Attractions

Platinum Jubilee 2022: the Queen’s jewellery to go on display

As part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, incredible jewellery from the Queen's personal collection will go on display at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse As each palace celebrates this year's Platinum...

Visit No. 1 Royal Crescent, Bath

Visit the only dressed Georgian house, No. 1 Royal Crescent, in the historic city of Bath Sponsored post No. 1 Royal Crescent is a magnificently restored townhouse museum where you can explore fashionable life in 18th-century...

Top 10 spring gardens in Britain

The days are get longer and winter is starting to fade and flowers come into bloom, so we’ve select the top 10 spring gardens around the UK for you to visit.

Top 10 historic pubs in London

With over 3,500 pubs still pouring pints in the capital, here’s our recommended classics to help define your trundle down Tippling Street… 1. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese Rebuilt after The Great Fire in 1667 this pub...

The story of the Royal Albert Hall

Prince Albert’s huge domed red-brick amphitheatre celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2021. We look at the history of London's most atmospheric concert venue On 20 May 1867, Queen Victoria, dressed entirely in black, laid the...

Curating the Crown: Tracy Borman’s insider’s guide to London

Joint Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, Tracy Borman shares the highlights of the job and reveals her favourite haunts Author of biographies on Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and Thomas Cromwell, as well as the...

Wonders of the Weald: Explore the gardens of Kent and Sussex

A sunny swathe of Kent and Sussex, so little changed over the centuries, harbours some of the country’s finest gardens Picture a quintessentially English landscape and it probably looks much like the slice of southeastern...

Beside the seaside: The history of British beach holidays

Sea, sand and (sometimes) sun: the great British seaside holiday is a much-loved and always evolving tradition Relaxing in a colourful deckchair, sand between your toes. Rock-pooling, beach-combing, swimming and surfing. The whiff of fish...

Royal treasures: Victoria and Albert’s sparkling love story

Many of the royal family’s most beautiful jewels were tokens of love between Prince Albert and Queen Victoria. We spotlight some of their most precious pieces, many of which are still worn by the...
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Royal Deeside: Scotland’s Victorian Heritage Trail

Janice Hopper follows the Victorian Heritage Trail in Royal Deeside, Scotland, to discover the land that Queen Victoria fell hopelessly in love with When Queen Victoria wanted somewhere to escape to, it was to Royal Deeside in...
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If you enjoy finding out more about our country’s rich history, then you’ll love BRITAIN magazine – the official magazine for VisitBritain.

Every issue is packed with our inspirational photography, fascinating features, shopping and travel advice.

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