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

EU departure but … UK sees record-breaking increase in visitors

Visit Britain is predicting a bumper year for overseas tourists with a weak pound making the UK a more attractive holiday destination