Give a Gift Subscription

Give a gift of a subscription to one of our 17 County magazines. Every month discover the best in local food and drink, luxurious homes and gardens, inspiring weekend getaways, and much more.

Choose from our 17 county magazines below:

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An email will be sent to the Gift Recipient on the date specified at the time of ordering, which shall contain a Gift Code which is required to activate the subscription. This Gift Code remains valid for 12 months from the date of receipt of the email. After 12 months the code shall not be valid and any associated subscription will expire. No refunds will be given for any non-redemption of any Gift Codes. Savings stated are based on the cover price of Cheshire Life magazine and a 12 month subscription. Savings and Pricing may differ depending upon which magazine is being subscribed to. The Direct Debit or card payment will automatically renew at the full subscription price unless cancelled prior to the renewal date. Offer open to UK residents only. Full T&Cs can be found at: https://www.archant.co.uk/.


Great British Life FAQs

What is Great British Life?

Great British Life is our umbrella brand for all our 17 county life magazines.

Your subscription will give you access to our engaging content, which you can enjoy either in print or on a digital device, depending on your subscription type.

How much would I pay for a Great British Life Magazine in store?

Our cover price is what you would pay if you purchased our magazines in store.

Our cover prices are:

£4.50 for Cheshire Life, Cotswold Life, Devon Life, Essex Life, Norfolk Magazine, Suffolk Magazine and Sussex Life

£3.99 for Cornwall Life, Derbyshire Life, Hampshire Life, Hertfordshire Life, Kent Life, Lancashire Life, Somerset Life, Surrey Life and Yorkshire Life.

£2.99 for Dorset Magazine

How do I Subscribe?

Become a Great British Life Magazine subscriber by heading to https://www.greatbritishlife.co.uk/subscribe . Once you’ve signed up, you will receive the next available print edition. This can take up to 28 days. With your new digital access, you will also be able to log in immediately and read the latest issue on up to 4 devices, including mobile, tablet and desktop.

How do I access my digital edition?

Go to the https://www.greatbritishlife.co.uk/magazines Homepage. Select the menu on the left hand side of the screen. Select the magazine title you wish to view and login when prompted.

To log in enter your email address and the password you created when subscribing.

I’ve forgotten my password. How do I reset it?

Visit https://www.greatbritishlife.co.uk and click the ‘LogIn' button in the top right of the screen.

Click the ‘I forgot my password’ link

Enter the email address associated with your subscription and click the ‘Restore’ button

You will be sent an email. Follow the steps in that email to set a new password for your account

How do I manage my subscription?

Please visit https://www.greatbritishlife.co.uk/my-account and login in if required (via the 'Log In' button in the top right corner).

Click/Tap the 'Library' header to view your subscriptions and select the active subscription you wish to manage.

You will then see the available options for amending your subscription as required.

How do I update my subscription account details?

Please visit https://www.greatbritishlife.co.uk/my-account and login in if required (via the Login button in the top right corner).

You will now see your subscription account details and can update the required fields.

Can I pay for my subscription by Cheque or Postal Order?

As of the 1st of January 2022, we are no longer able to accept cheques or postal orders as payments. Please call our customer care team on 0208 959 1173 or e-mail subscriptions@archant.co.uk to discuss alternative payment options.

Can I cancel my subscription before the end of my subscription period?

Archant has a cancellation on expiration policy unless you wish to cancel your subscription within the first 14 days of ordering. Full T&Cs can be found at: www.archant.co.uk

I don’t have an e-mail address, can I still set up a subscription?

Yes you can, but you will not be able to use our online subscription service and will miss out on all the great other services available to you such as our digital editions. If you wish to discuss your options, please contact our customer service team on 0208 959 1173.

I have not received my magazine for this month, what can I do?

Please email the customer service team on subscriptions@archant.co.uk who will be able to look into this further for you and organise a replacement to be sent.

Can I pause my subscription when I go on holiday?

You are not able to pause the subscription however the great news is that you can use the digital access all year round.

Can I renew a gift subscription that I have purchased for someone else?

To renew a gift subscription, please go to https://www.greatbritishlife.co.uk/gift and choose the publication you would like to gift. You will be prompted to enter the giftee’s name and email address, when they redeem the gift, they will be prompted to enter their full address and the magazine will continue to be delivered as normal

I have purchased a gift subscription but have not been asked to enter an address

When your friend/family member redeems their subscription gift, they will be prompted to add their address for the magazine to be delivered to.

If you have any further questions or require assistance with your subscription, please contact us at subscriptions@archant.co.uk or on 020 8959 1173