Heritage in Britain


Explore Britain's historic treasures

Britain is packed with historic monuments, royal palaces and some of the world's top museums. Visit the house where Shakespeare was born, climb cathedral spires, explore the Queen’s favourite home at Windsor Castle or uncover the Tower of London’s dark history…

Dame Judi Dench

Descubre por qué a Dame Judi Dench y a su familia les encanta el Castillo de Hever, en Kent, lugar de la infancia de Ana Bolena y donde Enrique VIII cortejó por primera vez a la reina condenada.

World Heritage Sites

Did you know that Britain has 25 UNESCO World Heritage Sites? These range from sites of natural beauty like the Dorset and East Devon Coast to cultural riches such as the Tower of London and Stonehenge.

Britain's castles

Want to know a secret about British castles? They really are the stuff of your wildest dreams. Dramatically situated, packed with history and scattered throughout the land, there's a castle for you whatever your particular interest. Here’s a look at some of our famous British castles.

Stately homes

Once upon a time, stately homes were the exclusive privilege of royalty and landed gentry. Today, these spectacular country pads make for a perfect day out, with their unique mix of history, culture and modern-day glamour.

Historic houses

Why stay in a nondescript hotel when you can play Lord of the Manor at some of the oldest and most interesting buildings in Britain? Discover some of our favourite holiday homes with a difference.

Britain's cathedrals

Find out why Britain's cathedrals continue to attract thousands of visitors for their stunning architecture and tantalising tales of those who lived, worked and were buried inside.

Las 10 principales atracciones relacionadas con la realeza británica

Acércate a los escándalos, el glamour y la historia de la familia real británica en nuestras 10 principales atracciones relacionadas con la realeza.

Roman Britain

The Romans colonised Britain nearly 2,000 years ago and their influence can still be seen today. Step back in time with us to a land of pagan gods, tribal warfare and awe-inspiring architecture…

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