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...

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Visit Hannah's at Seale Hayne

Finding somewhere new that keeps 3 small children entertained for a day and has free entry and free parking is like the Holy Grail for a parent, especially over the summer holidays when paid-entry activities soon mount up. Hannah's child friendly and cheap place for families to visit.

Places to Go Philip Eley

Medieval things to do in Somerset

The whole of Somerset is steeped in history, but with a wealth of Medieval evidence to impress all history buffs, the county is well worth exploring. The best example of this time is concentrated in the Somerset city of Wells.

Places to Go Kylie Barton

Walking around Dartmouth with the dog

With a backpack full of essentials we headed off to start on our epic journey... all eight miles of it! We were both shattered by the end, but it was absolutely brilliant.

Places to Go B Hutchings

Visit Cornwall for Lanhydrock house

Peering into boudoirs, opening a door onto a dusty attic and living vicariously through the photos, furniture and keepsakes of others, from another time and another class, is unashamedly fascinating.

Places to Go Rachel Wilson-Couch

Visit Devon for Mount Edgcumbe Estate

You’d be forgiven for thinking shopping is all Plymouth has to offer, but you’d also be wrong. There are acres of stunning parkland and miles of breathtaking coastline just around the corner, waiting to be explored.

Places to Go Sadie Phillips

Dog friendly pubs in Cornwall

Luckily for me and my black dog, Cornwall is extremely dog friendly – our butcher even lets the black dog in to choose his own bone! We’ve tried quite a few dog-friendly pubs over the years - and these are our favourites.

Places to Go Sian Pickles

Historical sites on the Isle of Wight

A favourite of Queen Victoria, the Isle of Wight has a long history of heritage and culture, so it's little wonder there are places of grandeur to visit. Here is a select of places to visit on the island to sample some national heritage.

Places to Go Katie Chown