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Anne Hathaway's Cottage and Gardens. Exterior view of a thatched cottage and gardens where Anne Hathaway, wife of William Shakespeare, lived as child. Farmhouse with thatched roof. Pathway going through garden. Managed by Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Tra

Shakespeare’s England - an Elizabethan-inspired itinerary

Monday 19 April 2021

From grand palaces frequented by Queen Elizabeth I to the home of William Shakespeare, reminders...

British archaeological highlights

Monday 18 January 2021

Britain’s eclectic history means it’s a nation that is incredibly rich in archaeology. From well...

Bala Lake and the Aran Hills in the Snowdonia National Park. Elevated view over the landscape in autumn.

Introducing North Wales

Monday 23 November 2020

From legendary castles and fascinating aqueducts to dazzling hikes and picturesque lighthouses,...

Kenilworth Castle in Warwickshire. Castle ruins of a Norman fortress and Elizabethan palace.

Historic sites and romantic relics: Britain’s stunning open-air castles

Monday 26 October 2020

From moated medieval fortresses to Elizabethan palaces and historic castles nestled beside...

Britain’s 20 most spectacular castles

Friday 31 July 2020

Hundreds of castles dominate the landscape of Britain and are testament to the engineering...