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

Discover the stories of Britain through walks

Find a walk near you

From a longer walk to a quick stop-off...

  • 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

...from the city to the seaside...

Urban

Rural

Coastal

Discovering Britain brings geography alive for everyone. Break a long car journey by stopping at a viewpoint, find a short family trail or really get stuck into the landscape on a longer walk.

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

...discover what's on your doorstep or go further afield

Britain from the air

The 'Britain from the Air' free outdoor exhibition is now in Liverpool

Explore all 100+ spectacular aerial photos in our street gallery outside the ACC Liverpool

For a taster, browse these online versions

Altitude problem

viewpoint

Why is a Cambridgeshire field 20 miles inland actually under the sea?

  • 15 mins

Sea feud cocktail

trail

Explore how a scenic site helps and hinders Padstow

  • 90 mins
  • 1 ¼ miles

The tale of a tail

walk

In Edinburgh for the festival? Discover the stories of the Royal Mile

  • 1 ½ miles

From Shetland to Southend, Brecon to Belfast, Discovering Britain has been created by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) to delve deeper into Britain's landscapes