South West England

Landscapes that melt together rambling moors, rolling hills and postcard-shot beaches dotted with medieval market towns and cathedral spires. South West England shouts 'picturesque' from every corner. Hiking and biking trails criss-cross valleys and ridgeways, wind between stone-built villages and traverse towering gorges. Legends of mystical moorland beasts and stone circles lead you through endless Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Foodies should fast well in advance for a gourmet trip stuffed with cream teas, fruity cider and crumbly cheeses.

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Take a trip on one of England’s last horse-drawn barges

Explore the Grand Western Canal on one of England’s last horse drawn barges, and enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding Devon countryside.

Location: Tiverton, Devon

 

Take a boat trip for the best view of the Jurassic Coast

Step aboard the Stuart Line Cruise, and see the stunning 250 million year old Jurassic Coast cliffs up close from the sea.

Location: Exmouth, Devon

 

Go sailing in Scilly

Indulge in an exotic island escape… just off the Cornish coast.

Location: Isles of Scilly, Cornwall

 

Mackerel Fishing at Beer

Take a sea fishing trip in Devon.

Location: Beer, Devon

 

Kayak the River Dart

Have some family water fun in South Devon this summer.

Location: Tuckenhay, Devon

 

Wander along sparkling Scilly beaches

With sparkling white sands reminiscent of the Caribbean, Scilly is a tropical break that is close to home.

Location: Isles of Scilly, Cornwall

 

Explore the River Wye by canoe

Spring is one of the most picturesque times of year to navigate the Wye Valley by water.

Location: Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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