On location: where to eat in Padstow

This Cornish town may have been made famous by Rick Stein, but recent years have brought openings from equally ambitious chefs.

Five of the best dessert bars across the UK

Whether they’re serving elaborate cheesecakes or bubble waffles, a growing number of establishments are putting the focus firmly on puddings.

Four UK oysters bars that should be on your radar

The UK has some of the world’s finest oysters. Here are four of the best places to try them.
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Hit the road: three of the best scenic drives around the UK

From a dramatic coastal itinerary in Ireland and a thrilling Scottish circuit, to day drives through a national park, head off on a road adventure around the UK.

Desolation and an unlikely art scene in Dungeness

Kent’s rain-lashed hinterland is an unlikely magnet for creatives and provides the backdrop for a thoroughly different UK weekend away.

Top 10 UK Halloween activities for the family

With the scary season fast approaching, the UK has a selection of thrilling activities to entertain the whole family.
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Coasts and waters

Jim Richardson’s images vividly capture Scotland’s hugely varied coastline and the inland waters which shape the country. In 2020, Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters celebrates these vital elements of the landscape with a year-long programme of events and activities.

The future of adventure travel: solo adventures

Moorland rocks, waterfalls and penny-arcade towns: a solo week-long hike along the magnificent Cleveland Way, the 109-mile long National Trail that marks its 50th anniversary this year.

Where to eat the best goulash

We round up the best places, both in Budapest and here in the UK, to get your fill of authentic goulash.

Top 10 UK museums for families for October half term

The UK’s museums are always sure to inspire and inform; this autumn, head out in search of a cultural fix for all the family with our pick of the best.

Waste not: Five UK restaurants cutting down on food waste

With sustainability increasingly on the agenda, restaurants across the UK are doing more to reduce their food waste. Here are five to try

Stay at home: how to spend a weekend in Chipping Norton

This is the gateway to the Cotswolds — a thriving market town of historic pubs and lively local theatre.

Against the grain: top five gluten-free bakeries in the UK

Gluten-free eating is becoming ever more mainstream. We list five of the UK’s best bakeries for coeliac-friendly cakes and loaves.
Cities

My Life in Cities: Michael Palin

As part of National Geographic's Cities Special, the travelling Python talks about his fondness for Calcutta, the excitement of Istanbul – and the two British cities he’s called home.

Tried & Tested: Sorrel, Dorking

Just a year after it opened, Sorrel has earned a Michelin star for its exciting flavour combinations and willingness to experiment.