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Pitchford Hall: A day in the life of a historic home

James and his wife Rowena Nason returned to the beautiful Tudor Pitchford Hall in Shropshire where she grew up, 25 years after it was sold and fell into neglect. They are now restoring it...
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Ceremonial events in London: From Changing the Guard to the State Opening of Parliament

From the world-famous Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace to quirky traditions at the Tower of London, there is a spectacular calendar of ceremonial events in London. But what does this symbol-laden pageantry...

10 facts about St George’s Day

How did a man born in Cappadocia in AD 270 become the patron saint of England? Here are 10 fantastic facts about St George’s Day.

The May/June 2024 issue of BRITAIN is here!

Welcome to the May/June 2024 issue of BRITAIN! Here's what to expect from the new issue... Looking for some inspiration for your summer travels in Britain? We’ve travelled to the furthest reaches of the British...

The best things to do in Brighton

Once the seaside retreat of London’s high society, this colourful, artistic and eccentric city is a jewel on Britain’s south coast. Here's our guide to the best things to do in Brighton... Words by Henrietta...
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Speyside whisky distilleries: On the whisky trail

Home to more distilleries than any other part of Scotland, we go on the Speyside whisky trail to learn more about this distinctive spirit Words by Emma Gibbs Why is Speyside whisky so renowned? Wedged between the...
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The Channel Islands: Jersey, Story of an island

A unique blend of English and French influences, fascinating Jersey, in the Channel Islands is a delight for history buffs Words Natasha Foges What are the Channel Islands? Tucked into the Bay of Saint-Malo, the Channel Islands...

Country Cottages: Best Places for a Dog-Friendly Break

Planning your summer travels in Britain and want to take your precious pooch along with you? The experts at Country Cottages have rounded up the best places for a dog-friendly break in the UK Sponsored...
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The story of St Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland

We bring you the story of the man behind the myth of St Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland, who is celebrated each St Patrick’s Day The story of St Patrick St Patrick was a 5th century...
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10 greatest women in British history

It was only 30 years ago that Britain acquired its first female prime minister but women have nevertheless made their mark throughout British history. Here are 10 of the most notable.
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If you enjoy finding out more about our country’s rich history, then you’ll love BRITAIN – The Official Magazine.

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

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