King of cats: the best places to see lions

We’ve scoured the African continent for some of the best sites to get up close and personal with lions.

How bizarre: a celebration of the world’s most unusual animals

Bizarreness, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.

A hiker’s paradise: 5 of the best Northumberland walks

When it comes to walks, Northumberland has almost too much on offer.

The best wildlife encounters in Rwanda

Your comprehensive guide to finding Rwanda’s most intriguing wildlife including gorillas, chameleons and rhinos.

Phoebe Smith’s favourite small hills in Wales

Discover the best hillwalking spots away from the crowds.

Size isn’t everything: the best small hills in England

Phoebe Smith picks five of her favourite small hills in England that all the family can enjoy.

Where to see the Cotswolds’ fabulous grasslands

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

10 of the best wetlands in the world

From Botswana to Brazil, we’ve picked our favourite wetlands from around the globe.

Exploring Cheshire’s outdoor attractions

We take a tour of the county’s lesser-known trails, nature reserves and forests.

The world’s most spectacular deserts

Deserts are among some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes

Pint-sized peaks: the best small hills in Scotland

Forget measurements: when it comes to hillwalking, height really doesn’t matter.

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

Hilary Bradt goes stargazing with expert Seb Jay.

Five alternative wildlife experiences in Uganda

There’s much more to Uganda than tracking gorillas in the mist.

The best wildlife opportunities in Gabon

The vast majority of Gabon’s tourists come to see the country’s magnificent wildlife. Who can blame them when all of this is on offer?

Getting off the beaten track in Zimbabwe

Make your trip to Zimbabwe even more special with some of these lesser-known destinations