes Arbroath a wonderful town to explore.
From the Scottish highlands to the Norfolks coast, travel like the Royal family, as we explore where Queen Elizabeth and co spend their holidays.
Queen Elizabeth has reached out to Joe Biden ahead of him stepping into the White House.
Aberdeenshire has something for everyone.