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

My point of view

What's the connection between Norfok and North Ronaldsay?

They've both been chosen as viewpoints by writer and naturalist Mark Cocker

Discover why the River Yare has such a long memory and how tough seaweed-grazing sheep preside over the remotest of the Orkney islands

Sinking a pint

viewpoint

Why is the Black Country home to Britain's most drunk-looking pub?

  • 15 mins

A tall story

viewpoint

Why does Britain’s tallest man live on a Sussex hill?

  • 15 mins

From Scotland to the Sierra Nevada

walk

Discover how Dunbar influenced the life and work of conservationist John Muir

  • 2 ½ miles

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