New issue: issue 232 of Discover Britain is out now!

    Our new issue is out now! Join us for our new ‘Discover’ travel special, which this issue transports you to Northumberland

    As we head into 2023, there have been a few changes here at Discover Britain. The first being our new ‘Discover’ travel special, which this issue focusses on the ‘castle country’ of Northumberland.

    In this 38-page bumper guide to England’s historic northeast region, we follow the food and drink trail from countryside to coast, and Jeremy Flint visits Alnwick Castle for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour with the Duke of Northumberland.

    Another new addition is our London Spotlight series, where we take a look at some of the top things to do in the capital each issue, which this time focuses on theatreland.

    We’re also celebrating some of our nation’s heroes, and this issue the spotlight is on Emily Brontë and whether a new film about her life is a fair depiction of the famed author.

    Plus, you could be in with a chance of winning a stately lakeside stay on the Capheaton Estate in Northumberland.

    Get your copy now, here. 

    Also inside the issue:

    • We meet the people behind the new visitor attraction of Ad Gefrin in Northumberland, which tells the story of one of Anglo-Saxon England’s most powerful courts

    • How a young Northumbrian woman became a hero for her part in rescuing survivors of a shipwreck

    • Our writer takes us through a history of timekeeping in Britain and meets two talented watchmakers

    • As it marks its 250th birthday, we look at the history and legacy of the world’s most recorded hymn

    • We explore the back story of Wales’s native princes and why the title Prince of Wales is still controversial

    Cover image: A Norman castle dating from 1095, Bamburgh was once the seat of the Anglo-Saxon Kings of Northumbria. Credit: NADIA ISAKOVA/AWL IMAGES/LORDPRICE COLLECTION/ALAMY

    Read more:

    Emily Brontë: The most mysterious of the Brontë sisters

    The best theatre shows in London for 2023

    Alnwick Castle: an inside tour with the Duke of Northumberland


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