Hiking

Cottages on the South West Coast Path

The South West Coast Path is a real walking holiday adventure. Plan a stay in one of these cottages where the coastal path is on your doorstep and enjoy some of our favourite walks in the whole world.

News & Offers Kayleigh Hardy

Top Walks in the West Country

Whether to wear out the kids, or to rediscover alone time together, here are a few of our favourite walks in the South West.

Places to Go Katie Chown

Cardinham Woods family walk

My wife is a city girl; she is happy in these maintained woodlands to know that there are toilets nearby, places to buy good coffee, and well-maintained paths, while I’m happy that we don’t have to actually stay on the paths at all.

Places to Go Philip Eley

Dog walking around Burgh Island, Bigbury-On-Sea

Take a wander around, picking up some interesting facts about Bigbury Bay while you're there; the life and times of a Huer, and the pilchard packers. Remember though, it is tidal!

Places to Go B Hutchings

Discount walking guides

We've got a special Classic discount on walking books. All the walks in each book are circular and each has all the information walkers need for a good day out.

News & Offers Katie Chown

Bluebells at Blackbury Camp in Devon

The flowers are short-lived, and so once they are out, you should grab the opportunity to see them at their best...

Places to Go Molly and the Princess

Strange Stone Circles in the South West

Grateful for the strength of denim on my legs, we parted the brambles and were swallowed into the greenery. Flip-flops were a poor choice in the morning dew with nettles and grass snakes threatening, but melodrama was short lived as we emerged into a more open area.

Pub Philosophy Katie Chown

The Magical Mystery Tour of far west Cornwall

We went at the wrong time of day to stumble across the locals. But we still picked up a few tips that sparked a Magical Mystery Tour of the Penwith peninsula.

Pub Philosophy Katie Chown

The Magic of Mount's Bay

Not just for those with a Bus Pass... this journey is best taken on an open top bus!

Visitors' Book Maz C

Sand Summit 2011/12

How one long walk sparked a dream to collect an eggcup’s worth of every beach from Minehead to Swanage.

Stories & Characters Peter Kirby

Conversations with rocks

Rock features heavily in our landscape from cliff to moor, so stop just looking and go play on them.

Things to do Peter Kirby

Take a Breather

Exactly what a holiday is for. And we believe the West Country is one of the best places to stop and take a breather, or experience a view that will take your breath away.

Stories & Characters Peter Kirby

Our Ten Favourite Benches, No. 1

Oh for a seat! This is the first of our 10 places to be sedentary, ponder and enjoy another fabulous view.

Places to Go Peter Kirby

We Name This Mountain

The day we took the beach to the moors to create the world’s biggest birth certificate.

Places to Go Peter Kirby

Map a Nap

A holiday is time off work, and work is some form of purposeful activity. Therefore, rest, refrain from purpose. And have a snooze.

Stories & Characters Peter Kirby

Calorie Offsetting

Its all about balance. Here are some ideas for using up the calories and then piling them back on.

Classic Fodder Peter Kirby