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12 of the best ruins in England

From castles and abbeys to Roman ruins and RAF bases, England is rich in ruins.

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England’s best heritage railways

Very few people aren’t moved to a wistful nostalgia at the sight and sound of an old locomotive in full steam – here are some of the most popular places in England to enjoy the experience. All aboard!

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Experience Britain’s landscapes and uncover the stories behind the view

To celebrate our Destination of the Month, the team at Discovering Britain have picked their favourite walks and viewpoints from around Britain.

The Mouseman of Kilburn

Author Mike Bagshaw tells the story of this local woodcarver.

Seabird cities

Flamborough Head is home to Britain’s only mainland gannet colony.

Barn owls

An interview with local conservationist and one of Britain’s leading wildlife artists, Robert Fuller.

The Yorkshire Vet

Yorkshire Vet Alf Wight changed the perceptions of his industry forever.