Christmas Shopping in England – Part Two

Still can’t decide on the perfect Anglophile Christmas gift? The gift of a subscription keeps giving throughout the year. Each time an issue arrives, your recipient will think of you. And the ease of giving a subscription may put an end to your shopping dilemna and some Fa-La-La-La back in your holiday outlook.

$29.95 for 6 issues per year
Learn more about our kings and queens, the heroes and villains, soldiers and statesmen who made our nation great. Join us as we visit castles and cathedrals, stately homes and gardens. Journey with us to proud cities and secret villages, rugged coastline and lush countryside. Listen in while we talk to dukes and designers, artists and actors, courtiers and craftsmen.
Each issue is packed with features that showcase the many beauties of BRITAIN, as well as suggestions about where to go, where to stay and what to see.

6 issues $21.95 per year

British Heritage magazine is the preferred choice to learn more of travel and life in England, Scotland and Wales, written for those who love Britain. This is a must-read for serious Anglophiles who want to know their way around Britain’s history and landscapes. Subscriptions make excellent gifts for anyone interested in travel and history of England.

$340 for 52 issues

The quintessential companion to countryside living. A weekly Country Life subscription will ensure that you can always enjoy the magnificent country properties across the United Kingdom – those for sale and those just to admire. You’ll see gardens that will make you green with envy, along with tips for your own. You’ll discover the topical issues affecting the countryside, and spend time appreciating the arts, antiques, field sports and the wonders of our wildlife.

$75 for 12 issues

Each issue is filled with articles on British history through the centuries, with features on architecture, the military, famous and little known people throughout history, recent historical finds, books and films.

$32.75 for 6 Issues

The English Home magazine bills itself as Celebrating the Essence of English Style. It’s so much more than a style or decorating magazine. Each issue, you’ll meet the owners of period homes and learn the stories behind their search for the perfect property, the renovation process, their hunt for furnishings and their trials and tribulations with building departments, contractors and English Heritage, who holds sway over renovation decisions involving Grade I, II and III listed properties.

Do you know someone who’s going to Britain this coming year? You can buy them tickets ahead of time on the VB website for London and UK attractions, as well as pre-purchase London TravelCards and BritRail Passes.

If your gift recipient lives outside the UK or is planning a holiday there, you can buy them a National Trust Touring Pass in advance. It will give them unlimited access to the houses, gardens and special places in the Trust’s care and provide free entry for 7 or 14 days. The passes are available in three formats: Admit One, Admit Two or a special National Trust Family Pass. You will also receive a free Great Ideas Guide and Map Guide to help them make the most of using the pass during their visit.

1 thought on “Christmas Shopping in England – Part Two”

  1. I don't pay that much for my Country Life subscription.

    Will be doing my UK Xmas shopping in person over the next fortnight. Wondering whether any cheap Royal Engagement tat will already be on offer–already had a special request for a Wills & Kate tea towel!

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