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Shipwrecks, tin mines and smugglers’ coves: scouting out Poldark in Cornwall

There are many things for which Cornwall is famous: wind-blown cliff-tops, white sandy bays, crumbling tin mines, the Cornish pasty. But a new spotlight is shining on this ancient Celtic kingdom thanks to the smash-hit BBC series <i>Poldark</i>, which is set and filmed here, and has transmitted the …

Scotland

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Winter orange surprise pudding - delicious. magazine

• 100g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing<br>• 200g caster sugar<br>• Finely grated zest of 2 seville orange, or two small oranges<br>• 4 medium free-range …

The High Road: Scotland's 'Route 66'

<b>Dubbed Britain's answer to America's Route 66, the North Coast 500 road trip starts and finishes in Inverness. More and more people are travelling the route, which means more trade for businesses, but also some challenges to the communities along it.</b><p>Janet Hollands runs a guesthouse in the popular …

Scotland

Travelling from London to Scotland by train

<b>You might be surprised to learn that London’s Euston Station on a Friday night is the starting point for one of Britain’s great adventures. Travel</b> …

Scotland

Road trip to Highlands, Scotland in November: Loch Lubnaig, Glencoe & Glenfinnan Viaduct

In this post, I would like to tell you about our recent trip to Highlands, Scotland in November, where we managed to visit Loch Lubnaig, Glencoe, …

Scotland

Day of Healthy

As challenging as it may seem, removing those few extra pounds and keeping them off for good is not an impossible task. For many obese and overweight …

A foodie’s guide to Edinburgh

<b>Whether you’re a whisky aficionado or black pudding fiend, Scotland’s capital city is the place to get your foodie fix. Local Laura Millar leads the culinary tour.</b><p>The Balmoral Hotel<p>One of Edinburgh’s most prestigious addresses, and a landmark in the city centre for over a century, this grande dame …

Barcelona

Local laws and etiquette<p>Tipping is a pretty relaxed affair in Spain, and people tend to round up to the nearest euro in a bar, café or taxi, and leave just a few euros in all but the smartest restaurants.<p>Drivers are required to keep a fluorescent gilet inside the car, to be worn if they break down …

The Last Bite: Northumberland’s Ancient Kipper Smokehouse

Welcome back to The Last Bite, our column documenting the survival of traditional food establishments. Today we visit the world-renowned L. Robson & Sons, who have been smoking Craster kippers for nearly 100 years.<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>The Last Bite</i><i>, our new column documenting the survival of traditional</i> …

200 shooting stars an hour to streak across British skies on August 11

Stargazers will be treated to the best natural firework display for nearly a decade next week when the annual Perseid meteor shower peaks, bringing 200 shooting stars streaking across the sky every hour.<p>Astronomers are predicting that there will be up to twice as many meteors as usual as Earth …

16 Places In The South of England That Are Definitely Worth Seeing On Your Road Trip!

You’ve seen our complete guide to planning your own Great British Road Trip and you’ve probably even seen some of the places we visited on our …

Great British Bake Off

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Mum forced her son to pretend he had AUTISM for ten years in £375k benefits scam

A SICK mum is facing jail after getting her son to pretend he had AUTISM, and tricking doctors into carrying out unnecessary medical procedures on …

48 Hours in La Rochelle: restaurants, hotels and places to visit

<b>Travel essentials</b><p><b>Why go now?</b><p>The world’s cliff-diving elite descends on this alluring city on France’s Atlantic coast this weekend for the Red Bull …

Scotland's incredible BFG filming locations

Disney’s much-anticipated version of Roald Dahl’s BFG, directed and produced by Stephen Spielberg, opens in the UK this weekend, and giant hunters will be delighted to know that the mystical lands they see on screen may be closer than they think.<p>The film’s location team scoured northern Europe for …

The greatest hotels in Britain for summer

It feels like it has been a while coming this year, but summer is finally here. And if it’s the nostalgic sounds and scents of a traditional British summer – birdsong; the knock of mallet on croquet ball; new mown grass; children splashing in the pool; the clink of teacups on a sunny terrace; …

A week in St. Ives, Cornwall

The pretty fishing town of St Ives in Cornwall is somewhere I’ve grown up holidaying since I was a small child. It holds so many special memories of …

European Travel

6 of the best road trips in the UK | Travel Feature

This circular route is a greatest hits of Scottish icons, stretching across 805km of lonely single-track. Skirting the coast from Inverness and the …

12 incredible journeys around Scotland - by road, rail, foot and bike

From Harry Potter railways to the Highland version of Route 66, Telegraph Travel rounds up the best journeys to take around Scotland by train, car, bicycle and on foot.<p>Train<p>1. The Caledonian Sleeper<p>You’ve got to get there first, right? And there’s no better way to arrive in Scotland than on the …

England's best beaches: 9 you should visit | CNN Travel

Britain's 20 greatest drives

Girls Guide to Northumberland

<b>Planning a weekend break with friends? Then look no further than the Northumberland coast. A hidden gem of unspoilt beaches and countryside, this</b> …

Northumberland