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Top 6 spots for a sundowner on the Isle of Wight

You don’t need to scour the internet in search of the perfect pint with a spectacular sea view on the Isle of Wight. Just head to some of these handpicked places.

Spring dog walk at Kilve Beach

With fields and fossils, Kilve beach is a prime location for keeping your furry friend entertained whilst enjoying the natural history of Somerset.

Dog walking on Bembridge Beach

Soak up the sunshine and views of the Solent and the Channel with a walk around the Bembridge coastline on the west of the Isle of Wight.

10 best cosy country pubs in south Devon

The Danish have a word for the comfort and well-being of being inside by a fire while the weather outside is terrible. I’ve put together this list of South Devon’s best cosy country pubs for you to find your own Hygge.

40 ways to propose in the South and West

Some ideas for those considering getting down on one knee. Some would be perfect for Valentine's Day, others are great all year round.

South and west vineyards to visit with your valentine

If you're planning a little valentines getaway with your significant other, spend an afternoon strolling around a local vineyard before choosing your favourite bottle to take home and enjoy.

Cosy pubs in Cornwall

Warm up after a winter walk in one of these cosy pubs in Cornwall.

A short break in Burley, New Forest

After a weekend away in the New Forest, you’ll feel bright eyed and bushy tailed for your return home and back to reality.

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!

Best 3 National Trust properties in Devon

There are many great National Trust places to visit in Devon and I go regularly with my three children aged 5, 7 and 9. This is a list of our personal favourites and a quick explanation of why we love them.

A day tour of Longleat

The beauty of Longleat is that as an attraction, it never gets old, with something new to delight you with every visit, so it is well worth going back again and again when on holiday in Somerset.

Slipping back in time at Corfe Castle

Despite being prolific sightseers, my family and I have discovered few views as awe-inspiring in the UK as our first glimpse of Corfe Castle.