Slow guide to Northumberland
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Slow guide to Northumberland

By Tessa Glover

Our trip to Northumberland presented us with some striking contrasts. We visited Britain’s smallest museum and a bookshop big enough to have an in-house train, contemplated a huge wilderness that was mostly man-made and found a 300-yard walk that took… Continue reading >

Slow Guide to Dorset
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Slow Guide to Dorset

By Chris Elmes

Famed for its stunning stretches of Jurassic coast, Dorset is as an idyll of rolling countryside, quintessential villages, towering cliffs and quiet coves. When our recent travels took us from an artists’ co-op hidden in a side street of Shaftesbury… Continue reading >

Slow Guide to Yorkshire
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Slow Guide to Yorkshire

By Tessa Glover

A city packed with ancient pubs, a town revived by a love of food, a fishing village full of painters and a landscape tapestry of history and culture. We went to Yorkshire to look beyond the image of rolling hillsides… Continue reading >

Slow Guide to Cultural Cornwall
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Slow Guide to Cultural Cornwall

By Chris Elmes

Cornwall’s wild moors, echoing coves, blustering cliffs and the folds of the hills hide a wealth of cultural and culinary experiences that go far beyond a day at the seaside. So forget what you know about Cornwall. Get beyond the… Continue reading >

Slow Guide to Madeira
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Slow Guide to Madeira

By Chris Elmes

The island of Madeira is an inspiring fusion of tropical waters, towering peaks and the cultures of three continents. The seas are warm all year round and teem with an incredible array of marine life; the weather is consistently sunny,… Continue reading >

Slow Guide to the West Highlands
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Slow Guide to the West Highlands

By Chris Elmes

Travelling through the Scottish Highlands it’s hard not to feel small. Grey mountains rise above a sepia spectrum of greens and browns and tantalising roads wind into the seemingly empty landscape. We arrived expecting the humbling drama of massive scenery… Continue reading >

Slow Guide to Sicily
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Slow Guide to Sicily

By Chris Elmes

Just like the rumbling slopes of its iconic Mount Etna, Sicily has a lot going on under the surface. Break through the standard tourist trail to the rich volcanic countryside and you’ll find a fascinating place where ancient villages cling… Continue reading >

Slow Guide to Suffolk
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Slow Guide to Suffolk

By Chris Elmes

Here smokeries sit packed with bright mackerel, the aroma of irresistible dishes tempts you into unassuming village pubs and cutting edge chefs cook with award-winning produce. A delicious foodie explosion is rippling the surface of the low, river-crossed fens of… Continue reading >

Slow Guide to Wild West Wales
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Slow Guide to Wild West Wales

By Chris Elmes

Scotland and Cornwall are the usual suspects when it comes to UK holidays, but for those of us brave enough to battle uncertain weather, the spirit of the wild is alive and well in Pembrokeshire – without the Cornish crowds… Continue reading >

Slow Guide to Tuscany
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Slow Guide to Tuscany

By Chris Elmes

Don’t lose yourself at the bottom of a bottle of Montepulciano, or fill up on Florence and not have room for the rest. Our Curious Guide to Tuscany will lead you on trails through the woods to serene hot springs,… Continue reading >