England

Shakespeare papers given same cultural status as Magna Carta

Documents relating to the bard’s life, including rare example of his signature, added to Unesco heritage list<p>A collection of documents relating to the life of William Shakespeare has been recognised for its international cultural significance.<p>The 90 documents, which relate to the bard’s baptism, …

Culture

How you can become a town crier in Cornwall thanks to Penzance Town Council - Cornwall Live

Oyez! Oyez! A unique opportunity to become a vital part of a Cornwall community has come up - but you’ll need to be loud.<p>Penzance Town Council is on …

Royal Family

Scenic train journeys in the Lake District

There are several scenic train journeys that take you an alternative tour of the Lake District. Pass through England’s highest mountain range and …

Trains

4 beautiful villages in Devon are up for the Village of the Year Award 2018

Which one will the Channel 4 programme crown the winner?<p><b>Devon is rich in stunning countryside and coastal beauty, and famed for its array of</b> …

Devon

Harvard Square: The Quirky Heart of Boston's Brain

Of all Boston's neighborhoods, Harvard Square attracts the largest quota of cheesy tourist clichés. Not only are visitors supposed to learn the local …

Seamus Heaney

Gardening events 2018

Green-fingered events for 2018 are already mounting up and the season has barely started. During January and February don't forget to check here for snowdrop-related events, too.<p>FEBRUARY<p><b>February 10 - March 11</b><p><b>London, Kew Gardens</b><p><b>International Garden Photographer of the Year</b><p>The eleventh year of this …

London

Loving Traveller

From the <b>Grand Canyon</b> to <b>Letchworth State Park</b> and the lakes, forests and rivers between, the U.S. is full to the brim of natural beauty. So for those …

Road Trips

The vision for Cornwall's future post-Brexit in 10 opportunities that could set it apart from the rest of the world - Cornwall Live

The vision for Cornwall's future post-Brexit has been set out in 10 opportunities that could help set our economy apart from the rest of the …

Innovation

10 newly-restored National Trust holiday cottages you can rent right now

From dog-friendly country retreats to cosy rural bothies…<p><b>If you're starting to make holiday plans for the year ahead, then we've got just what your</b> …

Hotels

10 things to eat in south-west England

A region of rolling hills and silty estuaries, the south-west of England is fertile ground for some of the UK's best-known produce. Local chef Josh …

Restaurants

Travelling through Gateshead towards Newcastle - but how does this location look today?

We turn back the clock 60 years and step out in West Street, Gateshead.<p>If you’d wandered down here around the time our older image was captured in …

Travel

11 Gorgeous Places To Visit On The Coast Of Cornwall, England

Let’s be frank, charming seaside trips are amazing. I mean, at the first sight of sunshine (or dry even dry weather for that matter) us Brits rush to …

Beaches

A spine condition left her unable to walk but this hasn't stopped one woman from climbing hills

Arriving at the very top of Skiddaw, a craggy mountain in the Lake District which rises 3,054ft above sea level, the wind was whipping across the …

North York Moors

Football League roundup: Derby ease past Birmingham as Wolves are held

Wolves draw at Barnsley, Leeds’ poor run goes on at Ipswich Chesterfield upset League Two leaders Luton as Newport win again<p>Championship<p>• A sixth win in eight matches for Gary Rowett’s <b>Derby County</b> ensured they remain hot on the heels of leaders <b>Wolves</b>. As integral to their hopes of promotion as …

English Premier League

21 Most Beautiful Villages in the UK

Britain is home to some of the most charming, heart-melting villages in the world. With quaint pubs, idyllic stone cottages, and fantastic country …

Property (UK)

Seven glorious country houses for under £1 million

You don't have to be a millionaire to live in a grand country mansion, as these beautiful homes across Britain demonstrate.<p>Yorkshire, £725,000<p>Local …

Brontë Family

Woodstock: a high-priced Oxford alternative

It may guarantee a roaring tourist trade, but Oxford’s tight city boundary and strict building constraints have taken their toll on the local …

Real Estate

15 Perfect Spots in Northeast USA to Commune With Nature

Need a bit of Nature Therapy? Forest Bathing? The following 15 spots make for soul satisfying moments brought to you by Mother Nature. Discover some of the best hidden swimming holes, a nature preserve on “Billionaire Lane,” forests, gardens, waterfalls, and wildlife refuges in the Northeast USA. …

Nature

9 lovely Welsh towns to visit for a weekend break

Fancy getting away from it all for a couple of days?<p>Of course you do - but where's worth visiting with only a short space of time to play with?<p>We …

Wales

Sign of the Angel Inn, Lacock, Cotswolds: hotel and restaurant review

Read our review of Sign of the Angel Inn in Lacock, the Costwolds’ own National Trust village, and get a West Country lesson in the real art of</i> …

Cape Cod Tiny house

This is a 30ft x 10ft tiny home that was just delivered to Cape Cod several weeks ago. The home has a main level master with two loft spaces. Queen …

Houses

Priced out of the city? The UK’s top commuter hotspots are revealed

We have good news if you've bought in Swanley, Dursley or Bromsgrove!<p>Living in the heart of a big city has its upsides. The culture, the nightlife, …

Real Estate

Five classic point-to-point routes to do in 2018 - MBR

One way tickets<p>One way ticket to ride. Throw off the shackles of a circular route and head out on a point-to-point adventure.<p>Logistics make us a …

Mountain Biking

Here’s your moment of zen: Big chunks of ice floating down the Cape Cod Canal at sunset

Take a deep breath.<p>Hold it.<p>Exhale.<p>Advertisement<p>And now watch this video of a parade of ice chunks as they slowly dance down the Cape Cod Canal, …

Boston

6 Incredible Reasons to Explore Dorset | The Planet D

<b>With everything from castles to cake, not to mention some of the most geologically diverse landscapes in the UK, there are plenty of reasons to</b> …

Saoirse Ronan

8 Charlestown open house options where modernity mixes with history - Curbed Boston

Charlestown’s real estate is reminiscent of Boston’s past, but the neighborhood’s housing stock still manages to keep pace with today's standard of living.<p>The eight selections in this weekend’s open house tour have recently been renovated or built, offering modern amenities with the historical …

Boston

10 of the best UK winter escapes

A good way to break up the winter is with a few days in the countryside. We’ve picked stays across Britain, from cosy B&Bs to stylish holiday homes, many with seasonal offers<p><b>Country house chic, New Forest</b><p>The Bell Inn is an independent hotel in a Grade II-listed building that has been family-owned …

Hotels

Bruern Holiday Cottages: A cosy Cotswolds getaway perfect for a winter weekend

Bruern Holiday Cottages are the perfect place to spend a winter weekend curled up by the fire, discovers Victoria Marston.<p>When I was invited to spend …

Oxfordshire

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

<b>FOOD & DRINKS</b><p><b>Après Ski Festival at Eataly</b><p>Eataly is bringing the fun of an Italian <i>baita</i> to Boston with its Après Ski Festival series this month. …

Lana Del Rey

Top ten motorcycle riding routes in the UK

Despite having ridden around the world, I firmly believe that the UK still has some of the best riding anywhere on the globe; you just need to know …

Road Trips