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The enchanting landscape and intriguing heritage of Britain has inspired kings, queens, authors, poets and artists for thousands of years, owing to its rolling hills, crystal-clear lakes, rugged coastline and beautiful ancient monuments.
Boasting 29 UNESCO World Heritage sites, hundreds of dramatic castles and some of the most stunning countryside in the world, it’s little wonder that millions of visitors fall under Britain’s spell every year.

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Britain’s castles are endlessly fascinating, both from their intriguing history to their extraordinary architecture. This issue, we’ve indulged our castle obsession with some of the most beautiful examples.  From the Norman hilltop castle at Durham…

BRITAIN wins Gold in the British Travel Awards

We’re delighted to reveal that BRITAIN magazine has won Gold in the Best Consumer Holiday Magazine category in the British Travel Awards. BRITAIN magazine has claimed the top spot at the ‘Oscars of the travel industry’, taking…

Britain’s best Christmas lights

From Queen Victoria’s Christmas tree to the trails that decorate stately homes, we shine a light on festive illuminations and pick the best of the displays On Christmas Eve 1832, a young Queen Victoria pulled…

10 Majestic facts about Queen Elizabeth II

10 majestic facts about Queen Elizabeth II

Think you know everything there is to know about our reigning monarch? Then why not test yourself with our list of 10 facts?

Your essential guide to Dundee

With the opening of a new V&A Museum – the first outside London – the generation of this old port city on Scotland’s underrated east coast is well under way Getting there The closest international…

Cruising the Caledonian Canal

With Caledonian Discovery, slow travel means doing as much or as little as you like – bike rides, walks or kayaking – as your traditional barge putters along Scotland’s majestic Great Glen Scotland’s Great Glen…

BRITAIN’s top 10 ships

Fifty years since the Queen Elizabeth completed its final voyage, we take a look at 10 of the best British ships…

Happy 70th birthday to Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales turns 70 today.

Who was Emmeline Pankhurst?

In the centenary year of women first gaining the vote, we celebrate the northern roots of one of the leading suffragettes Given Manchester’s reputation as a hotbed of social and political revolution, it’s somewhat surprising that…

The best places for a festive afternoon tea in London’s West End

With only six weeks left until Christmas, what better way to celebrate the start of the season than with a festive afternoon tea. Here’s eight places in the West End for a sweet treat while…