United Kingdom holidays

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My cultural day out on the Sussex Art Shuttle
With next week’s Turner prize opening in Eastbourne, we try a hop-on, hop-off bus service that takes art lovers around the area’s cultural hotspots

Stephen Emms

21, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The London look: 10 fashion exhibitions in the capital
Autumn shows covering everything from the Georgians to the Kardashians, and from East End sweatshops to Chanel’s Paris

Rachel Dixon

20, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

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In the footsteps of Virginia Woolf: walking the west Cornwall coast to the Badger pub
Starting in arty St Ives, this route takes in a hill the writer ‘staggered up’ in 1909, the lighthouse that inspired her novel, and finishes in a pub she loved

Phoebe Taplin

17, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Brora, the best British beach you’ve never heard of
With great water sports, coastal walks, wildlife and an ice-cream parlour, this idyllic spot in Sutherland is the perfect hangout – and no one seems to know about it

Emma Gibbs

06, Sep, 2023 @7:21 AM

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Open house days: 10 of the best UK architectural attractions to visit for free
In September, thousands of monuments, civic buildings and private homes throw open their doors to offer a rare glimpse of normally off-limits spaces. Here are some lesser-known treasures around the country

Joanne O'Connor

05, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Where tourists seldom tread, part 5: more UK towns with hidden histories
From the home of the original Super-Tramp to the country’s only polycentric city, we find reasons to visit places where few choose to alight

Chris Moss

01, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Instant calmer: a mindful walking weekend in Wales
A trip focusing on slow immersion in the natural world is the perfect way to unwind and restore mental harmony for this busy mum

Phoebe Smith

30, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Dalí, Darwin and Doodle Boy: an arty weekend in Shrewsbury, Shropshire
It’s the last week to catch the annual summer arts trail, but there are year-round attractions in this medieval market town

Rachel Dixon

28, Aug, 2023 @7:00 AM

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My north Devon adventure – with a mad dash to the island of Lundy
The last in our summer series on UK active breaks takes in a Hartland Point hike and a daunting climb on Lundy

Kevin Rushby

27, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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A journey back in time to the ghost village on Salisbury Plain
Once a year, a fleet of Routemasters takes visitors through an army training area to a settlement that has lain empty since the second world war

Peter Ross

25, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Cathedral forests and drovers’ roads: Snowdonia’s new cycling route
The Traws Eryri, a 140-mile mountain biking route in north-west Wales, heads away from the tourist trails and highlights the region’s rugged, changeable beauty

Rob Penn

23, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Trek to the source of the Wharfe: a riverside adventure in Yorkshire
Inspired by an Edwardian guidebook, our writer walks the 65-mile length of the county’s most famous river

Johno Ellison

20, Aug, 2023 @11:00 PM

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