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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 […]

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 […]

15 Fabulous Things to do in Newquay, Cornwall

Beautiful beach near Newquay in Cornwall

With epic beaches and fantastic coastline views, it’s unsurprising that Newquay is one of the most visited places in Cornwall. There are so many epic things to do in Newquay (yes, more than surfing!), and in this post, we’ll detail a few of them – and show you why it is such a popular Cornish […]

Best Things to do in Truro (Learn about Cornish culture!)

Truro Cornwall South West England

Truro, which is affectionately known as ‘Our Great Little City’ by locals, is Cornwall’s only city. Despite it being the only settlement in the county to earn city status (city status can only be achieved in England if a city has a cathedral) it isn’t the biggest settlement at all. Redruth, Falmouth and St Austell […]

Things to do in Port Isaac (& travel guide)

Sunlight illuminating the pretty village of Port Isaac

If you’re into beautiful fishing harbours, historic houses lined along quaint cobbled streets, and epic views spanning over coast and country, Port Isaac is one of the best places for you to visit in Cornwall. Most famous perhaps for appearing in ITV’s Doc Martin, the scenic fishing village is a delightful film set, but it […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]