Stories: United Kingdom

Arts, Music & Culture: Exhibition toasts England’s north

Steve McKenna

Welcome to the official opening of the Great Exhibition of the North, a summer-long extravaganza that celebrates culture, heritage, art and innovation.

Travel Story: Historic, wonderful and weird: Heritage holiday rentals with a difference

Gemma Nisbet

Everything from a former pigsty to an eccentric summerhouse in the shape of a pineapple is preserved by UK conservation charity the Landmark Trust — and they're available to rent, too. 

Arrivals & Departures: Take it slow to London

Grace Millimaci

From Fremantle to London in 43 nights.

Audio: Talking Travel: England

Staff Writer

A lot has changed at Stansted Mountfitchet since the days when Stephen Scourfield used to commute to London from his home in the town. 

Arrivals & Departures: Scotland offers sprinklings of royal splendour

Grace Millimaci

Those who got swept up in the romance of the royal wedding (let’s face it, who didn’t?) will appreciate these tips from Scotland’s national tourist board, which has created a list of the country’s top royal attractions. 

Travel Story: Single Traveller Guide: There are many options for those who want to go it alone

Gemma Nisbet

Travelling solo has never been more popular. And though some solo travellers will prefer to take the independent route, being part of a group on an organised tour or a cruise can offer companionship, convenience and a sense of security. 

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