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.

On your bike: Our favourite cycle routes in England

The UK has fantastic potential to explore on two wheels

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

Hilary Bradt goes stargazing with expert Seb Jay.

The best places for stargazing

Look at the stars, look how they shine for you.

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!

Wet-weather activities in Devon

Hilary Bradt gives her tips on what to do on a rainy day in Devon.

Best destination farm shops in Britain

The Guardian described Darts Farm as ‘finding Selfridges’ food store dumped in the middle of a field’.

Interview with Hilary Bradt

To celebrate the release of her new Slow Travel North Devon & Exmoor guide, we chat to Hilary Bradt about the region and what makes it special to her.