Finding out about, and then frequenting, the fly-by night, word-of-mouth dining scene can be a challenge, even for the savviest travellers.
The 200th anniversary of novelist Charles Dickens’s birth is an excellent excuse for taking a walking tour of his old haunts, many of which remain today.
Famed for its lakes, mountains and fells, this spectacular corner of northwest England has been a fitting inspiration for artists and poets through the ages.
Around 17 January, thousands of people in southern England descend on the local cider orchards in a bid to awaken the trees from their winter slumber and ensure a good harvest.
Through the colder months, the British landscape can be at its dramatic, blustery best. Enjoy it on one of these six walks – and warm up by the fire in a cosy pub at the end.
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