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Beautiful Autumn Colours in Savernake Forest

Savernake Forest is an ancient woodland stretching south from the historic town of Marlborough in Wiltshire. Savernake is …

Britain's Best Historical Mazes

Many of Britain's best stately homes share a historical garden feature - a hedge maze, where visitors can …

15 Picturesque Villages to Visit in Cornwall

Cornwall boasts some of the most beautiful and picturesque villages in Britain, whether it's a tiny fishing port …

11 Beautiful Historic Castles in Kent

Kent is known as the 'Garden of England', but the county is home to some of England's finest …

17 Beautiful Photos of Dartmoor

Our family has just returned from a wonderful week exploring Dartmoor. I took over 2400 photos on this …

The Best Views in the Lake District

If you ask 10 people for their favourite views in the Lake District you'll probably get 10 different …

11 Amazing Historic Houses in London

In an earlier article I looked at 10 Beautiful Stately Homes within easy reach of London, but did …

10 Best Small Museums in London

London is blessed with some of the best large museums in the world, places like the Science Museum, …

25 Haunted Historic Houses and Castles to Visit in England

Explore 25 of the best - and scariest - haunted historic houses and castles in England, places with …

Herefordshire's Black & White Villages Trail

The Black and White Villages Trail is a self-guided circular driving route through northern Herefordshire, taking in some …

Burial Places of English Monarchs

Where are the kings and queens of England buried? This guide looks at where you can find the burial …

The Most Beautiful places on Mull and Iona

In this series I've been looking at some of the most beautiful places in Scotland, from historic …

10 Fairytale Scottish Castles

If you've ever seen a modern Disney film (or, like me, watched the old Walt Disney Show on …

9 Beautiful Places I'd love to live in England

Over the past 20 years of exploring England from Cumbria to Kent and London to Land's End I've …

The Most Beautiful places on the Isle of Skye

In this series I've been looking at some of the most beautiful places in Scotland, from historic …

Mary, Queen of Scots locations in Scotland

The 2019 release of the Holywood film Mary, Queen of Scots, starring Saoirse Ronan, sparked fresh interest in …

The Most Beautiful places in Perthshire

In this series I'll be looking at some of the most beautiful places in Scotland, from historic …

The Most Beautiful places in the Cairngorms

In this series, I'll be looking at some of the most beautiful places in Scotland, from historic …

8 Historic Houses asociated with Elizabeth I

'Elizabeth I slept here' has become an iconic phrase, applied to a seemingly endless stream of historic sites …

10 Beautiful Thatched Holiday Cottages in Devon

One of the most enjoyable things about running the Britain Express website is that I get to see …

10 Beautiful stately homes near London

The historic stately homes of England are one its greatest treasures. But there's a good reason that stately …

8 Beautiful Thatched Cottages in England

Nothing says traditional England so much as a pretty thatched cottage with roses trailing around the door! Over …

8 (more) Beautiful Thatched Cottages in England

In an earlier article I looked at 8 stunningly beautiful thatched cottages in England I've run across on …

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