A gallery for your holiday memories, if you'd like to submit them - who won the annual family beach championship? That time when the seagull stole your ice cream? Or just because you had a really good time. 
We'd love to hear about your stories from the South West so email us at nas@classic.co.uk and we'll share them for you.

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Are we there yet: Colour Me In Rainbow Seagull

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 with this quizzical seagull.

Animal antics in South Devon

For small children, larger zoos can sometimes be overwhelming, so a visit to somewhere small, quiet and friendly can make a perfect day out. Here's some animal antics to spot in parks across south Devon.

Valentines in Dorset

The 14th February first became associated with romantic love within Geoffrey Chaucer’s circle in the 14th Century, when the tradition of courtly love flourished and was incredibly fashionable.

Christmas in Devon

As the winter evenings draw near, Christmas is just around the corner. With bright lights, entertainment, festive fun and cheer, we have chosen five of the best ways to enjoy that magical Christmas atmosphere in Devon.

Stoke Gabriel dog walk in Devon

Take in the waterside sights of an amble around the ancient village of Stoke Gabriel and its dog-friendly places to go.

Discovering Saltram House, Plymouth

The house itself is impressive with fantastic period furnishings and beautifully decorated rooms, but the grounds are the star of the show.

Dog walks in Paignton with Bailey

It’s very tempting to belt out a rendition of something from ‘The Sound of Music’, but all I can manage is ‘Bailey wait for me!’ as she disappears through some brambles.

The Blue Pool

The Blue Pool in Wareham, Dorset is allegedly home to the Wareham Bears... So make sure you take a picnic!

Becky Falls family day out

I read on the leaflet that Becky Falls has been open to the public since 1903. A lot of small feet must have walked its trails in that time but my children really did feel like explorers discovering a strange and magical land for the first time.

Dog walking in Devon on Berry Head

Yes, we are talking rabbits, dog walkers, bird watchers, picnic lovers, historical researchers; and of course not forgetting the Guardhouse Cafe, on the Berry Head Nature Reserve

A winning holiday at Winnie's Cottage

The winner of our holiday competition with Classic Cottages and JojoMamanBebe tells us all about her fab baby-friendly holiday in Winnie's Cottage (1822)

Rip Currents

It’s best to familiarise yourself with the dangers that come with swimming in the sea so that you can stay safe and happy - how to spot a rip current is important.

Devon’s Top Ten Best Fish and Chips

Devon, a part of Britain where the grass genuinely is greener than anywhere else , and you're spoilt for choice about where to go for your fish-and-chip fix

Wild swimming in Cornwall

Here are my recommendations on where to get away from the crowds and take a really wild Cornish dip