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Britain

May/June 2021
Magazine

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.

EDITOR'S LETTER

Britain

YOUR LETTERS • Write to us with your thoughts on the magazine and memories of Britain

TOP MODEL

The BULLETIN • Domestic history, naval battles and royal birthdays

READING CORNER • Take inspiration for your British adventures from these great reads

WONDERS of the WEALD • A sunny swathe of Kent and Sussex, so little changed over the centuries, harbours some of the country’s finest gardens

THE PLANNER

GARDEN HIGHLIGHTS

STATELY SPLENDOUR • Discover London’s finest historic houses, conveniently clustered together in the city’s westernmost reaches

BOOK AHEAD

Beside the SEASIDE • Sea, sand and (sometimes) sun: the great British seaside holiday is a much-loved and always evolving tradition

Coin of the Realm • Fifty years ago Britain adopted decimal coinage: a momentous step that was first proposed centuries earlier. From the beginnings of minting to present-day pounds and pence, we tell the eventful story of Britain’s coinage

DID YOU KNOW?

FOLLOW THE MONEY

CURATING the CROWN • Joint Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, Tracy Borman shares the highlights of the job and reveals her favourite haunts

WRITE AT HOME • The houses of our greatest poets are intimate and revealing spaces that still have much to tell us about their former inhabitants

SHREWSBURY • Shropshire’s proudly independent county town has both a unique heritage and a contemporary buzz

THE PLANNER

Hidden England • With its sleepy stone villages, handsome market towns and rolling countryside, timeless Lincolnshire is full of charm

THE PLANNER

TOP 10 GLASGOW • Once an industrial powerhouse and the second city of the British Empire, today this merchant city continues to thrive

THE PLANNER

The Royal Standard of England • A timeless country pub in Buckinghamshire has King Charles I to thank for its place in the history books


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 84 Publisher: Chelsea Magazine Edition: May/June 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: April 8, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Travel & Outdoor

Languages

English

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.

EDITOR'S LETTER

Britain

YOUR LETTERS • Write to us with your thoughts on the magazine and memories of Britain

TOP MODEL

The BULLETIN • Domestic history, naval battles and royal birthdays

READING CORNER • Take inspiration for your British adventures from these great reads

WONDERS of the WEALD • A sunny swathe of Kent and Sussex, so little changed over the centuries, harbours some of the country’s finest gardens

THE PLANNER

GARDEN HIGHLIGHTS

STATELY SPLENDOUR • Discover London’s finest historic houses, conveniently clustered together in the city’s westernmost reaches

BOOK AHEAD

Beside the SEASIDE • Sea, sand and (sometimes) sun: the great British seaside holiday is a much-loved and always evolving tradition

Coin of the Realm • Fifty years ago Britain adopted decimal coinage: a momentous step that was first proposed centuries earlier. From the beginnings of minting to present-day pounds and pence, we tell the eventful story of Britain’s coinage

DID YOU KNOW?

FOLLOW THE MONEY

CURATING the CROWN • Joint Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, Tracy Borman shares the highlights of the job and reveals her favourite haunts

WRITE AT HOME • The houses of our greatest poets are intimate and revealing spaces that still have much to tell us about their former inhabitants

SHREWSBURY • Shropshire’s proudly independent county town has both a unique heritage and a contemporary buzz

THE PLANNER

Hidden England • With its sleepy stone villages, handsome market towns and rolling countryside, timeless Lincolnshire is full of charm

THE PLANNER

TOP 10 GLASGOW • Once an industrial powerhouse and the second city of the British Empire, today this merchant city continues to thrive

THE PLANNER

The Royal Standard of England • A timeless country pub in Buckinghamshire has King Charles I to thank for its place in the history books


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