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?

  • 3-5 hrs

Walks

  • A longer walk: 3-8 miles
  • 1-2 hrs

Trails

  • A short stroll: 1-3 miles
  • 15 mins

Viewpoints

  • A quick stop-off: 0-½ mile
  • 5 mins

Aerial

  • Britain from the Air

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)

Discover what's on your doorstep or go further afield

Best foot forward

May is National Walking Month - join in with our free and fun routes

From pavements and paths to beaches, forests and hills there's something for everyone

A ruling stone

viewpoint

What does a stone in modern Kingston tell us about ancient Britain?

  • 15 mins
  • 0 miles

The sands of time

trail

Stroll across the sands to Hilbre Island where the Dee meets the sea

  • 3 – 7 hours
  • 3 miles

The most loved hill in Britain?

walk

Discover the secrets of Bennachie in Aberdeenshire

  • 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.