- Where to eat in Arnside & Silverdale
As part of our Green Traveller's Guide to Arnside & Silverdale, Jo Keeling picks out a selection of restaurants, cafés and markets to find the best local food and drink in this glorious Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
- Where to Eat in Somerset & Exmoor
As part of our Green Traveller's Guide to Somerset & Exmoor, Jackie King picks out a selection of pubs, restaurants, festivals and markets . Accomplished chef Ian is an excellent instructor, emphasising the importance of seasonal, locally-produced ingredients. streamcombecookery.co.uk Clavelshay Barn If food photography is your bag, where better to hone your skills than Clavelshay Barn, a sustainable and award winning farm and restaurant on the edge of the Quantocks, which runs food photography workshops on site. Lunch at the restaurant is included. clavelshaybarn.co.uk/workshops/foraging-workshop/ For more information on characterful places to stay, nearby visitor attractions and activities, see our Green Traveller's Guide to Somerset & Exmoor
- How to travel by train from London to Amsterdam
A relaxed, liberal vibe pervades and there is no shortage of cosy cafés, stylish boutiques, and appetising restaurants in which to enjoy all the city has to offer. For more information on Amsterdam, including hotels, restaurants and markets selling fresh local produce, museums and other attractions, see our Green Traveller's Guide to Amsterdam. As well as the stylish restaurants, hip hang outs and clubs, Amsterdam is an outdoorsy city with plenty of green spaces, tree-lined canals, cycle lanes and farmers’ markets.
- Local attractions in the Dorset AONB
There are literary connections aplenty (John Fowles’ The French Lieutenant’s Woman, Jane Austen’s Persuasion), and if food is your thing then you’ll be spoilt for choice in all the seafood restaurants, cosy pubs, markets and summer foodie events in the area.
- The Man in Seat 61's dream list for re-instated train journeys
I used to love having dinner with wine in the restaurant then returning to my compartment for a good night's sleep, with views of the walled city of Avila over breakfast next morning. Comfy en suite cabins, restaurants, bars, cinema, open deck, a 1-night crossing direct from the UK to Scandinavia. It was an epic journey across the Balkans, with seats, couchettes and a Yugoslavian sleeping-car - no restaurant or catering car, on my first trip to Greece in '84 I got most of the way on two packets of chocolate digestives.
- Where to stay in the Wye Valley
There is such an abundance of excellent local produce from the Welsh section of the Wye Valley AONB that we focus on in this guide that it is no surprise to find one of the country's best restaurants with rooms right here. There are a restaurant and conservatory, too. From Chepstow train station the number 65 bus is the quickest, taking about 45 minutes. facebook.com/pg/innatpenallt The Whitebrook For a full-on foodie break, head for Wales’s first restaurant with rooms and one of only a handful of places with a Michelin star.
- Places to Stay in Llŷn
Popular with holidaymakers who come to explore this historic spot and with locals who love the 'Back Bar'. nanhoronhotel.com Plas Bodegroes, Pwllheli, Llŷn This luxurious 'restaurant with rooms' is surrounded by beautiful gardens, unspoiled countryside and is not too far from the beach.
- Green Traveller's Guide to Amsterdam
A circular fire hangs from the ceiling in the mellow lounge, there’s free wifi, 48 smart but cosy bedrooms and a breezy, open-plan restaurant. Where to eat De Kas There can’t be many restaurants that follow the local produce ethos quite as closely as De Kas. Restaurant Freud Set near the city’s Westerpark, this shipshape restaurant puts its heart and soul into what it serves. Restaurant As This restaurant has become a place of pilgrimage for visiting foodies, despite its out-of-the-way location in the south of the city. Written by Rhiannon Batten == Photo credits: Smalltown Harbours, Edam: Amsterdam Tourism & Convention Board (ATCB); Restaurant De Kas, Copyright: Ronald Hoeben; Restaurant De Kas, Copyright: Ronald Hoeben; Canoe Safari; Conscious Hotel Vondelpark; Conscious Hotel Vondelpark; Cycling in Amsterdam.
- How to travel from North of England to Europe without flying
Journey time: 15.5 hours (overnight) Timings: Departs Newcastle 17:00, arrives Amsterdam 9.45am Facilities on board: bars, restaurants, casino, cinema and kids club Sleeper Cabins: take from 2-5 people, and, unlike most ferry operators that insist dogs are kept in cars or kennels, there are cabins suitable for up to two dogs to travel alongside their owners. Facilities: Restaurants, bars, cinemas, a casino and kids play area. Facilities: restaurants and bars, a cinema and shops.
- Where to Stay in the Mendip Hills
The hotel offers a range of dining options and a choice of different areas in which to enjoy your food, including a 2 AA Rosetted restaurant offeings the finest locally sourced ingredients, the Head Chef and kitchen brigade are proud to support Somerset suppliers and they strive to use produce sourced within a 25 mile radius of the hotel. This 16th-century pub seems to have it all: behind a graceful façade you’ll find an award-winning restaurant, a lively pub with plenty of olde-worlde charm, and sumptuous bedrooms upstairs. It is the perfect holiday location with easy access to stunning walks around the Mendips and the gorge itself; with the caves, shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes all just a few minutes' walk away.