Places to visit and things to do in the West Country

Twenty million things can spur a holiday…fatigue, romance, boredom, freedom, stress, curiosity and denial to name but one for each day of the week. Once you’re away though, the agenda is beautifully blank. Here we offer up ways of milking your time.

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.

Things to do Anmarie Bowler

Things to do in Bigbury-On-Sea

A picture postcard place to stay, Bigbury On Sea benefits from a golden sandy beach, the beauty of Burgh Island and the rolling Devon hills.

Things to do Katie Chown

Things to do in Brixham

Brixham is a beautiful harbour town with pastel houses clinging to the hillside. It’s a colourful town, rich with history and wildlife, perfect for family holidays or peaceful romantic getaways.

Things to do Philip Eley

Things to do in Launceston

Perfectly positioned between Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor and close to the Devon border, Launceston is ideally situated for exploring both Cornwall and Devon.

Things to do 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.

Things to do Heidi Reynolds

Things to do in Lewes

Explore the many lanes of Lewes and discovery the historical moments and people that have called this Sussex town home over the years.

Things to do Kayleigh Hardy

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.

Things to do Kayleigh Hardy

50 things to do in May Half Term

50 ideas to keep you busy during school holidays, ranging from fruit picking to wild swimming. There's plenty of ideas to kick start your holiday planning.

Things to do Kayleigh Hardy
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