Dartmoor Prison – An Unusual Holiday Sight

You Can Learn About the Intriguing History of Dartmoor Prison at the Prison Museum : It's not common that a high security prison should become a topic on your holiday sightseeing itinerary. Our morning's travel takes us on a visit to the wild and open moorland of the Dartmoor National Park in … [Read more...]

Touring Devon and Cornwall

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 … [Read more...]

Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor National Park, famed abode of the Hound of the Baskervilles! Just a few miles inwards from the South Devon Coast is the ancient Dartmoor National Park. It covers an area of 368 square miles and offers visitors a mix of superb scenery and legendary history. Dartmoor also has one of the … [Read more...]

The Castles of Devon and Cornwall

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 … [Read more...]

Historic Totnes and the legend of Brutus

The interesting little town of Totnes is steeped in history and legend With a population struggling to reach 7,000 the interesting little town of Totnes is steeped in history and legend (it’s here that a Trojan prince named Brutus is believed in folklore to have founded Britain in the 11th … [Read more...]

Exeter, Devon’s unexpectedly lively capital city.

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 … [Read more...]

The Seaside Resort Of Dawlish

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 … [Read more...]

Thinking about taking a Holiday in Devon and 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 … [Read more...]

Food and Drink in Devon and Cornwall

Food & Drink In Devon and Cornwall – Great Pubs, Good Food And Drink! It’s true that the Cornish enjoy their food – so much so that Devon and Cornwall are known almost as much for their culinary offerings as their stunning scenery and coasts. Fine Dining In recent times, the celebrity chefs … [Read more...]

Isles of Scilly, Teignmouth, Shaldon

Other Towns & Villages of Interest In Cornwall & Devon Isles of Scilly (Cornwall) About 28 miles west of Lands End (Cornwall) are the mysterious and little known islands called the Isles of Scilly. As you might expect, the isles have a very mild climate and are populated with … [Read more...]