A Beginner’s Guide to… Ambleside, Lake District

Sure, it’s overrun with tourists but there’s a reason why the famous resort is such a honeypot, says Stephen Emms


Epping Forest: a highwayman’s trail from Theydon Bois

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


Take a lap of the UK’s smallest county

The City of London is not just a mere borough. It’s a city in itself. So let’s walk it


A peek inside the Grand Shaft, Western Heights, Dover

Artist Julia Riddiough on why this national landmark is most worthy of a day trip. And it’s free entry, too


Have you ever walked the Circle Line?

This hearty 14-mile hike proves a fascinating insight into London, whether you’re a local or visitor

UK Breaks

Walk a stunning coastal section of the Essex Way to Old Harwich

We’re only doing one full day’s walking to Harwich, cramming the 16 miles into a single Saturday. It rains the night before – but next morning the sun beams, the sky blue