Simon Heptinstall

Weekending in Exeter

With the west’s best shopping, food and nightlife, plus great countryside, beaches and activities right on the doorstep, Devon's county town of Exeter makes a perfect city break destination Read the guide

North Devon's best beaches

Rugged and appealing, the coast of North Devon has beaches for surfers, beaches for families and ‘secret’ beaches only the locals know about... Read the guide

A very British road trip

Drive Le Jog (Land's End to John O'Groats) for a 900-mile sense of achievement and a view right across the heart of Britain Read the guide

Visit Fair Isle

Britain’s most remote inhabited island, the historic wildlife sanctuary of Fair Isle, is home to 50,000 puffins and just 70 people Read the guide

Family cruise holidays

Today’s cruise ships can provide a perfect family holiday, where every day is different and everyone can do just what they want Read the guide