South West Outdoor Britain

Minack Theatre, Cornwall

Appearing in the BBC smash-hit Poldark, the timeless allure of Porthcurno beach has moonlighted in the likes of Echo Beach and Doc Martin, with...

For those unfamiliar with Gertrude Jekyll’s books, garden plans and indeed, her gardens, Barbara Segall selects five of the finest gardens created by the renowned Edwardian horticulturalist.

As the sun comes out and thoughts turn to the coast, check out some of Britain’s most idyllic and secluded beaches, highlighted in Daniel...

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...


We discover Britain‘s top 10 amazing islands.

Here, we take a look at the twists and turns of five of the UK's best mazes.

Worbarrow Tout, Dorset

If you love cycling and fossicking out local history, this ride along the Jurassic Coast is a perfect combination of the two.

The shortlisted designs for a new £4m bridge to Tintagel Castle in Cornwall have been revealed

The top of Bellever Tor is perhaps the best place to get to grips with Dartmoor. Slap-bang in the centre of the national park,...

A century ago, attendant history buffs and antiquarian enthusiasts at Palace Theatre, Salisbury, might have been surprised to hear the auctioneers' familiar cry when it came to one particular item for sale: Stonehenge