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We don't know how our history teachers made history seem so boring because we can't stop finding fabulous stories to share with you!

Exciting new things are happening here!

The ethos is still the same - inspiring people to travel into history - but I have made our services more varied and accessible so now whatever your interest and whatever your budget we have something to suit! Philippa - founder of British History Tours July 2016Read all about it!Summer is here and whether it rains or shines...

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A day in Liverpool

"Liverpool will have you captivated!" Philippa - British History Tours trail writer ​Vibrant, energetic and welcoming, Liverpool is a city proud of its heritage and history (even the not so nice bits)! It is a relatively new city as far as British cities are concerned, its first significant date being 1715 when the first dockyard was compl...
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Very British historical problems: A quick review of Rob Temples's book, 'Very British Problems: Making Life Awkward for Ourselves, One Rainy Day at a Time'.

A comical look at 5, very British, Historical Problems.

If you love British culture you'll appreciate this book. It is very funny! You'll find yourself simultaneously laughing and nodding in agreement!

The chapter on historical problems is where I delved first (unsurprisingly) and found the clever humour, amusing quips and wry observations addictive.

Here are 5 of my favourite 'historical problems'.

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What does Richard III owe to Shakespeare?

What does Richard III owe to Shakespeare? Nothing? Everything? Whilst sat writing our Richard III History Travel Guide I found that, within the first line, I am referencing another famous Englishman.....Shakespeare. Why? Well, quite simply, the influence of Shakespeare's pen portrait of the King has be...

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Historical Hereford - get off the beaten track!

​Get off the beaten track and you'll be rewarded with world famous, and not so famous, sites you'll be glad you made the effort to visit!

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