Category Archives: Devon

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 […]

Cities in South West England to Visit

If you want an urban break, why not visit one of these cities in South West England? This part of the country isn’t famed for its metropolises, but there are a few smaller, historic cities to visit. From Bristol, the biggest city in the region but still somewhere that feels comfortably liveable, to the tiny […]

30+ Awesome Places to Visit in South West England

Cornwall in Spring

If you’re looking for places to visit in South West England, here are over 30 suggestions! This day trips in South West England guide will show you some of the best days out in the region. Mainly focusing on Bristol, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall, there should be a range of places that are accessible from […]

Lundy Island Day Trip: Everything You Need to Know

Birds Eye View of Lundy Island, North Devon, South West England

Lundy Island is a little secret that we discovered during the staycation summer of 2020. It somehow isn’t that famous outside of the region, despite it being one of the most naturally beautiful places I’ve ever seen in the UK, if not the whole of Europe.  Sitting at the meeting point of the Bristol Channel […]

Holidays in Exmouth Travel Guide: all you need to know!

Dog on a beach in Exmouth

The seaside town of Exmouth is one of Devon’s most popular holiday destinations. With epic cliff views, calming estuary walks, and enigmatic moorland sprawling from the north of the town, there’s something for all nature lovers here. That being said, if you’re keen to relax, Exmouth has 2 kilometres of beaches with all the seaside […]

How to get to Exmouth

Located on Devon’s southern coast, Exmouth is a popular holiday town that absolutely booms from May onwards. If you’ve booked a holiday, you may be wondering how to get to Exmouth.  Unlike other towns in Devon and Cornwall, Exmouth is connected fairly decently to other towns and cities in the south west and beyond. This […]

The Best Places to Stay in Exmouth

Orcombe point, Exmouth beach on the Jurassic coast of Devon, UK

The south Devonshire city of Exmouth is one of the best holiday destinations in the UK. With staggeringly beautiful cliffs (right at the end of the world famous Jurassic Coast) as well as the charm of the Exe Estuary all within walking distance, Exmouth has plenty to offer the nature loving traveller. Or, if you […]

Things to do near Exmouth

Jurassic Rocks at Orcombe Point, Exmouth, Devon

The beautiful town of Exmouth is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Devon and the entire south coast. Situated where the Jurassic Coast and the Exe Estuary meet, and with moorland stretching out from the town, there are so many things to do near Exmouth town centre.  I was lucky enough to spend […]

10 Wonderful Day Trips from Plymouth

Historic houses in Totnes, South Devon

Known as ‘Britain’s Ocean City’, Plymouth is one of a kind. It’s a wonderful mix of seaside nature and urban life, and there are plenty of things to do here. However, if you’ve got an extra day in the city, there are also lots of day trips from Plymouth where you can enjoy its surrounding […]

10 Wonderful Day Trips from Exeter

Woolacombe Beach in North Devon

Are you looking for epic day trips from Exeter? There are lots of wonderful places to enjoy near the city. We’ve got over 12 listed below! With millennia of fascinating history, charming cobbled streets, and plenty of trendy bars and cosy restaurants, there’s plenty to do in Exeter. The second-largest city of Devon is an […]