Hudson’s is an inspiring, entertaining and informative guide to the extraordinary UK heritage

For 2019, the iconic, annual Hudson’s guide draws together knowledge from 32 years’ expertise to be the definitive guide to all things UK heritage.

In a nutshell, Hudson’s brings heritage up-to-date, seeking to inspire the public to discover Great Britain’s fascinating history. This captivating guide published by Visit Heritage provides recommendations for great UK heritage days out for all. With key facts, interesting details and inspiring ideas with brilliant photography and original insight - this is much more than a directory. 

Published by Visit Heritage, the new Hudson’s aims to encourage readers of all ages to explore Great Britain and its unrivalled history from north to south, east to west. This latest edition includes engaging, page-turner articles about key heritage anniversaries for 2019 including 500 years since the death of Leonardo da Vinci, 200 years since Queen Victoria was born, 100 years since the Treaty of Versailles was agreed, 50 years of the Cleveland Way among many more.

Added to this, specialist features include a tour through historic houses that were used as bases during World War Two, a feature on famous film locations and a look back at 17th-century recipes with food writer, critic and TV presenter William Sitwell from his home at Weston Hall, Northamptonshire.Husdon's UK Heritage guide

Hudson’s has also curated the best historic event and wedding venues in each region of the country plus the Consider an Historic Venue for your Wedding feature by esteemed wedding planner Rebecca Koziak gives couples insightful guidance about how to choose the perfect historic venue for their special day.

As always, readers can explore historic homes, gardens, castles, museums and much more, all with plenty of Hudson’s signature enthusiasm; lift the lid on the UK’s world heritage sites, plan days out close to home, and plot adventures further afield. The easy read layout also offers great tips on places to stay as recommended by Signpost Hotels as well as nearby places to eat and drink close by to the heritage attractions. 

Hudson’s publisher Visit Heritage also offers a ‘Time Traveller Membership’, which provides preferential rates on all Visit Heritage publications including the Hudson’s, Signpost Guide 2019 and Time Traveller Magazine, which is published four times a year. In each Time Traveller issue, readers will find competitions to enter into. Prizes include weekends away at Signpost Hotels and tickets to Visit Heritage properties.  Time Traveller Members are offered exclusive, interactive activity, such as the opportunity to have their personal Visit Heritage visitor experience published within Time Traveller Magazine as well as nominate their top heritage location to win ‘Best Place to Visit’ in the prestigious annual UK Heritage Awards. Time Traveller Membership cost £27.50 per year and is available from the

Hudsons’ is available for £17.99 and available from the Visit Heritage online bookshop.

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About Visit Heritage

Visit Heritage is a leading heritage, tourism and destination marketing company in the UK.  Visit Heritage is the also the publisher of the best-selling guide Hudson’s. The company also publishes Signpost Guides, the independent guide listing delightful stylish hotels in the UK. Founded in 1935, Signpost was the UK’s first ever hotel guidebook and in 2019 will celebrate its 80th anniversary.

Housing engaging content for a wide audience Visit Heritage’s website is the go-to online destination for discovering all things to do with Heritage in the UK. It has a fresh contemporary look and is highly user-friendly. Visitors to the website can view historic homes, gardens, castles, museums and other heritage sites as well as being able to find places to stay and visit close by. Visitors are also able to create an itinerary, book tickets and learn about events at various locations within the website.