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There’s a particular spot in England that you might not think of as a tourist attraction — until you see it during Christmas.A plastic tunnel,... Read More

The English countryside probably doesn’t rank very high on most vodka aficionado’s travel hit list. And understandably so, given that more than 70... Read More

You may not have Mary Berry’s baking skills, but you can still cook in her kitchen.The former English countryside home of the “Great British Bake Off”... Read More

Meghan Markle may have made history a few weeks ago as a biracial and American royal bride, but soon another member of the royal family will enter... Read More

Most people love hotel beds because they’re soft and luxurious. However, there are some travelers out there who prefer a constant adrenaline rush... Read More

Finally, a job that makes it easy to relocate.A job opening for a Visitor Services Manager on St. Michael’s Mount in Cornwall, England, looks very... Read More

Unlike in the United States where online betting is frowned upon in most parts of the country, in the United Kingdom, Brits are free to bet pretty much... Read More

If you’re looking for the perfect, cozy hideaway, we’ve got just the right home for you. Emphasis on cozy.One of Britain’s narrowest homes, known as The... Read More

Most people marvel at the percentage of their lives they spend sleeping. For Gordon Ramsay, it’s the incredible amount of time he spends sleeping on... Read More

Case in point: Bryson William Verdun Hayes, from Croyde, Devon, in the U.K., just broke the world record for being the oldest person to skydive at the... Read More

Next time you're due for a family reunion, take inspiration from Albert and Ernie, two Shetland ponies from the U.K. who took a trip to meet their... Read More

One Saturday last spring, seven strangers and I plopped down on leather couches in the great room of Masseria della Zingara, a beautifully restored 18th... Read More

Try not to scream when you ride the newest rollercoaster at a British amusement park.That’s not a threat, but rather an unusual request from The Big... Read More

The beautiful coastline is a perfect palate cleanser after a few days in London or castle-hopping in the countryside.... Read More

In Cornwall, England, Port Eliot is the 1,000-year-old ancestral seat of the Earl and Countess of St. Germans, possibly the oldest continuously occupied... Read More

See Our Guide to Great BritainNight comes softly to St. Mawes in late July, like an illustration out of a children’s book. The sky is a dark navy,... Read More

The New Côte d’Azur: Cornwall, EnglandA sun-starred crowd heads to Britain’s southwest coast for its golden sands and celebrity-chef-owned restaurants.... Read More

When my husband, George, and I decided to take a holiday house at Berrington Hall, a Neoclassical mansion in England’s West Midlands owned by the... Read More

Contemporary architecture has a very high-profile critic in Prince Charles. For more than two decades, he has fought to thwart projects by some of the... Read More

Alice Waters, of Berkeley’s Chez Panisse, made sourcing regional ingredients de rigueur in the seventies, but her efforts were eclipsed in the eighties... Read More

Toast of the coast Cornwall's just-opened Hotel Tresanton — a former yachting getaway — has a pedigree that's irresistible to royal-watchers, food... Read More

The current magnet for stylish Londoners, Cornwall is a realm of improbable conjunctions: tumbledown castles alongside Bronze Age stone circles,... Read More

Whenever I pull out my maps to plan a new trip to England, I find myself wanting to return to Cornwall. This most southern and western of English... Read More

Europe is buzzing about a trio of classic hotels. ENGLAND On the misty river Bovey in southwest England, Bovey Castle (Dartmoor National Park, North... Read More

I'm standing in a petrol station on a gray motorway in western England. The car isn't starting, the temperature is falling faster than the rain, and I... Read More

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