Confessions of a tour leader: inside my Madagascar diary

‘There are three of them in the bathroom! One is spread-eagled across the sink!’

Hilary Bradt – reluctant solo traveller

Our founder, Hilary Bradt, recalls her first experiences of travelling solo. 

Bluebells in East Devon

Who can resist a lush carpet of bluebells? Here’s where to find them in East Devon.

The best hotels in North and Mid Devon

From luxury accommodations to simple family-style boutiques.

Hilary Bradt inducted into the LATA Hall of Fame

In March 2019 our founder Hilary Bradt was inducted into the LATA Hall of Fame at a special event at the House of Commons. 

The joy of armchair travelling: our travel anthologies

The perfect antidote to help soothe your itchy feet.

The Falklands Islands, 1974

On the anniversary of the end of the Falklands War, Hilary Bradt reminisces on her time in this remote archipelago.

Join Hilary Bradt in North Korea

Fancy joining Hilary Bradt in North Korea? We thought you might. 

Seeing stars: a night-time visit to Exmoor International Dark Sky Reserve

Hilary Bradt goes stargazing with expert Seb Jay.

The best self-catering accommodation in North and Mid Devon

From nature reserves to converted manor houses.

Women in Travel: a personal view from Hilary Bradt

Hilary Bradt to ponders the changes she’s seen over the past half century, not just in travel, but in the way women are seen and see themselves.

The best hidden picnic spots on Exmoor

Whether you are looking for a bench with a view or a grassy meadow with a stream, you can find it on Exmoor.

The best camping and glamping in North and Mid Devon

From gypsy caravans to safari-style tents.

An appetite for discomfort verging on the Gothic

Hilary Bradt talks to Dervla Murphy and Dervla’s daughter Rachel

Sublime stays, safaris and gin samples: the Bradt outing to Exmoor

Exmoor is one of England’s smallest national parks, a soft landscape of rounded hills, splashed yellow from gorse and purple in the late summer when the heather blooms, and of deep, wooded valleys. And to add to its delights, it has the coast, adding pebble coves and sea views to its attractions, along with the…