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Explore the UK

Our travel features and guides about things to do and see will give you plenty of inspiration for exploring the UK.


  • Explore Northumberland

    Full of character and certainly wild in patches, Northumberland is a region with a long, sometimes violent, history.
  • Days out with grandchildren

    6 great places to visit around the UK with your grandchilren as recommended by other older travellers.
  • Hollywood at home

    You don't have to head to Hollywood to see famous film sets - many places in the UK are used as backdrops for films.
  • Great British winter days out

    If you're not content with hibernating through the chilly winter months, take a look at our ideas for days out.
  • 6 free things to do in London

    Take a look at our ideas for great things to do in London when you are travelling on a budget.
  • Regional delicacies

    For food-lovers, read our guide on where to find the most famous and unique foods in Britain.


  • Free days out in the UK

    Our partner Silver Travel Advisor has found some interesting places that will cost you nothing to visit!
  • Great British Breaks

    Silver Travel Advisor have the comprehensive guide to the many holidays available right on your doorstep.

Silver Travel Show: Madeira

Jennie Carr is joined by Joana Diaz from the Madeira tourist office to talk about the island's growing popularity.

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