A portal into Britain's heritage
Places to visit in Britain - and more!
The attraction directory contains every place listed on A Bit About Britain so far. Search by region, find castles, stately homes - and so on. More entries are added every week.
Visit A Bit About Britain's blog to find all the stories, featured attractions - and the occasional moan. If you're looking for the latest posts for a particular region, click 'Inspiration' on the main menu.
Put Britain's attractions in context. A Bit About Britain offers a series of articles, giving an overview of Britain’s story. If you disliked history at school, you might enjoy it now.
What are the key dates in British history? Browse a timeline for any period from prehistory to modern times.
Which king or queen ruled when, and what are they famous for? Discover a bit about 97 British monarchs.
What and where is Britain anyway? What does the United Kingdom mean? You’ll even find a list of prime ministers...