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Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall expecting baby

The Queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips and her husband Mike Tindall are expecting their first baby in the new year, Buckingham Palace has announced. Eventing star Zara and former England rugby player Mike Tindall married at...

Fashion Rules: exhibition of royal dress

Exhibition of garments from the collections of The Queen, Princess Margaret and Diana, Princess of Wales displayed at Kensington Palace. Fashion is a powerful force, with even the royal family bowing to its rule. A...

Vote for BRITAIN in the British Travel Awards

We are proud to announce that BRITAIN is shortlisted for ‘Best Holiday Magazine’ in the British Travel Awards. Here at BRITAIN we work hard to bring you inspiring ideas to inform your explorations of our...

Dame Laura Knight at National Portrait Gallery

Over 40 works by Dame Laura Knight are to be displayed at the National Portrait Gallery, in what will be the first major exhibition dedicated to an artist whose work provides an intriguing picture...

10 things you didn’t know about the aristocracy

From Evelyn Waugh’s novel Brideshead Revisited to television dramas such as Gosford Park and Downton Abbey, we are fascinated with how the ‘other half’ live. But just how much do you really know about...

Crystal grotto at Painshill is restored

The rare crystal grotto at Painshill in Surrey has been restored to its former, glimmering glory. Once again a sparkling centrepiece within the historic garden, the recreation of this folly has combined extensive research of...

Durham Cathedral is voted number one UK landmark

A poll of world travellers sees Durham Cathedral named top UK landmark. Durham Cathedral pipped York Minster and Edinburgh's Camera Obscura and World of Illusion to the post in the inaugural Travellers’ Choice Attractions Awards,...

Laurie Lee’s wood opens in Gloucestershire

A wood once owned by the family of author and naturalist Laurie Lee has opened to the public on what would have been his 99th birthday. Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust raised £35,000 from almost 1,000 donations...

Medieval glamping at Leeds Castle

One of Britain’s best-loved castles takes visitors back in time with a ‘medieval’ glamping experience. The vineyard of Leeds Castle in Kent has been transformed into a village of eight fabulous striped pavilions based on...

Winnie-the-Pooh at Mottisfont

He is one of Britain’s most iconic children’s literary creations, but now the idyllic and innocent world of Winnie-the-Pooh is brought to life at the glorious National Trust property Mottisfont in Hampshire. This summer will...

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