Kings and queens have been crowned and buried since 1066 here in this most historic church in the English-speaking world. Filled with the remains of people who put the Great in Britain — saints, musicians, scientists, and soldiers — gloriously Gothic Westminster Abbey is the national church and the religious heart of the nation.
English literature lovers find strolling through the memorials in Poets’ Corner is a pilgrimage in itself.
Dev Patel, the star of Slumdog Millionaire, filmed the video in London’s Leicester Square in which he focuses on the mix of cultures and influences that has created a vibrant atmosphere in his home city.
Other stars such as Dame Judi Dench, Rupert Everett, Jamie Oliver, and Twiggy feature in the Visit Britain campaign, using the slogan “You’re Invited”: READ MORE
VisitBritain has launched its latest TV commercials featuring celebrities encouraging people to visit the UK. Jamie Oliver is part of a reborn UK eating scene that’s seen Britain fall in love with fine produce, locally sourced ingredients and innovative cooking. READ MORE
Grasse a medieval Provençal town in France that is associated with a billion-dollar perfume industry. The soil and climate are perfect for fields of jasmine, tuberose and hyacinth; the three queens of the flower kingdom essential to the perfume industry. READ MORE