wild swimming spots in Britain

At the temperatures rise, it's time to find the best spots in Britain for wild swimming, al fresco. Discover Britain presents our top five

In this issue we take a look back at the highlights of last month's Platinum Jubilee celebrations, visit several of London's Royal Warrant holders...
WInchcombe

Winchcombe is a quintessential English town that won't disappoint, with timbered inns, independent shops, views of the Cotswolds Hills and a beautiful castle nearby Words Olly...

Osborne House may be the best known of the Isle of Wight’s stately homes, but the island was favoured by well-connected families long before the Victorians made...
Win an escape to a Scottish Isle

We’ve teamed up with The Machrie on the Isle of Islay to offer you and a guest the chance to win an escape to...

Win a luxury weekend in Devon at the Thurlestone Hotel, a charming, family-run-sea-view hotel on the beautiful South Devon coast Discover Britain has teamed up with...
platinum jubilee

We look back at some of the most memorable moments of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Weekend, from military parades and musical performances to tea with Paddington...
history of wimbledonvideo

Emily Pringle looks into the history of Wimbledon, the world's most famous tennis tournament that attracts the attention of Britons, and the world, for...

Accommodation

Unique hideaways aims to connect people with nature, and offer escapism, whilst enjoying luxuriously romantic handpicked places to stay in Britain's beautiful hidden corners Sponsored...
Killeavy Castle

Set within 30 acres of woodland and working farmland, in the foothills of Slieve Gullion in County Armagh, the luxurious Killeavy Castle Estate is...

Great British Buildings

Tower Bridge over the River Thames in London

When Tower Bridge opened in 1894, it was called a 'childish structure'. Now it is the focus of one of the most iconic views...

Cities & Towns

shops in London with a royal warrant

We visited 5 shops in London with a Royal Warrant to find out what its really like to have Her Majesty The Queen and...

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As The Queen marks 70 years on the throne this year, Platinum Jubilee celebrations are being planned, or are already underway, up and down...

On Sunday 6 February 2022, Her Majesty The Queen became the first monarch in British history to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee. The nearest we...