Nature notes: summer wildlife breaks in Wales

From red squirrels and rare wildflowers to seabirds and spider crabs, this country abounds with wildlife delights.

The alternative guide to a great British summer

Escape the hordes of holiday-goers and explore Britain’s lesser-trodden parts.

The best places to see spring flowers in England

From woodlands cloaked in bluebells to valleys packed with daffodils.

Authors’ tips: England’s best picnic spots

From ancient woodlands and crumbling ruins to mighty waterfalls and glistening sandy beaches.

From history to hills: 48 hours in Macclesfield, Cheshire

With Georgian terraces, surviving mills and far-reaching views out to the hills, there’s plenty for visitors to see and do in Macclesfield.

Wild days out in Britain

From wildlife spectacles and diving excursions to wild camps and mountain hikes – where will your adventure take you?

The quirkier the better: England’s most eccentric museums

From a lawnmower shrine to walls lined with cuckoo clocks – and everything in between.

Welcome to the Bath of the Midlands: 48 hours in Buxton

Nestled in the heart of the Peak District, this handsome spa town is sure to be a hit with visitors.

Escape to the country: our favourite market towns in England

Take it slow in some of the country’s best rural villages and market towns.

All aboard: the most beautiful railway journeys in Scotland

It’s hard to know what to leave out as no Scottish rail line is boring. But it’s easy to know where to start.

Avian attractions: the best birdwatching spots in Britain

Does the sound of birdsong or the flap of wings overhead have you craning you neck up towards the heavens?

Hops, skip and a jump: the best breweries in Britain

From the organically certified to the stuff the monks used to drink, we’ve narrowed Britain’s many breweries down to the very best.

Introducing Walkhighlands: Scotland’s free walking resource

In this interview, Walkhighlands founder Helen Webster shares her expertise from over a decade spent exploring Scotland’s Inner Hebrides.

A road trip along Yorkshire’s Heritage Coast

This mini road trip along Yorkshire’s Heritage Coast packs in plenty of fascinating history and gorgeous scenery.

Walk of the Week: a ramble around Mount Edgcumbe

Park, wood, lake and cliff all feature in this pleasant walk through and around the Rame Peninsula’s rolling Mount Edgcumbe estate.