History

Five royal palaces
With a recent spate of royal engagements – and with the Charles I exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts going down a storm – it’s time you explored these regal cribs on the GWR network. more >
15th February 2018
Uncover dark secrets at Historic Royal Palaces
Try your luck in one of the country’s oldest gambling dens, take part in a covert investigation at the Tower of London and enjoy a night of storytelling inspired by Guy Fawkes' confessions. more >
17th January 2018
Discover Exeter’s secret underground tunnels
Exeter’s Underground Passages, built in the Middle Ages, make for a great winter walk, especially when the weather outside is not at its best. more >
24th November 2017
Tattoos, bling and women warriors at the British Museum
Escape’s Elizabeth Mistry explores the world of ancient nomads in Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia at the British Museum. more >
8th November 2017
Churchill War Rooms
Transport yourself back in time to a city braced for the outbreak of war at the Imperial War Museums' attraction that was formerly a secret WW2 bunker. more >
11th August 2017