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.

Craster, Howick Hall & beach circular walk

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

Five reasons to visit Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly

From stunning beaches and photogenic fishing villages to wild moors and the relics of a prehistoric past, there’s plenty to explore in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Inside the world’s most secretive nation

Hilary Bradt spent 18 days inside the exhilarating, fascinating and bizarre North Korea. Read on for her account of the trip and her top 15 highlights.

Africa’s best beaches

Whether you prefer surfing, scuba-diving or just sunbathing, discover the ideal African beach for you.

A weekend in Tel Aviv

A trip to Israel would most certainly be a biased one without a stop in Tel Aviv, the most Israeli of Israel’s cities; here’s how to spend a weekend. 

What not to miss in Israel

Israel may be small, but it is packed with treasures ranging from magnificent religious sites to natural wonders. Discover what not to miss with our handy guide.

Eight reasons to visit Norfolk

From charming towns and villages to a glorious coastline – there’s plenty to explore in Norfolk.

Dinosaur hunting in the North York Moors

The Jurassic coast of Yorkshire is a palaeontologist’s paradise.

Seven reasons to visit Sierra Leone

From stunning beaches to incredible wildlife watching opportunities, there’s plenty of reasons to visit Sierra Leone.