From the stunning mountain scenery of Snowdonia to magnificent medieval castles, ancient monuments on Anglesey to sacred St David's and wonderful coastal walks:
For over 15 years, the Britain Express family have toured England, Scotland, and Wales, visiting historic sites, taking thousands of photographs, and sharing our passion for Britain with the world. We love exploring the UK, and hope that whether you're a Brit or a tourist, you'll take every chance to discover British history and landscape for yourself, and enjoy the wonderful heritage that awaits in every corner of this wonderful country. Get inspired - Explore Britain's Heritage!
Most of our family travelling is done via stays in self catering cottages, where we can unwind and tour one area in-depth for a week or even 2 at a time.
History of Britain - the full text of the 1912 book
What makes England so ... English? From hedgerows to the history of tea, pastimes to traditional crafts.
Our look at the lives of famous people in art, architecture, science, and literature.
Hartford Hall Hotel
Hartford Hall Hotel is a former 17th century nunnery and manor house ideally located in a small market town between historic Chester and vibrant Manchester and conveniently located only a few miles from Manchester Airport. The inn is set within 3.5 acres of Cheshire countryside and boasts views over landscaped … more >>
Ripon, Yorkshire, England
The extensive remains of a 12th century Cistercian monastery, named a World Heritage site. Named for the many springs in the area, Fountains grew to become one of the largest and richest monasteries in Britain. The medieval architecture is superb, including a surviving 168 ft. tower. In October, Fountains hosts a "son et lumiere" show (sound and light to us uneducated louts).
Best Historic Churches - Our top rated historic churches to visit in Britain
Lady Godiva - Fact and Fiction
Brimham Rocks - Harrogate, Yorkshire, England
East Riddlesden Hall - Keighley, Yorkshire, England
Ripon - Yorkshire, England
Spofforth Castle - Spofforth, Yorkshire, England
Ripley Castle - Harrogate, Yorkshire, England
Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens - Stillingfleet, Yorkshire, England