Reasons to visit the south west of England

There is so much that South West England has to offer to both UK residents and those elsewhere in the world. If you enjoy nature, culture, history and food then you won’t be short of things to do here. Visit some of the most iconic places in England, see some amazing sites and make some

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Best beaches Europe has to offer

As the summer approaches, we’ll all be looking for the best destinations for ultimate relaxation and the perfect place for this relaxation is a nice and content beach. Privacy, tranquillity and simplicity characterises what beaches can offer. Spending time at the beach gets you in a sense of simplicity, letting yourself being indulged with the

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Solo Holiday Planning or by Travel Agency?

In the following article, we are going to try and explain the advantages and disadvantages of self-organizing your holidays and see if we can reach a conclusion whether to try and get a smaller price for our holiday by planning your own holiday or going the apparent easy way of buying a complete package from

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Eden Hotel Collection announces Bovey Castle has been awarded 5 stars by the AA

The Eden Hotel Collection is delighted to announce that Bovey Castle, in Dartmoor National Park in Devon, has been awarded five stars by the AA.

Less than six months after acquiring the country house estate in 2014, the privately-owned Eden Hotel Collection embarked on an extensive £3.5 million refurbishment of Bovey Castle, encompassing restoration work

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Great Little Breaks introduces Minidubs for the VW campervan experience

The UK’s best-loved UK short breaks specialist Great Little Breaks introduces a novel VW campervan-inspired vehicle – the ‘Minidub’ – to cruise the country lanes and spectacular coastlines of Cornwall and Devon by day, and which converts into a comfortable bedroom by night.

George II in blue, Jethro in green and Denzil in orange are

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Cornish Coast to Coast Challenge

Cornish Coast to Coast Challenge – from £350 pp with Discover Adventure

For those inspired by the new series of BBC1 drama Poldark, sign up to a new Cornish Coast to Coast Challenge to experience the rugged scenery first-hand.

This diverse three-day trek – from the north coast, over the county’s hilly spine, down to

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Aspects Holidays offers the perfect getaway in Praa Sands

Located between the Lizard and west Penwith, Praa Sands, in South West Cornwall, boasts beautiful white beaches, a wide selection of pubs and restaurants, and even a haunted castle…

Make the most of this spectacular stretch of coastline and stay at Praaloha (sleeps 10). New to Aspects Holidays’ portfolio, this recently-refurbished and luxurious beach house

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New Book Sea Journal From Lisa Woollett Explores Devon’s Coast

Whether paddling through the shallows or crouching on a cliff in a hailstorm, Lisa takes the reader on a journey of compelling diversions, showcasing the natural history and wildlife of these locations

This beautiful and unusual book brings together a year’s wanderings along Britain’s shores, featuring the Devon coast. Author and photographer Lisa Woollett has

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Hallsands, the Village that Fell into the Sea

The village that fell into the sea – Devon for £234 pp with Boutique Retreats

Hallsands, once a fishing village with a thriving community, was washed away one stormy night in January 1917. What remains, seen from a viewing platform on high, is not only fascinating but surrounded by what is undoubtedly one of England’s

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10 Devon cream teas for under £5

Devonshire cream teas are a must-have for anyone visiting the region and are a regular weekend indulgence for locals. Everyone loves a cream tea almost as much as they do a bargain, which is why Devon Heaven Hampers have produced this article listing 10 tearooms in Devon offering cream teas (with two scones) for under

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