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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.

Featured articles

Enthralling long-form reads and insightful round-ups

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.

The best travel deals in the UK

Discover the best holiday discounts in the UK from some of our favourite properties.

Walk of the Week: Exploring The Wrekin, Shropshire

Climb Shropshire’s ‘mountain’ with this fantastic walking route.

Socially distant travel: the Chilterns & Thames Valley

Enjoy a staycation away from the crowds with our guide to this oft-overlooked AONB.

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Publish with us

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.

Places you can visit now

Our pick of destinations open to tourists without requiring quarantine


Italy (Friuli Venezia Giulia)



Sweden (West)


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