Travel and relaxation merge together seamlessly into the latest issue of British Travel Journal
The quieter off- season months, enable the perfect opportunity to embark on your own effortless journey, so why settle for one destination when you could discover an entire region?
Our Cymru special shows you how to curate your own Wonder in Wales – an epic adventure through three spectacular counties spanning the country’s west coast. before whetting your appetite further with our Gourmet Guide to Wales.
If you prefer foraging for your food and blending your favourite tipples, then our Black Autumn Magic truffle-hunting experiences and Kindred Spirits behind-the-scenes distillery tours are idyllic reading. Our gastronomic theme continues with our Star Man, British chef Simon Rogan who chats to us about the importance of field-to-fork dining and the success behind his flagship restaurant L’Enclume, which has just celebrated its 20th anniversary year and been awarded its third Michelin star.
However you choose to spend your time, I hope this issue inspires your sense of adventure and ignites your passion to delve deeper – and you enjoy a season of intrepid trips filled with incredible moments.
TOP TEN AUTUMN BREAKS
Enjoy the seasonal autumnal beauty in our curated selection of luxury experiences; whether you prefer wild foraging in Abergavenny or apple-pressing and glamping in Cornwall, we have hot tips for all corners of Britain.
CAMPERVAN ROAD TRIPS
Why bother with airport queues when you can hit the road in style. We test-drive some of the best British road trips in Yescapa campervans.
UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT: THE FOX AT ODDINGTON
Editor Jessica Way reviews popular Cotswolds hotel, The Fox at Oddington, which has been revamped for maximum indulgence, from the ‘foxylicious’ food to the artistic interiors and private drinking dens.
This is our pick of the must-visit distilleries that you should explore on your next road trip (perhaps with a driver!).
BLACK AUTUMN MAGIC
We uncover the renaissance of English truffles, with expeditions in Sussex, Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire revealing the prized nuggets that grace some of the best restaurants in the country.
WONDER IN WALES
Join us on the newly launched Celtic Routes journey through West Wales, an adventure that winds through scenic Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion, dotted with
natural wonders and historic landmarks.
YOUR GOURMET GUIDE TO WALES
With a Welsh restaurant nominated as the UK’s best and the World Cheese Awards being
hosted in Wales in 2022, now is the time to discover this underrated country’s gourmet delights.
If you’ve wondered where to see wild orchids while wandering in Britain, or the perfect spot to admire peregrine falcons and other natural phenomena, this article from Wildlife Walks author Charlotte Varella will open your eyes.
THE VALLEY OF PARADISE
We take a trip to Cornwall to review the recently refurbished Hotel Meudon, an idyllic
escape with its own private beach, high-class dining, and nine acres of exquisite gardens –
it’s dog-friendly too.
AN EXTRAVAGANT REFURBISHMENT
The £16-million refurbishment of Leeds’ historic site The Queen’s Hotel is a good excuse to learn more about its glamorous heyday and new must-dine destination, the
Grand Pacific restaurant.
INTERVIEW SIMON ROGAN
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of his three-Michelin-starred restaurant L’Enclume in the Lake District, chef Simon Rogan is a pioneer of field-to-fork dining and a long-time champion of sustainability. He chats to us about his ambitions and his spectacular local ingredients.
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