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With Blue Planet II’s recent rally cry for environmental protection in our living rooms; and Michael Gove’s sweeping reforms in Whitehall – does the new Conservative plan really herald the landmark reforms it promises?
For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Laura Cole visits St Andrews to investigate a festive method for protecting the coast
A community of 28 bottlenose dolphins has made the southwest coast of England its year round home
For this month’s Discovering Britain trail, Laura Cole explores Pontypool in South Wales, a town that had its own industrial revolution
From casual forays beneath to leading scientific breakthroughs, UK’s caving communities are proving an invaluable resource
For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Laura Cole heads to Kinder Scout to celebrate the Mass Trespass of 85 years ago
For this month’s Discovering Britain trail, Laura Cole visits Croydon, London’s almost-city, in its moment of rapid transformation

Hill of secrets

For this month’s Discovering Britain, Laura Cole visits a viewpoint in Wiltshire for a look at the largest prehistoric man-made mound in Europe
For this month’s Discovering Britain trail, Laura Cole travels to the seaside village of Padstow near the mouth of the river Camel

Glacier country

For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Laura Cole visits a glacier’s graveyard in Northern Ireland that is still defying explanation

The Celtic rainforest

In this month’s Discovering Britain trail, Laura Cole explores Coed Felinrhyd, an ancient rainforest hidden in North Wales
Although the Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB is home to Britain’s youngest working nuclear plant, it also contains some of the country’s most important bird reserves. An AONB seemingly riddled with contradictions

Rock of ages

For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Laura Cole heads to Kingston-upon-Thames to find a piece of sarsen stone with a lot of history
For this month’s Discovering Britain, Laura Cole travels to Sheffield, which claims to be the UK’s greenest city

Milton Keynes at 50

As it celebrates turning 50-years-old, Milton Keynes is bracing for the challenges of the next half century. Mark Rowe reports
Last year’s EU referendum revealed a divided country. Could genuine economic and social reform reunite the UK?

Thirsty Works

In this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Laura Cole visits the partially submerged church at Rutland Water
The Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has a long mining history, the remains of which now complement its gorges and rivers to form part of a World Heritage site that is rich in wildlife

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