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10 of the best scenic rail journeys in Europe: readers’ tips

January 31, 2020

From dashing down coastlines to traversing mountain passes, our tipsters came up ...

10 of the best city neighbourhoods in Europe: readers’ tips

February 10, 2020

Parks with city views, great-value restaurants and lesser-known museums rewarded ...

10 of the best museums close to railway stations in Europe: readers’ tips

February 14, 2020

From antiquity to computer games, there’s never a dull moment for the cultural ...

10 of the best outdoor adventures in Europe: readers’ tips

February 17, 2020

From wild swimming to climbing an active volcano or tackling a via ferrata, our ...

Shining lights: an eco-break in Northumberland's dark-sky country

January 08, 2020

Battlesteads hotel is a beacon of sustainability and green ideals, and with an o ...

10 car-free trips to inspiring eco-friendly places in the UK

January 15, 2020

In the first of a new series on trips to do by train, bus, boat or bike, our car ...

I saw Scotland in a week – with an unlimited train ticket

January 13, 2020

With a flexible and affordable rover pass (which also includes buses and ferries ...

Utterly butterly: Kent’s Cobham Dairy, a digital detox for the contentedly idle

January 22, 2020

The Landmark Trust has refurbished this historic ‘pleasure dairy’ in the Ken ...

Bristol’s old police headquarters is now a boutique hostel – with a social conscience

February 05, 2020

As well as green credentials, the Bristol Wing has a strong community ethos, pro ...

Seven alternatives to skiing on your winter holiday

January 14, 2020

Never mind the après-ski pros, even true powder hunters need a break from the s ...

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