Whether you're into cider, real ale, gourmet pies, Banksy or even Noel Edmonds, my pick of Bristol’s most interesting and hip hostelries should keep you entertained and well oiled
When summer arrived we always headed for Europe. This time we forsook France and headed for a holiday cottage in the Cotswolds, by way of Dover and Kent
by Susan Hughes
Watergate Bay - a two mile stretch of glorious sandy beach on the north Cornish coast - is where your addiction to surfing will begin and you won't hear a moan from the kids all day!
by Fifties traveller
Read my guide to discover an interesting but easy walk for all of the family through the beautiful countryside in Hertfordshire
by Kie Walker
South-west England is awash with places claiming to be surf heaven. Croyde Bay in North Devon is the genuine article, with a perfect beach, great waves, sheltering dunes – and a quiet village
by Claire Whitmore
Looking for a family day out in Shropshire? The streams, trails and heather-covered hills of the Long Mynd may be the answer. It's also a centre for sports, from riding and golf to hang-gliding
The combination of an exciting horse ride on the unspoilt beach of Holy Island, a cosy B&B and an excellent night out proved to be a fabulous introduction to the north east of England
by Simonseeks Special Features
With quirky boutiques, palatial aspirations and an expanding foodie scene, Brighton is a vibrant seaside city armed with an appetite for all things arty
Oxford is a great place to spend a few days lazing around olde worlde pubs, taking in the culture, and wandering along the canal and through the alleyways of this ancient city
by Michael Madden
Both keen walkers, my wife and I wanted to try somewhere other than the Sussex Weald and Downland or Cornwall. After much research, we decided the Yorkshire Dales it would be...