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Things to do near Exmouth

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!

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 Cornwall. There are a few things to do in Bude that make it worthy of stopping for a day or two. These include some excellent beaches, surfing, […]

10 Exciting Day Trips from Bath

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 […]

13 Fun Things to do in Exeter

Exeter is the second largest city in Devon and one of the most historic cities in the UK. First settled by a Celtic community, then populated by Romans, it is steeped in tales – and, while it is nowadays quite a laidback city with a population of around 130,000, you can see the historical significance […]

10 Fun Things to do in Plymouth

Proudly bearing the reputation of ‘Britain’s Ocean City’, Plymouth is the largest city in Devon. It’s not the most popular city in the UK for domestic or international tourists, but it does still have a lot to offer guests! Plymouth has a rich history, with heritage from Medieval times and its long history as a […]

Visiting the Plymouth Gin Distillery

In the last few years, I, like most of the UK population, have become an expert in drinking gin. But making it? The history behind it? I had no real idea until I visited the oldest working gin distillery in Plymouth, Devon.  The gin distillery is located in the centre of town and there are […]

Weekend in Exeter Itinerary: Perfect for all travellers!

Perched on the start of the Exe Estuary, Exeter is one of the most historic cities in the UK. It was a small Celtic settlement until 6000 Roman troops set up camp looking for gold, silver and iron in the UK.  Exeter has since prospered under different ages and monarchs. Its crowning glory is its […]

Beautiful Places to Visit in Cornwall

Cornwall is a British county like no other. Its breathtaking beaches, rugged moors, and tropical-looking islands are reminiscent of lands much further south, and its own unique culture and history are unlike that of anywhere else in England. (In fact, the Cornish were granted minority status in 2014, and there is growing pressure to recognise […]

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 […]