The UK’s largest Dark Sky Park is now a key site for ‘astro tourism’ – but it’s also home to England’s largest forest, filled with hiking trails and opportunities to spot wildlife. Nomad Neil McRobert shares his experience.
Here are five of the best hikes in the Midlands region, all easily reached from Birmingham.
This ancient Roman fortification stretches across northern England – and walking the length of it in the off season is challenging, exhilarating, and free of crowds.
During the chilly winter months, crowds are few and the welcome is warm on this historic archipelago off the northeast coast of Scotland.
Why do the locals in this UK village carry flaming barrels through town every November 5? The reasons are less important than the centuries of tradition it represents.
Nomad Joe Stuart hits Notting Hill Carnival one wet Bank Holiday weekend to explore the history and passion of the popular event.
Travel Writing Scholarship Winner Madeline Russo takes us where her local guides will not go – across the barrier between Catholic and Protestant Belfast.
A tiny bat’s remarkable recovery reminds Alex Hatton why nature will always be worth protecting.
How did Travel Writing Scholarship Finalist Nainaa Rajpaal end up as a dancer in one of the biggest, boldest LGBT parades ever?
Travel Writing Scholarship Finalist Mackenzie Griffith discovers what happens when you let a charmingly reckless Scot show you his native land.
Knowing where the locals go to get the best food in town, or where to discover that great little bar on a Friday night can make your trip that much better.