IN BRITAIN Magazine December 1997 issue


The monthly magazine of
British Tourist Authority

 published by Premier Magazines Ltd, London.

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What to find in the December 1997 issue:

Editor's notebook
Christmas at Hampton Court Palace, at a historic inn in Sussex and at a Cheshire manor; Christmas gift ideas; Hammer horror in London and an English vineyard.

Letters to the Editor
Funny tales, holiday memories and what you think about the best magazine on Britain.

In the Footsteps of Royals and Rogues
JACKIE NEWEY steps out through the snowy scenery of the Shropshire Hills and Offa's Dyke.

What the Butler Saw?
Antiques austions at Britain's stately homes mean you can go shopping and snooping at the same time. The perfect day out, says MEGAN RULE.

Deck the Halls
SUE PHILLIPS steals some tips on how to celebrate Christmas in the grand style at Britain's stately homes.

No Present Like The Time
Looking for an usual gift this Christmas or a bright new face for your home? CAROL FEWSTER checks out British clock design.

A Mirror on Scotland
JOSEPHINE COLLINS explores the life and works of Scottish painter: Sir Henry Raeburn.

The Art of Christmas Shopping
MAGGIE CAMPBELL heads off with her shopping bags to the Scottish capital of Edinburgh.

Wight Magics
PATRICIA DAVIDSON takes a trip back in time through the history of the Isle of Wight.

In Britain Directory
If you're planning a trip - here are some suggestions for where to stay, what to see and do, and lots more.

Forthcoming events
Festivals, exhibitions, shows, sports fixtures and lots to do over the next few months.

My bit of Britain
The Marquess of Anglesey tells us about his love for his home, Plas Newydd, its gardens, and the island of Anglesey in north west Wales.

IN BRITAIN December 1997
IN BRITAIN December 1997
Front cover photo:
Reverend Robert Walker Skating on Duddington Loch -
painting by Sir Henry Raeburn, courtesy of
The National Galleries of Scotland.
editor's NOTEBOOK
Editor's NOTEBOOK page 6

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My bit of Britain by The Marquess of Anglesey.

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