Don’t miss the latest issue of BRITAIN magazine

Our exciting new issue celebrates both the 500th anniversary of Hampton Court and 200 years since Jane Austen wrote Emma, before exploring the exquisite gardens at Nymans, the history of British fashion and much more

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The New Forest, Hampshire. Image credit: nobleIMAGES / Alamy

The May/June issue of BRITAIN magazine goes on sale in the UK this week, and includes:

AUSTEN COUNTRY
To celebrate 200 years of her novel Emma, we visit the home county of Jane Austen to see for ourselves the places that inspired her, from charming villages to the lush New Forest

TALES FROM THE TUDOR COURT
In Hampton Court’s 500th anniversary year, we speak to Chief Curator of the Palace, Lucy Worsley, and uncover some of the hidden histories of King Henry VIII’s favourite home

THE ROAD BEST TRAVELLED
Whether going by plane, train, car, boat or on foot, we present the best British adventures

SCULPTOR SUPREME
Was Grinling Gibbons, aka the ‘Michelangelo of Wood’, England’s finest woodcarver of all time?

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Charlie Chaplin in a scene from 1925 film, The Gold Rush. Image credit: ClassicStock / Alamy

TOO FUNNY FOR WORDS
The legendary comic Charlie Chaplin, who revolutionised cinema with his silent art, was not only a genius but also a true pioneer

IN AN ENGLISH COUNTRY GARDEN
We tell the story of the exquisite gardens at Nymans, a horticultural wonderland situated in the county of West Sussex

UPSTAIRS, DOWNSTAIRS
What was life really like for servants and their masters in the Downton Abbey era?

WELLINGTON’S WAR
As we commemorate 200 years since the Battle of Waterloo, we explore the significance of the British victory and the deeds of an iconic war hero

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Audrey Hepburn in classic Ascot attire. Image credit: cineclassico / Alamy

IN SEASON
In time for this year’s Season, we chart the history of British fashion, plus how to dress to impress

COMPETITION
Win a luxury short break in award-winning Yorebridge House in the Yorkshire Dales

CITY BREAKS: ST DAVIDS
The smallest city in Britain is located on one of our most beautiful coastlines

This issue is now available to buy in the UK and will go on sale in the US in May 2015.

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