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.
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
12th Century New Hall is the oldest inhabited moated manor house in England. A magical and enchanting jewel, offering the best of traditional, aristocratic living with a sparkling, modern twist. The people who look after you behave like old friends, always genuinely pleased to see you. You check in, seated … more >>
Otterburn, Northumberland, England
A medieval cross, restored and re-erected in 1777, marks the site of the Battle of Otterburn, a battle fought by moonlight in 1388 between Scots under the 2nd Earl of Douglas and English led by Henry 'Hotspur' Percy, son of the Earl of Northumberland.
Best Historic Churches - Our top rated historic churches to visit in Britain
Lady Godiva - Fact and Fiction
Otterburn Mill - Otterburn, Northumberland, England
Kirkharle, St Wilfrid's Church - Kirknewton, Northumberland, England
Otterburn, St John's Church - Otterburn, Northumberland, England
Dyce Symbol Stones - Dyce, Grampian, Scotland
Corbridge, St Andrew's Church - Corbridge, Northumberland, England
Elsdon, St Cuthbert's Church - Elsdon, Northumberland, England