Packed with 196-pages of the best attractions, days out, places to stay and food and drink destinations, the 2015 BRITAIN Guide is your definitive companion to getting the best out of your holiday. From forgotten medieval villages, to country houses within easy access of London and shopping areas for picking up quintessential gifts, you won’t want to leave home without it.
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WELLS WORTH A VISIT
The BULLETIN • A musical extravaganza, dressing to the nines and a popular pastime revived
READING CORNER • Take inspiration for your British adventures from these great reads
Break for the Borders • Though often overlooked in favour of the Highlands, the Scottish Borders reward visitors with scenic landscapes and a wild and wayward history
Regency REVELS • As Netflix’s hit drama Bridgerton tells a tale of wanton Regency-era aristocrats, we delve into the real-life romances that fuelled gossip in this scandalous era
Roses Remembered • This year marks two historic anniversaries for Tewkesbury. But what put this small Cotswolds town on the map?
NATIONAL TREASURE • Thanks to the passion for collecting of a wealthy doctor, London boasts the world’s most comprehensive museum
England’s lost PALACES • England was once dotted with royal palaces, many of which are now lost in the mists of time. We dig into the history of two of the most magnificent examples
PALACES OF THE PAST
LIVING HISTORY • Stowe House is a stately home with a difference, where schoolchildren work alongside conservators to keep its spirit alive
http://www.britain-magazine.com MARLBOROUGH • This Wiltshire market town sits in a landscape scattered with mysterious prehistoric monuments
On the Black & White trail • Discover the wonderful timber-framed buildings of North Herefordshire, set in the historic borderlands between England and Wales
TOP 10 BRIGHTON • With fresh sea air, picturesque piers and Regency palaces, Brighton is the ultimate seaside city
Down House • Charles Darwin’s house in Kent is bursting with family memorabilia and provides a fascinating insight into his life and work