England’s best historic houses

A selection of our favourite historic houses in England, from medieval castles to Edwardian Arts-and-Crafts architecture.

The Bard’s Town: 48 hours in Stratford-upon-Avon

Far more than just the home of Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon is the perfect choice for anyone seeking a classic English getaway.

Waterway wandering: England’s prettiest canal walks

Take it slow and savour these pockets of tranquility.

The best destination farm shops in England

Ideal for picking up some produce for a picnic or a family day out.

A case of the Cotswolds’ timeless charm: 48 hours in Malmesbury

A few days enjoyed in this Wiltshire town will leave you feeling that you’d like to spend longer.

Where to see the Cotswolds’ fabulous grasslands

It’s all about the grass! Our author shares where to see the Cotswolds’ finest.

The best ruins in England

From castles and abbeys to Roman ruins and RAF bases, England is rich in ruins.

5 days out in the Cotswolds

Cotswolds local Caroline Mills shares her favourite day trips in her home region.

England’s most beautiful gardens

These are some of our favourite green spaces to wander in England.

The best spring getaways

Whether you’re looking for a romantic break, wanting to roam alone, or seeking a family holiday over Easter, we know where to go.

Best British churches

Some people go to church, others go to churches.

My Perfect Day winners 2017

Earlier this year we ran our My Perfect Day competitions to celebrate the release of two updated titles in our Slow Travel series. Read the winning entries here! 

My Perfect Day in the Cotswolds

Celebrate the release of our new guidebook and win a break for two at the Three Ways House Hotel

Lewis Carroll & Alice in Wonderland

There are many places and features around Oxford that crop up in Lewis Carroll’s books.

The Covered Market

The place to go for local produce in Oxford.