Don’t miss the new issue of BRITAIN magazine

Grasmere, Lake District, Beatrix Potter
Grasmere from Loughrigg Terrace in the Lake District Credit: Getty Images/Michael Roberts

Our new issue is OUT NOW. Explore Beatrix Potter’s Lake District, peek inside the brightest Britons’ homes, delve into the history of the Tower of London and much more…

Grasmere, Lake District, Beatrix Potter
Grasmere from Loughrigg Terrace in the Lake District Credit: Getty Images/Michael Roberts

The Sept/Oct 2016 (November 2016) issue of BRITAIN magazine goes on sale in the UK this week, and includes:

DOWN BY THE WATER: To mark Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday, we explore the Lake District landscape she loved.

WISH YOU WERE HERE: Celebrate the joys of Britain’s seaside resorts, from Regency seafronts to Victorian piers.

THINK BIG: Tour the homes of the brightest British men and women whose ideas changed the world.

Woolsthorpe Manor, Lincolnshire, Sir Issac newton
The South Front of Woolsthorpe Manor, Lincolnshire, the family home of Sir Issac Newton Credit: National Trust Images/Nick Meers

AFTER THE DUST SETTLED: Nine hundred and fifty years after the Battle of Hastings, the events of 1066 continue to shape this vibrant coastal town in East Sussex.

THE LONG WEEKEND: Live the dream with a stay at one of these five beautiful country house hotels.

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE: In the second part of our series profiling Great Britons, we look at the life of the woman who changed the face of modern nursing.

NIGHT FISHING: The coracle men fishing the River Towy in West Wales face a fight to keep their heritage alive.

TOWER OF LONDON: We explore the myths, history and rituals behind one of Britain’s most iconic buildings.

Tower of London
The flag flies over the Tower of London Credit: Brian Jannsen/Alamy

CIRENCESTER: The “capital of the Cotswolds” is packed with amazing Roman history and modern-day charm.

A FAMILY AFFAIR: Discover 600 years of family intrigue at Lyme, a Peak District country house that evokes a stunning vision of Edwardian grandeur.

COMPETITION: Win a VIP visit to the Tower of London to see the Crown Jewels, along with a two-night boutique hotel stay.

CITY BREAKS: Scotland’s third city, Aberdeen, is packed with history and character, as well as beautiful green spaces and rustic harbours to explore.

SUTTON HOO: The discovery of this burial ship transformed our understanding of Anglo-Saxon Britain and left treasures for the nation to enjoy.

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