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

Tree routes

National Tree Week runs from 26 November to 4 December.
This annual celebration is a great time to try some of our woody activities!

Visit Britain's "favourite tree" and greenest city.
Explore the Celtic Rainforest, the "people's forest" or a forest in the making.
See the hill named by trees or the tree shaped by Thomas Hardy

Turning the tide

viewpoint

Discover why Horden Beach is one of writer Patrick Barkham’s favourite places

  • 15 mins

Moor than meets the eye

trail

Explore some of the very different reactions Rannoch Moor has provoked

  • 30 mins
  • 1 mile

Mining the Mendips

walk

A walk from Shipham across the Western Mendips

  • 3 hours
  • 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.