Discover the enchantment of all things British in Victoria’s September issue. Ride the rails over moors and lochs aboard Scotland’s Jacobite Steam Train, celebrate the life and times of beloved Regency author Jane Austen, and steal away to an enclave of classic beauty at Iford Manor, where promenades, festivals, and afternoon tea are in order. An afternoon in the Cotswolds beginning with a driving tour is punctuated with a picnic on a country lawn and a bout of bird-watching, then culminates in a refreshing evening at the cozy yet luxurious Lygon Arms. Also: A tea fit for a queen and sumptuous trifles await to tickle the culinary fancy.
Take a closer look at some of our favorite September features.
A Literary Legacy
The memorable characters of beloved author Jane Austen and her observances on the social mores of her day live on in her continued influence of generations of writers.
Fit for Royalty
With nearly a millennium of history, Belvoir Castle stands on a fine tradition—one that it shares with the public through verdant gardens and public tours.
An Unforgettable Journey
All aboard Scotland’s Jacobite Steam Train witness the unfettered beauty of sun-dappled lochs, castles, and moors in a cavalcade of tranquility.
Edwardian architect Harold Ainsworth Peto, designer of Iford Manor’s resplendent gardens, filled them with the Old-World beauty of statuary and remnants from antiquity.