From Ruthven Barracks in the Scottish Highlands to Tintagel Castle in Cornwall, Britain boasts countless fantastic heritage sites. Now, a new BBC History Magazine special edition brings you some of the best historical day trips in the UK, plus overseas breaks too
Bringing together some of the best articles to have appeared in BBC History Magazine over recent years, inside History Explorer you’ll discover thousands of years of Britain’s past, with features on some of the key events and places that shaped the country’s history, from the Norman invasion to the rise of industry in the 18th century.
You’ll also find out how people lived in the past, by exploring a Bronze Age settlement in East Anglia and visiting the palatial home of Queen Victoria on the Isle of Wight.
There are also a dozen history holidays to choose from, from Berlin to Bali. Each place has been recommended by a historian, and our experts share their advice on what to see and do when you get there.
Other exciting places explored in the guide include Blenheim Palace, Glasgow University and Norwich Castle.
Order your copy of History Explorer for just £4.80 with free UK postage if you are a UK subscriber to BBC History Magazine (UK non-subscribers £6.30, EUR £7.80, ROW £8.30).
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