Cliffs at Tintagel

Travel Guides

Plan a weekend away or a short break in England with our regional travel guides. They're packed with ideas of historic sites to visit, things to see and do, plus places to stay and practical advice for getting around.

Weekend Guides

  • The Quadriga above Wellington Arch

    London

    At the heart of English history. London is unrivalled for the sheer amount of things to do. We've picked out historical highlights in four areas for you to plan a long weekend or a series of days out in the capital.

  • Dover Castle in Kent

    Kent

    Home to some of the most impressive historic sites in the country, the 'Garden of England' offers award-winning beaches, seaside towns, ancient marshes and the famous white chalk cliffs. Perfect to explore on a short break.

  • Walker at Birdoswald Roman Fort

    Hadrian's Wall

    Hadrian's Wall is now the most famous frontier of the mighty Roman Empire. Today, it remains an inspiring and atmospheric monument to this incredible civilisation and there are all sorts of places to visit and learn about the Romans.

  • Tintagel Castle

    Cornwall

    Castles dominate the coastline, isolated settlements and sites steeped in myth and legend are just a small part of what Cornwall has to offer. Plan a long weekend of history in this incredible part of south west England.

  • Dunstanburgh Castle

    Northumberland coast

    The Northumberland coast is a place to feel close to nature and to the past. Discover the tranquil islands, wide beaches, marshes and saltflats, coves and cliffs, fishing villages and fortresses of this beautiful coastline.

Stonehenge at Christmas

9 alternative motorway stops

If you're planning a long car journey, we've picked out 9 sites near motorways and main roads which make excellent alternatives to stopping at a soulless motorway service station.

Discover our scenic stop-offs

Walking Guides

More to explore

  • Visitors at Stonehenge near the Neolithic huts

    Members do more

    Delve deeper into the past and enjoy unlimited access to over 400 historic places. Annual membership starts from £43.50

  • View along the beach towards the bathing hut

    Holiday Cottages

    Immerse yourself in England's colourful past by staying in one of our unique and historical properties - choose from cosy cottages, gatehouse towers, beachside retreats and more.

  • A child gazing up at the ancient stones in Stonehenge.

    Overseas Visitor Pass

    If you're visiting from aboard, choose between a 9 or 16 day pass and receive unlimited access to England's greatest historic attractions from just £30

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