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.

300 years of British Quilt Making

THE V&A is exploring 300 years of British quilt making in its exhibition this spring. Head there to uncover more than 65 examples of quilts, from a cot cover made in the 1690s to...

Wolsely Lodges: British Bed & Breakfasts with a Family Welcome

The Bed and Breakfast is one of Britain's favourite types of accommodation: choose a Wolsey Lodge to be welcomed into the family Charlie and Lily at Letham House When King Henry VIII's Lord Chancellor, Cardinal Wolsey,...

Paul Nash: The Elements

Once notorious as an English surrealist, Paul Nash is now one of the country's most respected modern British artists. Dulwich Picture Gallery is showing 60 of his finest works.   Landscape of the Vernal Equinox 1943,...

Knightsbridge and Belgravia – London Insider’s Guide

"Guests want three things: a big smile at the door, comfy beds and fluffy towels," says Kate Levin of The Capital and Levin Hotels in London's Knightsbridge. And an award-winning restaurant can be quite...
Scottish Beaches

Scotland’s beaches mistaken for Thailand

We've long maintained at BRITAIN magazine that this country has everything to offer and there's no need to travel anywhere else. Now, Scotland has been mistaken for Thailand. Scotland has been mistaken for Thailand thanks...

Landscape Photographer of the Year Collection

A celebration of Britain's greatest landscapes captured in a beautiful book. The Landscape Photographer of the Year competition is the brainchild of the UK's renowned photographer, Charlie Waite, who set up the competition to find...

Guide to Christmas Shopping in Britain

If you're dreaming of a traditional white Christmas, of fairy lights, festive atmosphere and seasonal shopping, here's our guide on what to buy and where to go, from Christmas markets in historic towns and...

North Wales Borderlands: an insider’s guide

The North Wales Borderlands that nestle between Chester and Snowdonia have lush landscapes, famous fortresses and historic houses Walking along  the towpath admiring a gaily-painted bright narrowboat gliding ahead along the canal, I stopped short...

Best British Spa Hotels

Britain's hotels now offer even more than quality accommodation and fine fare: many now also have spa facilities so guests can pamper themselves during their stay. Here's our guide to some of the best. The...
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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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