The Bodleian Libraries will be displaying ‘obscene’ and ‘improper’ books from the Libraries’ restricted ‘Phi’ category for the first time ever Story of Phi: Restricted...

The temperatures may be dropping, but that’s no reason to stay indoors: all over Britain, country parks and estates are now dressed in their...
What's On in Britain - November - The Lord Mayor's Show, London, England

Stuck for ideas to keep the family entertained this month? Here are our top tips for things to see and do in the wintry...

If you’ve ever wanted to take a tour of the Houses of Parliament but have been unable to make the trip to London, we’ve...

For our food & drink special, we have a tasty competition prize courtesy of Welcome to Yorkshire To celebrate our food-and-drink themed issue, Discover Britain...
Victoria and Albert Museum

Celebrate our museums special with a five-star hotel stay on the doorstep of the capital’s best collections This issue of Discover Britain is our museums...

Stuck for ideas to keep the family entertained this month? Here are our top tips for things to see and do in the month...
Britain tourism September

Stuck for ideas to keep the family entertained this month? Here are our top tips for classic British events in September   Braemar Gathering - 1...

Accommodation

Looking for a suitably spooky place to visit or even stay? Check out our top five haunted houses across Britain... Inveraray Castle, Argyll, Scotland  Perhaps the...

Weary traveller, rest your head at one of these five historic lodgings 1. Sign of the Angel Wiltshire, England There is an unrefined charm to this early...

Great British Buildings

Built on the foundations of a Benedictine monastery to become one of England’s grandest country houses, the Jacobean mansion of Audley End has been...

Cities & Towns

Cirencester

For picturesque beauty and fascinating history, look no further than these European towns. More manageable than the sprawl of a city, but still with...

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Discover the best foodie towns and Cotswolds inns in our food and drink issue - on sale now We have a very tasty treat for...

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning monarch in British history. Take a look at some interesting facts about her life from the...

Get cosy with one of these six great new books, chosen especially for you by the Discover Britain team... 1. Darling Winston by David Lough Winston...
The London Eye

A long weekend in London is just enough time to immerse yourself in this buzzing, creative metropolis, home to arguably the world’s finest cityscape....
24 hours in Aberdeen

Dive right into harbour life in Scotland’s third largest city, Aberdeen, with our whistlestop guide In July 1909, Harry Houdini prepared for a run at...
Snow capped mountains at Wastwater lake. Credit: Visit Britain

Steeped in local history the villages of the Peak District are renowned for their character, quirky traditions and warm welcome CASTLETON Dwarfed by some of the...
Afternoon tea at Mondrian London

Martha Alexander samples some of London's best afternoon teas, from the classic to the contemporary Tea. It is our national obsession: we drink 165 million cups...
Britain in August - Chatsworth Country Fair

Stuck for ideas to keep the family entertained this month? Here are our top tips for things to see and do in the glorious...