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The latest from our experts on making the most of summer in the UK

Walk of the Week: the Macclesfield Canal and Middlewood Way

Explore one of England’s ‘Walkers are Welcome’ towns on this delightful 2½-mile circular route. 

The best paddleboarding routes in England

Our favourite lesser-known SUP spots from around the country.

Phoebe Smith’s favourite small hills in Wales

Discover the best hillwalking spots away from the crowds.

Rail in the Dales: a new tourist train has opened in Yorkshire

Explore the Dales in a different light this summer on this brand new tourist route.

The best wild swimming spots in South Devon

There are so many wild and watery places to explore along Devon rivers, estuaries and coastline.

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Places you can visit now

Quarantine-free destinations: where can I travel this summer?

As countries begin to loosen lockdown restrictions, we take a look at which ones are opening their doors for the summer.

Belgium (Northern)

Croatia (Istria)

Greece (The Peloponnese)


Italy (Friuli Venezia Giulia)


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We’re excited to announce the launch of Journey Books – our contract-publishing imprint.

If you’ve a tale you’ve always dreamed of seeing in print, or if you’re an established author wishing to take a more independent route without compromising on production quality and distribution support, this could be the imprint for you.

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Membership comes in three tiers, each unlocking a range of special benefits and rewards. If you love the type of travel we love, this is the club for you.

(And your subscription will be helping an independent publisher to steer its way through a very tricky time – for which you’ll also receive the gratitude of all of us here!)

Tiplr: a world of travel tips

Bradt Guides has partnered with, a new travel platform where users can share travel recommendations (or ‘tips’) and tailor their own guides. Access reviews of sights, restaurants and much more by other travellers (including Bradt authors), and use the Suitcase feature in the app to pull them together into a bespoke itinerary for your trip.

To learn more, go to Tiplr. A world of travel tips >

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