Operating vintage steam and diesel trains, the North Norfolk Railway (to give it its proper name) has been a summertime favorite since it was built in 1887. It...more
Primrose Hill, the peaceful enclave around the eponymous park, has become scarily trendy in an expensive way, thanks to an influx of rock and Hollywood. But...more
Great Pulteney Street is the longest, widest, grandest Georgian street in Bath, and part of a great scheme that was never completed. Consequently, its side...more
Built by Thomas Baldwin and John Palmer in the late 18th century, the elegant Pump Room is a great place to take tea and get a taste of Georgian Bath. In...more
Who has one of the most important and valuable art collections in the world? Yes, the Queen of England. Only a fraction of her pieces, which include paintings...more
One of the best-preserved Roman sites north of the Alps comprises a temple that was built over a sacred spring, plus a great bathhouse that attracted visitors...more
Designed by John Wood the Elder and built by John Wood the Younger, this masterpiece is an awe-inspiring curve of 30 houses anchored over 538 feet by 114 Ionic...more
The collector who pretty much invented the concept of the YBA (Young British Artist) and launched the careers of so many big names—such as the infamous...more
On a campus packed with examples of contemporary architecture stands this gem: Lord Norman Foster's first notable public work, which was extensively renovated...more
Built in 1870 by the Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra), Sandringham is now the country retreat of the Queen and the Duke...more
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