Nature notes: June’s wildlife highlights

There is abundant British wildlife to absorb in June, the month of daylight. 

The best smaller hillwalks in Britain

Lace up your hiking boots and explore one of Britain’s best small hills. 

Phoebe Smith’s best small hills in Scotland

Forget measurements: when it comes to hillwalking, height really doesn’t matter.

Nature notes: May’s wildlife highlights

Puffins, pearls and pasqueflowers – nature is at its best in May. 

Island life: Orkney’s cultural treasures

Orkney’s rich history is markedly visible across the islands in its well-preserved Neolithic villages and chambered cairns.

The best archaeological sites in Orkney

You don’t need to be an archaeology buff to be halted in your tracks by Orkney’s stunning Neolithic legacy.

A view to a hill: the best cliff walks in Orkney

Orkney’s landscapes are some of the most dramatic in the UK.

The best places for stargazing

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

In pictures: Britain’s best small hills

Our stunning gallery of Britain’s best small hills will make you want to get outdoors and explore. 

An interview with Phoebe Smith

Phoebe Smith, author of Britain’s Best Small Hills, discusses her love of hillwalking and shares her tips on finding the best small hills in Britain.