Historic and cultural
Castles, country houses and historic estates, packed with amazing collections and boasting beautiful views.
From romantic orangeries to sooty relics of the industrial age, these UNESCO World Heritage sites reveal England’s architectural history to be both diverse and uncompromising.
From artists' homes to the Brotherhood's favourite countryside haunt, discover a chapter of the Pre-Raphaelite story at each of these vibrant venues, all free with a National Art Pass.
Dinosaurs, code-breaking machines, shrunken heads and Apollo 10, who says museums are stuffy? Here's 10 great family friendly museums for budding culture vultures.
Lancelot 'Capability' Brown's surviving landscapes surround some of our greatest stately homes and mansions. Here's 10 to discover.
From a Modernist masterpiece in London to a Bloomsbury Group refuge in Sussex, find inspiration in these artists’ studios and houses.
From gorgeous gardens to awesome architecture, we've hand-picked our favourite country houses for the perfect day out.
Victorian grand houses were often characterised by impressive Gothic Revival architecture, lavish Arts and Crafts interiors and superbly manicured grounds.
British politicians have occupied some of the most impressive mansions in the country.
Palladian villas, Capability Brown gardens, the Gothic Revival: the Georgian era gave rise to some of Britain's most iconic architecture.
From Henry VII to Elizabeth I, the Tudor monarchs presided over one of England's defining eras.
Whether in a Jacobean mansion or an oriental pavilion, one thing's for sure; the royals know how to live in style.
Whether in the Black Mountains of Wales or on the coasts of Cornwall, no buildings are closer to Britain's heart than its castles.
We've picked our favourite ruined buildings across the UK, from derelict abbeys to Tudor palaces converted to Art Deco homes.
Whether you prefer Jane Eyre or Oliver Twist, we've picked our seven favourite authors' homes.
The UK coast isn't just about beach cricket, soggy sandwiches and sandcastle competitions – see some great art too.
We've picked the sets of our favourite films, from small-screen gems like Pride and Prejudice to Hollywood hits like Never Let Me Go.
Visit the homes of five influential British bards for inspiration to get your own rhyming couplets flowing.
We've picked our favourite venues and works of art that commemorate the First World War.
We've rounded up Britain's best museums exploring the Second World War, from artillery in Hampshire to Spitfires in London.
Whether you want to see Walter Raleigh's family artefacts or a wild boar at feeding time, we pick the most fascinating country castles in the UK.
Feel like the king or queen of the castle on your next trip to the seaside, if only for one day.
Plug in your sat-nav and make a beeline towards one of our favourite seaside museums.