Two towns in Kent are put on list of 20 places facing fresh lockdown

Two Kent towns are on a list of 20 places facing fresh lockdown after government documents were leaked.  Folkestone and Ashford have been identified as two of 20 areas of concern for the UK government, based on a document leaked to the Guardian and Observer.  Three of the twenty councils – Kirklees, Bradford and Sheffield … Read more Two towns in Kent are put on list of 20 places facing fresh lockdown

The 21 best pet-friendly walks (and places to curl up) in Britain, from Norfolk to Northumberland

Nothing is more invigorating than heading out for a walk in the countryside to explore new areas.  And if you’re one of the nine million dog owners in the UK, there’s no need to leave them behind, as plenty of places welcome pooches as guests.  Here are 21 of the best walks for you and … Read more The 21 best pet-friendly walks (and places to curl up) in Britain, from Norfolk to Northumberland

The best places to visit in Northumberland, from stargazing spots to ancient rock art

Knocking on Scotland’s door, Northumberland is a timeless vision of an older, emptier England. Wild, yet accessible, England’s least populated county’s rolling moors, ancient woodland and vertiginous valleys provide proof you don’t need to leave the UK for some splendid isolation. Its border battlegrounds, now a peaceful mosaic of habitats, are bristling with wildlife, while … Read more The best places to visit in Northumberland, from stargazing spots to ancient rock art

St Albans Cathedral places painting of the Last Supper with a black Jesus above its altar

A painting of the Last Supper featuring a black Jesus is being showcased at St Albans Cathedral in solidarity with Black Lives Matter.   The Dean has agreed to install the 9ft piece of artwork on the altar after conceding that the church is in a weak position to preach about racial justice. Titled A Last … Read more St Albans Cathedral places painting of the Last Supper with a black Jesus above its altar

Spooky images show abandoned industrial places in desolate locations throughout the world

The world has left an awful lot behind – as these haunting images of decaying industry from all four corners of the globe reveal.  They feature in new book Abandoned Industrial Places, by David Ross, which contains more than 200 photos of empty factories, laboratories, mills and mines. And while spooky, they are also irresistibly … Read more Spooky images show abandoned industrial places in desolate locations throughout the world

Quiz places division behind 82 of its standalone stores into administration 

Women’s fashion retailer Quiz places division behind 82 of its standalone stores into administration By Henry Martin For Mailonline Published: 07:41 BST, 10 June 2020 | Updated: 08:52 BST, 10 June 2020 Fashion retailer Quiz has placed the division that runs its 82 standalone stores into administration as it looks to secure the future of … Read more Quiz places division behind 82 of its standalone stores into administration 

The world’s most breathtaking ports: The ultimate list of places with wonderful waterfronts

The world’s most breathtaking ports: The ultimate list of places with wonderful waterfronts, from America to Australia via Italy and Norway This series of scintillating snaps will take you on a maritime journey around the globe   Some of the ports are framed by soaring skyscrapers, others by rolling snow-covered mountains Dubrovnik, Portloe in Cornwall, Marina … Read more The world’s most breathtaking ports: The ultimate list of places with wonderful waterfronts

Secret places to visit in Britain after lockdown, from hidden bars to deserted islands

Some of Britain’s best-kept secrets, whether stately homes with hidden rooms or bars with concealed entrances, come with fascinating histories. Other gems have been rescued from decades of neglect and brought back to life by passionate volunteers.  Nature plays its part too, with ancient woodlands, rivers and coastlines that are a wonderful world away from … Read more Secret places to visit in Britain after lockdown, from hidden bars to deserted islands

Lonely Planet’s top 10 places to visit in Europe in 2019

The High Tatras mountain range in Slovakia has been named as the best place to visit in Europe in 2019 by a prestigious travel guide. The region has topped Lonely Planet’s Best in Europe 2019 list, with well-travelled judges praising its ‘mythical landscape of crooked peaks and plunging waterfalls’, as well as the opportunity to spot rare … Read more Lonely Planet’s top 10 places to visit in Europe in 2019