TripAdvisor crowns Bournemouth the UK’s best beach

The south coast town’s golden sands have been ranked as the best in the country in TripAdvisor’s Traveller’s Choice awards – and the fifth-best in Europe

The best secret beaches, pubs and places to stay in the UK

For those who like to keep things low-key, here are some lovely, quiet coastal spots, cosy pubs and boltholes with superb views

Favourite UK coastal walks

From the west’s granite cliffs and stunning beaches to the calmer shores and vast estuaries of the east, the UK must be one of the world’s best locations for long or short hikes by the sea.

10 of the best British farm attractions

Easter’s not complete without lambs and chicks, and the UK’s family-friendly farm attractions are geared up for the school holidays, with events from rides and races to bottle feeding

Great family days out in the UK

Caves, waterfalls, cable cars, walks, free country parks, busy, quiet … Britain offers a welter of possibilities for day trips to make the most of the bank holiday and summer’s last knockings.