Outdoor Britain

More travellers than ever are dusting off their tents ready for a summer of staycationing. So where are the most stunning spots to pitch...

Nancy Alsop explores the Cinque Ports, a confederation of five coastal towns created by King Edward I and once presided over by Winston Churchill When,...

Avoid the crowds this summer at these beautiful but lesser-known British beaches Sun, sea and sand: the golden trio of ingredients essential for any Great...

We love finding out where Britain's public-facing ambassadors like to spend their time. We caught up with green-fingered Hannah Button, Horticulturist at Kew Gardens...

Penshurst Place. Credit: Peter Smith Jigsaw

More than just horticultural wonders, England’s historic gardens reveal our changing fashions and interests, as Diana Wright discovers The Prince of Wales has said “a...

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...

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.

With serene waters and more than 40 peaks, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park is a charming introduction to highland life, says Jenny...

As Prince Charles opens a B&B on Scotland’s remote north-easterly tip, Janice Hopper escapes to Caithness to discover an area rich in natural beauty...

The Coastal Way in Wales is one of three national routes that take you through some of the country’s most dramatic landscapes and fascinating...