South Cheshire

Peckforton Castle is well positioned atop a high ridge © Philip Bird LRPS CPAGB, Shutterstock Great walking and cycling with panoramic views is guaranteed in the hills of Sandstone Ridge, with forts and ancient villages to explore. South Cheshire runs from the outskirts of Chester to Nantwich, via the borders of Wales and Shropshire and…

Mersey & Northwest Cheshire

For every chemical works or power station that blights the landscape, there’s a quarry turned nature reserve or postcard-pretty village. Much of the northwest corner of the county belies the typically rural image of Cheshire, dominated as it is by the large towns of Warrington, Widnes and Runcorn that flank the Mersey and Manchester Ship…

Our favourite days out in Cheshire

Whether rain or shine, you’ll find plenty of fantastic day trips for the family to be had here.

England’s most beautiful gardens

These are some of our favourite green spaces to wander in England.

England’s most unusual events

From cheese rolling to worm charming and just about everything in between, England has its fair share of unusual events.

Experience Britain’s landscapes and uncover the stories behind the view

To celebrate our Destination of the Month, the team at Discovering Britain have picked their favourite walks and viewpoints from around Britain.

The world’s best Roman sites (outside Rome)

Rome may have been the epicentre of the Roman Empire, but the reach of this vast civilisation was far greater than just the Italian capital.