Getting outdoors in Dorset

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

Getting out and about in the Yorkshire Dales

Here are some of the best things to see and do when getting out and about in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Walking/cycling from Alston to the source of the Tyne

Walk or cycle to the source of the Tyne and explore the moorland and waterfalls of the North Pennines.

Rennington Scarecrow Festival

Gemma Hall finds out more about this fun bank holiday festival.

Craster, Howick Hall & beach circular walk

This Northumberland coastal walk has it all: woodland, historic gardens, beautiful beaches and a stop for afternoon tea!

Walking to Gibside from Tyneside

Gemma Hall takes a family-friendly walk through the Derwent Walk Country Park.

Wildlife watching

There are great opportunities to spot native animals in the wild in the forests and moors of Northumberland.

Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

Mike Bagshaw follows in the footsteps of Alfred Wainwright on our recommended walk in the Yorkshire Dales.

Eagle hunting in Kyrgyzstan

A tradition which goes back hundreds of years, eagle hunting is a dying practice of Kyrgyz life.

A wander through Truro

Take in the sights of Truro on this cathedral city walk.

A guide to skiing in Almaty

Looking for an off-the-beaten-track ski holiday? Then this Kazakh resort is for you.

Prehistoric Penwith

Take a day to explore the ancient sites of the Penwith Moors with our handy guide.

Nature in North Korea

North Korea is a country of great natural beauty. 

The best wild swimming spots in West Sweden

Whether you’re looking for a quick dip or a day spent sunbathing and splish-splashing, West Sweden’s stunning coastline won’t disappoint.

11 alternative Asian destinations

You marvelled at the Taj Mahal, partied in Phuket and wandered along the Great Wall of China. But there are plenty of other places to discover in Asia.