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The theatre returns: Come From Away's cast and crew reflect on the past year

The uplifting story of a Newfoundland town's coming together in the wake of 9/11 — now a hit musical — is back on stage in the West End. Here, the cast and crew reflect on the past year, and discuss the destinations they can't wait to return to.

Five cycling experts share their favourite routes in the UK

Cycling is a great way to get out and explore, but if you’re tired of riding along the same well-worn paths, here’s some inspiration from five adventurous cyclists.

Six alternatives to the Cotswolds to explore this summer

Resist the lure of the Cotswolds this season and discover one of England’s lesser-explored green and pleasant corners instead. 

Six of the best spots for rock climbing and bouldering in the south of England

Set to feature as an Olympic sport for the first time ever in Tokyo later this summer, the popularity of climbing is reaching new heights. Keen to get involved? We recommend six of the best outdoor landscapes in Southern England to scramble over.

What to do in Frome, Somerset's most exciting market town

A thriving creative scene, hiking trails and eclectic local markets await in the Somerset town near the Mendip Hills.

What to do in Coventry, the UK's City of Culture 2021

The West Midlands city is embracing its artistic side as it takes up the mantle of UK City of Culture 2021 — here’s what not to miss.

12 of the wildest campsites in Wales to book this summer

Though wild camping is illegal in Wales, there are plenty of places to pitch that feel far-flung and steeped in nature — if you know where to look. So, settle in for starry skies at these 12 beautiful Welsh campsites.

Five of the best cycling routes from London, suitable for every level

Biking is experiencing a boom in London, brought on by the onset of lockdowns and facilitated by an ever-expanding network of cycle paths. But beyond the landmarks are twisting rivers, rolling countryside and pretty villages ripe for exploration.

Barbecue inspiration from restaurants around the world

Whether you’re going the whole hog or sampling a few skewers, a local barbecued delicacy is a must when travelling. Here’s our pick of the world’s best flame-grilled dishes.

Photo story: the windmills, waterways and wild beaches of the north Norfolk coast

Tracing a golden thread against the North Sea, the salty shores of north Norfolk are an undisputed highlight of the English coastline. 

The UK's best vintage vans and trailers to stay in this summer

In the market for a quirky staycation? Channel 4’s Carry on Glamping series opened the nation’s eyes to the joys — and struggles — of transforming vintage campervans, school buses and horseboxes into miniature boutique hotels. Here are eight to book this summer.

Five of the best pick-your-own farms in the UK

Pick-your-own farms are set for a post-lockdown boom this summer, as people look to support local businesses and spend more time outdoors. Here are five of our favourites.

Five world-class English wines to try this summer

English sparkling is now considered some of the best in the world — and homegrown still wines are on the up too. We've got the lowdown — plus, the five best bottles to order in. 

Family glamping: 13 incredible stays in England and Wales

With new accommodation ranging from rustic-chic roundhouses to glamorous safari tents, glamping in the English and Welsh countryside has been elevated to an art. Here’s where to book a getaway with the whole family this summer.

The 10 best British lidos to visit this summer

With pools now set to reopen following lockdown, we look at Great Britain's long love affair with outdoor swimming and celebrate 10 historic lidos — centrepieces of local communities for generations — that have survived to the present day.

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