Stories, ideas and destinations for people who love travelling slow.
Travelling in autumn gives you a chance to slow the pace and settle into the turning seasons. The fiery colours make for views to linger over and forest walks that end at warm firesides, while menus darken and ripen with… Continue reading >
Cornwall is typically known for its rugged coastlines, quaint fishing villages and nostalgic summer holidays. Whilst these have drawn visitors for years, this popular South-West county also has an emerging food culture that rewards travellers with even more. We sent… Continue reading >
Wild animals grazing in oil-painting scenery, wetlands alive with ground-nesting birds, grand estates, mighty trees, timeless coastal villages and wonderful things being done with metal, chocolate and bees. We may have wandered outside the strict confines of the National Park… Continue reading >
Ditch the the drab motorway service chains and head for these lovely gardens, farm shops, pubs and cafés, where your dog is welcome too. This collection of stop-overs has been chosen from The Extra Mile Guide: here to steer you… Continue reading >
If you’re after some sea and sun, you shouldn’t overlook Northumberland as an alternative UK coastal break. Often forgotten as a coastal destination, it has plenty of fine beaches, as well as everything else you could want in a staycation,… Continue reading >
Travel journalist and award-winning writer Sarah Baxter travelled to southwest Andalucía earlier this year in celebration of the Magellan Anniversary – 500 years since Ferdinand Magellan set off from Seville to circumnavigate the world. We follow Sarah as she explores… Continue reading >
We sent Nell and Luke, of unique slow travel blog What if We Walked, on a hiking tour of the little-known Marche region of Italy. They trekked limestone ridges to medieval villages, heard local legends, sampled stuffed olive delicacies, and… Continue reading >