The Sculpture Park in a magical woodland setting in the village of Churt, near Farnham, Surrey, makes a wonderful day out for young and old alike.
The Ravenna Mosaics in Emilia Romagna, in the north-east of Italy, are among the most beautiful things I have ever seen. Small wonder these unique early Christian monuments are all listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. A few years ago, I was lucky enough to visit four of the eight UNESCO sites, in Ravenna, with the Emilia-Romagna tourist board.
From online tutorials to in-person workshops in Japan and the UK, check out our guide to traditional Japanese arts and crafts.