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This issue we discover the charms of Kent – with its moated castles and medieval manor houses – then meet up with some modern-day duchesses before we pull back the curtain on the extraordinary goings-on at the Cliveden estate.

igtham-mote
Ightham Mote in Kent. Credit: Katie Garrod/AWL Images

The September/October 2015 issue of BRITAIN magazine includes:

HISTORIC KENT

We take a tour of Kent – the glorious Garden of England – and take in its beautiful moated castles, its medieval manor houses and beautifully preserved old villages

BRITAIN’S STATELY HOMES

We discover that duchesses aren’t just for period drama – these modern businesswomen discuss the realities of running their stunning stately homes in the modern age

IDYLLIC RURAL CORNWALL

Packed with sleepy villages, hidden coves and historic harbours, this English coastal county is a rural treasure trove, overflowing with quintessential British charm

Nancy Astor, Cliveden
Nancy Astor portrait exhibited at the RA in 1909, by John Singer Sargent, (1856-1925) from the Hall at Cliveden. Credit: National Trust Images/John Hammond

THE CLIVEDEN SET

We go behind the scenes at the estate in Buckinghamshire that has been at the heart of British society and politics – and a fair share of its scandals – for centuries

LOVELY LAVENHAM

A largely unspolit Tudor treasure, this Suffolk village was once at the heart of a thriving wool trade and one of Tudor England’s richest towns

MAGNIFICENT WELSH CASTLES

King Edward I’s battle to subdue the Welsh left a legacy of more than 600 castles. We bring you some of the most magnificent examples

Culloden
A painting of the Battle of Culloden. Credit: The Print Collector/Alamy

JACOBITE REBELLIONS

We take a look at the people and places that played pivotal roles in the Jacobite rebellions – two gutsy attempts to reclaim the throne
from the Hanoverians

VICTORIAN PIONEERS

The Victorians were great pioneers, but some  of their ideas were a bit off the mark

COMPETITION

Win a luxurious break for two at Hever Castle – Anne Boleyn’s childhood home

CITY BREAKS: BRIGHTON
The famous seaside resort has attracted many of our literary greats over the years

For all this and more see the Sept/Oct 2015 issue of BRITAIN.

 

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