WATER CAN BE INCREDIBLY THERAPEUTIC, says author Horatio Clare, whose book The Light In The Dark explores the benefits of getting outside to help combat the winter blues.
Viking legends of the Lea
In the 9th and 10th centuries, the River Lea formed the border between two very different cultures: the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings. Author Nick Hunt traces their story.
Feeling festive in the North West
TAKE A FESTIVE TRIP OVER THE PONTCYSYLLTE AQUEDUCT, visit Santa’s grotto and shop ‘til you drop at Whaley Bridge Canal Basin
Feeling festive in the North East
GO TO A NORDIC MICRO-FESTIVAL, take a Santa Cruise or gaze upon narrowboats lit up with festive cheer this December
Feeling festive in the South East
TAKE A WINTER CRUISE ALONG THE GRAND UNION, follow a Rudolph Trail and get stuck into some Christmas crafting