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Places to visit in Britain

The directory...

There are thousands of attractions and places of interest in Britain.  A Bit About Britain's Attraction Directory lists more than 600 of them (so far) for you.

The blog...

Visit A Bit About Britain's blog for all the stories, featured attractions and the occasional rant. Sign up on the blog page for email updates straight into your inbox.

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If you're lost, or want to feature your property or attraction on A Bit About Britain, just get in touch.

A portal into Britain's heritage

Britain's history

What are the key dates and events in British history?  Browse a timeline for any period from prehistory to modern times and read articles about Britain's history, from a very long time ago until quite recently...

Britain's kings and queens

Which king or queen ruled when, and what are they famous for?  Discover a bit about 97 British monarchs, even the dodgy ones.

About Britain

What and where is Britain anyway?  What does the United Kingdom mean?  How many Labour or Conservative Prime Ministers have there been?

Where shall we go today?

Castles?

Beaches?

Stately homes?

Over the water?

Cathedrals and abbeys?

Countryside?

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