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 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 a 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.
The Old Ferry Boat
St Ives, Cambridgeshire
The Old Ferry Boat is the oldest inn in England, and its foundations have been dated back to 560AD. The inn overlooks the river Great Ouse, which winds it way around the tiny hamlet of Holywell, Nr St.Ives, Cambridgeshire. In the summer you can relax in our extensive gardens with … more >>
Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland
One of the most popular historic attractions in Edinburgh, Holyrood Abbey was founded by David I around 1128 and was sacked several times by the English throughout its long and turbulent history. The roofless nave is all that remains of the medieval abbey buildings. Some sculpted details survive, and a royal burial vault with the remains of David II, James II, James V and Lord Darnley. The abbey is attached to the Palace of Holyrood House, the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland.
Best Historic Churches - Our top rated historic churches to visit in Britain
Caithness Travel & Heritage Guide - the best of north east Scotland
Lincoln walking tours - self guided tours of historic Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Malleny Garden - Balerno, Lothian, Scotland
Royal Botanic Garden - Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland
78 Derngate - Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Cawston - Norfolk, England
Cole Museum of Zoology - Reading, Berkshire, England
Norham Castle - Norham, Northumberland, England