Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

Approaching the Falkirk Wheel © Rory Walsh RGS-IBG Discovering Britain

Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

Kelston Round Hill, Saltford © Rory Walsh RGS-IBG Discovering Britain

Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

Mid Craven Fault, Settle © Tony Stephens

Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

London Bridge artwork © Rory Walsh RGS-IBG Discovering Britain

Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

Lavender fields, Shoreham © Thomas Alexander

Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

Ben Nevis © Helen Rawling RGS-IBG Discovering Britain

Every Landscape has a Story to Tell

Dungeness © Caroline Millar RGS-IBG Discovering Britain

Where would you like to go?

Browse Map by Region

How long have you got?

  • 15 mins

Viewpoints

  • A quick stop-off: 0-½ mile
  • 1-2 hrs

Trails

  • A short stroll: 1-3 miles
  • 3-5 hrs

Walks

  • A longer walk: 3-8 miles

Which landscape would you like to explore?

Urban

Rural

Coastal

Discovering Britain brings geography alive for everyone. You don’t have to go to glaciers to find geography. You can be an explorer in your own neighbourhood.

Nicholas Crane, President, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

Step into 2016

Frost fare

Did you know that technically we are still in an Ice Age?

Explore how ice has shaped Britain from Devil's Dyke in Sussex to Oban in Scotland

Planes, pollution, planning and politics

Explore life in the shadow of one of the world's busiest airports

Time and tide wait for no-one

viewpoint

Why is Harlech Castle's water gate a mile from the sea?

  • 15 mins

A window to the world

trail

Discover how the world has shaped Boston and how Boston has shaped the world.

  • 30-45 mins
  • 1 ¼ miles

Crossing point

walk

Discover routeways over and under the Pennines

  • 6 miles

From Shetland to Southend, from Brecon to Belfast discover the stories behind the places you thought you knew and find some new favourites.