Special collector's edition: The story of Britain in 100 days out

Discover the epic history of our countryside, featuring Stonehenge, Tintagel, Hadrian's Wall, Chatworth, Glastonbury Tor, Stirling Castle, Fountains Abbey and many more...

Published: July 31st, 2018 at 3:13 pm
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Photos and events

Glorious images of great historic sites. Plus, get involved in a local history event – from watching Romans battle in Hampshire or a knights’ tournament in Cheshire to a Tudor extravaganza in Devon and a Celtic festival in Perthshire.


c10000 – 4000 BC: Mesolithic period

Mike Pitts delves into deepest prehistory, when our hunter-gatherer forebears lived lightly off the land

4000 – 2500 BC: Neolithic Age

Early farmers transformed Britain – and where better to see their impact than at Avebury and Stonehenge in Wiltshire, says Francis Pryor

800 BC – 40 AD: Iron Age

Experience the era of hill forts, warfare and technological revolution

43 AD – 410 AD: The Romans

The Romans built cities, roads and walls to extend their empire across Britain. Mike Russell charts their rise

500 – 1066: Era of Saxons and Vikings

It may have been called the Dark Ages but this period shaped the character of our countryside, says Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough

Medieval Farming: Middle ages

How people lived and worked in the medieval countryside

1066 – 1485: Middle Ages

Castles and monasteries dominated the landscape as the feudal system shaped society, from monarch to peasant, reveals Emma Wells

All eras: Faith and devotion

A round-up of must-visit holy sites, abbeys, cathedrals and more

1485 – 1603: The Tudors

The bloody Tudor age was characterised by religious intolerance, rebellion and opulence, says Suzannah Lipscomb

Stewart Scotland: Rise of a dynasty

Charting the emergence of Scotland’s ruling family and its impact

1603 – 1714: Stuarts and civil war

A period of turbulence between monarch and Parliament in which the countryside served as the battleground, says Mark Stoyle


And more...


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