Wild, romantic and dramatic, the hero of Poldark reflects the untamed, stormy backdrop of his Cornish landscape. Explore the coves, mines and grand houses that star in the BBC series.
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award adventure
On the 60th anniversary of the DofE awards, Dixe Wills joins intrepid London schoolchildren on their silver expedition.
Scilly Tidal feast
At rare times, when the tide is low enough, the islands of Tresco and Bryer are briefly joined by a sandbar. Sian Lewis enjoys a speedy Scillonian seabed feast.
BEHIND THE HEADLINES
As new sections of the England Coast Path open this summer, we look at the slow progress of the project.
KAYAK St Kilda
An incredible wildlife odyssey to the remotest part of the British Isles.
60 HARVEST SPECIAL
Farming Today’s Anna Hill looks at what the weather holds for this year’s crop gathering; examine the anatomy of a monster combine; and Gil Meller’s recipes for a delicious harvest supper.
From the makers of BBC History magazine – It is surely the most famous date in English history. on 14 October 1066 William of Normandy’s army defeated and killed King Harold at the battle of Hastings. It was the decisive moment in the Norman conquest of England, which heralded the end of the Anglo-Saxon era and brought profound changes to the country whose effects are still felt today
To mark the 950th anniversary of William’s great victory, we’ve put together this collector’s edition, which charts the history of the Normans, from their viking origins to the reign of their last English Monarch