Is Cornwall in England? A history of this unique land

Cornish Flag (cornwall/kernow).

Standing high top the cliffs of Lizard Point, I gazed at the panorama of the sea surrounding the peninsula. The waves crashed around the craggy cliffs, I could see a Cornish flag bearing St Piran’s Cross flying high in the sky and I’d been told that if it was quiet, I might hear a Cornish […]

Best Things to do in Lydford, Dartmoor

Nestled in Dartmoor National Park, there are a few lovely things to do in Lydford. We’ll take a look at them in this post! Lyford is a small village on the northern side of Dartmoor, not too far from Okehampton. While it’s a tiny place, there are a few attractions in Lydford to enjoy.  It’s […]

How to Visit Becky Falls in Dartmoor National Park, Devon

Girl walking through temperate rainforest with trees on either side. Becky Falls, Dartmoor, one of the best walks near Exeter

If you’re researching how to visit Becky Falls in Dartmoor National Park, this article has all the information that you need. With moss-strewn trees, a babbling river and crashing waterfalls, Becky Falls is one of the most incredible places to visit in Dartmoor, if not all of Devon. It’s a wonderful attraction for families, solo […]

12 Best Outdoor Activities in Devon for Adults and Kids

Headland view near Woolacombe

If you’re looking for outdoor activities in Devon, this blog post features eight of the best! With beautiful beaches and two glorious moorlands, Devon is one of the best counties in England for outdoor adventure. It’s a huge county with plenty of space for hiking, surfing and 4×4 driving.  The trickiest thing is knowing exactly […]

Best Exmouth Beaches: 6 Beaches in Exmouth

Exmouth Cliffs in Devon

Are you looking for the best Exmouth beaches? This blog post will give you a list of them!  Miles of golden sand stretching down the coastline ensure that Exmouth is a prime holiday destination in Devon. The beaches in Exmouth are popular in the hot summer season, so it’s a good idea to know where […]

The Best Exeter Walks: 18+ Walks in and Around Exeter

Exeter Cathedral Houses

Are you looking for the best Exeter walks? This article details some of the best ways to explore the city and its surrounding areas on foot! With a skyline-dominating cathedral and historic quayside, there are tonnes of beautiful places to see in Exeter city centre. It’s a very walkable place; so you can see all […]

National Trust vs English Heritage: Which Membership to Buy

A clear day at Stonehenge, Somerset

If you are based in the UK and want to explore more historical sites, you might be wondering National Trust vs English Heritage – which is better?  Both of these heritage organisations celebrate Britain’s history, and membership at either gives you the chance to visit their sites free of charge.  You could purchase both memberships, […]

National Trust Review: Is Membership Worth It?

A view of the outside of Trerice, an Elizabethan manor house and one of the best National Trust places in Cornwall

If you’re searching for a full National Trust review, look no further! This blog post will detail all the information that you need. If you’re interested in travel, history, architecture, horticulture or nature and are based anywhere in the UK or visit the country often, a National Trust membership could be a fantastic investment. Having […]

These are the Best Beaches Near Exeter

Jurassic Rocks at Orcombe Point, Exmouth, Devon

Are you looking for beaches near Exeter? While the Devon city doesn’t have its own beach, the coast isn’t far away!  If you’re staying in Exeter and want to take a trip to the sea, this article has all of the information you need.  Whether you’re looking for beaches with a beautiful countryside backdrop, somewhere […]

National Trust Properties Cornwall: History & Nature

St Micheal's Mount Castle

If you’re looking for the best National Trust properties in Cornwall, this post is here to help! Featuring the most elegant stately homes, impressive historical attractions and epic areas of nature, this article will show you exactly where to use your National Trust membership in Cornwall. Do I need to be a member to visit […]