Pubs

The public house is a quintessential part of any English holiday. Pick a pub that suits you; a thatched pub in Cornwall, a coastal pub on the Jurassic Coast, a modern bar in a Devon town. We've been to one or two - just so we can tell you what they're like, of course.

Best places to eat in the Cotswolds

Discover our ultimate guide to the best places to eat in the Cotswolds, from Michelin-recommended restaurants to classic pubs and cute cafés.

Jessie Moore

Places to eat in South Devon

From seaside restaurants to charming countryside pubs with buckets of character, here’s our round-up of the best places to eat in South Devon.

Philip Eley

Places to eat in Lyme Regis

Whether you’re a seafood lover, a plant-powered diner or a cake connoisseur, here are the best places to eat in Lyme Regis.

Silvia Lowe

Best pubs in East Sussex

Whether you’re looking for a suntrap beer garden or a snug by the fire, the pubs in East Sussex are hard to beat… and resist!

Annie Cowen

Cosy pubs in Sussex

You cannot beat a cosy pub in the countryside. With good food, a warming atmosphere and often a crackling fire in the corner, they are a must-visit when you’re on holiday. We’ve picked out the top pubs to visit in Sussex on your next staycation in this rural idyll of a county.

Hannah Denby

Dog friendly pubs in Cornwall

What could be better than a post-walk pint with your best (four legged) friend? Here’s our guide to the best dog-friendly pubs in Cornwall…

Abby D

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. We’ve put together this list of South Devon’s best cosy country pubs for you to find your own Hygge.

Philip Eley

Woodland dog walks in Dorset

Discover the wonderous woodlands of Dorset with the dog. Pack a picnic and pin point the pubs to really make the most out of these walks.

Becky Bye

Guide to West Cornwall

See our guide to everything West Cornwall has to offer, from its rugged coastline and beaches, to villages, pubs and restaurants to visit.

Liz Arnell

Dinner at The Hurstwood pub

If you're looking for high-end dining with a relaxed feel, The Hurstwood is the embodiment of the Sussex pub experience. This gastropub is lush for a special night out while on holiday.

Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in Bude

Voted the Best UK Coastal Resort at the British Travel Awards in 2015 and 2016, Bude has lots of things to do. Visit for your holiday or simply a day out while staying in one of our Cornwall cottages.

Abby D

4 cosy Cornish pubs with Hygge

Get your dose of cosy this autumn and winter in one of these Cornish pubs. Embrace the Danish art of Hygge with warm, comfortable places to relax.

Abby D

Things to do in Tolpuddle

This ancient Dorset town is so tranquil and laid back, R&R is practically guaranteed so you can kick back and zone out. But if you like to occupy your time away, there are plenty of things to do in Tolpuddle.

Katie Chown

Places to eat in Ryde

Ryde has a great variety of places to eat so go ahead and treat yourself, after all you are on holiday!

Liz Arnell

Out to eat in Lymington

Charlotte and I decided to see if we could find a takeaway for dinner. Yes, there was a fully equipped kitchen to cater to our self-catering needs, but being so close to the sea, our hearts (and stomachs) were set on a fresh fish supper. So fish and chips it was to be.

Faye

A dog friendly pub in Cornwall - The Paris Hotel

If you’re looking for somewhere traditional, cosy and with views to swoon over for days, look no further. Situated smack bang on the coastal path, it would be rude not to pop in The Paris Hotel, a dog-friendly pub in Cornwall.

Abby D

A Beer Lover’s Day Out in Hampshire

Hampshire has a lot to offer, but one of the lesser known things is the fact it is a brilliant day out for an ale lover. With its own brewery, an ale train, and some great real ale pubs, a boy’s day out is just waiting to be had!

Kylie Barton

Things to do in Seaton

With its pebble beach, easy-going vibe, and many interesting days out and attractions nearby, Seaton is a good place for a family holiday, a walking holiday or an activity holiday.

Philip Eley

Things to do in Plymouth

Plymouth describes itself as Britain’s Ocean City. It is a vibrant, modern city with plenty of attractions and historic buildings, places to visit, things to do and see and lots of foody destinations.

Philip Eley

Best Dog Friendly Places in Dorset

One of the best things about holidaying in Dorset is long walks that end up in a cosy pub – and it’s just not the same if you don’t take your four-legged friend with you. Luckily we have some of the best dog-friendly cottages in Dorset.

Amanda Tomlin

Things to do in Teignmouth

Teignmouth has the nostalgic charm of a Victorian seaside town, with its pier, lido and large houses, but there’s a lot more to this interesting town than that, so here’s my guide to things to do in Teignmouth.

Philip Eley

The loveliest loop on earth

The pick of things to do, places to see, food to eat on the western tip of Cornwall by people who have been born there or as good as.

Peter Kirby