Looking for an adventure with a cosmic feel, our writer reckons a new cycling centre in the wonderfully named Great Fryup Dale will fit the bill
The 192-mile route over the Lake District and Pennines is usually plodded by hikers but our writer zips across on a new guided running trip. Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including Travels through History : France Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia Travels through History –Continue reading “Cross country: trail running the coast-to-coast route”
Let this year be one of get up and go rather than fly and flop with our pick of activity holidays for each month – around the UK and abroad
The run-up to the big day doesn’t have to be all shopping malls and panto: we pick cool, offbeat and cultural events and gift-buying opportunities across the capital
Accidental detours are embraced on a family break amid the Lot valley’s forests, abbeys and wildlife – all in the company of Lulu, their trusted donkey companion
Coastal rowing in small traditional skiffs is undergoing a revival in Scotland.
The Maldives and the Barrier Reef are famous scuba spots, but here are some less obvious places for wrecks, weird fish and top diving companies
From ziplines in Switzerland to walking holidays in Italy and France, plus mountain bike breaks and an outdoor festival, the Alps are worth a ‘peak’ this summer
Revered by the Japanese for its hiking, hot springs and cedar trees, Yakushima also provided the inspiration for Studio Ghibli’s anime hit Princess Mononoke. Now foreign visitors are uncovering this island’s delights.
There’s no better way to escape the stresses of city life than to go for an outdoor swim. London has some historic lidos and even the odd truly beautiful swimming pond, as this writer discovers as she visits 10 of them in a weekend