Places to Go The West Country

We’ve climbed mountains to bring you insider stories of our West Country explorations. Now go find them for yourselves...

Wild swimming in south Devon

A sense of adventure, a close connection to nature, a sense of well-being and a feeling of being truly alive.

Places to Go Philip Eley

Ryde Beach

Called Ryde beach by visitors or Appley beach by the locals, this north coast beach is perfect for a coastal walk on the Isle of Wight.

Places to Go Liz Arnell

Freshwater Bay

A beach profile for this West Wight beach, just around the corner from the iconic Needles.

Places to Go Liz Arnell

Gardens of the South and West

Tiptoe through the tulips or run by the roses at these top gardens in the South and West.

Places to Go Kayleigh Hardy

Culture in Cornwall: Visiting Tate St Ives

As galleries go, this one is a stunner, the impressive looking building just a few steps from Porthmeor beach and as such commands excellent views. You’ll also find a great program of events, exhibitions and workshops on year-round.

Places to Go Abby D

Dog walks in the South Hams

South Hams is one of the most beautiful areas in Devon. It’s got everything for dogs: beaches, hills, woods, streams and pretty villages.

Places to Go Philip Eley

Cornish Dog Walk: Mylor Bridge to Restronguet Creek

This scenic dog walk in Cornwall will take you past expansive fields of cows, through impressive woodlands and alongside the beautiful western shore of the Fal Estuary before finishing off in the postcard perfect waterside hamlet of Restronguet.

Places to Go Abby D

2018 Theatre productions in Dorset

In order to tempt you to cast aside the traditional evenings of channel hopping the box or going to the pub, here is a preview set list of what is coming up in Dorset theatres in 2018.

Places to Go Becky Bye