Your July/August issue of BRITAIN is here!

The July/August issue of BRITAIN is out now, and we’ve got a host of wonderful features to inspire your summer travel adventures

Welcome to the July/August issue of BRITAIN!

Cornwall is always one of our favourite places to be in the summer months and this issue, we delve into the shady history of this sunny spot, with a trip back in time to Cornwall’s smuggling heyday.

But if you’re dreaming of a Scottish getaway this summer, we’ve cherry-picked some of Scotland’s most special places to stay, rain or shine.

Plus, with its glorious, undulating countryside punctuated by historic market towns and impossibly idyllic villages, it’s no wonder West Sussex has beguiled so many visitors through the centuries – we explore more of this beautiful corner of Britain.

And, if you’ve ever wandered the streets of London and wondered as to the origins of its curious place names, we uncover the meaning behind some of the quirkiest examples.

And you could be in with a chance of winning a luxury stay in Cornwall!

Get your copy here. 

A taste of the issue

Smuggling in Cornwall: On the smugglers’ trail
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Boats at Polperro Harbour. Credit: Jeremy Flint / AWL Images

Steeped in smuggling lore, Cornwall’s hidden coves and tucked-away villages made ideal hideouts for the thriving trade. Here, we take a trip back in time to when smuggling in Cornwall was rife…

Read more here. 

The best hotels in Scotland
Walk Prestonfield House, Edinburgh. Photograph David Cheskin.06.2021

Whether you want to retreat to a cosy inn or play golf on a country estate, here’s our pick of the best hotels in Scotland…

Read more here. 

West Sussex and the South Downs
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A view over the South Downs National Park from Cocking, West Sussex. Credit: Tony Watson / Alamy

West Sussex’s rolling hills, dotted with castles, gardens and stately homes, sooth the soul…

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London street names: What do they really mean? 
London street names
The Mall, with Buckingham Palace in the background. Credit: Nadia Isakova / AWL Images Ltd.

London is full of intriguing and sometimes puzzling street names. We navigate the history of some of the more unusual examples…

Read more here.

Win a luxury stay in Cornwall
Carlyon Bay Hotel tennis courts and outdoor pool

Here’s your chance to win a two-night luxury stay for you and a guest in beautiful Cornwall…

Enter here.