Saga's Guide to Britain's hidden gems
From wildflower meadows to Iron Age forts and deserted villages, discover the hidden gems of Britain for a day out with a difference.
Saga Guide to Britain's hidden gems – Dashwood Mausoleum in Buckinghamshire
Great Britain is full of surprises. Every region has some hidden gem that only a few have discovered: a deserted village here, a wildflower meadow there, Iron Age forts and historic houses.
More and more nature reserves are being developed to protect our flora and fauna – and to make the areas as accessible to all as possible – from mountain ranges to beaches, to estuaries, mud flats and marshes that are perfect for bird-spotting.
Getting out in the fresh air for some exercise is known to be good for us and there’s nothing like a walk with a reward at the end, whether that's a glass of good cider or a heavenly view.
With this in mind, travel writer and walker Christopher Somerville has agreed to share his favourite secret spots for a great day out. What are you waiting for?
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