El Torcal de Antequera natural park, Spain

This Andalucían wilderness north of Málaga is a great place for catching the mountain breeze away from the bustling Costa del Sol

Historical UK day trips: Guardian readers’ travel tips

These Guardian readers’ choices cover more than 2,000 years and dip in to the Industrial Revolution, epic medieval battles and an art deco gem from the 1930s. And there’s great scenery, picnics and splashing in rivers too