Outdoor Britain

Lyme Regis on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset is a place of incredible geology and history, with ancient dinosaur fossils and sea creatures discovered on...

St Davids, Wales

This St David’s Day we follow in the footsteps of the 6th century bishop who became Wales’s patron saint and visit the beautiful and historic sites connected to his story...

Minack Theatre, Cornwall, nature

You don’t need to travel nearly as far as you think to experience the wonder of the natural world. There are so many natural wonders to be seen right here in the British Isles.


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

East Anglia is a place where the ghosts of the past remain intertwined with modern life

Wye valley, autumn

A hidden gem spanning England and Wales and the three counties of Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire, Wye Valley and Forest of Dean is beautiful any time of year but, in autumn, its rich landscape comes alive with spectacular colour.

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.

For a wonderful ‘age of steam’ train journey around the pretty countryside of Kent you can’t beat Steam Dreams’ Cathedrals Express, taking you to the historic city of Canterbury and beyond to Whitstable’s Oyster Festival on Kent’s north coast.

Henley Royal Regatta

First held in 1839, Henley Regatta, which takes place annually in the Oxfordshire town, is a British institution and a staple of the British Season...

Weston Park

2016 marked the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot "Capability" Brown, Britain's most famous landscape gardener who changed the face of 18th-century English country...