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Replanting the Hebrides

An ambitious, long-term project is hoping to bring trees back to the northern reaches of the UK

Necropolis Railway

For this month’s Discovering Britain trail, Laura Cole follows the route of a macabre train service that used to run from London to Surrey
For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Laura Cole visits Hay-on-Wye, the border town full of novel ideas
The UK’s withdrawal from the EU is likely to lead to a surge in management costs of invasive non-native species in the UK, a task that currently amounts to £2bn annually
For this month’s Discovering Britain trail, Laura Cole walks up Gunnerside Gill, a valley in the Yorkshire Dales with a toxic history
For this month’s Discovering Britain viewpoint, Laura Cole visits the Ring of Brodgar on mainland Orkney, one of Britain’s oldest historical sites, and possibly one of its oldest graffiti canvases
For this month’s Discovering Britain Trail, Laura Cole visits Norwich, a city of rebellion turned city of sanctuary
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

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