Tag Archives: day trips

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 […]

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, […]

31 Incredible Hidden Gems in Cornwall (with local tips!)

The village of Cadgwith, with thatched roof houses and the picturesque harbour. It's one of the best hidden gems in Cornwall.

Are you looking for hidden gems in Cornwall? This region of the UK is one of the most touristy, and when you’re at Fistral Beach, Kynance Cove or St Michael’s Mount, it’s easy to feel like you’re enjoying the attractions along with the rest of the world.  However, there are plenty of places to go […]

Things to do in Charlestown: A UNESCO World Heritage Town

View of Charlestown Harbour

Are you looking for things to do in Charlestown? This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most popular places to visit in Cornwall, so unsurprisingly, there are many attractions here! From the historic harbour to various filming locations, this post should help you plan your day trip to Charlestown! About Charlestown Charlestown started […]

12 Things to do Near Newquay

Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps is a stretch of coastline located on the north Cornish coast between Padstow and Newquay, in Cornwall, South West England, United Kingdom

Have you ticked off all of Newquay’s beaches? This list of the best places to visit near Newquay will help you explore more Cornwall destinations in the area! With kilometres of dazzling coastline, a funky surf culture, and plenty of bars and restaurants in the evening, Newquay screams holiday like no other place in Cornwall, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Best Things to do Near Bude – in Cornwall and Devon!

Widemouth Bay near Bude, Cornwall

Are you looking for the best things to do near Bude while staying in this town? Here’s a run down of the best day trips from Bude! Nestled into the northeastern corner of Cornwall, right by the Devonshire border yet definitely Cornish in its culture, Bude is one of the best places to stay in […]

10 Exciting Day Trips from Bath

Glastonbury Tor Sunrise, Somerset

Bath is one of the UK’s most famous and visited cities. However, for all its appeals, it’s not a huge place – you could easily see all of its attractions in a weekend in Bath. If you’ve got a bit longer in the area, why not check out some of its amazing surrounding spots?  Bath […]