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Aldwych disused tube station

The abandoned Aldwych tube station is a Grade II listed building, closed to the public since 1994.

Published November 2011
60 photos

 

Amsterdam

The picturesque Dutch capital city has more than 100 km of canals and 1,500 bridges.

Published August 2009
140 photos

 

Barcelona

Visiting the Catalan capital.

Published July 2015
240 photos

 

Bilbao

The port town of Bilbao in the Basque Country lies to the south of the Bay of Biscay.

Published May 2012
40 photos

 

Birmingham

Every year, Birmingham hosts the largest German Christmas market outside of Germany and Austria.

Published December 2012
20 photos

 

Bristol

Bristol, on the River Avon, is the largest city in the south west of England.

Published April 2012
48 photos

 

Brussels

Capital of Belgium, headquarters of the European Union, Brussels is also home to the Manneken Pis.

Published August 2009
138 photos

 

Caernarfon

The Royal town of Caernarfon, and its castle, lie on the east banks of the Menai Straits.

Published May 2011
93 photos

 

Canterbury

Historic Canterbury hosts Canterbury Cathedral, the Mother Church of the Anglican Communion.

Published February 2010
130 photos

 

Cardiff

Capital of Wales since 1955, the waterfront area of Cardiff Bay has recently been transformed.

Published February 2010
30 photos

 

Chambéry

Chambéry, at the foot of the Alps, is the capital of the Savoie department.

Published April 2010
50 photos

 

Chester

Chester, on the River Dee, hosts a number of medieval buildings and sits beside the Welsh border.

Published May 2011
106 photos

 

Clywedog Reservoir

This scenic Welsh lake is held back by the tallest concrete dam in the United Kingdom.

Published May 2011
22 photos

 

Conwy

The walled market town of Conwy, in North Wales, lies on the river of the same name.

Published May 2011
50 photos

 

Copenhagen

The beautiful and relaxed Danish capital is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe.

Published August 2009
140 photos

 

Dubrovnik

A beautiful city on the Adriatic coast.

Published August 2015
212 photos

 

Esbjerg to Copenhagen cycle trip (2011)

Paul and Gareth spend four days cycling across Denmark, through Kolding, Odense and Ringsted.

Published June 2011
350 photos

 

Frankfurt

Frankfurt, on the Main river, is the fifth-largest city in Germany.

Published December 2012
56 photos

 

Gaztelugatxe

This tiny island on the coast of Biscay is connected to the mainland by a man made bridge.

Published May 2012
68 photos

 

Greenwich

The Royal Observatory, commissioned in 1675, is the location of the prime meridian of the world.

Published November 2011
105 photos

 

Grenoble

Known as the 'Capital of the Alps', Grenoble is the capital of the Isère department.

Published April 2010
30 photos

 

Hampstead Heath

The Heath is one of the highest points in London, offering protected views over the city's skyline.

Published October 2011
63 photos

 

Herne Bay

The peaceful seaside town of Herne Bay, on the Thames Estuary, is just north of Canterbury.

Published February 2010
45 photos

 

Isle of Portland

A limestone tied island near the town of Weymouth.

Published September 2013
90 photos

 

Isle of Sheppey

The Isle of Sheppey sits in the Thames Estuary, off the northern coast of Kent.

Published November 2011
46 photos

 

Isle of Wight cycle trip (2011)

Paul and Gareth spend a weekend cycling around the island, past Cowes, Freshwater and Ryde.

Published October 2011
180 photos

 

Lisbon

The Portuguese capital, on the Atlantic Ocean, is one of the oldest cities in the world.

Published November 2010
435 photos

 

London to Oxford cycle trip (2010)

Paul and Gareth cycle along the Grand Union Canal, from southwest London and onwards to Oxford.

Published September 2010, updated March 2009
65 photos

 

London to Paris cycle trip (2008)

Paul and Mark cycle from Trafalgar Square to the Eiffel Tower, on a wonderful September weekend.

Published March 2009
175 photos

 

London to Paris cycle trip (2013)

Paul and Gareth ride from the heart of London to central Paris in just 36 hours.

Published September 2013
340 photos

 

Luxembourg

The fortified Luxembourg City, capital of the Grand Duchy, lies at the heart of Western Europe.

Published August 2009
122 photos

 

Margate

Margate has been a leading UK seaside resort for over 250 years, drawing Londoners to its beaches.

Published February 2010
28 photos

 

Metz

Metz is the capital of the Moselle department in northeastern France.

Published December 2012
28 photos

 

Mumbles

Mumbles is on the Gower Peninsula, Britain's first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Published February 2010
100 photos

 

Norwich

Capital of East Anglia, historic Norwich is dominated by its magnificent Norman cathedral.

Published February 2010
85 photos

 

Olite

In the 14th and 15th centuries, the Castle of Olite served as a palace to the Kings of Navarre.

Published May 2012
54 photos

 

Open House London

Every September, Open House London opens up some of the capital's iconic buildings.

Published November 2011, updated October 2013
433 photos

 

Oslo

The capital of Norway is the fastest growing city in Europe and a major centre for maritime trade.

Published August 2011
300 photos

 

Oxford

The university city of Oxford is known as the 'city of dreaming spires'.

Published August 2013
67 photos

 

Pamplona

Pamplona, the capital of Navarre, is famous for bull running at its San Fermín festival.

Published May 2012
75 photos

 

Porto

Exploring the second city of Portugal.

Published June 2015
380 photos

 

Portsmouth

The UK's only island city is home to the world's oldest dry dock, within its Historic Dockyard.

Published February 2010
140 photos

 

Salisbury

A cathedral city in south-east Wiltshire.

Published September 2013
115 photos

 

San Sebastian

Hills meet the Atlantic Ocean around the seaside town of San Sebastián and its Bay of La Concha.

Published May 2012
66 photos

 

Scarborough

Scarborough is a popular holiday resort on the Yorkshire coast.

Published March 2012
62 photos

 

Severn Crossings

The Severn crossings are motorway bridges over the River Severn estuary, between England and Wales.

Published February 2010
14 photos

 

Sherborne

Sited on the River Yeo, Sherborne is a market town in northwest Dorset.

Published September 2013
30 photos

 

Snowdonia

The Snowdonia National Park surrounds Mount Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales.

Published May 2011
118 photos

 

Stockholm

The Swedish capital spans 14 islands and is the most populated area in Scandinavia.

Published August 2009
90 photos

 

Swansea

The coastal city of Swansea is the second largest in Wales.

Published February 2010
97 photos

 

Thames Barrier

The Thames Barrier, near Greenwich, is the second-largest movable flood barrier in the world.

Published November 2011
32 photos

 

Trier

Trier, on the Moselle river, is the oldest city in Germany.

Published December 2012
39 photos

 

Weymouth

A seaside town in Dorset, situated at the mouth of the River Wey.

Published September 2013
155 photos

 

York

The walled city of York was founded by the Romans in 71 AD and has a rich history.

Published March 2012
40 photos

 

Zaragoza

The capital city of Aragon, on the Ebro river, is famous for its folklore and UNESCO landmarks.

Published May 2012
96 photos