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:
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!
Castle Hotels in England - Scotland - Wales
Bath, Brighton, Canterbury, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Lake District, London, Stratford-upon-Avon, Winchester, York
What could be more British than a stay in a cosy Bed and Breakfast, with a cheerful host full of local knowledge?
Cornwall, Lake District, Devon, Dorset, Pembrokeshire, Scottish Highlands, London
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
Cornwall, Lake District, London, Devon, Isle of Skye, North Wales, Pembrokeshire, Scottish Highlands
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.
Falmouth stands at the entrance to the Fal estuary, with a marvellous natural harbour. Falmouth is a popular seaside resort and a centre for pleasure boating. The major historic attraction is Pendennis Castle, built on a headland outside the harbour by Henry VIII. Pendennis is one of two matching castles guarding the estuary - the other is St Mawes Castle, on the far bank of the Fal.
Butt of Lewis Lighthouse - Isle of Lewis, Scotland
Bridge over the Atlantic - Seil, Argyll
Achmore Stone Circle - Isle of Lewis, Scotland
Dun Eistean - Isle of Lewis, Scotland
Clach an Truiseil Standing Stone - Isle of Lewis, Scotland
Cardiff Castle - Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales
Cresselly House - Cresselly, Dyfed, Wales
Shaw-cum-Donnington, St Mary's Church - Newbury, Berkshire, England