Sarah Baxter

Sarah Baxter is part-time Associate Editor of Wanderlust travel magazine and a part-time freelance travel journalist and editor. She has written many features for The Independent, as well as for other newspapers, magazines, blogs and books. She loves exploring the great outdoors, and when she's not thinking travel, she's likely lacing up for a run instead.

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Gap-year adventures

You've got your exam results - what next? Here's how to plan your big (or short) break wisely

Summer holiday events: 28 fantastic days out to keep the kids entertained

From coasteering in Cornwall to sword-swinging in Suffolk, cake-baking in Ceredigion to sea-urchin stroking in Scotland, Sarah Baxter has ideas to keep children happily busy over the summer holidays
Heavy traffic warning: take part in research on a wildlife tour

Expert-led tours: From wildlife photography in Africa to the royal treatment in India

Enrich your trip with specialist knowledge, from wildlife to art, or even physical challenges. Sarah Baxter offers the inside track

Happisburgh Lighthouse

England Coast Path is up and walking - Norfolk's first official stretch connects Hunstanton to Sea Palling

This segment of seaside hiking forms an early part of a trail that will trace England's shores

Fell running in the Lake District

Cheap trips for 2015: Break the mould, but not the bank

If one of your New Year's resolutions was to be more careful with your cash, Sarah Baxter has some great ways to reinvigorate your life and stay on budget

Burma Adventure Bike Trip

Burma: Challenge yourself with a mountain trek or let a truck do the hard work

From overlanding trips to meeting the nomadic Moken tribe, now is the time to plan a visit, writes Sarah Baxter

Stand-up paddleboarding in Tobago

Tobago by night: Paddle boarding with bioluminescence

The nightlife on this Caribbean island takes an unusual form. And, as Sarah Baxter found, it's best enjoyed with a paddle and a board

St David’s Day 2015: Don’t get in a stew, just pass the 'Cawl Crawl' map

Cawl is a traditional Welsh chunky meat and vegetable soup

Pool with a view: Thermae Bath Spa

Bath travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

With literary luminaries descending on the city this week, now is the time to stroll the streets that inspired the likes of Austen and Dickens, says Sarah Baxter

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No 33, Hunstanton, Norfolk: A Victorian renovation that shows why East Anglia could be the next big coastal getaway

Sarah Baxter visits the Victorian villa which claims to be Hunstanton's first boutique B&B

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