One Puddle – Par Sands Beach Holiday Cottage

Vintage valley dwelling – Cornwall from £215 pp with Classic Cottages Ideal for two families holidaying together this summer, One Puddle (sleeps nine) is a large house in a pretty valley, close to family-friendly Par Sands Beach on Cornwall’s southern coast. An eclectic mix of mod-cons and vintage, each individually-themed bedroom is charming and there […]

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History and fun at Corfe Castle

England has more than its share of castles, to be sure, but few have a more colourful and dramatic history than the ancient and battle-scarred ruin of Corfe Castle on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset County. Overlooking the village of Corfe and open to public tours, the ruins are said to be haunted. If […]

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Eco-friendly breaks in the South West

The South West of England boast some of the finest beaches, heritage and landscapes in the whole of the UK. Whether you are seeking inspiration, exhilaration, contemplation or relaxation this is the perfect place for you as the choice of country of coast is certain to meet your needs. A whopping 40% of the all […]

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Somerset Birdwatching Trip with Naturetrek

Spread your wings with a beginners’ birdwatching trip to Somerset – from £295 pp with Naturetrek New for 2014, this springtime sojourn to the scenic Somerset Levels offers fledgling birders a high level of instruction alongside the chance to see breeding Bitterns, summer-plumaged wader and hunting Hobbies and Marsh Harriers, among many other feathered highlights. […]

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