Scotland in the year 1689 and one soldier, Donald MacBean, leaps to save his life. This is his story.
In a corner of a tiny village cemetery lies a headstone bearing a remarkable inscription to a British explorer, navigator and cartographer.
There is a street in Prague with a fascinating history. This is the story of some of the houses and their inhabitants.
One day Henry Pease was walking along the beach when he saw a vision of a new town on the cliff top. He made the that vision come true and built Saltburn by the sea.
There were many religious orders who crossed from Europe to establish monasteries in North Yorkshire. One of these orders preferred a life of solitude and silence - The Carthusians or Silent Monks.
When an Irish aunt turns up on the doorstep, Ellie's daily routine is turned upside down! But there's a bigger surprise contained in a small leather bound journal which opens a window to her past.
Do you believe in ghosts and haunted country houses? Here is the story of Nunnington Hall in North Yorkshire. Read on and decide for yourselves!
Bamburgh is a picturesque village on the north east coast that was once the seat of kings and the home of Grace Darling, a Victorian heroine.
Glistening in the sunshine the Bass Rock in the Firth of Forth looks like an enormous iced wedding cake, but beneath the surface lies an interesting story.
Brimham Rocks in the Yorkshire Dales is one of nature's beauties, a formation of weird and wonderful shapes carved out of the landscape.
Scotland's capital Edinburgh is known as the 'Athens of the North.' And when you climb this city landmark you will see why!
There is a place where you can stand on the shore and watch dolphins swimming only feet away. Enjoy one of those real WOW moments!
On the North Yorkshire cliffs overlooking the sea there is a most unusual church. Built in 1822 on a site dating back centuries stands the old church of St Stephen. Take a peek inside...
The vision was to plan and build a new Victorian town on the cliff tops overlooking the sea. However this is the tale of a dream which woke up to harsh reality.
"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them."
At the foot of Ben Nevis and on the road to the Isles Fort William was built by the English to control the rebellious Scots. Now it is a favourite destination for those visiting the Highlands.
On the west coast of Scotland stands what is possibly Scotland's most photographed, most romantic and famous castle - Eilean Donan Castle.
'Oh I do like to be beside the seaside'. Scarborough, the 18th century fashionable spa town on the Yorkshire coast that became a seaside resort.
A brief guide to the history, attractions and highlights of Oban, Scotland's west coast seafood capital.
Visit a garden that has lain asleep and hidden from view for 70 years. The 'lost' gardens of Heligan have awoken, but the ghosts of the past remain. A truly atmospheric and thought evoking adventure.
Yes, there really is a 'bridge over the Atlantic'. It was built in 1792 to link the Isle of Seil to mainland Scotland.
There is a place in central Scotland where two gigantic feats of engineering separated by nearly two thousand years meet; the Falkirk Wheel and the Roman Antonine Wall.
York - a city carved from the ages. You'll not be disappointed by a visit!
The classic gothic horror story, Dracula, was written by a visitor to Whitby, a coastal town in North Yorkshire. And the locations he described are still recognisable today.