North West Outdoor Britain

Castlerigg

Our best heritage journey by car: A591 road between Keswick and Lake Windermere.

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...

Lindisfarne

We discover Britain‘s top 10 amazing islands.

From the first-ever National Trust book festival to guided walks through Beatrix Potter’s beloved Lake District countryside, 2016, marking 150 years since her birth,...

It’s 400 years since William Shakespeare met his demise. The latest issue of Discover Britain takes the cue to revisit his hometown, Stratford-upon-Avon, and...

It is strange to think that before 1778, when Thomas West’s Guide to the Lake District was published, the perception of the Lake District,...

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

On the 50th anniversary since the official opening of the Pennine Way Long Distance Footpath, why not mark the occasion by pulling on your...

For a county known for its work ethic, with signs of industry in the shape of mills, factories and transportation, there is a surprising...