The best winter light festivals across the UK

Switch on the Christmas spirit at one of these illuminated spectacles taking place up and down the country this season

A Canterbury trail: exploring the city’s medieval streets on foot

With its extraordinary history and ecclesiastical grandeur, Kent’s murder mystery capital has much for the walker to savour on a day’s stroll

Take the kids to … Gulliver’s Land, Milton Keynes

With rides aimed at younger children and a relaxed atmosphere, this Buckinghamshire theme park offers a Brobdingnagian family day out

50 great summer holiday activities for families in the UK

A host of special events and outdoor fun for kids, from open-air cinema and live music to coming face to face with dinosaurs and aliens