Join in

Send page to a friend

Featured Destination

November 2018: The National Forest

It may be stating the obvious, but the best reason for visiting the National Forest in October is what New Englanders call leaf-peeping. Stuck in ...More
More Uk destinations

Latest News

Click for the History of British News

Latest From BBC News

Theresa May: Brexit won't be easier if I'm ousted
California wildfires: Trump visits state's deadliest blaze
'Indiana Jones of art' finds stolen Cyprus mosaic
'Don't patronise me,' Marr tells Chakrabarti
Two-year degree plan to cut cost of tuition fees
Apec summit ends without statement over US-China division
Mental health: Firms ask PM to deliver on pledge
Jamal Khashoggi: US 'yet to conclude' who was behind the murder
Suspected migrants found on rocks at Folkestone
Nigerian special effects makeup artist on creating gore for Nollywood
Sri Lanka v England: Moeen Ali and Jack Leach wrap up series win for tourists

News tweets

Recommended Books:

A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
Life was planned by a committee while the clever ones had popped out to the lav - Victoria Wood
More Quotes

On this day:
Statute of Marlborough - 1267, Caxton Prints 1st Book in England - 1477, Table Tennis 1st played - 1889, Battle of the Somme Ends - 1916, Walton Sextuplets Born - 1983, Kings Cross Fire - 1987, Beirut Hostage Terry Waite Released - 1991
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages