Is there a better English destination for a weekend break?
Southeast England's most historic small town, with a host of great attractions.
A cultural overload, crammed with backstreet bookshops, trad boozers and arty hangouts.
Go and loaf about with the students for a weekend.
From scabrous concrete jungle to vibrant cosmopolitan metropolis – in a decade
Soho has a boozy, bohemian vibe that’s hard to resist.
It's weird, loud and mad as can be – in this part of London, anything goes.
Greenwich & Blackheath
Slightly cut off from the rest of London – which is just how the locals like it.
Locals call ‘Stokey’ a village – but there are few villages as diverse and vibrant as this one.
Hackney & Dalston
Multicultural and vibrant Hackney – great place to live, great place to go out.
Gorgeous villages, stunning walks, great eateries, fantastic shops and many a spot to sleep
The Yorkshire Dales
The north of England's go-to destination for a weekend away in the country
A haunting wilderness of lake and river, reedbed and marsh, huge skies and distant horizons.
Isles of Scilly
Part of Britain, yet so different. On a warm day, you could be in the Caribbean.
Cool mill town in West Yorkshire
A slice of a parallel England: is Rye a medieval port town, or plugging a hole in space time??
South Devon's masterpiece: rural village charm and coastal excellence.
Dripping with maritime heritage, yet this is also south Cornwall's premier cultural hotspot.
North Norfolk Coast
Idyllic countryside caressed by pristine coastline. Hikers, campers and beach-lovers take heed!
A great little town, and close to the best that south Cornwall has to offer.
Friends of Ham
4 New Station Street Leeds LS1 5DL
Let us count the ways we love the friends of ham – erm, still counting!
Skylark Golf and Country Club
Skylark Meadows Whiteley Hampshire PO15 6RS
Recently refurbished by its new owners.
Dalfaber Industrial Estate Aviemore PH22 1ST
Craft brewery where 12 awesome ales are made in the shadow of the Cairngorms.
The Bulls Head
15 Strand on the Green Chiswick London W4 3PQ
Riverside pub with decent beers and traditional pub grub.
The Bell and Crown
11–13 Thames Rd Strand on the Green London W4 3PL
Riverside Pub in Chiswick with decent beers and traditional pub grub,
Kopapa, Covent GardenReally enjoyed lunch here this week - it's a very relaxed but with a little bit of style, and the menu does everything from fab salads to an excell...
Moss Grove Organic, The Lake DistrictAbsolutely fantastic!
Eweleaze Farm campsite, West DorsetFantastic campsite that we were recommended by friends who go every year. Beautiful setting. Build your own campfire on their private stretch of ...
My favourite coffee shop/bike shop/bike workshop
Look Mum No Hands!, City & ClerkenwellIf you like the 3 Cs...Coffee, Cycling and Cake....go to LMNH!!!!
Monmouth Coffee Company, Covent GardenProbably my favourite coffee shop serving probably my favourite coffee. Getting a table at Monmouth St is difficult and sometimes you have to shar...
Glencoe Argyll PH49 4HX
Former UK Real Ale Pub of the Year, with great beer, food – and rooms too
32–34 Norman Road St Leonards-on-Sea East Sussex TN38 0EJ
Hip homeware, vintage goodies and clothing – with cake on the side.
Moyles Farm St Minver Cornwall PL27 6QT
Swanky self-catering cottages ensconced in countryside yet only a short hop from the sea.
Austwick near Settle North Yorkshire LA2 8AZ
Combined B&B, bunkhouse and campsite in one.
Royal Opera House
Bow Street Covent Garden London WC2E 9DD
London’s glorious Royal Opera House has stood on this spot since 1858