The Houses of Parliament and the famous clock tower that houses Big Ben

 The Beautiful Bath Abbey, founded in the 15th Century, ruined after the Dissolution, and finally completed in 1611.

Bath's Roman Baths are well worth a visit. A new hi-tech visitor experience, complete with audio guides and projections allow guests to really appreciate the remarkably well preserved remains.

The George Inn in Southwark, London is a 1mainly 17th Century Inn now owned by the National Trust but leased to a private company. It is London's last remaining galleried inn and one of the capital's last two coaching inns. Former customers have included William Shakespeare, whose Globe Theatre is just a short walk away, and Charles Dickens  who based Little Dorrit in the area. It stands a short distance from the site of The Tabard which was the starting point for Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

 Ludlow Castle is reputed to be the the most complete set of ruins of a medieval castle in England. They are certainly very impressive.  From the 14th to the 17th centuries Ludlow was a Royal castle and became strategically important, being so close to the Welsh-English border. It began to fall into ruin around 1700 and some years later was described by Daniel Defore a 'the very perfection of decay'.

Crowds walk towards The Mall from Buckingham Palace

It may be a provincial Cathedral, but Derby's main church has a very impressive, and tall, Gothic Tower. The interior, however, is a light and airy thanks to its Georgian rebuild of 1720.

Bletchley Park, in Northamptonshire, is open to the public. During the Second World War it was the headquarters of the code-breakers whose hard work, it is claimed, shortened the war by many months. 

The Peak District is surely one of the most beautiful parts of Britain. At elevated Crich visitors can see for miles over the gorgeous countryside.

Hereford Cathedral towers over the town, and the River Wye. It dates from 1079 and is the home of the famous Mappa Mundi, an almost unique 13th Century map of the then known world with Jerusalem at its centre. 

The Victoria & Albert Museum, the self-titled, world's greatest museum of art and design, was opened in 1852, the year after the Great Exhibition. Designed to educate and inspire it is housed in one of most impressive and important collections of Victorian buildings anywhere in London. With many galleries devoted to ceramics, textiles, glass, silver, ironwork, furniture, sculpture, paintings, prints, photographs and even jewellery and fashion, it has something to offer everyone. Popular exhibitions of the recent past have included Art Deco, and the style of movie star and princess Grace Kelly.