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London
The HMS Belfast, by Kavitha Rao
The Churchill War Rooms (formerly Churchill Museum/Cabinet War Rooms), by Kavitha Rao
Music, Saurians and Colored Fire at the Crystal Palace, by Tori V. Martínez
Dennis Severs' House: Capturing an Imaginary Moment in Time, by Grant Eustace
A Fan...Tastic Museum, by Ron Toft
The Globe Theatre: London's Wooden "O", by Elise Warner
The Hampton Court Flower Show, by Juliet Highet
Highgate Cemetery: London's Spookiest Cemetery, by Kavitha Rao
Hogarth House, by Jillian Schedneck
The Imperial War Museum, by Sean McLachlan
A Walking Tour of London's Jewish Past, by Joseph Hayes
The London of Samuel Johnson, by Sean McLachlan
Kenwood House: Country Mansion in the City, by Kavitha Rao
Kew Palace: Rebirth of a Royal Retreat, by Tori V. Martínez
Marble Hill House: Retreat for a Royal Mistress (or Two), by Tori V. Martínez
Palaces on the Periphery: Marlborough House and Clarence House, by Tori V. Martínez
A Medical Mystery Tour, by Nancy Wigston
London's Museums: Making History Fun for Kids, by Dawn Copeman
Museum of London, by Kavitha Rao
Nell Gwynne's House, by Gloria Schramm
Museum of Docklands, by Valery Garrett
London's Diverse Outdoor Markets,, by Victor Borg
The Pageantry of London, by Louise Simmons
The Historic Pubs of London, by Pearl Harris
A Tour of Roman London, by Sean McLachlan
Little Venice and the Regent's Canal, by Kavitha Rao
St. Bride's of Fleet Street: The Printer's Church, by Kavitha Rao
Spaniards Inn, by Kavitha Rao
Sir John Soane's Museum: London's Most Eccentric Residence, by Kavitha Rao
Southwark Cathedral, by Sean McLachlan
London's Theatre Museum, by Kavitha Rao
It's Always Tea-Time at Twining's, by Elise Warner
Temple of the Warrior Monks, by Louise Simmons
Victorian Garden Cemeteries, by Catherine Richards
Westminster Abbey: England's "Parish Church", by Helen Gazeley
Westways Carriage Horses: History for Hire, by Michele Deppe
The Worshipful Company of Grocers, by Jean Bellamy

Berkshire
Frogmore House: A Royal Family Home, by Tori V. Martinez

Buckinghamshire
Burnham Beeches: England's Ancient Wood, by Lisa Agnew

Cambridgeshire
Ely Cathedral and the Stained Glass Museum, by Sean McLachlan
Hail the Conkering Hero, by Jonathan Winspear
Old Scarlett: The Gravedigger of Peterborough, by John Reed
Wandering Around Wandlebury, by Ian Sanderson

Cheshire
Chester, by Sue Wilkes
The Hidden Treasures of Chester Cathedral, by Julia Hickey
Timeline: Chester, by Darcy Lewis

The Magic of Alderley Edge, by Liz Hearn
Beeston: Castle of the Rock, by Julia Hickey
Hidden Churches of Cheshire, by Louise Simmons
Little Moreton Hall: Cheshire's Crooked House, by Richard Crowhurst
Nantwich: A Town that's Worth its Salt, by Sue Wilkes
Northwich: The Town with that Sinking Feeling, by Sue Wilkes
A Taste of Cheshire: Cheese, Pye and Pudding, by Dawn Copeman

Cornwall
Coffee, Tee or Pillory? An Afternoon at Bodmin Jail, by Jean Bellamy
Exploring Cornwall's Standing Stones, by Rachel Newcombe
The Helston Furry Dance, by John Ravenscroft
In the Footsteps of Merlin: Exploring Tintagel, by Christina Hamlett
Legends of Cornwall's Stones, by Gareth Evans
On the Trail of Cornwall's "Free Traders", by Grant Eustace

Cumbria
Castlerigg, Long Meg and Her Daughters, by Lisa Agnew
The Fairy Hills of Cumbria, by Gareth Evans
Journeying Through Time on Lake Windermere, by Pearl Harris
Carlisle and the Border Reivers, by Julia Hickey
The Mysterious Bears of Dacre, by Julia Hickey
The Stone Circles of Cumbria, by Gareth Evans
Wordsworth's Lakes, by Keith Kellett

Derbyshire
Bolsover Castle: From Fortress to Fantasy, by Elaine Walker
Chatsworth House: A Palace for "A Woman of Much Address", by Mike Wendling
Hardwick Hall: "More Glass than Wall", by Julia Hickey
Well-Dressing in Derbyshire, by John Ravenscroft

Wingfield Manor: Palace and Prison, by Julia Hickey

Devon
Exeter - The Cathedral City, by Clayton Trapp
Timeline: Exeter , by Darcy Lewis
Letterboxing on Dartmoor: An Addictive Pastime... for the Brave!, by Jane Gilbert
Lynton and Lynmouth: The Twins of North Devon, by Christina Hamlett
A Taste of Devon: Clotted Cream, Splits, Scrumpy and Gin, by Dawn Copeman

Dorset
On the Track of History: Bovington's Tank Museum, by Stephen D. Rogers
Upton House and Its Famous Trial, by Jean Bellamy

Durham
Barnard Castle: Stronghold of the North, by Gareth Evans
The Bowes Museum, by Alasdair Carter
Raby Castle and the Raising of the North, by Gareth Evans

Essex
The Cunning Men of Essex, by Sue Kendrick
Manningtree, Mistley and the Ghost of the Witchfinder General, by Gareth Evans

Gloucestershire
Enigmatic Berkeley Castle, by Lise Hull
Cirencester of the Cotswolds, by Lisa Agnew
The Tyndale Monument, by Joanne Appleton

Hampshire
Beaulieu and the National Motor Museum, by Barbara Johnson
A History of Firsts: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, by Richard Crowhurst
Romsey Abbey: A House Divided, a House Preserved, by Moira Allen
Winchester Cathedral: "A Pretty Easy Way of Dawdling Away One's Time", by John P. Seely

Hertfordshire
Hatfield House: Childhood Home of Queen Elizabeth I, by Tori V. Martínez
Tring: The Town the Rothschilds (Re)Built, by Julie Mundy

Isle of Wight
Swiss Cottage: A Royal Playhouse, by Tori V. Martínez

Kent
Canterbury: Still the Perfect Pilgrimage, by Julia Hickey
Canterbury Cathedral, by John P. Seely
Timeline: Canterbury, by Darcy Lewis
Canterbury History:
  • The Hospital of St. Thomas
  • St. Augustine's Abbey
  • The History of the Archbishop of Canterbury
  • The Canterbury Tales
  • Thomas Becket


  • Chartwell: Churchill's House of Refuge, by Richard Crowhurst
    Dover Castle: Fortress on the Front Line, by Julia Hickey
    Dover Museum - Home of the World's Oldest Ocean Vessel, by Julia Hickey
    Fishbourne Palace, by Kate Stout
    Hever Castle: The Childhood Home of Anne Boleyn, by Tori V. Martínez
    Leeds Castle: The Most Beautiful Castle in the World? by Richard Crowhurst
    The Oasts of Kent, by Richard Crowhurst
    Parsons, Scarecrows and Fear: Kent's Smuggling Heritage, by Richard Crowhurst
    Quex House and the Powell-Cotton Museum, by Richard Crowhurst
    Rochester: Kent's Other Cathedral City, by Richard Crowhurst
    A Taste of Kent: Hops, Cobnuts and Huffkins, by Dawn Copeman

    Lancashire
    A Look at Lancaster, by Elizabeth Ashworth
    Timeline: Lancaster, by Darcy Lewis

    A Taste of Lancashire: Eccles Cakes and Hot Pots, by Dawn Copeman
    Gawthorpe Hall -- Legacy of the Shuttleworths, by Tori V. Martínez
    Hidden Churches of Lancashire, Manchester and Liverpool, by Louise Simmons
    Pace Egging - A Lancashire Tradition, by John Ravenscroft
    The Rock-Hewn Graves of Heysham, by Elizabeth Ashworth
    The Roman Riches of Ribchester, by Elizabeth Ashworth
    The Sandwalker of Morecambe Bay, by Diane Parkin
    Sunderland Point and Sambo's Grave, by Elizabeth Ashworth
    Wakes Weeks: From the Saints to the Sea, by Elizabeth Ashworth

    Leicestershire
    Kirby Muxloe Castle -- Quadrangular Glory in Brick and Water, by Lise Hull

    Lincolnshire
    Boston of the Fenlands and Its Stump, by Lisa Agnew
    Tattershall and Bolingbroke: A Tale of Two Castles, by Mary Cook
    Winds of Change: Lincolnshire's Historic Windmills, by Mary Cook

    Norfolk
    Grime's Graves, by Richard Crowhurst
    Horatio Nelson: A Norfolk Hero, by Zoe King
    Walsingham: England's Holiest Shrine, by John P. Seely
    Help Excavate a Norfolk Village!, by Sara Polsky

    Northumberland
    Alnwick Castle: From Norman Fortress to Renaissance Retreat, by Teri Foster Gray
    Exploring Hadrian's Wall, by Teri Foster Gray
    Exploring Northumberland's Rock Art, by Teri Foster Gray

    Nottinghamshire
    From Grindstones to Theorems: Green's Mill, by Ian Douglas
    Newstead Abbey - Ancestral Home of the Byrons, by Steve Orme
    Southwell Minster: The "Village Cathedral", by Julia Hickey
    Where Robin Wed Marian: St. Mary's of Edwinstowe, by Julia Hickey

    Oxfordshire
    The Ashmolean Museum: Oxford's Window on the Ancient World, by Sean McLachlan
    Churchill's Birthplace: Magnificent Blenheim Palace, by Martha Doe
    Hidden Churches of Oxfordshire, by Louise Simmons
    Oxford: Magic, Myth and Martyrs, by Sue Kendrick
    Oxford's Museum of the History of Science, by Sean McLachlan
    Timeline: Oxford, by Darcy Lewis
    A Taste of Oxfordshire: Sauce, Sausage and Hollygog Pudding, by Dawn Copeman

    Shropshire
    Boscobel's Royal Oak: A King's Hideaway, by Steven Newit
    Ironbridge: Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, by Louise Simmons
    It's Always Festival Season in Ludlow! by Jane Gilbert
    Wroxeter - Roman Britain's Fourth Largest City, by Gareth Evans

    Somerset
    The Beauty of Bath, by Michele Deppe
    The Roman Baths of Bath, by Moira Allen
    Bath Timeline, by Darcy Lewis
    Number 4 Bath Circus: A Georgian Garden Reborn, by Yvonne Cuthbertson
    A Taste of Bath: Bath Buns, Bath Olivers and Wassail, by Dawn Copeman
    The Ancient Yew of Ashbrittle, by Tracy Kramer
    The Medieval Burgh of Axbridge, by Tracy Kramer
    Bristol's Brunel Birthday Bash, by Jean Burnett
    Bristol's Red Lodge and Its Elizabethan Knot Garden, by Yvonne Cuthbertson
    Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole: Home of Spooks, Cannibals and Witches, by Lisa Agnew
    Glastonbury Tor: Where Legend and History Meet, by Susan Wilbanks
    Somerset's Finest Hill Forts, by Tracy Kramer
    Hidden Churches of Somerset, by Louise Simmons

    Staffordshire
    The Abbots Bromley Horn Dance, by John Ravenscroft
    The Potteries of Stoke-on-Trent, by Richard Crowhurst

    Surrey
    The Villages of Surrey, by Jean Bellamy

    Sussex (East and West)
    The Treasures of Arundel Castle, by Michael Magras
    Bateman's: Kipling's Sussex Jacobean Home, by Jean Bellamy
    Belle Tout: The Little Lighthouse That Moved, by Elizabeth Wright
    Majestic Bodiam Castle, by Cheryl Lee
    Brighton and Hove, by Kay Sexton
    Flower Festival at Chichester Cathedral, by Patrick and Moira Allen

    Great Dixter: A Classic Weald House and Garden in Sussex, by Moira Allen
    Hastings: Two Kings, One Battle, and an Abbey, by Sue Kendrick
    Pevensey Castle: One of Britain's Oldest Fortresses, by Dawn Copeman
    The Ghosts of Pevensey Castle, by Elizabeth Wright
    The Drowned City of Winchelsea, by Moira Allen

    Warwickshire
    The Inspiring Walls of Kenilworth Castle, by Lise Hull
    Visiting Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon, by Pearl Harris
    Warwick Castle's Ghost Tower, by Jean Bellamy

    Wiltshire
    Salisbury: Designed to In-Spire!, by Moira Allen
    Timeline: Salisbury, by Darcy Lewis
    Mompesson House, by Huw Francis
    Old Sarum: A Layer-Cake of History, by Moira Allen
    Amesbury: A Stepping-Stone to History, by Pearl Harris
    Avebury: Wiltshire's "Other" Stone Circle, by Moira Allen
    Imber - The Town That Got Conscripted, by Dawn Copeman
    Littlecote House Through the Ages, by Lisa Agnew
    Old Wardour: Wiltshire's Hexagonal Castle, by Lise Hull
    St. Edith of Wilton, by Moira Allen
    Silbury Hill and West Kennet Long Barrow, by Moira Allen
    The Eternal Mystery of Stonehenge, by Pearl Harris
    Stonehenge: The Giants' Dance, by Sue Kendrick
    A Taste of Wiltshire: Lardy Cakes, Bacon Fraise and Ham, by Dawn Copeman
    Wilton: Mints, Saints and Carpets, by Moira Allen

    Yorkshire
    The Treasures of York, by Pearl Harris
    Jorvik: The Viking City of York, by Brenda Ralph Lewis
    The Ghosts of York, by Jillian Schedneck
    Timeline: York, by Darcy Lewis
    Uncovering the Archaeological Bounty of York, by Sara Polsky
    Where Emperors, Kings and Saints Have Walked: York Minster, by Julia Hickey

    Castle Howard: Yorkshire's Second Eden, by John Ravenscroft
    Commanding Conisbrough Castle, by Lise Hull
    Cook's Tour: Exploring "Captain Cook" Country , by Keith Kellett
    The Lingering Power of Fountains Abbey, by Julia Hickey
    Discovering Prehistory on Ilkley Moor, by John Abraham
    Four Great Abbeys and Priories of Yorkshire, by Dawn Copeman
    Hidden Churches of Yorkshire, by Louise Simmons
    Mother Shipton: England's Nostradamus, by Gareth Evans
    Revisiting "Britain's Finest Hour" at Eden Camp, by Nick Walton
    Robin Hood's Bay: Fishing Hamlet, Smuggler's Haven, by John Ravenscroft
    The Ryedale Folk Museum, by John Ravenscroft
    Scarborough, Richmond and Helmsley Castles, by Dawn Copeman
    A Taste of Yorkshire: Pudding, Parkin and Pomfret Cakes, by Dawn Copeman
    Uncovering the Archaeological Bounty of York, by Sara Polsky
    Wharram Percy: The Town That Sheep Ate, by Dawn Copeman
    Whitby: Town of Voyagers and Vampires, by Jane Gilbert
    Discovering Whitby Abbey, by John Ravenscroft

    SCOTLAND
    Stirling, Borthwick and Lochleven: The Scottish Haunts of Mary, Queen of Scots, by Tori V. Martínez

    Travel Tips
    Beat Hotel Costs with a Home Exchange!, by Kate Stout
    A Beginner's Guide to British Pubs, by Graham Hughes
    Conservation Holidays in the UK, by Tracy Kramer
    Conservation in Action, by Louise Simmons
    Cycling on the Old Railways, by Liz Hearn
    Didn't Pack a Jacket? Think Charitably!, by Kate Stout
    English Heritage and the National Trust, by Dawn Copeman
    An Englishman's Holiday Home Is His Castle!, by Simon Whaley
    Get On Yer Bike!, by Dawn Copeman
    Getting Involved in Off-Season Archaeology, by Sara Polsky
    Help Excavate a Norfolk Village!, by Sara Polsky
    Holidays that Restore You -- and the Past, by Louise Simmons
    The Proms: A Beginner's Guide, by Dawn Copeman
    Riding the Rails, by Julia Lynam
    Spend Your Holiday "Mending Fences"!, by Liz Hearn
    Taking a Road Trip, by Dawn Copeman
    It's Time for Tea, by Dawn Copeman
    Travel Back to the Middle Ages at a Medieval Festival, by David Smith
    Traveling Safely: Things to Know Before You Go, by Michele Deppe
    Want to See More of Britain? Take a Hike!, by Dawn Copeman

    History and Miscellany
    An April Fool's Travelogue (humor), by Teri Foster Grey
    Eh up! How's Tha Doin'?, by Dawn Copeman
    England Expects: Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar, by Dawn Copeman
    East Meets West: the Japanese Garden in England, by Hazelle Jackson
    The Eleanor Crosses: A Love Story in Stone, by Sara Eliot
    Finding Your Roots: The Joys of Ordnance Survey Maps, by Lise Hull
    Finding Your Roots: Meet Your Ancestors at a UK County Record Office, by Lise Hull
    Finding Your Roots: Discovering Ordinary Folk in Manorial Records, by Lise Hull
    Finding Your Roots: Visiting Britain's Churchyards and Garden Cemeteries, by Lise Hull
    Haunted Pubs of England, by Gareth Evans
    A History of Britain in Its Pub Signs, by Elaine Saunders
    A Taste of Easter: Hot Cross Buns, Simnel Cake, and Easter Biscuits, by Dawn Copeman
    That's A-Mazing!, by Hazelle Jackson
    Thomas Cook and the First Rail Excursion, by Diane Parkin
    Those Mysterious British Crop Circles, by Joanna Emery

     

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