One of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet can still hold a few surprises for first-timers.
The body of a long-lost monarch has been found, and along with it the tales of a marauding army.
Manchester is one of the world's great sporting cities, and a lot of that is down to Manchester United.
Michelin-star restaurants and beautiful country estates, this place is nothing like the video game Monkey Island.
Hail Hadrian! Traverse the famous wall via a handy bus route.
To soak up the stories and the history of Mayfair is priceless – it's also essentially free.
It's fun, interesting, reasonably priced and great for families: just don't forget to pack the raincoats.
For many, this is the base of many adventures, and what a beginning, for England's vast and bloodthirsty history is intertwined in our own. Let imaginations run wild during visits to intact castles, mysterious ancient standing stones and quaint seaside villages. Wonder at the eccentricities and obsessions of its characters, from tea to tennis. And don't forget to sample its more modern day culture such as music and comedy that lie in a class of their own.