Issue 220, our ‘food and drink’ special, is now on sale

    From Scotland’s whisky coast to the grandest veg patches cultivated on England’s green and pleasant land, this issue is full of inspiration for travelling foodies

    While actual physical travel has been somewhat restricted of late, there has never been a better time to explore the British Isles vicariously through the pages of Discover Britain.

    Alongside our lead feature, which takes a deep dive into the 2,000-year history of York, we also have a little “food and drink” theme in this issue. We begin with a look at the tradition of kitchen gardens, which kept many stately homes self-sufficient, before Adrian Mourby trawls the picturesque west coast of Scotland to highlight the finest whisky distilleries.

    Continuing the thirst-quenching theme, London’s historic pubs reveal the changing tastes of the capital, then we finish the issue with a look at the humble British pudding, a traditional dessert that we take very seriously. We hope this gives you a little taste of the British Isles from the comfort of your home.

    Also inside the issue:

    • The legacy of Welsh social reformer Robert Owen
    • Lulworth Cove coastguard Scott Lewis recommends his favourite spots along the Jurassic Coast
    • Spotlight on London’s Covent Garden
    • The surprising story of Queen Boudicca, who set fire to London yet is today hailed as a local hero
    • A guide to the historic town of Rye
    • A tour of Harewood House’s chequered history
    • Discover the best destinations within the Dartmoor National Park
    • Your chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip around Britain
    • Plus a second competition, this time to win a holiday on Dartmoor in the south of England

    Pick up the latest issue from our online store today to read all these stories and more.


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