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Remember Remember Dorset fireworks displays

Autumn is the time of year to get excited about; the amazing colours whispering through the trees, the cold crisp mornings, the hot chocolate and roasted marshmallows over open fires, the country walks through crunchy leaves, and perhaps most importantly of all, bonfire night and fireworks.

Bonfire night fireworks in Devon

Visiting Devon in November? Remember, remember the 5th of November with one of these great firework displays.

Six Somerset fireworks displays

This year, Somerset is holding some of the best and most spectacular firework displays in the South West. So it’s the perfect time to wrap up warm and head to your nearest display for some family fun.

Fireworks in Cornwall

Remember remember…it’s Bonfire Night soon! And guess what? This year it falls on a Saturday, so why not make a weekend of it? There are loads of fantastic fireworks events happening up and down Cornwall, so grab a toffee apple and a sparkler and get involved!

Tom's Pies in south Devon

Born and bred on Dartmoor’s doorstep, Tom Cull is a true Devon boy who makes pies to rival the pasty. Come to south Devon and see what he loves about the place.

Gandys London in Cornwall

Philanthropic brand Gandys London opened their first south west shop in Fowey - discover why they thought Cornwall encapsulated their ethos.

Metal Chickens of west Cornwall

We've christened Mike the 'chicken welder of the west' but in fact his work is much more elegant. Come be inspired by Mike's metalwork and stay at the end of the country.

Are we there yet: Colour Me In Seashells

Save the image to your tablet for digital imaging or print off the pdf for traditional colouring fun - relieve the boredom on long car journeys.

Are we there yet: Design a surfboard

Use the templates to design your own custom surfboards in a quiet moment in your holiday cottage or on the drive down.

Are we there yet: A trip to the beach

Tell your own story with our helpful starting points - get really creative and you can tell your story to your teacher when you get back to school.

Top Michelin star places to eat in Cornwall

Take a look at our top three Cornish restaurants with a Michelin star (or two). The perfect way to tease your taste buds whilst on holiday in Cornwall.

Top places to eat in Hampshire

Our choice of the top spots in Hampshire to treat your taste buds whilst on holiday in the county.

Top places to eat in Somerset

Make the most of all produce that Somerset has to offer during your holiday by visiting these well-recommended restaurants.

Top places to eat in Dorset

Our choice of top restaurants to visit on your Dorset holiday. Try the finest of Dorset's produce and culinary expertise and experience some of the best fine dining that the county has to offer.