Days: 4 to 5
When to go: June to September
Top experiences: Gazing out at the landscape while on Trollstigen, the largest viewing platform that hovers 200 metres above the Trollstigen Road; a ferry ride on the Geirangerfjord to see gorgeous cascading waterfalls, such as Friaren, Dei Sju Systre and Brudesløret
Tags: Scenery | Adventure | Architecture
A taste of the coast: Scotland's North Coast 500
Credit: Duncan Stephen
Credit: Richard Wiseman
Across Scotland's Highlands and along its west coast is a jaw-droppingly beautiful route that takes you through ruined castles, beautiful lochs, deserted beaches, golf courses, snow-clad peaks and rolling moorland....
Keswick and around - North Lakes (Day 2) Grasmere and around - Central Lakes (Day 3) Windermere and around - South Lakes(Day 4) Alum Pot - Yorkshire Dales (Day 5) Day 1 - Leave London by Virgin trains, reach Penrith by evening....
For most travelers, a visit to a museum sounds like a boring day out; an activity that’s only reserved for those who think experiencing the culture of a place involves standing in cues, oohing and aahing at things that you don’t really get but pretend to understand with everything you’ve got....