The Lakes’ southern gateway opens up fantastic hiking, cycling and running routes and plenty of spots to savour the views and refuel, says the director of Kendal Mountain Festival
Sidestep big cities and theme parks to explore a bridge leading nowhere, great galleries, steaming volcanoes and outposts of US history
In Hertfordshire’s Lee valley park a new campsite – with basic pitches and access to canoeing and bushcraft lessons – offers a taste of the wild a short train ride from the capital
With the US’s natural wonders facing an uncertain future, now is the time to visit the greatest of them all. Our writer tackles the 23-mile Rim-to-Rim trail in a single, muscle-grinding day, but offers tips for walking the route at a gentler pace
The Isles of Scilly are an archipelago of five main inhabited islands located 28 miles off the Cornish peninsula, making them the southernmost part of the UK. The Scillies have a population of just over 2,200 and most of the real estate is owned by the Duchy of Cornwall.
The climate is much warmer than mainland Britain giving rise to the tourist industry, which accounts for 85% of the islands’ income, with guests arriving by small plane from Cornwall or passenger ferry from Penzance
Uncrowded ruins, an underwater sculpture park, hidden cenotes and authentic places to eat in popular spots are among the Mexican secrets shared by people.