Travel & Getaway

Britain in the 18th and 19th centuries experienced a building boom when landowners, either through inherited wealth or with money from their successful businesses, established estates for themselves in the country.  
While many of the great houses we see today...

 

Cruising is the fastest growing travel sector and, for the third year running, The Telegraph CRUISE Show at SECC, Glasgow on 5 and 6 October, offers inspiration and expert advice to anyone considering a holiday at sea.
Whether experienced ocean travellers, lovers of the...

 

Gillian Hull recalls an early experience
 
I had long wanted to visit Aigas, Sir John Lister-Kaye’s Field Centre near Beauly. Some years ago I read his book, ‘Song of the rolling earth’ in which he described his purchase of an empty and crumbling...

 

Visitors to Amsterdam will be familiar with the Dam Square in the centre of the city. This is where national events take place, and the huge square is always buzzing with life. Twenty years ago we were lucky to live in Holland for a short time and were fascinated by its long history and...

 
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