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

Start with a stop

A popular New Year's resolution is Dry January - not drinking alcohol for a month. 
Stay on the path with some of our walks...

Explore the Temperance Movement in Oxford, discover how rainy Manchester went dry and see the 'model village' where the boss banned beer 

Much in little

viewpoint

Discover why this unassuming landscape is archaeologist and Time Team presenter Francis Pryor's favourite viewpoint

  • 15 mins

A gorge with a view

trail

Discover the loveliest gorge in the Mendips

  • 2 hours
  • 2 miles

A Scottish phoenix

walk

Discover how Glasgow’s historic buildings shaped the modern city

  • 3 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.