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The 10 best value restaurants in Britain

From fish and chips in Yorkshire to a blow-out at Le Gavroche, Jay Rayner picks food that offers the best value to suit any budget

A room of my own: Eliza Carthy

The eclectic musician shows us her childhood room in Yorkshire – where she's taking time out between tours

Martin Carthy: ‘I’m not interested in heritage: this stuff is alive’

On the eve of his 70th birthday, the singer and guitarist Martin Carthy talks about tradition, family – and why subversion is at the heart of English folk music

The best places to watch sunset and sunrise

Martin Wainwright picks the best places to watch the sun set and rise across Britain

Camp it up on a colourful journey to retro heaven

In search of the ingredients for the perfect British holiday, Joanne O'Connor finds herself at a caravan site in Whitby, where vintage chic meets fish and chips

Come on in – the water’s icy

What sort of person goes surfing in February? Alex Wade does and it's not just because he wants to avoid the hordes on boards

Going goth in Whitby

On Dracula territory; where to stay with pets; and three theme parks you've never heard of

La Roas Hotel – Checking in

La Rosa Hotel, Whitby. Every time I come to Whitby it’s shrouded in mist. It’s as if it wants to keep some of its seaside secrets safe from the rest of the world, just in case we might arrive with notions of wanting to change it. Luckily, the owners of the recently opened La Rosa Hotel have no intention of trying to change their rightly beloved Whitby.

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