2014 marks the 300th anniversary of the accession to the throne of George I. From theatre-going and wining and dining to strolls through stunning English Country Gardens, VisitEngland rounds up the most timeless hand- me-downs from the 18th century.
Canada's Yukon may be home to twice as many moose than people, but the 35,000 enterprising and creative folks who live here are exceptionally talented.
Containing 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites, over 1600 Buddhist temples, more than 400 Shinto shrines and postcard perfect landscapes, Kyoto, is undoubtedly one of Japan’s most popular tourist attractions.
As UNESCO announces the first ever World Heritage group site listing, Natural High launches a unique opportunity to visit all six remarkable forts in a single tour.
Guernsey is steeped in historical gems, and with Visit Guernsey’s new self-guided trails, the history of this fascinating island can be enjoyed at any pace, any time.
The Museum of Jordan has opened in the country’s capital, Amman, housing over 2,000 artefacts from Jordanian history, including the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Hauteville House in Guernsey, which was home to Les Misérables author Victor Hugo, has officially been awarded the prestigious 'Maisons des Illustres'; a French accolade which recognises the building's cultural value and contribution to French heritage.
Long known as the hub for innovative art and quirky design, Finland’s creative and cultural heritage encompasses a huge range of industries, with glassware considered one of the most distinctive art forms by the Finns.
A stylish new city landmark is helping celebrate Hull’s rich maritime heritage — a £7m innovative footbridge that plays birdsong and even offers pedestrians a UK first-of-its-kind “bridge ride”.
Visitors to Qatar can now experience the largest archaeological site to be inducted into the UNESCO World Heritage List, the town of Al Zubarah.
This year Alaska celebrates 100 years of powered flight. Anchorage Museum’s exhibition “Arctic Flight; A Century of Alaska Aviation” takes a journey through the state’s remarkable aviation history and is a great starting point for any journey through Alaska; a state where flying is a way of life and a means of survival for many remote Alaskan communities.
If the words ‘manor house’ conjure up visions of quintessentially English properties of a bygone era then think again.
Anticipating a big increase in visitors to WW1 sites in its region, the Champagne-Ardenne Tourist Board is preparing to welcome Britons during the next four years of the Centenary commemorations.
Originally built in 1721, Floors Castle is the largest inhabited castle in Scotland and home to the 10th Duke of Roxburghe.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the discovery of the Bungle Bungle range - the distinctive beehive-like domes in Western Australia's Purnululu National park.
1 to 15 of 325 for Heritage