Slow travel

Bradt has always preferred a ‘slow’ pace of travel. Ours is a sedate, measured approach which is all about getting under the skin of a place so that you leave feeling as if you really know it and haven’t just scratched the surface. The slow travel movement follows in the steps of the slow food movement; it is local, organic, a reaction against clone towns and mass marketing.

Our series of Slow guides to British regions is the foremost of its kind, opening up Britain’s special places in a way that no other guides do. Discover the spots that aren’t normally publicised, meet the locals, find out where the best food can be enjoyed (and from where it’s sourced), indulge in a little cultural foraging and discover the Britain you never knew existed with our expert local authors.

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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.

Walk this way! How Slow Ways could transform Britain’s footpaths

A new 100,000km network of footpaths could revolutionise how we get from A to B

A case of the Cotswolds’ timeless charm: 48 hours in Malmesbury

A few days enjoyed in this Wiltshire town will leave you feeling that you’d like to spend longer.

‘The loveliest town in England’: 48 hours in Ludlow, Shropshire

Castles, commons and pop culture: Ludlow has it all.

A walking jaunt to a favourite haunt: the Leicestershire Round

This circular route explores the county’s glorious woodlands, canals and market towns.

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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.

Walk this way! How Slow Ways could transform Britain’s footpaths

A new 100,000km network of footpaths could revolutionise how we get from A to B

A case of the Cotswolds’ timeless charm: 48 hours in Malmesbury

A few days enjoyed in this Wiltshire town will leave you feeling that you’d like to spend longer.

‘The loveliest town in England’: 48 hours in Ludlow, Shropshire

Castles, commons and pop culture: Ludlow has it all.

A walking jaunt to a favourite haunt: the Leicestershire Round

This circular route explores the county’s glorious woodlands, canals and market towns.