United Kingdom

Hadrian’s Wall – Hexham, Northumberland, England

Hadrian’s Wall – Hexham, Northumberland, England

Ancient Rome’s Line in the Sand Where Roman legions once marched, sheep now peacefully graze along the remaining sections of …

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Tea at the Ritz – London, England

Tea at the Ritz – London, England

A Civilized Ritual Steeped in Tradition Ante of kings and commoners alike, tea is taken in every little hamlet across …

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The Connaught Hotel – London, England

The Connaught Hotel – London, England

The Standard Bearer and Embodiment of England There are many top-drawer hotels in London, but the Connaught never strays far …

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Chelsea Flower Show – London, England

Chelsea Flower Show – London, England

The World’s Most Famous Flower Show In a gardening-mad nation, the grand event of the season is this Olympics of …

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The Lake District – Lancashire and Cumbria, England

The Lake District – Lancashire and Cumbria, England

Glorious Walking and Delicious Repasts William Wordsworth described England’s Lake District as “the loveliest spot that man has ever known.” …

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Sissinghurst Castle – Sissinghurst, Kent, England

Sissinghurst Castle – Sissinghurst, Kent, England

Eden on London’s Doorstep “The Garden of England,” fertile Kent lives up to its affectionate nickname—in May its apple orchards …

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Leeds Castle – Maidstone, Kent, England

Leeds Castle – Maidstone, Kent, England

A Magnificent Pile of Medieval Origin Like a lady of the lake, Leeds appears as if a mirage, its buff-colored …

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Canterbury Cathedral – Canterbury, Kent, England

Canterbury Cathedral – Canterbury, Kent, England

The Mother Church of the Anglican World The present Canterbury Cathedral, greatly rebuilt in 1174 after fires destroyed earlier structures, …

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Osborne House – Isle of Wight, England

Osborne House – Isle of Wight, England

A Retreat Where Royals Relaxed Charles Dickens was drawn to the sandy beaches and dramatic cliffs of this island off …

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Winchester Cathedral – Winchester, Hampshire, England

Winchester Cathedral – Winchester, Hampshire, England

A Medieval Wonder That Still Surprises Work first began on Winchester Cathedral in 1089 to create what would become the …

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