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Walk for enjoyment, exercise and empathy at Slow Travel Fest, Tuscany

Walk for enjoyment, exercise and empathy at Slow Travel Fest, Tuscany

The inspiring new Slow Travel Fest, taking place in and around medieval Monteriggioni, near Siena in Italy from October 9 to 11, is offering walkers of all levels some unique propositions, as well as the chance to explore stunning Tuscan landscapes and the ancient pilgrim route - the Via Francigena.

Discover Doc Martin's idyllic Cornish coast

Discover Doc Martin's idyllic Cornish coast

Stunning coastline, idyllic fishing villages and fresh, local food. You can be forgiven for craving a visit to Cornwall as curmudgeonly GP Doc Martin returns to our screens.

Plenty on offer in Shakespeare’s England during October half term and Halloween

Plenty on offer in Shakespeare’s England during October half term and Halloween

There is plenty on offer in Shakespeare’s England during October half term from 24 October – 1 November with a host of spooky family events. Carve pumpkins, hear ghost stories, follow ghost trails, watch a puppet show, take a boat trip and see the resident ghost in the lock, or simply enjoy an autumnal walk.

What’s new in the Austrian Tirol for 2015-16

What’s new in the Austrian Tirol for 2015-16

The countdown is on to the start of the ski season and 2015-16 in the Austrian Tirol promises to be action packed, with new hotels, improvements to ski lift infrastructure, new initiatives and tour operator additions.

Top five hikes in Serbia

Top five hikes in Serbia

For the most part, Serbia's natural landscapes are a great unknown to travellers. One of Europe's best-kept secrets, Serbia boasts crystal clear lakes, forest clad mountains, ice-cold rivers, deep gorges, and countless national parks and conservation areas.

Delicious Guernsey cuisine for a 'tenner' at the 18th annual Tennerfest this autumn

Delicious Guernsey cuisine for a 'tenner' at the 18th annual Tennerfest this autumn

From 1 October to 11 November, Guernsey will hold its 18th annual Tennerfest, which will see over 170 restaurants in Guernsey and its sister island of Sark offer three course menus starting from £10

Experience the olive harvest on the Italian Riviera this November

Experience the olive harvest on the Italian Riviera this November

Liguria, otherwise known as the ‘Italian Riviera’, in north west Italy, is known for its high quality olive production.

Cool off in Lisbon's hottest rooftop bars

Cool off in Lisbon's hottest rooftop bars

Following a series of new openings for 2015, this summer visitors to Lisbon have more choice than ever before for a drink with a view.

Road trip revival as three quarters of Brits plan a staycation this summer

Road trip revival as three quarters of Brits plan a staycation this summer

Three quarters of Brits plan to holiday in the UK this year rather than abroad – and a country cottage with a sea-view is the ultimate destination.

Europe's first tequila hotel opens at Isle of Wight

Europe's first tequila hotel opens at Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight will this summer play host to one of the most exciting openings of the season, as El Patron announces the launch of a second site at the unique holiday destination.

Celicioso - Marbella’s first gluten free restaurant

Celicioso - Marbella’s first gluten free restaurant

Marbella’s very first gluten free restaurant, Celicioso, opened its doors in July at the luxury Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa, Marbella. Situated by the Roman Bridge which gives the resort its name, Celicioso enjoys the buzz of the hotel’s traditional Andalusian Square next to the shops and trendy restaurants at the Plaza Village.

Extravaganza of music and light inside Lake District mountain

Extravaganza of music and light inside Lake District mountain

An iconic Lake District mountain and what lies within is to provide the inspiration for a live underground performance by a 44-piece orchestra and a unique light display designed by 'Paper Bridge' artist Steve Messam this September.

Experience the all new Wookey Hole Caves this summer

Experience the all new Wookey Hole Caves this summer

Wookey Hole Caves has been one of the UK’s favourite tourist attractions for decades but this summer visitors will be treated to an all new experience at the famous resort.

Time travel at England’s Time Capsule Castle this year

Time travel at England’s Time Capsule Castle this year

One of England’s most lovingly restored and best surviving castles of its time, Langley Castle in Northumberland, is adopting the strap-line of ‘The Time Capsule Castle’ and offering guests the opportunity to not just enjoy a truly luxurious stay and excellent food, but to time travel as well.

Watercolour Art Course in the New Forest

Watercolour Art Course in the New Forest

New Forest-based artist Mal Phillips has teamed up with Cottage Lodge, the multi-award winning small hotel in Brockenhurst, to offer a range of one-day watercolour painting courses, the first of which will take place on 7 and 8 September.