History

The rich tapestry of Britain’s history is full of fascinating characters, imposing castles and literary heroes. From the Battle of Hastings in 1066 to the Battle of Britain, the Tudor period to the Victorian era, Shakespeare to Dickens, Britain has a unique heritage like no other. Much of this historical treasure trove has been preserved to inspire us today.
Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House & Woolroom luxury bedding: Stately sleep

The charming sheep of Chatsworth House are the stars of a new exclusive partnership between Chatsworth House and leading wool-bedding retailer, Woolroom Words by Sarah Feeley Sweeping down the long drive towards Derbyshire’s majestic Chatsworth House...
King Edward I

King Edward I: The warrior king

From Flower of Chivalry to Hammer of the Scots, King Edward I had more nicknames than any other monarch, but how did he measure up to them? Words by Neil Jones The medieval chronicler Peter Langtoft,...

William Morris at Kelmscott Manor: Life’s rich tapestry

William Morris's idyllic Cotswold retreat has reopened after a three-year renovation. We step inside to uncover the stories and scandals of Kelmscott Manor Words by Henrietta Easton A sunny day in June was the ideal time...
British book settings

British book settings you can visit

To inspire our summer reading, we visit these British book settings that inspired iconic summer scenes in the works of some of our favourite authors With sun and warmth (hopefully) filling our days, now is...
real tennis

Real Tennis: the sport of kings

Literally the game of kings, real tennis is exactly what it sounds like. Unlike Lawn Tennis and Squash, it’s the genuine article: proper tennis Henry VIII was into it, wasn’t he? Like many pastimes, tennis became...
Wimbledon history

The history of Wimbledon Tennis

We look back at the history of the tennis championships, which bring Wimbledon to a standstill every year.

King Arthur’s Cornwall: Searching for Camelot

The timeless legends of King Arthur and his brave knights live on in the magical landscapes of North Cornwall Words by Natasha Foges Knights and dragons, warriors and wizards, swords and stones: the ancient myths and...

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...

The Real Beatrix Potter

Her books are loved the world over, but the author’s unconventional life choices and passion for the Lake District make her own story a fascinating tale in itself Words by Nadia Cohen Say the name of...
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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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