Discover Britain

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Discover Britain is Britain's leading historic travel magazine, packed with news and features on our finest stately homes, castles and traditions, practical guides to our cities, coast and countryside.

The curtain may be falling on Downton Abbey but Highclere Castle, the stately home where the series is set, carries on its grand march through history undaunted.

As Downton Abbey proved so wonderfully, the “upstairs, downstairs” tension in a stately home makes for a fascinating dynamic. Yet while the exploits of...

Facts, figures and stories about the Great Fire of London landmark. If you want to see the impact a disaster can have on a city, look...
Britain tourism September

Stuck for ideas to keep the family entertained this month? Here are our top tips for classic, weird and wonderful British events in September,...

With the summer holidays in full flow, here’s our guide to a great days out the whole family can enjoy.

From Cardigan Bay to the Isle of Harris, we explore British landscapes that also have fascinating stories to tell. In the latest issue of Discover...

With miles of unspoilt sandy beaches and a culture all of its own, there is more than one reason why Blackpool remains a firm...

Zara Gaspar checks into luxury self-catering home away from home Landal Gwel an Mor for a relaxing seaside break in Poldark Country First impressions: Gwel an Mor...
Ascot horseracing

The gentle county of Berkshire was the setting of the royal wedding of the year and offers the grand pageantry of Ascot This region holds...
Charlotte Bronte at the Soane, london

A cabinet of curios in the Bank of England architect's former home Ever the perfectionist, the architect John Soane demolished and rebuilt houses on Lincoln's...