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

Romantic routes

Britain's Romantic movement was inspired by mountains, lakes and rolling countryside.

This month explore some of places that shaped Romantic art and literature - from a 'walk of art' and a trail of love and death to poetic strolls in the Quantock Hills

Thirsty works

viewpoint

How does Normanton Church show our thirst for water?

  • 15 mins

To the point

trail

Explore a place of mudflats, marsh and tides at Sunderland Point, Morecambe Bay

  • 1 hour 10 mins
  • 3.4 miles

The crystal canal

walk

Discover glass and iron making along the Stourbridge Canal

  • 1 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.