Take a road trip to view nature’s autumn splendour at the UK’s best ‘leaf-peeping’ spots this month.
An insider’s guide to alternative and delicious places to stop just off motorways and main roads.
Motorway services are boring – motorways are boring – but they’re a necessary and convenient evil when you need to break the journey, especially when travelling with kids and pets. Enter The Extra Mile, here to steer you away from mediocre, expensive motorway service stations and garage forecourt food and into the arms of the UK’s best farm shops, independent cafes, and cosy pubs, all within striking distance of motorway junctions and main A roads.
MOTORWAY BREAKS FROM THE NORM
a little bit further, a whole lot better
NEWS FROM THE ROAD
inspiration and insight
Research is underway for the 2023 edition of The Extra Mile. It’s time to tell us your tip-offs…
It’s a tough job but somebody’s got to do it: on the road with The Extra Mile writer and researcher, Laura Collacott.
Christmas presents. Yay! Christmas shopping. Ugh. If you’re struggling for inspiration this Christmas, our creative, independent venues and friends stock some brilliant gifts. We’ve listed 18
There’s something irresistibly romantic about exploring the back roads; something intrepid about meandering around the dips and curves of unknown countryside. The roof might not be down
We are all waking up to the real problem that plastic poses to our societies and seas. An estimated 8.3bn tonnes of virgin plastic has
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