Travel articles about England

Head to Devon for a family holiday
Devon, the English county, is a brilliant spot for an family holiday all through the year.

The ghost of Anne Boleyn at Blickling Hall
Blickling Hall was the home of Anne Boleyn, one of medieval England's most enduring characters. And now, one of the country's most infamous ghosts.

The Royal Military Canal, England
This 29 mile canal in Kent has very interesting history behind it, besides being a great place to hire a boat for the day.

Silbury Hill, Wiltshire, England
Sillbury Hill is one of a number of neolithic structures in Wiltshire.

The Tarka Trail, Devon, England
Tarka Trail is a series of footpaths and cycle paths that make a 180 mile circle eight around Northern Devon, England.

A trip on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway
This is an unusual express railway built on the miniature 15" gauge.

The Knowlton Church ruins and earthworks in Dorset
On a lonely stretch of road in Dorset, in the southwestern coast of England, the intrepid traveler will come upon a peculiar and intriguing site: the lovely ruins of an ancient stone church, surrounded by an even more ancient fixture: An earthwork ring, called a henge, wrapped protectively around the church. This is Knowlton Church.

The Long Meg and her Daughters stone circle, Cumbria
Long Meg and Her Daughters is a Bronze Age stone circle in the English town of Penrith in the county of Cumbria. It is also known as Maughanby Circle and is one of the largest stone circles in northern England.

Avebury Stone Circle in Wiltshire
The Avebury Stone Circle in Wiltshire, England, is a little like a miniature version of Stonehenge, another Neolithic henge not too far away.

Ben Skinner talks about The Cribber
England's biggest surfspot is highlighted in this video featuring Ben Skinner.

Leopallooza Festival
Leopallooza Festival is now in it's 5th year, after starting out as a summer get together for a group of friends in 2006. A couple of touring bands heard about this, showed up, and it's all gone from there. In 2010, there were 2,000 people selling out all tickets in advance.

The Isles of Scilly Introduction
The Isles of Scilly archipelago is a stunning outpost in the Atlantic Sea off Cornwall.

Weston Park in Shropshire, England
Weston Park in Shropshire is a beautiful house and gardens located in England.

Cotswolds Country Park, England
If you're looking for a place to spend a day in the Gloucestershire, England area, consider going to Cotswolds Country Park.

Salisbury Cathedral, England
The magnificent Salisbury Cathedral has stood for over 750 years and is one of the best examples of medieval cathedral construction in England.

Stonehenge, England
The mystery keeps people coming back year after year to Stonehenge, the most famous of rock circles. It is after all a circle made of rocks, so there must be something special about it for it to be so popular.

Wookey Hole Caves, Somerset, England
If you visit Somerset and are looking for a fantastic day out then look no further than Wookey Hole. It will provide you with a day of mystery and fun as you enter the world famous caves and find yourself meeting the Wookey Hole Witch.

English Heritage receives £10 million for Stonehenge project
The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Ben Bradshaw, confirmed today (16 October) that the Government is to invest £10 million in a new Stonehenge visitor centre.

easyJet cuts Luton flights and closes East Midlands hub
easyJet will be cutting 20% of the airlines' flights out of London Luton airport and will be closing the East Midlands airport hub by 2010.

English Heritage saves popular Heritage Open Days
After the organizers of the Heritage Open Days, the Civic Trust, went bankrupt, it looked like the very popular events may not take place this year. But with English Heritage now taking on the mantle, the event with 1 million visitors and 35,000 volunteers is guaranteed to take place again this September.

English travelers will stay in England this summer
It's another sign that travelers are chosing nearer destinations this summer; car rental company Auto Europe is getting slammed for bookings in the English school holiday periods

New English castle tours
English Heritage recently announced that two new tours are offered at Carlisle Castle and Dover Castle

Heritage-led developments reveal a new way to rescue heritage
Constructive Conservation in Practice and English Heritage highlights the 20 best development schemes in historic places

The English smoking ban begins on 1 July
A 24-hour stay in Central London makes you suck in enough pollution to equal 30 cigarettes. Starting 1 July 2007, smoking will be banned from restaurants, pubs and offices, getting all of us cleaner air.

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