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Places to Visit...

There are thousands of attractions and places of interest in Britain.  Click on the picture above or select Places to Visit from the main menu to discover some of them.

Places, events and stories...

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What's great about Britain?

Portobello Road, market

Ten things you really should do in Britain

Trip to Jerusalem

Britain's biggest, smallest, largest, oldest...

Aaron Slack, Styhead Tarn, Great Gable, walks in the Lakes

Britain's national parks

Britain through the year

Spring in Britain

Spring in Britain

Holker Hall, Summer, Garden

Summer in Britain

Autumn in Britain

Autumn in Britain

Britain's year holidays, things to do

Winter in Britain

A portal into Britain's heritage

A Bit About Britain's History, the book

Britain's history

What are the key dates and events in British history?  Browse a timeline for any period from prehistory to modern times, read articles about Britain's history - or buy the book.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Britain's kings and queens

Which monarch ruled when and what are they famous for? Discover a bit about 97 British kings and queens, even the dodgy ones.

Venn diagram showing the geographical and political relationships between the British Isles (including Ireland) United Kingdom, Great Britain and Crown Dependencies.

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?

Scottish saltire

A bit About Scotland

St Pauls, London

A bit about London

Welsh flag, the Welsh dragon

A bit about Wales

Seven Sisters, East Sussex. View from the coastguards' cottages.

A bit about South East England

Tyne Bridge from Newcastle

A bit about North East England

Visit Worcester Cathedral

A bit about the West Midlands

Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

A bit about the East Midlands

The Beatles Story, Liverpool

A bit about North West England

Thurne Mill

A bit about the East of England

Cornish tin mine at St Agnes

A bit about South West England

Wash Dub

A bit about Yorkshire and the Humber

High Days and Holidays

A bit about Britain's High Days and Holidays