Summer

Festivals in Devon 2022

Whether music’s your jam or actual jam, Devon has a whole roster full of music, culture and food festivals to get your 2022 going.

Annie Cowen

Cornwall holiday for two in September

September is a lovely time to take a break with your significant other. Cornwall is still sunny and there's plenty of things to do together.

Kayleigh Hardy

Cottages with tennis courts

If you've been inspired by Andy Murray's recent ascent to the world number one title, why not book a cottage with a tennis court for spring or summer? Practice your backhand lob in the privacy of your own garden.

Kayleigh Hardy

Ventnor Fringe Festival

According to The Sunday Times, Ventnor Fringe is “...rapidly becoming the country’s most surprising and inspirational multidisciplinary arts festival.” See what it's like for yourself.

Anmarie Bowler

Holidays for next year

The hottest places to stay for your 2021 holiday. Bookings for next year are now live!

Dominique Adams

Searching for sea glass with Pebbletastic

Read about the creation of sea glass jewellery and pictures by Heidi Reynolds, founder of Pebbletastic. She also includes some top tips on where to find sea glass in Cornwall.

Heidi Reynolds

Brixham Pirate Festival

Dress up like a pirate and party all weekend at the annual Brixham Pirate Festival. This is a brilliant weekend for all the family on the picturesque Brixham harbour.

Kayleigh Hardy

Caerhays Castle and Gardens

Explore one of the great gardens of Cornwall during it’s exclusive spring opening hours. Perfect for a family friendly day enjoying the fresh air.

Kayleigh Hardy

River Dart Country Park

With walks, play areas and adrenaline adventures, River Dart Country Park has everything you might need for a fun-filled family day in Devon.

Philip Eley

Things to do in Cornwall this summer

The ultimate guide to the things you have to do while visiting Cornwall in the summer. From the annual county show to discovering the hidden gems off the beaten track, Cornwall is waiting for you.

Abby D

5 best lidos in Devon

Cool down in a heatwave with a visit to one of these lush lidos in Devon. Swim outside in the sunshine with all the family.

Philip Eley

Family friendly walk around Fort Victoria

Get a breath of fresh air with a family walk along the beach and through the woods near Yarmouth. This dog friendly beach means every member of your clan can enjoy the Great Outdoors of the Isle of Wight.

Kayleigh Hardy

September adventures in Cheddar Gorge

Spend your September outside enjoying the beauty of Cheddar Gorge and the surrounding Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Kayleigh Hardy

Cowes Week

The beginning of August hails Cowes week on the Isle of Wight. The ultimate sailing regatta brings people from all over the world to the island in the summer.

Kayleigh Hardy

Exmoor Explorer

On the first Sunday of August each year a bunch of mad mountain bikers descend on the quiet villages and open moorland of Exmoor for a 30+ mile challenge. Sign up early as it’s always over-subscribed.

Liz Arnell

A pretty walk to Steephill Cove

A hidden gem with calm waters and golden sands, perfect for a quiet afternoon out in the sunshine while on holiday on the Isle of Wight.

Liz Arnell

Bude in September

Plan a September stay in north Cornwall to soak up the last of the summer sunshine before we head into the cosy nights of autumn.

Kayleigh Hardy

West Bay, Dorset

A winning day out with all the family, West Bay in Dorset has golden cliffs, beautiful beaches, award-worthy play areas and even a harbour for crabbing.

Katie Chown

Where to find red squirrels on the Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight is a wildlife haven with several reserves and an Area of Outstanding Natural beauty, there are plenty of animals to spot. Red squirrels have been homed on the Isle of Wight to protect the species, here are our top places to lay in wait for a glance or two.

Kayleigh Hardy

Nancarrow Farm Midsummer Feast

Join us for a sneak peak into the feast nights at Nancarrow Farm in Cornwall. A truly special experience to enjoy while on holiday in the county.

Kayleigh Hardy

Arts cinemas in the South and West

Cinemas are everywhere. And can be a great way to dodge a rainy day while you’re on holiday. But if you like places with a dash of character and plenty of good films to go around, you might want to plan a special trip to one of these.

Kayleigh Hardy

Spring tide walk to St Helens Fort

A walk with a difference. This walk can only be attempted 4 times a year so plan your holiday for low tide and hope to strike lucky.

Liz Arnell

Life's a beach: June in Cornwall

Plan a holiday to Cornwall in June to make the most of the beaches while they're quiet. It really is the best time to visit the county if you love a good beach day.

Kayleigh Hardy

Cycling the Great Flat Lode

A holiday in Cornwall doesn't have to be all about the beaches. Grab a bike and get cycling along one of the county's most picturesque trails.

Kayleigh Hardy

Brading Marshes circular walk

Join Liz Arnell and her Labrador Retriever, Nigel, on a circular walk on the east of the Isle of Wight. The walk takes in stunning sea views and magical woodland on the island.

Liz Arnell