From the Scottish Highlands to central London, tiny historic dolls’ houses to the grandest stately homes in Britain, this issue balances the best our nation has to offer
In the dark days of spring it was difficult to predict what would become of the places that make a visit to Britain so special – the stately homes and tearooms, the quaint hotels and the world-class museums. Happily, as I write, Britain is welcoming visitors once more.
If you’re planning a joyful return to our shores in 2021, this issue is packed with inspiration. Seeking scenic seclusion? Discover Tresco, a jewel-like island off the Cornwall coast, in our pages – it won’t disappoint. Timeless trails and rural charm? Stride beside us along the ancient Ridgeway, which offers both in abundance. A medieval city to explore? Look no further than our city guide to Lincoln.
Also inside the issue:
Time for tea
Savour a behind-the-scenes taste of afternoon tea at the iconic Claridge’s, a landmark London address and a royal favourite.
Keep Calm and Carry On
Britain’s stately homes were forced to close their doors during the recent lockdown. We find out how they have coped in the current crisis.
The royal retailers
From flagmakers to florists, the Royal Warrant Holders are an eclectic group.
Win a stylish afternoon tea and mini-break in London
Your chance to win two nights for two people at the glamorous Bloomsbury Hotel and a Champagne afternoon tea on its popular Dalloway Terrace.
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