The enchanting landscape and intriguing heritage of Britain has inspired kings, queens, authors, poets and artists for thousands of years, owing to its rolling hills, crystal-clear lakes, rugged coastline and beautiful ancient monuments.
Boasting 29 UNESCO World Heritage sites, hundreds of dramatic castles and some of the most stunning countryside in the world, it’s little wonder that millions of visitors fall under Britain’s spell every year.
Platinum Jubilee afternoon tea

Platinum Jubilee afternoon teas

If you're wondering where to book a Platinum Jubilee afternoon tea, we've cherry-picked the best places in London for a regal twist on the classic scones and sandwiches The Goring The Goring’s history is inextricably linked...

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...

Platinum Jubilee countdown: 70 fascinating facts about the Queen

As we count down to the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, marking an unprecedented 70 years on the throne, we are celebrating this royal milestone with 70 fascinating facts about Her Majesty’s life and reign, and...

Fabergé exhibition brings London’s history to life

The works of Russian jeweller Carl Fabergé have been fascinating London museum crowds in a dedicated Fabergé exhibition, writes Oonagh Turner for The London Magazine A byword for opulence, the name Fabergé is evocative of...

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.
Middlethorpe Hall Hotel

Middlethorpe Hall: A Hotel with History

Once the home of diarist Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, this handsome country house just outside York is now a sumptuous hotel Words: Harry Jones  While we were checking out of Middlethorpe Hall Hotel and Spa, relaxed...

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022

On Sunday 6 February 2022, Her Majesty The Queen became the first monarch in British history to celebrate a platinum Jubilee. The nearest we have ever come to a monarch marking 70 years on...

Win a luxury hotel break in Devon and Dorset

Enter our latest competition for a chance to win a chic four-night holiday and explore both Dorset and south Devon Your luxury hotel tour begins at the five-star Cary Arms & Spa, an award-winning “Inn...
Henry VIII. Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

BRITAIN’s New Year Resolutions

This year, we’ve taken some inspiration from some famous figures from British history when it comes to planning our New Year Resolutions... Live a healthier life Although the image of King Henry VIII as some grotesque...
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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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