UK Breaks


Stay Here: Bethnal & Bec rural retreat, Hertfordshire

These luxury studios, less than an hour’s drive from London, have hot tubs, private gardens and logburners


Epping Forest: a highwayman’s trail from Theydon Bois

We take a walk through the forest to Epping’s cosy pubs and coffee shops


48 Hours in Newquay, Cornwall

Want to swerve the crowds completely at the wildly popular resort? Try an out-of-season visit


48 Hours in Falmouth, Cornwall

It’s so much better in the autumn, said every local we met. They weren’t kidding


A Beginner’s guide to…Glamping

Take the tube to Home Farm in Herts and still be back in London in time for work the next day


Stay Here: The Park, Teddington

A lavishly restored Victorian pile has reopened near a beautiful part of the River Thames


What’s it like foraging on the Kent Coast?

Photographer Julia Riddiough spends a day at St Margaret’s Bay with The Wild Kitchen


48 Hours in Birmingham

It’s hard to do Britain’s other great metropolis justice in a single weekend. But we tried


24 Hours in Southampton

We stay at stylish new ‘hometel’ concept Room2 in a fascinating coastal city that genuinely surprises


Stay Here: Bingham Riverhouse, Richmond

The waterside hotel has had an arty overhaul, says Stephen Emms