UNCOVERING THE FORGOTTEN ROMAN TOWN OF VENTA ICENORUM Venta Icenorum (market place of the Iceni) was once the Roman capital of Norfolk, England, over 1700 years ago. It was a large and lively market town surrounded by high walls with its own local government, trade and Roman/Briton-style entertainment. In factContinue Reading

Tradition versus the historical origins of one of the Roman Empire’s most famous city. For over two thousand years the questions behind the true origins of the famous city of Rome, seat of emperors and the world’s most famous empire, has fuelled the imaginations of both its resident’s and peoplesContinue Reading

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GREAT ROMAN ASSASSINS Ruling emperors, despite their dictatorial rights of rule, had many enemies. Discover the emperors whose lives ended in assassination. Discover the assassins who changed Roman history. Throughout Roman history the assassin was in a sense the ombudsman of the ancient world, sometimes the front man for aContinue Reading

EDENBRIDGE ~ KENT Hever Castle Hever Castle, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, dates from 1270. The Tudor Village, which adjoins the Castle, was created during the period 1903-1908 by American millionaire, William Waldorf Astor, for his family and guests. Today, the Tudor Village is used for residential conferences andContinue Reading

HARROGATE ~ NORTH YORKSHIRE Ripley Castle Although the Ingilbys have only lived at Ripley Castle for 670 years, they have turned it into one of Britain’s best hospitality venues. It has a beautiful lakeside setting, and the surrounding area is packed with fascinating towns and villages, castles, and gardens. DinnersContinue Reading

LEEDS CASTLE MAIDSTONE ~ KENT Leeds Castle One of the most romantic and ancient Castles in the Kingdom. Surrounded by 500 acres of beautiful Parkland, this Royal Palace now offers accommodation for residential meetings plus a suburb choice of banqueting venues at various at varying budget levels for all kindsContinue Reading