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The Princess Royal takes a ride on the Mail Rail. The Princess Royal explored the quirky history of the most royal of British institutions, the Royal Mail, and discovered the origins of the world's earliest social network: the post. Credit: Miles Willis/Getty Images for The Postal Museum) | Princess Anne opens the Postal Museum and Mail Rail

Princess Anne opens the Postal Museum and Mail Rail

HRH the Princess Royal has officially opened the much-anticipated Postal Museum and Mail Rail in London’s Clerkenwell, which will give visitors access to an incredible subterranean world From next month visitors to London will be...
A view towards Wheal Coates tin mine on the North coast of Cornwall. Credit: Gary Eastwood/LOOP IMAGES

Latest July/August issue on sale now in the UK

Discover Suffolk’s perfectly preserved wool towns, follow the lovely Cotswold Way to Jane Austen’s adopted home city of Bath, spend a night in Anne Boleyn's childhood home, Hever Castle, and explore the best of Poldark’s Cornwall with six luxurious spots to...
Steep Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire | Things to do in Lincoln

Top five things to do in Lincoln this summer

With the 800th anniversary of the city’s most significant battle, 2017 is an important year in Lincoln. Follow our guide for the best things to do in Lincoln this year The Battle of Lincoln Fair of 1217...
Video of Hever Castle & Gardens. Credit: Hever Castle & Gardensvideo

Amazing aerial view of Hever Castle

Hever Castle in Kent is a beautiful Tudor castle that is perhaps best known as the childhood home of Anne Boleyn – watch incredible aerial footage of the castle and grounds here. Did you know...
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, East Sussex. Credit: National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

Top National Trust Father’s Day Walks

Looking for something a little more adventurous to do with your dad this Father’s Day? Why not take a stroll along one of these National Trust walks before a pit-stop at one of these fantastic pubs? Father’s...
Beefeater London – The Home of Gin | Celebrate World Gin Day in Britain | Britain's best gin distilleries

The best gin distilleries in Britain

From Beefeater London to Silent Pool, here are some of our favourite gin distilleries in Britain With the number of gin distilleries in Britain more than doubling since 2010, it’s clear that gin is back...
Little Hall at Lavenham, Suffolk. Credit: Travel Pictures Ltd

Stunning photos of medieval Suffolk

Journey through the beautifully preserved Tudor towns of Kersey, Lavenham, Cavendish, Clare, Sudbury and Long Melford in lovely medieval Suffolk. By the time medieval England was entering the Early Modern Period (around 1485), wool was the...

Queen Anne set to open in London’s West End

Queen Anne is set to open at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket later this month. We sit down with playwright Helen Edmundson, who discusses female power and relationships, themes that are central to the play. The Royal Shakespeare Company production of...
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Kings and Queens of Britain: FREE guide

Want to know more about the reign of King Henry VIII or the first Stuart King of England, James I? Then grab a cup of tea and sit down with your FREE 32-page Kings...
The Grand Hotel. Credit Pete Webb

Seaside luxury at The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne

The seaside resort town of Eastbourne on England’s south coast is often touted as the sunniest spot in Britain. Clare White luxuriates in the best of the region with a stay at The Grand...

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