If you're after great views and one of the world's foremost arts and entertainment complexes, then abandon the West End for the South Bank.
Fans of Doctor Who, Dad's Army and Fawlty Towers will find it particularly appealing.
Nightingale Lane in the London suburb of Clapham South, on first inspection, looks like any other average suburban street.
From tikka masala to treacle tart, roast beef to bubble and squeak, here's where to find Britain's best nosh.
A walking tour gives visitors an insight into this northern British city's musical pedigree.
A magnificent Norman cathedral, worthy of the Harry Potter films, is just one reason to discover Durham.
If it was good enough for Shakespeare and Jane Austin ...
From mineral-rich thermal waters and Roman ruins to rugby and pubs.
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.