Exploring London's secrets: five great walking tours
You’ve taken a spin on the London Eye, explored the Tower of London and made funny faces at the Queen’s Guards. Been there, done that? Well, not quite. There’s more to London than its iconic landmarks...
Places in The Lake District
Windermere & Bowness-on-Windermere
Of all England's lakes, none carries the cachet of Windermere. Stretching for 10.5 silvery miles from Ambleside to Newby Bridge, it's one of the classic Lake District vistas, and has been a centre for tourism since the first steam trains chugged into town in 1847. The town itself is split between Windermere, 1.
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Five of the best Yorkshire bike rides
Yorkshire shot to fame in 2014 when this proudest of English regions hosted the first two stages of the world's most prestigious cycling race – the Tour de France...
London gin tours: the best places to sample a spirit's renaissance
Is any drink more entwined with London than gin? Although this deliciously distinctive spirit's origins lie in the Netherlands, gin and the British capital have a long – and at times difficult – history...
Magna Carta and beyond: stepping back in time in Salisbury
In 2015, Salisbury will celebrate Magna Carta’s 800th anniversary in what promises to be a banner year for the city...
Southwest England’s unsolved mysteries
Southwest England’s very soil is steeped with mystery. Travellers here encounter crumbling abbeys and millennia-old monoliths, and are bewitched by dark fairytales and modern folklore...