In our new issue, we discover the beauty of walled gardens, let off steam at grand railway hotels and explore the Bloomsbury Group’s Sussex retreat.
The Dovecote in the Walled Garden at Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, Norfolk Credit: National Trust Images/Andrew Butler
The July/August 2016 (September 2016) issue of BRITAIN magazine goes on sale in the UK this week, and includes:
NORTHERN CHARMS: Built around its World Heritage Site cathedral and castle, Durham is steeped history. We take a look around its historic charms.
SECLUDED BEAUTY: There is no lovelier way to while away time than in one of the private, walled kitchen garden which can be found around the UK.
UNDER THE INFLUENCE: The Tudor age was a tumultuous time which did much to shape the country today. We discover the 10 most influential people of the age, from Shakespeare to King Henry VIII.
LETTING OFF STEAM: Britain’s historic railway hotels provide a chance to relax amid the grandeur of a bygone era. We check in to some of the most spectacular, which are still the height of glamour.
WILLIAM WILBERFORCE: In a new series on Great Britons, we look at the Yorkshire politician who reshaped the empire and changed the character of Britain forever.
SUMMER IN THE CITY: Don’t miss the chance to soak up the sunshine over the summer months with five of the best London’s open-air attractions.
FIRST TIME LUCKY: Designed by a novice, Castle Howard remains one of our most beautiful country houses. We take a good look around its many delights.
BURNHAM MARKET: Norfolk’s self-proclaimed loveliest village is an idyllic vision of unspoilt English life.
A HOUSE OF ONE’S OWN: A century after the Bloomsbury Group moved to Charleston, we explore the fascinating history of this stunning creative Sussex retreat.
THE QUEEN’S DRINK: We pay a visit Royal Warrant-holders Twinings to find out how to brew the perfect cup of tea.
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