Cornwall: Surfing for Beginners

As the weather begins to heat up and Britons flock to the great outdoors in their thousands, there is no better time – or excuse – to get outside and discover a new sport or hobby. The benefits of finding a new sport to enjoy can make a huge difference to your life. Getting involved […]

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South West Coast Path fundraising a huge success

Lands End looking towards Sennen. Photographer Dean Feast, Cambridge. The South West Coast Path Association is thrilled to announce they have managed to range over double the original target they needed to make improvements to the South West Coast Path. Their figure of £250,000 seemed to be ambitious, yet they have raised a whopping £640,000. This has […]

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The Dartmoor Way cycle route opens to the public

Dartmoor Way Launch 1: (l-r) Paul Hawkins (Sustrans Area Manager), David Incoll (Sustrans Volunteer), Robert Penn (cyclist, author, journalist and TV presenter), Michael Owen (Dartmoor Way Project Manager), John Banks (Sustrans Volunteer), George Coles (Dartmoor Way Chairman) launch the Dartmoor Way cycle trail at Parke, Bovey Tracey. The brand new circular cycling route that encompasses […]

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Cornwall Camping Options

Modern camping is a million miles away from sinking tents, burnt sausages and going to loo in the bushes as is depicted in many a classic comedy. Camping in the 21st century is modern living under canvas, or in a yurt, or one of the many other camping accommodations available for those who like the […]

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Warm up for autumn with Warm up for autumn with Whatley Manor’s latest guide to the best seasonal events and packages

Warm up for autumn with Warm up for autumn with Whatley Manor’s latest guide to the best seasonal events and packages. Whatley Manor (01666 822888, www.whatleymanor.com), the luxurious Wiltshire retreat, has released its new Autumn-Winter 2014 events guide, featuring many exciting new events and packages available at the hotel throughout the season. Highlights including a gourmet truffle […]

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Bath, more than just hot springs

In the South West region of England is Bath, which derives its name from the hot springs in the UK around which it is built. The spa, established in 43 A.D. by the Romans, has bathing complexes and temples in the adjoining areas. Due to its wool industry, bath prospered well in the middle Ages […]

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Devon will suit any budget

The stunning south westerly county of Devon is widely regarded as one of the best place to visit for those seeking a great holiday in the UK and making the best of the British weather, but it also seems to have a undeserved reputation for being very expensive. The truth is that Devon is no […]

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