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22 Beautiful Scottish Waterfalls
22 Beautiful Scottish Waterfalls

I thought of calling this article 'The Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Scotland', but I don't know how I …

Beautiful Autumn Colours in Savernake Forest
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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