Tours that bring you closer to the characters and events that have made the UK such a fascinating country to visit and explore.

Tours

Tours  - Heritage tours with a twist: scheduled tours, bespoke tours and self-drive

Heritage tours with a twist: scheduled tours, bespoke tours and self-drive

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Stay in a Castle

Stay in a Castle - Is it time to experience a night in a medieval castle? Where history meets modern luxury

Is it time to experience a night in a medieval castle? Where history meets modern luxury

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Historic Accommodation

Historic Accommodation - UK castle retreats, country houses and coaching inns. Be inspired and then book direct

UK castle retreats, country houses and coaching inns. Be inspired and then book direct

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FEATURED TOURS AND HOTELS

Castles of Edward I

Castles of Edward I - Hosted by historian and broadcaster Marc Morris. Accommodation at Plas Dinas Country House, North Wales. 18 - 20 September 2015

Hosted by historian and broadcaster Marc Morris. Accommodation at Plas Dinas Country House, North Wales. 18 - 20 September 2015

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Experience Wales in 7 Days

Experience Wales in 7 Days - Immerse in culture and adventure. Travel by Executive 26 Seater Coach with optional abseiling, zip-lining, climbing, cycling & horse-riding

Immerse in culture and adventure. Travel by Executive 26 Seater Coach with optional abseiling, zip-lining, climbing, cycling & horse-riding

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Bath, Wiltshire & Somerset Tour

Bath, Wiltshire & Somerset Tour - Stay in a World Heritage city, experience British eccentricity at Longleat House and admire the logistical feat of Stonehenge

Stay in a World Heritage city, experience British eccentricity at Longleat House and admire the logistical feat of Stonehenge

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HISTORIC PEOPLE AND EVENTS

Discover surprising facts about historical figures and events and retrace their footsteps at one of our partner hotels.

The English Reformation

The English Reformation - Henry VIII denounces Catholicism and the Pope and makes himself Head of the Church in England

Henry VIII denounces Catholicism and the Pope and makes himself Head of the Church in England

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Elizabeth I

Elizabeth I - The last of the Tudor monarchs, Elizabeth I, ruled for 45 lively years. Find out more about her here.

The last of the Tudor monarchs, Elizabeth I, ruled for 45 lively years. Find out more about her here.

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Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Cromwell - Henry VIII’s closest confidant who is regarded by some as the mastermind of Henry VIII’s administration

Henry VIII’s closest confidant who is regarded by some as the mastermind of Henry VIII’s administration

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You can now send real picture postcards from the convenience of your iPad with the British History Breaks Postcard App. Become a member for free to recieve a complimentary a postcard credit. Download the postcard app from the Apple App Store or directly from iTunes...Read More

ABOUT US

British History Breaks began as a labour of love between Lewis Stallard, an adventure and history enthusiast from South Wales and Shelley Doyle, a PR consultant from Hertfordshire. Keen to discover places to stay with historical connections Shelley found the links surprisingly hard to come by...Read More

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Features

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

Summer solstice is just around the corner, so as 20,000 people are busy… Read More
Wedding Anniversary ideas

Wedding Anniversary ideas

Originally a way of marking seasonal changes, it was in Medieval Europe… Read More
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Upcoming Events

Rekindle the Romance

For couples wanting to get away for a special occasion or simply to spend some quality time together in luxurious surroundings, The Milestone Hotel has launched a Rekindle the Roma…

Medieval Feasts at Ruthin Castle

Attend Ruthin Castle for one of its famous Medieval Feasts - modelled upon the legendary feasts the Earl of Warwick (son of Henry VIII) held at the castle in the 16th century. NEW …

Craft Town of Scotland, West Kilbride, nearby Glenapp Castle

Open All Year: Craft Town of Scotland, The Barony Centre, West Kilbride. Scotland’s only designated craft town, samples the wealth of craft and design talent from Scotland and the…

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Tour features on Visit Wales

Castles of Edward I tour with Marc Morris makes news on travel trade website Read More

Chamber Chat

British History Breaks revives joy of receiving mail. Features Llangoed Hall Read More

Hello! Magazine

Spa week: top five hotel spas to visit in London. Features the Milestone Hotel Read More
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