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Explore ... England
Whittington Castle, Shropshire

'This green and pleasant land'

From picturesque villages and quiet country lanes to the bustle of historic London, there's so much to see, and so much history to explore! Here are some popular areas:

Explore ... Scotland
Glamis Castle, Aberdeenshire, scotland

'A land of Romance'

Nowhere in Britain can match the scenic beauty of the Scottish Highlands and islands, but there is so much more to Scotland than romantic visions of pipers on lonely hilltops:

Explore ... Wales
Caernarfon Castle, north Wales

'Castles, Coast, and Scenic Splendour'

From the stunning mountain scenery of Snowdonia to magnificent medieval castles, ancient monuments on Anglesey to sacred St David's and wonderful coastal walks:

A Passion for British Heritage

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!

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Stay ... Historic Hotels
Caernarfon Castle, north Wales

Specialising in historic properties, hand-rated for historic interest

England - Scotland - Wales

Castle Hotels in England - Scotland - Wales

Popular Historic Destinations

Bath, Brighton, Canterbury, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Lake District, London, Stratford-upon-Avon, Winchester, York

Stay ... B&Bs
Historic bed and breakfast

B&Bs, guest houses, and small hotels

What could be more British than a stay in a cosy Bed and Breakfast, with a cheerful host full of local knowledge?

England - Scotland - Wales

Top locations
Cornwall, Lake District, Devon, Dorset, Pembrokeshire, Scottish Highlands, London

Stay ... Self Catering Cottages
Thatched self catering cottage

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.

Self catering cottages in: England - Scotland - Wales

Top locations

Cornwall, Lake District, London, Devon, Isle of Skye, North Wales, Pembrokeshire, Scottish Highlands

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Historic Sites
Eilean Donan Castle, Lochalsh, Scotland

Our family has visited over 5000 historic sites in Britain, from Cornwall to Caithness and Anglesey to Norfolk, from castles to picturesque villages - there's so much to see!

Heritage
Callanish stone circle, Isle of Lewis

History of Britain - the full text of the 1912 book

English Culture
What makes England so ... English? From hedgerows to the history of tea, pastimes to traditional crafts.

British Battles

British Biography
Our look at the lives of famous people in art, architecture, science, and literature.

English Architecture

Illustrated Dictionary of Church History and Architecture

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Ancroft, St Anne's Church

Ancroft, St Anne's Church

Ancroft, Northumberland, England
Ancroft's 11th-century church was begun by the monks of Holy Island. It boasts a 13th-century pele tower, unusually attached to the nave. In the porch is a 12th-century grave slab and in the graveyard is the burial place of 10 'Poor Claire' nuns who escaped the French Revolution.

Heritage Rating: 4 Heritage Rating
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Passionate about British Heritage!