As an island nation Britain has a long maritime tradition; explore it here with features, news, events and listings drawn from UK maritime museums and heritage sites.
An archive of more than 200 shipwrecks off the coastlines of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly has been bought by Royal Museums Greenwich for £122,500.
A daring commander who took on the German High Seas Fleet and took part in Special Service will be remembered through his medals, which have gone to Gosport.
Commemorating the centenary of World War I and anniversaries of the signing of the Longitude Act and formation of Trinity House, curators in Greenwich are busy.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution has created a touring exhibition to raise awareness and appreciation of those who volunteered for them during World War I.
Historic Scotland have begun an underwater survey at Scapa Flow that could lead to its valuable remains becoming a Historic Marine Protected Area.
The National Maritime Museum's new permanent gallery brings out the big guns and heroes. Yet the most fallible aspects provide the most intrigue in Greenwich.
On the centenary of the Royal Navy's first submarine being accidentally sunk, the Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport is celebrating the pioneering design of the vessel.
Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust awarded £3.75 million grant to support traditional boatbuilding
The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded the Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust £3.75 million for its Boatbuilding and Heritage Skills Training Centre project based at the Portsmouth Historic......
A conservation volunteer has made a detailed recreation of the mighty HMS Alliance after finding a giant courgette on his vegetable patch.
Go down a hobbit hole, stroll across the Severn, visit 100 acres of Welsh parkland or imagine life in an early 19th century Irish farmhouse - the best open air museums to visit this summer.
Cambridge University Digital Library now contains the full story of the hopeless schemes and endless searching to measure longitude 200 years ago.
Clad in the Queen's uniform, a group of rowers will monitor swans as part of an ancient tradition on the Thames this month. An exhibition devoted to them explains more.
We take a look inside the £35 million Mary Rose Museum in Portsmoutn - a replica of one of the greatest ships in Henry VIII's "sea army".
Rolling gaits, whistle-toting officers, strong-legged gunners and dodgy teeth: here are some of the reconstructions of the Mary Rose's crew, compiled by forensic experts.
As the new £35 million Mary Rose Museum prepares to open to the public aboard Henry VIII's rescued ship, we take a look at some of the exhibits lying in wait.