Central Outdoor Britain

Hardy's Cottage, the birthplace in 1840 of novelist and poet Thomas Hardy , at Higher Brockhampton, near Dorchester, Dorset.

English cottage gardens have a rich history. In medieval times, they contained herbs, fruits, vegetables, a beehive and often livestock, providing nourishment for poor...

Iron Bridge, Shropshire, English Heritage

English Heritage is to undertake its single largest conservation project with a major repair of the Iron Bridge in Shropshire

As we gear up for this Sunday's Wimbledon finale, Discover Britain serves up a selection of ace hotels that boast seriously picturesquely tennis courts

At the temperatures rise, it's time to find the best spots in Britain for wild swimming, al fresco. Discover Britain presents our top five

It’s a sure sign that spring is on its way when the dark green shoots of daffodils start to break through the frost-covered ground. Here are some great walks to enjoy the views.

Once home to a grand house and Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown landscape, Trentham held one of the most celebrated gardens in the country in the...

The Peak District, Britain’s first national park, is home to some of the most inspirational scenery. The diversity of its landscape and its compact...

Paul Bloomfield What is a forest for? An unusual question, granted – but an important one. Is it a resource to be exploited, a natural...

With the greenery of summer beginning to turn into the fiery hues of autumn, we take a look at just a few of the...

Opened to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of renowned Cotswolds poet, novelist, and screenwriter Laurie Lee, the ‘Laurie Lee Wildlife Way’ is a...