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Britain’s top British writers

TWe list the top British writers who make up our great literary landscape, from William Shakespeare to Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond William Shakespeare (1564-1616) The Bard is the most famous of British writers. The...
Stargazy Pie

The British pie – 10 fun facts you didn’t know

We’re a nation obsessed by flaky pastry and meaty fillings: pie, considered to be Britain’s national dish, is always on the mind. Here are 10 fun facts you probably didn’t know 1. Pie is an ancient dish invented by the...

Patron Saint of Wales: The story of St David’s Day

The first day of March is known as St David’s Day, a celebration of the Patron Saint of Wales, who is believed to have died on this date in 589AD St David’s Day is celebrated...

Guide to Edinburgh: From Auld Reekie to the New Town

From the cobbled medieval streets of the Old Town to the elegant Georgian thoroughfares of the new, Scotland's historic capital is well worth your time. Words by Henrietta Easton Here's our city guide to Edinburgh Day 1 Admire...

The March/April 2024 issue of BRITAIN is here!

Welcome to the March/April issue of BRITAIN! Here's what to expect from the new issue... As the days lengthen, our thoughts always turn to the seaside. This issue we explore the beautiful Suffolk coast, where...
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The National Gallery London celebrates its 200th birthday

The National Gallery celebrates its 200th birthday in 2024. Discover the evolution of this London icon, from its surprising origins to its plans for this landmark year London’s National Gallery, which celebrates its 200th birthday...
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Royal hobbies

From medieval jousting to King Charles III’s penchant for hedgelaying, discover the hidden royal hobbies of our kings and queens Words by Neil Jones Royal hobbies: King Charles III King Charles III is renowned for being a...
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Royal Berkshire: County of Kings

Berkshire’s royal seal of approval stretches back to the time of William the Conqueror. Soak up the ages-old pageantry and ceremony at Windsor Castle, but don’t miss this historic county’s quieter side Royal Berkshire What makes a...
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The Suffolk Coast: The picturesque seaside resorts and rural villages at England’s eastern edge

We explore the picturesque seaside resorts and rural villages of the Suffolk coast at England's eastern edge Words by Catherine Jones The Suffolk Coast With its long stretches of sand and shingle beach, historic towns and villages...
best london shows 2024

The best London shows for 2024

Whether you're a first-time visitor or a life-long Londoner, London is always a vibrant place to be - and with an array of spectacular shows on stage this year, 2024 is going to be...
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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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