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Beautiful photos of Shakespeare’s England

To celebrate the Shakespeare 400 – the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death – we take a photographic tour of Shakespeare’s England with VisitBritain.

Aerial Britain: photos from above

View some of the best aerial photography from across Britain, including iconic sites such as the White Cliffs of Dover and St Michael's Mount. Britain is a land of contrasts and nowhere is that more...
Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria

"I delight in Buckingham Palace"

Sir Harold Boulton

“When Adam and Eve were dispossessed, Of the garden hard by Heaven, They planted another one down in the West, ‘Twas Devon… glorious Devon!”

George Mikes

"An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one".
Napoleon Boneparte

Napoleon Bonaparte

"England is a nation of shopkeepers!"
William Shakespeare Thumbnail

William Shakespeare

"God for Harry! England and Saint George!"

Henry VIII

"Kings of England in times past never had any superior but God"
AA Milne

A.A. Milne, Winnie The Pooh

“You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.”
William Blake

William Blake

“A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.”
The Britain Magazine Cover

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.

Natasha Foges
Melissa Arancio