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UK Travel

Cornwall's best beaches: Trebarwith Strand

Why I’ll Be Revisiting the British Beaches of My Childhood this Summer 

Us Brits do like to be beside the seaside, and with so many cheap flights on offer, it’s all too easy to whizz over to the continent for sun, sea and sand. But with coronavirus throwing many of our holiday plans into disarray, it’s time to rediscover the wonder of the UK’s bountiful beaches

Isle of Mull, Scotland, is a great spot for an isolation staycation in the UK (photo: Dmitry Naumov)

25 Lesser Known UK Staycation Ideas that Look Like They’re Abroad

It looks like summer 2020 is very much going to be about the staycation, and if choose your UK holiday spot carefully, you can beat the crowds, social distance with ease and pretend you’re in Barbados…

National Trust gardens: Derwent Water, Cumbria (© National Trust)

5 of the Most Beautiful Picnic Spots in England

This green and pleasant land sure does have some scenic picnic spots. Together with the National Trust, The Resident picks out some of England’s most picturesque picnic spots, from Cambridgeshire to Cumbria…

Honest Tourist Reviews: Why You Shouldn’t Visit These UK Hotspots

Sometimes a destination doesn’t quite live up to the hype, and these honest tourism posters shed an amusing light on just how grumpy UK tourists can be…

Day trip ideas from London with kids: Hatfield House, Hertfordshire

Ad Feature Fun Family Things to Do Outdoors in Hertfordshire this Easter

Outdoor spots to take the family this Easter in Hertfordshire, which is about an hour’s drive from London… 

National Trust gardens near London: Morden Hall Park, Morden

National Trust Vows to Keep Gardens Open Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The National Trust has vowed to keep as many gardens and parks open as possible during the coronavirus crisis so that the country can ‘relax’

The Magic Lantern Rave comes to London on Leap Day weekend

Leap Day Fun: 29 Things to Do in London & Brighton on 29 February

2020 is a Leap Year, which means we get an extra day! Hop on a train to Brighton or stick around in London – either way, there’s plenty to do on 29 February

Hotel review: Mama Shelter London in Bethnal Green, east London

Restaurant Review: Mama London Boutique Hotel, Bethnal Green

‘Mama loves London but loves you more!’ With tongue-in-cheek graffiti, decor and energy by the bucket load, new boutique hotel Mama London hopes to carve itself out as east London’s hottest new spot. The Resident checks in…

Best places to visit in half term: Ham House in autumn (photo: Chris Davies for National Trust)

Britain’s Top 10 ‘Secret Spots’ to Visit in Half Term

Britain’s 10 best ‘secret spots’ to visit this half term have been revealed – and if you don’t fancy straying beyond the M25, then you’ll be pleased to hear that Ham House in Richmond has made the cut

Denbies Vineyard Hotel: The UK now has a wine hotel!

England’s First Wine Hotel Has Opened Just an Hour from London

England’s first wine hotel has opened and it’s only an hour away from London! The Resident sends travel writer Judith Baker to raise a glass to the English wine scene, while entirely immersed in it…

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