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.
The White Swan Inn
A warm Yorkshire welcome to this wonderful 16th century coaching inn conveniently located on Pickering s Market Place. The feel you get through the whole building is exactly what a traditional inn should be simple but welcoming. We offer the ultimate in fuss free luxury and relaxation and it is … 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