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...]

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...]

River and Coastal Cruises in Devon

River Cruises Along The River Dart and Wildlife Cruises Along The Devon Coast One of the most charming activities while visiting Devon is to take in a cruise along the River Dart. River Link is the largest operator of Dart River cruises and a typical cruise will start from Dartmouth and end at the … [Read more...]

Newquay, Britain's Surfing Capital

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 … [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...]

Surfing and diving in Cornwall

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 … [Read more...]

St Ives – a thriving artistic community

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 … [Read more...]

Marazion and 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 … [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...]