Stories: United Kingdom

Travel Story: London built on sacred ground

Steve McKenna

Discover London's 'new' AD240 Roman temple of Mithras.

Travel Story: Romance in the castle ruins

Mark Thornton

Even as a pile of rubble, Corfe Castle in Dorset is vast and dominates the countryside.

Travel Story: Rye times: Beauty and tradition in one of England's quaintest towns​

Steve McKenna

Top notch pub grub and colourful local events await in this Sussex town. Just don't forget to pack some sturdy footwear. 

Travel Story: English country gardens: Under the spell of Sissinghurst

Mark Thornton

The former home of the writer Vita Sackville-West is one of the famous — and bewitching — gardens in this green and pleasant land.

Aviation: Perth-London direct flight: What it's really like in economy class

Natalie Richards

Thinking of booking the new Qantas direct flight from WA to the UK? Here's the lowdown on the 17 hours of nonstop flying...

Travel Story: Bottomless brunches & London's first floating park: The new face of Paddington

Steve McKenna

With new and revamped historic architecture, Paddington Bear-inspired artwork and a bunch of cool restaurants and bars, this London neighbourhood is enjoying a renaissance. 

Travel Story: Seafaring history & style on show at London's Victoria & Albert Museum

Steve McKenna

Take a voyage through the golden age of ocean travel at a new exhibition in the British capital. 

Audio: Talking Travel: Dealing with jet-lag

Staff Writer

If anyone should know how to cope with jet-lag, Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield should. On the phone from London, he tells Matt Layton, host of the Spirit Drive show, about how he deals with the effects of travelling across multiple timezones.

Travel Story: Spring in bloom at England's "snowdrop capital"

Andy Tyndall

Even when there’s snow on the ground in England, snowdrops start to break through the frozen soil: these tiny bulbs are the harbingers of spring. 

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