From sumptuous stuccoed villas to handsome Roman aqueducts, thrillingly high-tech suspension bridges and beautiful baroque palaces, English architecture competes valiantly with everything the natural world creates. Discover the architectural heritage of our country, with different styles and periods on display throughout every town, often within the same edifice.
The historical architecture of cathedrals that took more than 1,000 years to complete will dazzle. Keep cameras ready for impressive Norman and gothic buildings. If you prefer something more contemporary, check out striking public buildings, libraries and performing arts centres, which have been designed with function as much as form in mind.
The Monument, built to commemorate the Great Fire of 1666, is the tallest isolated stone column in the world and offers panoramic views of London.
Location: London, Greater London
Stand with one foot in the east and one in the west and feel on top of the world at this historic observatory.
Location: Greenwich, London