Inspiration

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.

Britain’s best Christmas events in 2021

The countdown to Christmas has begun. Here’s our guide to some of the best ways to celebrate the festive season across the UK… From ornately decorated stately homes to festive shows, discover the events getting...

Your January/February 2022 issue is here

Curl up with the new issue of BRITAIN and indulge in some nostalgic train travel and spooky tales This issue, we’re embracing the best wintry pursuits that Britain has to offer: cosy up in a...

Britain’s best Christmas lights

From Queen Victoria's Christmas tree to the trails that decorate stately homes, we shine a light on festive illuminations and pick the best of the displays On Christmas Eve 1832, a young Queen Victoria pulled...

Top 10 historic pubs in London

With over 3,500 pubs still pouring pints in the capital, here’s our top 10 historic pubs in London to help define your trundle down Tippling Street… 1. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese Rebuilt after The Great Fire...

The story of the Royal Albert Hall

Prince Albert’s huge domed red-brick amphitheatre celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2021. We look at the history of London's most atmospheric concert venue On 20 May 1867, Queen Victoria, dressed entirely in black, laid the...

Top 10 Harry Potter filming locations

It's 25 years since a certain boy wizard first appeared in print. 7 smash-hit books, 8 blockbuster films and a legion of devoted fans later, we celebrate this milestone with a virtual tour of...

The London 2022 travel guide is out now

London 2022 is the perfect travelling companion if you have a trip to Britain’s capital coming up soon (or want a good excuse to book one) Containing all you need to know about the city’s...

Win a luxury stay at magnificent Lucknam Park

Enter our latest competition to win a two-night stay, including dinner, in a Palladian mansion near Bath Located near the historic city of Bath, Lucknam Park is a stunning Palladian mansion dating from 1720. Set...

Gunpowder, treason and plot: The (almost) explosive story of Guy Fawkes

Remember, remember, the fifth of November, so the poem goes, but what was the true story behind the Gunpowder Plot – and was its protagonist Guy Fawkes really a freedom fighter or a fool? A clerk...

Restoring Stowe House

Stowe House is a stately home with a difference, where schoolchildren work alongside conservators to keep its spirit alive Today, visitors to Stowe House travel along the tree-lined Stowe Avenue from Buckingham, northeast of Oxford. En...
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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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