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, […]

Exeter, Devon’s unexpectedly lively capital city.

Exeter Cathedral

Exeter is not the typical sleepy Devon town you imagined! Exeter is without doubt the capital of Devon, though ironically it’s not the typical town that most visitors come to expect when they think about Devon. There’s a certain high pace and vibrancy about Exeter that is out of place with the rest of the […]

The Seaside Resort Of Dawlish

Dawlish and its beautiful parks

South Devon’s most pleasant seaside resort is well worth a visit In South Devon the pleasant seaside resort of Dawlish is very popular with visitors, many of whom return year after year for their holidays in Dawlish or for day trips to enjoy the nice atmosphere that the town has to offer. Dawlish is an […]

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…

Newquay, Britain's Surfing Capital

Newquay Island View

There’s much more to Newquay than being just a surfers’ paradise. Boasting some of the best beaches and surfing in Britain, Newquay is one of Cornwall’s premier holiday sites for those seeking a beach holiday. Unsurprisingly, it has obtained a reputation for being England’s surfing capital. Unfortunately, Newquay’s popularity has also attracted negative consequences in […]

Thinking about taking a Holiday in Devon and Cornwall?

Mousehole, Cornwall

England’s “West Country” has charm, scenery and better weather! Cornwall – the English Riviera? On the very south-western tip of England lies the beautiful county of Cornwall. With a delightful mix of superb beaches (among the best in Britain), outstanding scenery and charming towns, villages and cities, this county has something to offer everyone for […]

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 […]

St Ives – a thriving artistic community

Cornwall beaches

Wonderful, sandy beaches, narrow cobbled streets and a delightful harbour area This magical little corner of Cornwall offers wonderful, sandy beaches and a delightful harbour area.  You can lose yourself in the maze of narrow cobbled streets with flower-filled courtyards and alleyways bursting with galleries, craft and clothing shops,  cafes and artists studios – an […]

Marazion and St Michael’s Mount

St Michael's Mount

See St Michael’s Mount at Marazion, Believed to be Britain’s Oldest Town: Tucked away in the very far corner of South West Cornwall is the charming little town of Marazion with only 1,500 inhabitants. This ancient market town is believed to be Britain’s oldest chartered town. Aside from being steeped in history, this picturesque town […]