Topic: Books

On This Day: Author of "Sherlock Holmes" Sir Author Conan Doyle was born

The story of Meghan Markle's wedding tiara

Get a different perspective! See London by bike

Britain's best known myths and legends and where to visit them

Was Lord Mountbatten in an open marriage?

On This Day: J.M. Barrie author of "Peter Pan" was born in 1860

"The Book Lover's Guide to London" brings our favourite British writers to life

British landscapes from your favorite books to explore on vacation

Dr Samuel Johnson published his dictionary 268 years ago

The journeys of Celia Fiennes through 17th-century England

What to read? Top five British Royal biographies

What have we learned about Jack the Ripper's last victim?

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

Husband hunters: American heiresses who married Into the British aristocracy

Jane Austen: At home in Hampshire

Five things to see at The British Library, London

The Crimson Field - putting history into historical fiction

HRH Queen Elizabeth II writings on her faith

The wonderful legacy of Beatrix Potter, author of "Peter Rabbit"

Letters from Father Christmas by Lord of the Rings author J. R. R. Tolkien

Director Bharat Nalluri on The Man Who Invented Christmas the movie, and Charles Dickens

On this day: Irish "Dracula" author Bram Stoker died

This story from Stephen Fry about Harry Potter is brilliant

Have you seen Belgravia, the drama by the creator of Downton Abbey?

Cosy up this winter with the latest British Heritage Travel luxury magazine

Q&A with Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes

British Pathé footage of George Orwell at the premiere of 1984

Stephen Fry describes the wonder of reading for Duchess of Cornwall's Insta club

Thomas Hardy’s Wessex Country

A Q&A with Philippa Gregory: The Taming of the Queen

The private history of Britain’s Cathedrals, an expert explains