Subscribe to BBC History Magazine

Special Christmas Subscription Offer

SAVE 33% and receive a bonus book worth £25 when you subscribe to BBC Hisory Magazine this Christmas.

Choose from four fantastic books: 

Book 1: The Private Lives of the Tudors by Tracy Borman

Book 2: SAS: Rouge Heroes by Ben MacIntyre 

Book 3: Somme: Into the Breach by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore 

Book4: Medieval Europe by Chris Wickham


BBC History Magazine is Britain's best-selling history magazine, helping you bring Britain's and the world's rich past to life. Each issue provides you with accessible and informative features from leading academic historians. Covering an extensive range of periods, we uncover history, British and worldwide, from prehistory to the 20th century, with the help of a 25-strong advisory board of leading historians.

Price per
No. of
Payment Method
Direct Debit
Credit or Debit Card

Standard issue price £4.99

Overseas pricing is also available



  • Your choice of book worth £25
  • SAVE 33% on the shop price, paying only £19.99 every 6 issues by Direct Debit*
  • FREE UK delivery direct to your door
  • Discounts on BBC History Magazine events and special editions
  • Take out a gift subscription before 9 December 2016 and we'll send you a free gift card to give on Christmas Day.

Alternatively call our customer care hotline on: 0844 844 0250** quoting HTWEB211


* 33% saving is avialable only to UK Direct Debit orders. Choice of book is avialabel only to UK residents and is subject to avialaibility. BBC History Magazine reserves the right to send an alternate book of similar value. Please allow 28 days for delivery of your book. Your subscription will start with the next available issue. Christmas gift subscriptions will start with the Janaury 2017 issue. Offer ends 31st December 2016.

** Calls will cost 5p per minute plus your telephone company's access charge. Calls from mobiles and other providers may vary. Lines are open 8am-8pm weekdays & 9am-1pm Saturday.

We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here