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A brief history of Shrewsbury Abbey

Dating from the 11th century, Shrewsbury Abbey has a fascinating past.

Long-distance walks from Bishop’s Castle

If exploring Bishop's Castle on foot takes your fancy, we can help. 

Simon Evans – the Postman Poet (1895–1940)

The name Simon Evans isn’t a household one, but the author, poet and broadcaster would have been well known in his day.

Stargazing on the Long Mynd

The Long Mynd is excellent for stargazing.

The ghost of Madam Pigott

Be on your guard when you visit Newport for here, they say, is the haunt of one of Shropshire’s most feared ghosts.

The Cottage Countess of Great Bolas

The tiny viallge of Great Bolas is unremarkable – apart from one story.

My Perfect Day in Cornwall competition – winner

The winner of our My Perfect Day in Cornwall competition is announced! 

Adrian Phillips and Geoff Hann on Sky News

Adrian Phillips, Bradt's Managing Director, and Geoff Hann, co-author of the Bradt guide to Iraq, appeared on Sky News at the weekend to discuss whether...

What Slow Travel means to us

The word ‘Slow’ is used a lot these days in terms of travel – but what does it actually mean?