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New Travel Writer of the Year

Entries are now open to our New Travel Writer of the Year Competition 2022, the world’s best competition for unpublished travel writers!

The theme this year is ‘It was strangely quiet’ and entries close 7 November 2021.

See the competition page for more information.

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Top features

Inspirational stories from around the world

Summer in the Valley: a road trip through America’s desert highways

As part of the Bradt Travel-writing competition, Sylvia Dubery depicts her nail-biting road trip through Death Valley.

An expert’s view: travel photography tips from Jordan Banks

Expert advice on how to get the most out of your landscape photography.

How to make the most of your travel photography

Award-winning photographer Nori Jemil shares her advice on making the most out of your travel photography.

Focus for Survival 2021: the judges’ shortlist

Voting is now open for the six shortlisted entries in this annual wildlife photography competition.


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Bradt on Britain

Read our latest articles from around the UK and Ireland

Hotel Review: The Harrison – Chambers of Distinction

A Hebridean island escape: a family holiday on Shuna

The best autumn activities in the UK

Budget operator to offer low-cost trains from London to Edinburgh

The dark skies of the Cambrian Mountains

Cycling in Cornwall: the St Piran Trail

Guidebooks to Slow Travel and literature from around the British Isles

Connemara Mollie
The Chilterns & The Thames Valley (Slow Travel)
Britain’s Best Small Hills
Orkney
Britain from the Rails
Northumberland (Slow Travel)
Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly (Slow Travel)
The Dark Skies of Britain & Ireland
South Devon & Dartmoor (Slow Travel)
Cycling in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

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