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Your Ideal North Devon Road Trip Itinerary

Croyde at sunset

North Devon is a really beautiful place. With clusters of villages nestled along a peaceful coastline, it’s somewhere where a more relaxed pace of living can be enjoyed, while taking in some of the most spectacular sights of the South West, of course! This guide will show you how to do a North Devon road […]

Exe Estuary Trail Guide

If you are spending some time in Exeter or Exmouth, you’ve got to check out the Exe Estuary. Home to beautiful little villages, a castle, plenty of wildlife and beaches galore, there’s loads to see and do in this area.  You can either hike the 26 mile Exe Estuary trail, which involves a boat across […]

Exmouth to Otterton Circular Hike

You know that time during lockdown, when we could only leave our house for exercise and drinking in the park?  I was in Exmouth then, and while I definitely did do my share of drinking in the park, I also took some time to enjoy the nature around as well.  Because lockdown in Devon was much nicer […]

Valley of Rocks Walk: Know Before You Go

There are plenty of spectacular attractions in Exmoor National Park, but the Valley of Rocks walk might be the best. Located a small distance from the village of Lynton, the Valley of Rocks is a spectacular natural phenomenon that is ideal for people wanting to see epic coastal views and adrenaline-seekers who want to summit […]

The Best Things to do in Lynton and Lynmouth

Situated at the western edge of Exmoor national park, in Devon but very close to the border with Somerset, Lynton and Lynmouth are sister towns that are connected to each other by a funicular railway (the only of its kind in the UK, but we’ll get to that later in the post!).  Sometimes called “the […]

Beautiful Places to Visit in North Devon

Lundy Island

I recently spent a few days exploring north Devon, somewhere that I have visited in my younger years but haven’t been to for a long time since, despite spending a lot of time in Exmouth and south Devon. And wow, I was amazed – so much so that we’ve already booked another trip down there. There […]

Mendip Hills Blackdown Hike

Are you looking for one of the easiest hikes from Bristol? The Mendip Hills Blackdown Hike is just that. The Mendips is a range of hills stretching from Weston-Super-Mare in the east to Frome in the west. It is famous for green countryside, charming little rural towns, lakes, and unique flora and fauna. Plus, it’s […]

The best things to do in Devon

Beaches, moorland, charming towns, and even a couple of interesting cities… Devon is definitely worth stopping over in on any trip to the South West – it’s also a great weekend trip from London.  Many people come to Devon just to chill out on the coast. Some of the UK’s best beaches are here, and […]

These are the Best Day Trips from Bristol

If you’re like me, you might never want to leave Bristol… but South West England is a wonderful part of the world, with spectacular countryside, charming towns and villages, and historic buildings and sites. There are plenty of places to visit in Bristol if you want to get out of the city for a bit, […]