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

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

10 of Britain’s best pick-your-own fruit farms, chosen by readers | United Kingdom holidays

[ad_1] Winning tip: Strawberry Fields, Lifton, Devon Let me take you down … to the cream of the crop, an 81-hectare (200-acre) slice of Devon heaven on the banks of the River Lyd, where you’ll discover life isn’t a bowl of cherries … it’s actually a punnet of strawberries. Nestled on the doorstep of Wooladon … Read more

10 of the best tapas bars in Santander, northern Spain | Spain holidays

[ad_1] Behind Santander’s sweep of bay lies a grid of streets dotted with bars that offer a fusion of Basque-style pintxos with versatile tapas, or pinchos as they’re called here. And unlike those of San Sebastián, a couple of hours east, they are not heaving with tourists. Yet this tiny region of Spain punches well … Read more

Prize pigs, freak veg and haggis hurling: readers’ best UK country shows | Festivals

[ad_1] Winning tip: all steamed up, Dorset The Great Dorset Steam Fair in Tarrant Hinton (returning 25-29 August 2022) is the ultimate country fair in my opinion. Covering over 240 hectares (600 acres), it’s the size of a small town. There is a vast spread of attractions, from working traction engines and vintage farm machinery … 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

‘You can even do a wee on a shark’: readers’ best UK museums for kids | Day trips

[ad_1] Winning tip: An injection of knowledge, Leeds If you want children to become aware of not taking life for granted and help them to understand the contribution science, medicine and vaccinations can make to life in these times, the Thackray Museum of Medicine in Leeds is a must. Recently given a huge makeover, it … 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