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

Navigating Norfolk’s hidden creeks and salt marshes – in a 1950s whelk boat

With an ex-Marine at the helm, a new sailing adventure in north Norfolk offers the chance to enter a watery wilderness and get up close to seals and birdlife

The best of the UK seaside

Nostalgia, beaches and ice-cream come together in perfect harmony as 12 authors and locals choose their favourite places on the UK coast, with places to stay

Take the kids to … Penshurst Place and Gardens, Kent

History lesson and fun family day out combine at this sumptuous medieval house and its gardens near Tonbridge. The cycle ride to it is a joy as well

10 of the UK’s best boutique festivals

When it comes to festivals, size matters – though often small is best, as we found in our roundup of dance and DJ-driven events around the UK