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The Young Victoria – A New Film

The Young Victoria, a new film starring Emily Blunt and Rupert Friend, brings together the unlikely pairing of Martin Scorsese and Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, to tell the story of young Queen Victoria and her beloved husband, Prince Albert.
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The Morris Men of Bampton

Morris dancers from different towns wear distinctive costumes and dance to slightly different steps. Three things say a man is in England, four things make his location sure: cream teas, roundabouts, pay...
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On the Trail of Sherlock Holmes

Through London's cityscapes and England’s countryside, British Heritage magazine visits locales associated with Sherlock Holmes and investigates the fictional detective's creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
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The Lake District: A Landscape in Amber

Britain's Lake District is 900 square miles of hard, ancient mountains, surrounded on all sides by rich, level farmland. Immortalized by William Wordsworth, preserved by Beatrix Potter, Lakeland draws 14 million tourists a year.
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Letter From British Heritage – March 2008

Happy and Glorious for 60 Years Those of you who follow such things have been doubtless aware that Britain and her constituent peoples are in the midst of what many good folk are taking as a national identity...
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Letter From British Heritage – January 2008

The Promise of Christmas When the darkling of the winter comes upon us, then we anticipate the coming of the solstice and Christmas and the New Year. We need these occasions of hope and assurance in the...