Walking for England: 11 of the country’s best walks

Whether you’re an avid hiker or just fancy a relaxing stroll, the UK has fantastic walking potential.

Worldly Appetites: Dorset apple cake

Savour the tastes of Dorset with this recipe for the county’s world-famous apple cake.

6 days out along the Dorset coast

From fossil hunting to fantastic walking trails, the Dorset coast has something for everyone. 

Getting outdoors in Dorset

Dorset’s diverse countryside and coastline provide excellent activities and opportunities for exploration on foot, horseback or bike.

Five reasons to visit Dorset

From a dramatic coastline to rural villages, there’s plenty to see and do in one of England’s most diverse counties. 

Tips for happy foraging

Some helpful tips for foraging in the wild in Dorset from expert John Wright.

Britain’s best beaches

Whether you want to find the freshest fish, go rockpooling with the kids, or simply want to escape the crowds – we’ve picked some of our favourite beaches 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.

Flipping weird – Britain’s Pancake Day traditions

Shrove Tuesday is about so much more than tossing pancakes. Discover England’s weird and wonderful Pancake Day traditions.

England’s best heritage railways

Very few people aren’t moved to a wistful nostalgia at the sight and sound of an old locomotive in full steam – here are some of the most popular places in England to enjoy the experience. All aboard!