Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfries & Galloway - one of Scotland's great medieval fortresses

Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfries & Galloway - one of Scotland's great medieval fortresses

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral

Britain is a treasure trove of World Heritage Sites, ancient standing stones, beautiful historic cities, stately home estates and spectacularly situated castles. Age old heritage sites and scenes will astound and amaze from World Heritage sites like Fountains Abbey, Hadrian’s Wall and Wales’ newest World Heritage Site the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct & Canal to the magnificent parks and gardens of the Home Counties and the great castles, monuments and abbey ruins of Scotland.

Take a tour of magnificent palaces like Oxfordshire’s Blenheim and Yorkshire’s Castle Howard, mighty minsters and cathedrals at York and Canterbury or head off on North East Scotland’s castle trail featuring coastal headland perched castle gems like Dunnotar castle. History and heritage is rich and runs deep in the UK, with ancient prehistoric standing stones and monuments in an eclectic mix of locations from the Orkneys to the iconic Wiltshire sites of Stonehenge and Avebury.

Colchester Castle is the biggest Norman Keep in Europe

Colchester Castle is the biggest Norman Keep in Europe

Stay in spectacular Roman cities like Chester and Chichester or famous medieval villages like Suffolk’s Lavenham. The UK is packed with world famous feats of engineering and pioneering industrial heritage sites from the mining trails of Cornwall to the great Falkirk Wheel connecting two canals in Scotland. Explore Great Britain’s fascinating heritage in all its forms across world class museums in ancient cities like Cambridge and Oxford. Spectacular Royal estates open for public tours include Sandringham in Norfolk and Balmoral in Scotland’s Royal Deeside. Discover the history and heritage of Britain, find historic accommodation in the UK and book online with iknow.

Romantic Breaks in the UK

  • Nr Lynton
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    Two well appointed Exmoor apartments set within a charming 19th Century former gentleman's residence. Ground floor apartment with secluded garden. Short breaks welcome.
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  • Aberystwyth
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    Romantic Aberystwyth holiday cottage with one double bedroom, hot tub, large grounds & off peak short breaks. Lovely mountain views. Wi-Fi & parking.
     
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    £33
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    Renovated 18th Century farm house B&B with traditional decor and en-suite guest rooms, ideal for romantic breaks on the Yorkshire / Derbyshire border.
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  • Laxey
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    £300
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    Ideal couples reverse level cottage on the Isle of Man near Laxey. Stunning views from the raised garden. Open plan and modern. Short breaks off peak. Free parking. Sleeps 2.
     
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    £104
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    Yorkshire hotel in Masham offering 14 ensuite bedrooms, B&B service included. Onsite restaurant, bar & brewery/ visitor centre. Romantic penthouse suite.
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    Comfortable Victorian Guest House B&B, minutes walk to town, Conference Centre and Valley Gardens. Offering a warm welcome and hearty breakfasts. Free WiFi, Sky TV in all rooms
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  • Stodmarsh
    Sleeps 4
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    £380
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    Romantic Kent holiday cottage with one double bedroom, plenty of original features, modern kitchen & outdoor seating area. Great for couples with short breaks off peak.
     
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  • Chapel-en-le-Frith
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    £30
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    17th Century English inn with rooms offering deluxe B&B in Chapel-en-le-Frith. Special offers available. Specially adapted rooms for disabled guests.
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  • Tunbridge Wells
    Sleeps 4
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    £550
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    Romantic first floor apartment in Tunbridge Wells with double bedroom, ensuite shower room & great cafes & shops right on the doorstep. Short breaks welcome.
     
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    £300
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    A large and luxurious self catering holiday apartment situated in an a listed Georgian building overlooking Queen Street and its gardens in historic Edinburgh
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