10 Brilliant Historic Bookshops

We love any excuse to celebrate a bookshop, with their comforting atmosphere and wonderful smell. Here are some highlights from around the country.Read more

The Hidden History of Apethorpe

The great country house of Apethorpe in Northamptonshire was sadly dilapidated in 2004, when English Heritage (now Historic England) began a programme of urgent repairs. As work progressed, many exciting discoveries were made underneath floorboards, behind modern wall surfaces, inside ancient roofs, or hiding in plain sight. Every single finding, no matter how small, deepened our understanding of the property and its illustrious owners.Read more

9 Inspirational Settings for World Book Day

This morning, thousands of Harry Potters, Peppa Pigs and Matildas were dispatched to schools around the country to mark World Book Day.Read more

8 Last Minute Christmas Gifts For Heritage Lovers

We’ve picked a selection of our favourite heritage gifts for those with a passion for the past.Read more