On your bike: our favourite cycle routes in England

Leave the car behind and explore Britain’s highways, byways and coastal pathways on two wheels.

Stellar skies: the world’s best stargazing spots

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

Cream teas and soporific lunches: Eating well in Exmoor

When it comes to scones in Exmoor, the cream rises to the top. Or is that the jam…

Getting outdoors in Exmoor

A melting pot of landscapes and history, Exmoor is ripe for outdoor exploration. 

The best hidden picnic spots on Exmoor

Whether you are looking for a bench with a view or a grassy meadow with a stream, you can find it on Exmoor.

Tarr Steps

Be cautious about sunbathing on the stones . . . Legend has it that the Devil built the bridge, so was understandably peeved when…

Porlock Weir

At Porlock Weir, the shingle bar protected a tidal inlet and kept the harbour open – as it has been now for at least…

The Doone Valley

This is a seductive region of tea shops, pubs, medieval bridges – and Lorna Doone. From Watersmeet the lovely East Lyn River draws you…

Combe Martin

There’s plenty to admire here, as the town has a long and interesting history. Squeezed into the crease between two hillsides, within an Area…

The best churches in North Devon and Exmoor

Adding to their other treasures, North Devon and Exmoor boast some exquisite churches.

Seeing stars: a night-time visit to Exmoor International Dark Sky Reserve

Hilary Bradt goes stargazing with expert Seb Jay.

Ponies, owls and cliff railways: Alternative Exmoor

From ancient castles to cliff railways, Exmoor National Park is teeming with great days out.

Five reasons to visit Exmoor

Don’t let its status as one of the UK’s least-visited national parks fool you; Exmoor National Park is fantastic for a visit of any length.

Five reasons to visit North Devon & Exmoor

Five of the best reasons to visit North Devon and Exmoor.

The appeal of country churches

Hilary Bradt makes a case for visiting country churches.