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

issue 212 discover Britain

From King Arthur's Tintagel to inhabited caves on the Gower Peninsula, we reveal the magic of ancient sites all over the country in our...

Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein while she was still a teenager. Two centuries on, Nicola Rayner explores the troubled gestation of this landmark British novel When Mary...

Budock Vean Hotel

Enter our competition for a chance to enjoy a luxurious two-night escape at the historic Budock Vean Hotel. A real hidden gem, the four-star Budock...

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,...

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...

You don't need an excuse to indulge in the delights of an Afternoon Tea but from 8 to 14 August, it’s Afternoon Tea week making it positively compulsory. So, here, we list just a few of the ways you can raise a tea cup to celebrate this great British institution at some of our loveliest hotels.

London provided a stage for Oscar Wilde’s greatest plays and a backdrop for his dramatic downfall. Biographer Matthew Sturgis shines a spotlight on the...

Described as ‘the Sistine Chapel of the UK’, the Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London is undergoing major transformation over the next two years, including the conservation of the amazing Sir James Thornhill’s painted ceiling.

Top Withens, Haworth

Explore the best of Britain with these romantic escapes inspired by the poetry, love stories and lives of some of our most-loved literary heroes EMILY BRONTE'S...