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)

Family fun outdoors

Explore magical secrets of the seaside, discover why the lowest point in England 
is sinking beneath your feet, and why fossils pop up to meet you at
a
London underground station

My point of view

Find out writer and broadcaster Nicholas Crane's favourite spot in London

Guardian of the Glen

viewpoint

Why can you find a pyramid in Scotland?

  • 15 mins

From fossils to fiery furnaces

walk

Journey through 428 million years of the Earth’s history

  • 5 miles

A knights trail

trail

Explore King Arthur's seaside stomping ground

  • 90 mins
  • 1 mile

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