Food and drink

Drink up thee zider! A tour of Somerset’s greatest cider farms

Despite competing claims from other counties, there is no question: Somerset is cider’s spiritual home.

A tour of Islay’s whisky distilleries

The Scottish island is renowned across the globe for its drams.

Northmoor Gin: Exmoor in a Bottle

Classic or Navy? We enjoy a tasting with Nicola Smith of the Exmoor Distillery.

Hops, skip and a jump: the best breweries in Britain

From the organically certified to the stuff the monks used to drink, we’ve narrowed Britain’s many breweries down to the very best.

Foodie days out in England

From chillis to chips, from ciders to cream.

The dos and don’ts of wild plants: an expert guide to foraging

Some helpful tips for foraging in the wild in Dorset from expert John Wright.

The best farm shops in England

The country has plenty to offer when it comes to fantastic local produce.

6 of the best destinations for chocolate lovers

Our pick of the sweetest destinations.

The Wilderness Cookbook: rosemary & garlic mushrooms

Forage your fungi and whip up this extra-special woodland camping dinner.

Our favourite gin distilleries in Britain

From artisan producers to drinks with a view, we take a look at our favourite distilleries from England, Wales and Scotland.