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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South West Tourism Awards 2013/14

After assessing almost 350 entries, making 213 meetings, a new record, and sitting through 20 hours of meetings, the panel for the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2013/2104 have have announced their short list. There is an extended list comprising 63 finalists and 34 highly commended entries, and 59 of these finalists will be carrying […]

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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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