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On yer bike: best cycling holidays in the UK

For real escapism, get on your bike and feel the wind in your hair. Katie Strick maps your route

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Lime Wood hotel, New Forest: laid-back luxury and dreamy interiors

One of the UK’s top country hotels has just had the Susie Atkinson treatment. Suzannah Ramsdale checks in for a country escape and plenty of interiors inspiration

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The Assembly House, Norwich: a charming stay in fabulous city

Londoners, this should be your next weekend break, says Melanie McDonagh

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Why the NoMad hotel is the London opening of the year

As the grand Covent Garden courthouse is reborn, Jessica Benjamin checks in and rediscovers an old-school opulence

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Fir Hill Estate: a Cornish glamping retreat close to the Newquay surf

On the hunt for an idyllic eco-minded staycation, Abha Shah heads south for some yurt-living

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Summer holidays 2021: Which countries will be on the green list?

The Government is gearing up to announce its plans for international travel this summer. Here, we look at where, when and how we’ll be able to go on holiday

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The best beaches in the UK

It’s a scorching half term and the paddling pool just won’t cut it. Flee to - and then flop on - one of the UK’s prettiest coves and coasts

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The best seaside towns near London

Coastline, fresh air, culture, art and antique shopping - you can find all of these and more in our edit of the best coastal escapes close to the capital 

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Elmley: an invigorating weekend escape for jaded Londoners

It’s the only nature reserve in the country where you can stay overnight. Suzannah Ramsdale checks in and switches off

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Portugal travel guide: where to go, stay and eat

Hurray — we can go to Portugal! Christopher Beanland has a comprehensive guide to the green list getaway

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How to spend 48 hours in Bath

Make the most of your time in one of the UK's most perfect cities, says Cathy Hawker

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5 quiet alternative mini-break destinations in the UK

The usual summer staycation spots are booking up quickly.  Rob Crossan on the crowd-free UK hotspots

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The best weekend breaks less than two hours from London

Planning a great British staycation for the next bank holiday? Here’s all the inspiration you need for a mini-break you can easily get to by train from the big smoke

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50 best hotels in the UK

Hotels up and down the country will open their doors from May 17. Here are the best...

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King of the castle: how to spend the night in Dover Castle

Melanie McDonagh checks in for a magical stay at Peverell Tower

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Summer in the city: the top London hotels for your city staycation

Usually teeming with tourists, this year we’ll have London to ourselves. From a chic camper van road trip to a restorative wellness staycation, we’re all going (down the road) on a summer holiday, says Suzannah Ramsdale

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Chalet Schonegg: exceptional value for money in ritzy Zermatt

A charming, family-friendly stay in one of Europe’s most expensive ski areas

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How to spend the perfect 48 hours in Porto

From the best no-frills tabernas to the tastiest francesinhas in town and where to sample the city's finest port, we've got you covered...

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Holidays to Portugal: Best hotels

Our favourite places to stay in Portugal

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Why Jamaica is a vegan's foodie paradise

In the land of oxtail and goat curry, Radhika Aligh has found a thriving plant-based food culture

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Scotland travel guide: walking, whisky tours and island hopping

Raise a wee dram, the border is open! From wild islands to chic city breaks — it’s a staycation paradise, says Rosie Fitzmaurice

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10 of the dreamiest riads in Marrakech

Deciding where to stay in Marrakech can be overwhelming, so take your pick from our carefully curated selection of riads

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How to discover the northern delights of Iceland's Arctic Coast Way

Will Hide finds peace and beauty on the Arctic Coast Way — the latest stunning shore tour

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Why Barbados is better off the beaten track

Flashy Barbados left Nicola Brady cold, but she fell for the charms of the Caribbean island’s less-touristy side

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My life-changing weekend at Iceland’s Deplar Farm

Arctic plunges, Norse saunas, hikes in the dark and axe throwing. Lizzie Pook frees her feelings at a healing retreat

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What to do, see and eat in Tel Aviv

It’s not just the nightlife — this city offers lessons in architecture, food and history, says Christopher Beanland

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Gibraltar: where to stay, eat and drink

Joy Lo Dico on why Gibraltar's history makes it a compelling travel destination

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Return to the Red Sea: Learning to dive in scuba paradise

When flights to the Sinai Peninsula finally resumed, James Draven learnt to dive in scuba paradise Sharm El Sheikh

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When can we go on holiday again and what are the rules?

Self-catering holidays in the UK were back on as of April 12, but what about foreign travel? Cordelia Aspinall answers everything you need to know about holidays after lockdown

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The Hoxton launches cool camper van trips this summer

Take the luxury Hoxton hotel experience on the road this summer

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10 of the best Scottish road trips

Scotland’s beauty is unparalleled - here’s how to make the most of it (now you’re allowed)

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Adult-only campsites for a grown-up getaway

After months of homeschooling while WFH, you really deserve your time off this summer. Abha Shah presents the adults-only options - no kids allowed

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9 holiday booking sites you’ve probably never heard of

There’s nothing left on AirBnb, so what do you do? Book your summer adventure on one of these alternative sites...

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16 secluded holiday cottages and huts to escape to this summer

Whether you want your own private beach or thousands of acres of woodland to explore, Laura Hampson rounds up the best socially-distant stays for summer

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10 of the best day trips within an hour of London

In an extract from their book, Ben Olins and Jane Smillie suggest 10 of the best day trips within an hour of London

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Lamu: why Londoners flocked to the Kenyan hotspot during the pandemic

Hidden coves, boho boutiques and sunset parties at eco-lodges — it’s no wonder Kate Moss, Adwoa Aboah and the Obamas are fans of holidaying on this tranquil African archipelago. You’ll wish you were here, says Tibbs Jenkins

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No foreign holidays this summer? Hurrah!

No foreign holidays, no problem. The UK has everything you need for a summer of fun, says Suzannah Ramsdale

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How London’s hotels are bringing your summer holiday to you

Cornwall all booked up? Take a London mini-break instead, says Suzannah Ramsdale

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Best coastal glamping sites in the UK

This exclusive extract from the Cool Camping: Coast guide book walks you through the UK's most beautiful glamping spots, all just a stone's throw from a beach 

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Best treehouses in the UK for a summer 2021 staycation

Escape to one of the UK’s many hidden gems this summer