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In our autumn issue Miranda Gudenian recolls an autumnal excursion where she and Paddy learn all about Britain’s traditional pursuit of cider-making plus Phoebe Taplin takes us on a four mile stroll around the ancient city of York. Just some of our fantastic features focusing on the seasonal pleasures that autumn affords. Read on for more...
There’s so much more in this issue besides including an examination of Prince Charles’s Dorchester development, Poundbury, 25 years after the first residents moved in, an autumnal walk around the temples of Stowe in Buckinghamshire and a profile of Sir John Lubbock, the man behind our Bank Holidays. Plus all the regulars too: Historic Homes of England, In Praise of Modern Britain, Poets’ Corner, Heritage Church, Great Britons and much, much more!
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Today (Friday, May 24) marks the 200th birthday of one of the UK’s longest-serving and most influential monarchs.
We are, of course, talking about Queen Victoria, whose reign began less than a month after she turned 18 (it began on June 20, 1837) and lasted until her death on January 22, 1901 when she was 81.
For over 50 years, This England has been adored and devoured by locals (as well as a number of expats longing for a piece of home) and has even been described as “as refreshing as a cup of tea”.
So we decided to have a catch up with editor Angela Linforth to find out about the redesign of the magazine and her favourite quintessentially English things.