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.
Speech House Hotel
Set in the heart of the idyllic Royal Forest of Dean this historic former 17th Century Hunting Lodge boasts fantastic forest views charming accommodation superb dining and free Wi-Fi and parking. Originally built in 1676 the Hotel blends the elegance of authentic period features with stylish design and contemporary facilities. … more >>
Melrose, Borders, Scotland
Dryburgh Abbey was one of the great medieval monasteries of Scotland. Substantial ruins off the 12th century Premonstratensian abbey stand in a beautiful secluded setting on the River Tweed. See the grave of Sir Walter Scott in the north transept.
Best Historic Churches - Our top rated historic churches to visit in Britain
Lady Godiva - Fact and Fiction
The Hirsel Estate & Homestead Museum - Coldstream, Borders, Scotland
Mertoun House Gardens - St Boswells, Borders, Scotland
Coldstream Museum - Coldstream, Borders, Scotland
Aldborough Roman Site - Aldborough, Yorkshire, England
Teviot Water Gardens - Kelso, Borders, Scotland
Ingram - Northumberland, England