A message from all of us at Bradt Guides

You don’t need reminding what an awful time we’re all facing. For the moment, as we’re stuck at home trying to get to grips with ‘social distancing’, the world feels a smaller place. But the world is still out there, as big as it’s ever been.

While we wait indoors, what better way to while away the hours than planning for adventures ahead? Please have a look around our site for travel features that will entertain, inspire and go some way, we hope, to sating your wanderlust. Subscribe to our social media channels for the latest updates: amusing travel stories, weird and wonderful quizzes, and even flexible travel deals that you might want to consider booking for 2021.

We know you’ll have plenty of other demands on your wallet, but while you’re here do please consider buying a book or two. We’ve got some fantastic deals on, including 50% off our printed guides, and some travel narrative ebooks at £1. As one of the few remaining independently owned guidebook publishers, we’re relying on the forward-thinking of our readers so that we’ll still be around to inspire you when things return to normal.

In the meantime, keep dreaming, keep planning, keep reading – and stay safe.

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Drinking for England: the very best of the country’s vineyards

Take a very sophisticated journey, glass in hand, through our selection of some of the more unlikely locations for vineyards in England... hicc!


Why we mustn’t end our love affair with guidebooks!

Hilary Bradt and Adrian Phillips argue – passionately!  that there’s more to a guidebook than bus timetables and hotel recommendations...


‘I ran with the bulls…and was gored by a duck’

Read how John Carter, presenter of ITV’s Wish You Were Here…?, survived Pamplona’s bulls but couldn’t escape its ducks.


A spring walk from my East Devon doorstep – and beyond

To celebrate the release of her new Slow Travel East Devon guide, Hilary Bradt takes us on one of her favourite walks around her hometown, Seaton.