35 Best UK History Blogs and Websites

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Here are 35 Best UK History Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. The British Museum Blog

The British Museum Blog London, England, UK
A museum of the world, for the world. Discover over two million years of human history and culture. The collections from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas and the ancient world include world-famous objects. An indepth information about British history, Follow for more!
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1.6M 2.1M 1.7M 1 post / month Sep 2010 Get Email Contact More

2. History Today

History Today London, England, UK
History Today is one of the worlds leading serious history magazine.The publication is based in London and published monthly.Every contribution is carefully edited and illustrated to make the magazine a pleasurable, as well as an informative, read.
727.6K 321.8K 4 posts / month Get Email Contact More

3. History Matters

History Matters Sheffield, England, UK
History Matters is a shared blog from the Department of History, University of Sheffield. Written by Sheffield historians (staff, students, alumni, and friends), here you will find cutting-edge research, the history behind the headlines, and why we think history really matters.
2K 5.5K 1 post / quarter Dec 2012 Get Email Contact More

4. European Royal History

European Royal History This blog will mainly focus on the past but I will deliver current news about both the reigning and non-reigning royal families in Europe. The author of this blog has had an interest in European royalty since the late 1970s. My main interest is in British Royalty but I am also interested in all the monarchies of Europe past and present.
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7K 735 5 posts / day May 2012 Get Email Contact More

5. On History Blog

On History Blog London, England, UK
On History is a digital magazine produced by the Institute of Historical Research, the national centre for the study of history in the UK. Our aim is to publish accessible and engaging articles that reflect on contemporary issues facing our discipline and deepen public understanding of the past.
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5.8K 52.8K 5 posts / month Get Email Contact More

6. The History Blog

The History Blog Hello, I am Livius. I created this history blog page because my interests are primarily European ancient and medieval. Here I am providing general blogs on history, historical podcasts, historical illustrations, ancient books, and many more. I also intend to make a note of all the topically relevant books I read, and a list of all the topically relevant books sitting in a pile glaring at me.
684 1 post / day Jun 2006 Get Email Contact More

7. The Royal Watcher Blog

The Royal Watcher Blog Hello, I am Saad, 20, Founder & Editor of The Royal Watcher, Royal Contributor for ELLE and an Art History Student. The Royal Watcher is a place to learn and share everything we know and like about Royals!
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881 10.3K 4 posts / day Apr 2016 Get Email Contact More

8. The History Girls

The History Girls The History Girls are a group of best-selling, award-winning writers of historical fiction and non-fiction. Some of us write for young adults, some for fully fledged adults, some for younger readers.
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953 6.7K 3 posts / month Dec 2011 Get Email Contact More

9. University of Nottingham Blog » History Past and Present

University of Nottingham Blog » History Past and Present Nottingham, England, UK
This blog showcases research in the Department of History, setting out key points and arguments and highlighting the relevance of historical events in today's society.
183.2K 97K 1 post / month May 2013 Get Email Contact More

10. Museum Facts

Museum Facts London, England, UK
Whoever says history is boring wasn't taught history right. We believe in making history fun and easy to read by uncovering its quirky, bizarre facts and presenting to you with beautiful visuals.
2.5K 311.1K 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

11. HistoryExtra

HistoryExtra Bristol, England, UK
HistoryExtra brings you the most exciting, extraordinary, and captivating stories from Britain's history and beyond. Find thousands of historical articles on both British and world history for all levels of knowledge and interest.HistoryExtra is the official website for BBC History Magazine, BBC History Revealed and BBC World Histories Magazine.
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525.8K 363K 2 posts / day Get Email Contact More

12. Royal Splendor

Royal Splendor UK
This blog presents stories about royal history and the lives of interesting royals from the UK and Europe.
5.7M 5 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

13. Findmypast Blog » History Hub

Findmypast Blog » History Hub London, England, UK
History Hub is part of our blog where we discuss history. Here, we regularly publish insights on social history, local history, royal history, and military history. Findmypast is a subscription service that allows customers to connect to people, both past and present, and visualize their family stories in more detail than ever before.
321.1K 35.1K 10 posts / day Get Email Contact More

14. Historic UK

Historic UK London, England, UK
The Historic UK History Magazine features hundreds of articles, videos, and interactive maps to explore. We also add a wealth of new content every in every update. Historic UK is one of the largest on-line history magazines in the UK, showcasing our heritage and architecture.
59.6K 4K 10 posts / day Get Email Contact More

15. Past and Present

Past and Present Oxford, England, UK
Past and Present details religious and cultural history of early modern Britain, and the impact of the Reformation. It is widely acknowledged to be the liveliest and most stimulating historical journal in the English-speaking world.
19.2K 1 post / week Jun 2012 Get Email Contact More

16. The British Newspaper Archive Blog

The British Newspaper Archive Blog Explore in these updates an array of amazing finds and news from over 300 years of historical newspapers. Read entertaining, quirky tidbits about the life and times covered by these papers. The British Newspaper Archive is a partnership between the British Library and Findmypast to digitize the British Library's vast collection of newspapers.
43.9K 26.1K 3 posts / month Get Email Contact More

17. Yale University Press London Blog » British History

Yale University Press London Blog » British History London, England, UK
The official blog of Yale University Press, London. We publish history, politics, current affairs, art, architecture, biography, and pretty much everything else. Read interesting posts informing and commenting on Britain's History, Literature. Poetry, Culture, Kings and much more from the Medieval era.
4.1K 15.1K 4 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

18. Essex Record Office Blog

Essex Record Office Blog Chelmsford, England, UK
The Essex Record Office is the storehouse of Essex history. We look after documents, maps, images and sound and video recordings that together tell the story of nearly 1,000 years of our county's past. We use our blog to publish highlights from our collection, share research tips, and offer peeks behind-the-scenes at our work looking after this unique collection.
1 post / week Get Email Contact More

19. Centre for Kent History and Heritage Blog

Centre for Kent History and Heritage Blog The Centre for Kent History and Heritage (CKHH) showcases the research of Historians, Literary Scholars, and Archaeologists in the School of Humanities. The Centre's weekly blog provides news, reports, and research, offering a treasure trove of material valued by its international following.
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20. BALH Blog

The British Association for Local History is a national charity that promotes local history and serves local historians. It publishes both The Local Historian, our quarterly journal, and Local History News, a topical magazine. This blog shares news and information on forthcoming BALH events and other announcements.
1.2K 3.2K 9 posts / day Get Email Contact More

21. The History of Witham Essex

The History of Witham Essex The History of Witham Essex is a research blog by the author Janet Gyford which gives insights on the British history and the historical events taken place at Witham in Essex.
18 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

22. A Bit About Britain Blog

A Bit About Britain Blog A Bit About Britain's blog features articles about places to visit in Britain, British history, events in Britain - and more. It is a personal, independent, project that seeks to inspire, inform and entertain. It provides a portal into Britain's history, heritage, and landscape, tells stories that put places and events into context and appeals to armchair travellers, and visitor alike.
814 1.9K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

23. History Journal

History Journal History Journal is the official journal of the Historical Association. Our online offering is an extension of the Historical Association's work in public history and aims to make high-quality cutting-edge research accessible to the general public. Follow our blog updates to get more in-depth knowledge about the Journal and its work.
712 5.5K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

24. Living London History

Living London History London, England, UK
Sharing London's curiosities, hidden gems and historical walks, oddities and self-guided walks to help curious wanderers explore the city. The focus is on the history that is hiding in plain sight and helping Londoners and visitors better connect with the history of this incredible city.
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4.5K 68.9K 1 post / day Get Email Contact More

25. Hisdoryan

Hisdoryan Rhayader, Wales, UK
Hi, I'm Claire. I'm a history blogger from Mid Wales on a mission to spread a love of the past. I'm also passionate about building a community of like-minded female history bloggers. Living in the past is easy with the Hisdoryan blog! Step this way for Welsh history and the latest in historical travel, period drama and more!
791 5.8K 1 post / week Jun 2018 Get Email Contact More

26. London Guided Walks Blog

London Guided Walks Blog London, England, UK
Enjoy the latest articles diving into 16th and Victorian-era architecture, Historic anecdotes, and A sweet London life. London Guided Walks is a private touring company committed to delivering guided walks, private tours, and treasure hunts using factual historic stories in an engaging manner.
3K 2.8K 7 posts / day Get Email Contact More

27. The History of England Blog

The History of England Blog The History of England Blog by David Crowther recounts Historic moments, travels, and events that shaped centuries. David is a history graduate and loves to talk about history. Through his blog and podcast, he aims to cover all of Britain's history - from the cataclysmic end of Roman Britain to the present day.
1 post / week Get Email Contact More

28. Love British History

Love British History Photos, facts, and debates on the best of British history along with historical recipes for you to try at home. Jo Romero is a lover of early modern history with a degree in Modern History. Here she shares her thought about History, Sketches, Food, Travel and more.
5.3K 5 posts / month Get Email Contact More

29. Stuff About London

Stuff About London London, England, UK
StuffAboutLondon is a blog on London history. It is a collection of random posts and photographs about things that Don Brown has found interesting, puzzling, entertaining or just noteworthy about London.
661 374 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

30. BBC History Research Blog

BBC History Research Blog London, England, UK
Every year the BBC opens its archives to a wide range of academics researching the BBC's role in national and international history. Their research leads to bestselling books, academic papers and in-depth journalistic articles. This blog reveals the variety of BBC themes explored by academia.
5.7M 2.2M 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

31. HRP Blogs

HRP Blogs London, England, UK
Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle.
456.5K 157.4K Apr 2011 Get Email Contact More

32. History of government Blog

History of government Blog London, England, UK
History of government is a blog that features articles from guest historians and civil servants about the history of UK government.
109.2K 175.8K 4 posts / year Jan 2012 Get Email Contact More

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UK History Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering UK History. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Saad719 royalwatcherblog.com 950
liamfoley63 europeanroyalhistory.wordpress.com 418
Elinor Evans historyextra.com 359
livius drusus thehistoryblog.com 331
Dominic Sandbrook historyextra.com 150
Kev Lochun historyextra.com 107
Ellie Cawthorne historyextra.com 84
Emma Mason historyextra.com 54
chesherj livinglondonhistory.com 48
donbrown stuffaboutlondon.co.uk 46
Rachel Dinning historyextra.com 46
Katie Holyoak historytoday.com 45
Jonny Wilkes historyextra.com 34
Emily Briffett historyextra.com 32
Christian George F. Acevedo royal-splendor.blogspot.com 28
jonathanwilkes historyextra.com 28
Dr David Musgrove historyextra.com 27
Rhiannon Davies historyextra.com 27
Josh Allen pastandpresent.org.uk 26
clairemiles hisdoryan.co.uk 24
Matt Elton historyextra.com 24
GuestEditor historyextra.com 21
Spencer Mizen historyextra.com 21
vanessarockel blog.history.ac.uk 20
Amir Adhamy historyextra.com 19
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