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18 travel features tagged “History”

Sites that shaped Britain's future

Ten remarkable places across the UK where you can relive the dramatic events that took place there long ago.
Read more… 06 July 2011


Elizabethan drama and iconic theatres

The proliferation of purpose-built playhouses in London was to change the face of drama in the later Elizabethan period.
Read more… 10 May 2011


The Passport blog

Shakespeare gets a new home

The Royal Shakespeare Company will begin its 50th season today in a new, $185 million theatre complex in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.
Read more… 14 April 2011


Walking Hadrian’s Wall

Along England’s wild northern frontier, Hadrian’s Wall crosses a sublime, historic landscape that is still giving up the secrets of the region’s turbulent past.
Read more… 25 March 2011


Discovering Britain’s prehistoric stone circles

Stonehenge is the most famous of the 1,000 stone circles across Britain. Explore two more historic stone circles in Orkney and Cumbria.
Read more… 04 March 2011


The Passport blog

True survivors at the British Museum

The exhibit Crossroads of the Ancient World uses pieces from Afghanistan, Egypt and India to explore Afghanistan’s history as a centre of trade.
Read more… 03 March 2011


Following the Thames: A source-to-mouth guide

The romance and history of England can be found along the length of the river, from green, rolling hills to the ocean.
Read more… 07 September 2010


Denmark Street and Soho: London's Tin Pan Alleys

Because this patch of Soho, and particularly Denmark St, has long been the beating heart – and the heart of the beat – of London’s music scene.
Read more… 03 August 2010


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