Countryside

Revitalise your senses and explore hills, valleys, woodlands and rivers

Exploring a winter park
A family walking near an ancient chestnut tree in November at Croft Castle and Parkland in Herfordshire

Ancient tree walks

When it comes to ancient trees, the UK comes top of the European chart. Find out which ten 'cathedrals of the natural world' our ancient tree adviser recommends.

Gathering the Welsh Mountain sheep on Watkin Path on the Hafod Y Llan farm, Snowdonia, Wales

Hill and mountain walks 

If you're looking for walks that will take you up hills and down mountains, then our selection is a good place to start.

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Active holidays

Watersports, walks and cycle paths... you're never short of things to do at our countryside escapes