Sometimes it seems this former power station fashioned into a showy landmark by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron is the center of the city. There is...more
The London contemporary arts institution opened an outpost in Cornwall in 1993. It aims to offer an introduction to modern art with creative display of the...more
Tate Britain might not get the same attention as its glitzy little sister, Tate Modern, but to miss it would be a mistake. Built in 1897, Tate Britain displays...more
You'll catch some excellent waves on the north coast of Cornwall and (less so) Devon. Good surfing beaches run south–west from Harlyn down past Newquay...more
You can't turn a corner in Devon and Cornwall without bumping into an ancient castle or grand stately home. Some have huge historical significance, while others...more
Sir Christopher Wren's No. 1 work is this, the cathedral church of the Diocese of London. With its green dome, St. Paul's is one of the city's most recognizable...more
A cliff-top path with hair-raising views runs 630 miles around the sometimes wild and rugged, sometimes rolling and gentle, southwest coast of Britain from...more
The Southbank Centre is a thriving complex of theaters, galleries, and public arts spaces, including the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and the...more
Somerset House isn't principally a skating rink—it's the home of an important art-history faculty, the Courtauld Institute's art gallery, the Gilbert...more
Its fortunes as London's nightlife neighborhood have waxed and waned repeatedly over recent years, but you always seem to end up in Soho for one reason or...more
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