A wonderful fun house designed and inhabited by Sir John Soane (1753–1837), Royal Academy professor and architect of the Bank of England, among other...more
Particularly famous for the spectacular mid-May-to-June rhododendrons and azaleas, this park with mature woodlands, lots of well-marked hiking trails, and...more
Bishop's Boats ferries depart Blakeney Harbour or Morston Quay daily to view a 500-strong colony of common and gray seals in their natural habitat, then land on...more
Covering all aspects of science, technology, and medicine, the Science Museum is the star of the trio of museums on Exhibition Road (the others are the V&A...more
The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway (44-122-971-7171; www.ravenglass-railway.co.uk), the oldest narrow-gauge railway in England, was built in 1875 to carry iron...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
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
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
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
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
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