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.

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Storm watching in Cornwall

Break from the mould of a standard Summer holiday and experience the wilder side of Cornwall with some storm watching. Hold on to your hat!

Things to do Kayleigh Hardy

Child friendly Isle of Wight

Hop on the steam railway, step back in time or get out on the water with our top child friendly things to do on the Isle of Wight.

Things to do Anmarie Bowler

Things to do in a forest

Any time of year is always great for resurrecting some of the simple pleasures of yesteryear. Forests become wonderlands of fun, discovery and adventure. Here’s a round-up of some simple forest fun ideas to try.

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November events in Dorset

November is here. But if you're not feeling the fireworks whilst on holiday, there's plenty of alternatives in Dorset. From seashore scavenging to lanterns at Corfe Castle, we've found everything but firework displays in the county.

Things to do Kayleigh Hardy

Things to do in Dartmouth

Take a wander around Dartmouth, one of the many gems on the coast of south Devon. With a colourful Maritime history, there's plenty to discover here.

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Things to do in Ashburton

The market town on the edge of Dartmoor is a great base for walking and adventure holidays but secretly hides some of the best places to find antiques in Devon.

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Haytor Quarries walk on Dartmoor

Come rain or shine, this Dartmoor walk is enjoyable at any time of year. Winter, spring, summer or autumn, you'll find our writer, Philip heading to Haytor Quarries.

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