10 new restaurants on the UK coast for seafood, street food and other great grub | Food and drink

[ad_1] Rockwater, Hove, East Sussex Owner Luke Davis hopes Rockwater will help revitalise the Hove seafront. The modern, glass-fronted building on the promenade is open all day, from breakfast on the deck (crab benedict, meat- and plant-based fry-ups) to cocktails on the roof terrace. The main lunch and dinner menu includes small plates (such as … Read more

Hidden idylls and stunning sunsets: late summer breaks in Europe, chosen by readers | Europe holidays

[ad_1] Winning tip: wild shores and exotic plants, Lanzarote The north of the island of Lanzarote is a hidden idyll where sunsets burn golden orange and surf pounds the wild shores. Famara Beach is a surfing paradise for families looking for winter sun and a relaxed beach community. Staying in a yurt in nearby Arrieta … Read more

‘It makes you feel alive while half-killing you’: cycling in Carmarthenshire | Wales holidays

[ad_1] “So,” my hostess Tanya said as I arrived at Penstacan, an organic farmstay in the Welsh village of Cilycwm, “they’re making you go over the Black Mountain, are they?’ Did I detect a note of concern in her voice? You know, I believe I did. Cycle Dixe wales The gauntlet had been thrown down … Read more

An immersive weekend of wine and wine-making in south Devon is a crushing success | Devon holidays

[ad_1] I am blindfolded with a peg on my nose, chewing on a wine gum. This wasn’t exactly what I expected when I signed up for a wine course … I can taste nothing except gummy blandness. Then, when instructed, I remove the peg. Whoa! My mouth is flooded with intense fruity sweetness. Map of … Read more

10 of the best piers and promenades in the UK: readers’ travel tips | Beach holidays

[ad_1] Winning tip: Bangor, Gwynedd Bangor pier holds many memories for us. It’s the place where my husband lost his car keys 50 years ago. Luckily those were the days when you could hotwire a car (or in this case minivan) to start it. We return there often. The pier has breathtaking views of the … Read more

The best of British seaside festivals and events for 2021: readers’ tips | Festivals

[ad_1] Winning tip: Bournemouth Arts by the Sea festival The annual programme here takes place across the picturesque backdrops of Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch, which have a growing cultural scene. Visitors are encouraged to participate in the wide range of art, music and dance events alongside both emerging and established artists. It’s diverse, it’s intriguing … Read more

10 of the best places to eat in Leeds | Food and drink

[ad_1] Eat Your Greens Part provisions store and bottle shop majoring in natural wine and good beer, this bar and diner (which shares space with gender neutral clothing retailer Tomorrow) is also one of Leeds’ most exciting kitchens. Some meat is served but Eat Your Greens stands out for its creative treatment of organic, seasonal … Read more

Bikes, boats and Betjeman: a car-free break in Wadebridge, Cornwall | Cornwall holidays

[ad_1] A rocky island emerges from thick mist. Around it, cormorants are diving into grey-green waves, which are flowering with multicoloured jellyfish. The boat pitches wildly; the skipper warns us that tope, powerful sharks, are common in these waters and not to lose our rods. He throws most of our too-small early catches overboard, including … Read more

The Beach of Dreams trail left me dazzled by an Essex I never expected | Walking holidays

[ad_1] I stand aside to let a tractor go past down the lane and only then notice the field of sunflowers. There is a sign out front: Please help yourself. I wander up the side of the plot and stand among thousands of yellow flower heads, nodding gently in the breeze under an almost-blue sky. … Read more

‘Ride the giant boat wheel’: readers’ favourite bank holiday family days out | Day trips

[ad_1] Winning tip: Boating in the sky, Falkirk Easily reached from Edinburgh and Glasgow, the Falkirk Wheel and Kelpies on the Forth and Clyde canal make for a superb family day out. The Falkirk Wheel is a giant boat lift between different levels of the canal. You can actually ride the wheel on a boat … Read more