Lift history off the pages and explore historic England. With hundreds of award-winning heritage attractions, interactive museums and visitor centres, commemorative memorials and nearly 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites all crammed into one small country, you’ll trip over history at every turn. It’s virtually impossible to ignore this country's mythical and fabled characters, horrible histories, legendary monarchs and influential leaders as you discover Neolithic mounds and Roman ruins, thatched Tudor houses and spacious Victorian squares, prehistoric remains, spooky medieval gaols and historic towns in England. Hire a Blue Badge guide for an in-depth tour of your area of interest.
Visit one of the most historic and haunted cities in England and learn about the secrets of the city on a historic walking tour.
Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
Navigate your way through Cambridge’s cobbled streets and its 1,000-year history, with one of the city’s expert guides.
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
King Arthur (the real one!) was born, lived and died in Shropshire. No, really. And his Queen Guinevere was a Shropshire lass too.
Location: Oswestry, Shropshire
Looking for an immersive and cheap experience? Use mobile technology to delve into the past with Lincoln’s free digital Roman Trail app.
Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Enjoy the complete ceramics experience on a City break to Stoke-on-Trent by following the Ceramics Trail around the latest attractions such as World of Wedgwood and Middleport Pottery.
Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire