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20 Amazing Things to do in Cornwall in the Rain

Crooklets Beach bad weather

Do you need to find things to do in Cornwall in the rain? It happens – the popular holiday destination is famous for its glorious beaches and coastline, but it certainly is not immune to bad weather. My last trip to Cornwall was in October 2020 – a birthday present to my boyfriend who had […]

12 of the Best Cornwall Staycations

This list of 12 Cornwall staycations has all the information that you’ll need to plan a lovely holiday in this region of the UK! We’re Cornwall experts and have plenty of ideas for your next Cornish holiday – from the popular staycation spot of Newquay to the dramatic wilderness of Bodmin Moor. Whether you want […]

Where is the West Country? A geographical and cultural guide

Cornwall's stunning harbour in Cornwall

This travel blog is all about travel in South West England, which is more commonly known as the West Country. But you may be wondering, where is the West Country? What makes the West Country so distinguishable? And what is so special about the West Country?  The West Country is an incredibly special place to […]

The Best Bristol Walks: 26+ Walks in and Around Bristol

River Avon in Autumn

Are you looking for the best Bristol walks? Here’s a list of 26, some of which you can start in the city, and some that are a quick drive or bus ride away.  I’ve spent the last 10 months living back in Bristol, which means that I’ve been doing a lot of walking. Hiking is […]

The Best Places to Stay in St Ives, West Cornwall

Birds eye view of beautiful St Ives beaches in Cornwall

If you’re wondering what the best places to stay in St Ives are, this article can help! St Ives is a beautiful town in Cornwall, South West England. It’s famous for its beautiful beaches and great surf, but it’s also got a renowned art culture, with the Hepworth Sculpture Garden and the TATE, a famous […]

20+ fun things to do in Somerset

Birds eye view of the road leading through Cheddar Gorge, Somerset, South West England

Are you looking for fun things to do in Somerset? This list has over 20 attractions for history buffs, nature lovers, families with kids and luxury travellers! With rolling countryside as far as the eye can see, compelling and fascinating market towns and ancient cities, family-friendly attractions and a beautiful coastline – there are so […]

The Best Places to Stay in Bude

The Cornish coast near Widemouth Bay in Spring

Bude is a beautiful little seaside town in North Cornwall with a fun surfing atmosphere. This is a lovely part of the North Cornish coast, with many beaches and stunning countryside.  If you want to enjoy the area’s amazing natural beauty, it’s a great idea to stay in Bude to savour all of the surrounding […]

15+ fun things to do in Bude, Cornwall

Bude, Cornwall, South West England

Are you looking for fun things to do in Bude? This guide has over 15 activities for all ages! Bude is a chilled out town in North Cornwall. It’s a lovely spot for surfing, lazing on the many beaches, and enjoying Cornish life.  If you want to check out Cornwall but don’t want to drive […]

How to get to Newquay – car, plane, coach or train?

Birds Eye View of Newquay in Cornwall

Are you wondering how to get to Newquay? This Cornish town is the surfing capital of the UK, home to Fistral Beach and Towan Beach, as well as attractions like Trenance Gardens and the beautiful Newquay Harbour. It’s one of the most popular places to visit in Cornwall – and for good reason. This guide […]

15+ fun things to do in St Ives, Cornwall

Aerial view of St Ives in the evening, Cornwall, UK

Are you looking for the best things to do in St Ives? This list has over 15 plus attractions in the town, so you can start planning your St Ives holiday. The beachy, arty town of St Ives is one of the most popular towns to visit in Cornwall, for very good reason. It has […]