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The nation's favourite places

We asked you to share your special place and what it means to you. Discover the nation's favourites outdoor spots and visit somewhere new!

Top 100 largest parks in Britain

Whether you seek nature, history, a place to play or just a moment of quiet, parks have something extraordinary to offer. Here are the top 100 largest parks in Britain.

10 best lochs in Scotland you must visit

From the island-rich Loch Maree and the secluded beaches of Loch Morar, OS Champion, Lisa Drewe, reveals her 10 best lochs in Scotland you must visit.

Areas of Natural Beauty

OS Champion, Anita Kerwin-Nye, set herself the challenge to visit all areas of natural beauty in England with her family. Here are 10 of her favourite areas including information on where to go and a recommended walk.

The Ridgeway

The Ridgeway National Trail is a historic footpath that stretches for 87 miles (139km) across southern England, from the World Heritage Site of Avebury in Wiltshire to the ancient hill fort of Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire. Discover our favourite historic spots along the route, plus key information to help you walk it.

South West Coast Path: 10 of the best spots

The South West Coast Path stretches from Minehead in Somerset to Poole Harbour in Dorset. OS Champion, Bel Dixon, shares her favourite spots to enjoy on the stunning South West Coastal Path.

Best wild ruins for families to visit in the Midlands

Nikki Squires, author of Wild Guide Central England, shares her favourite wild ruins in the Midlands area. From the White Ladies Priory in Wolverhampton to the The Elephant Stone in Worcestershire, all these family-friendly locations make a great day out.

Best places to visit by train in the UK

OS Champion Fi Darby shares her favourite places in the UK to visit by train. From summits up Ben Nevis to wild swimming in Carbis Bay, there are thousands of amazing locations just a short walk from a train station.

Interesting facts about Blenheim Palace

Here are 20 interesting facts about Blenheim Palace you may not have known. Learn more about the palace and what to do there with this guide and make the most of your visit.

Visit Three Cliffs Bay, Gower Peninsula

Discover what you can see and do at Three Cliffs Bay (Bae y Tri Chlogwyn) in Gower, Wales. Find practical information on parking, facilities and accessibility to help you plan a great day out.