The sun is back in the sky, the temperature is soaring again and - on the basis of the first 72 hours at least - August looks set to echo July in being a month of hot weather. Enough already, you may think.
A favourite spot of mine in Cornwall is a patch of woodland on the Helford river, near where I grew up. Sometimes I stop my walk, and lie down on my back. The soft, mossy ground makes for a comfortable
Santorini, Greece Even the epic photos don’t quite prepare you for Santorini, with its encircling black cliffs. The island was formed by an enormous volcanic eruption in 1600 BC, and the subsequently caldera
Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more sensations
These locations have been chosen with several criteria in mind. They are all free to enter, they all have good wildlife for at least part of the year, and are all within an hour’s drive of a large town