Babbacombe Model Village – A Devon Attraction

Babbacombe Model Village, Devon

Experience the Essence of England at Babbacombe Model Village: Set in four acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in Babbacombe, a district of Torquay in Devon is a model village that’s sure to keep young visitors and adults entertained for hours. The Babbacombe Model Village has more than 400 models, along with a model train track […]

Join in the Mad Hatter's Tea Party at Antony House

Antony House - Cornwall

Antony House was the film set of scenes from Alice in Wonderland: We may well have missed including Antony House on our West Country travels had Alice in Wonderland not let us in on the secret of this National Trust property. Antony House was they key location for the filming of Alice in Wonderland in […]

The Agatha Christie Mile – English Riviera

Agatha Christie Mile - Courtesy English Riviera Tourist Board

Walking in the footsteps of Agatha Christie: Agatha Christie fans know that the Queen of Crime was born in Torquay in the English Riviera.  Through the prolific success of her many novels, she has brought much fame and interest in the area. When you visit Torquay you can walk in the footsteps of this world-renowned […]

Touring Devon and Cornwall

Devon and Cornwall countryside

Exploring the back-roads of Devon and Cornwall: Devon and Cornwall possess miles of magnificent coastline, secluded coves, fishing villages, romantic ancient moorland, soft river estuaries and endless stretches of beaches.  Walkers, surfers, sailing buffs and holiday makers who simply want a relaxing break from their hectic world will find this part of England a fascinating […]

Great Steam Train Rides in Devon

Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway

Great Steam Train Rides Across Torbay’s Beautiful Coastline For one of the most scenic train rides to be found anywhere, try the Paignton to Kingswear (Dartmouth) rail journey. On this holiday line, you can re-live the great days of steam railway travel. Your steam locomotive starts from Paignton Station and initially chugs past Paignton Sands […]

The Castles of Devon and Cornwall

Totnes Castle, Devon

The Castles of Devon and Cornwall Aside from it’s beautiful, rugged coastline and red cliffs Devon and Cornwall are home to some very impressive Castles: Totnes Castle – On top of the charming little Devon town of Totnes stands the Norman fortress of Totnes Castle. The views from the top of the castle are outstanding, […]

River and Coastal Cruises in Devon

Hill Stream

One of the most charming activities while visiting Cornwall and Devon is to take in a cruise along the River Dart from Dartmouth to Totnes…

Surfing and diving in Cornwall

Cornwall surfing

Surfing and Diving in Cornwall: Cornwall is fast being recognised as one of the premier surfing and diving locations within the UK. This is due to the multiple of good beach resorts such as Newquay, Bude and Perranporth to name a few. Cornwall also has a huge stretch of coastline, more so than along any […]