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Cornwall - St. Michaels Mount

This site is renowned for its castle, gardens, and a history that dates back centuries.

Cornwall - The Fowey Hall Walk

The circular Hall Walk in Fowey offers a blend of natural beauty, history, and scenic vistas

Cornwall - Lanhydrock Estate

Visiting Lanhydrock House is like stepping back in time to explore the grandeur of a bygone era.

Cornwall - Canoeing with Encounter Cornwall

Encounter Cornwall are based in Golant, two miles upstream from Fowey.

Cornwall - Glendurgan Gardens

Glendurgan Gardens is a horticultural treasure close to the South West Coast Path

Cornwall - Trebah Gardens

Visit Trebah Gardens and step into a botanical paradise

Cornwall - The Minack Theatre

The Minack Theatre is an open-air theatre perched on cliffs overlooking Porthcurno Bay.

Cornwall - Geevor and Lelant Mines

Geevor Tin Mine is a heritage attraction, learning centre and hands-on museum,

Cornwall - The Ancient Stones

The walk from Lanyon Quoit to Zennor is a journey through Cornwall's mystical landscape.

Cornwall - The Camel Trail

The Camel Trail winds through some breathtaking landscapes along a disused railway line.

Cornwall - Eden Project

You cannot visit the Eden Project without being amazed at the sheer magnitude of it all.

Cornwall - Lost Gardens Of Heligan

The incredible ‘Lost Valley’ at the heart of the garden’s crosses babbling brooks and hidden lakes

Devon - Merrival Stones

Prehistoric megaliths and stone circles that offer a glimpse into the ancient past.

Devon - Brentor

Brentor (Brent Tor) is perched dramatically on the rugged expanse of Dartmoor

Devon - Lydford Gorge

Lydford Gorge is the deepest river gorge in the southwest

Devon - Hounds Tor and Hundator

The mysterious, eerie and deserted medieval village of Hound Tor (also known as Hundatora).

Devon - Castle Drogo

Where dramatic architecture meets innovative family home.

Devon - Lundy Island

If you have the time don’t miss an escape from the mainland with a day trip to LUNDY ISLAND

Devon - the Undercliff Path

The Undercliff Path is a tranquil trail, renowned for its scenic beauty

Devon - Valley Of The Rocks

The Valley of the Rocks greets you with dramatic rock formations that seem to defy gravity

Somerset - Wells to Glastonbury Pilgrimage

The historic Monarch’s Way takes you through orchards, wooded downs and over the Somerset Levels.

Somerset - Cheddar Gorge & Caves

Cheddar provides good options for cycling, climbing and caving for those taking a rest day.

Somerset - Climbing & Caving

Cheddar caves offer a chance of a caving trip where you can explore sections of Gough's Cave

Somerset - The Strawberry Line

A cycle path along the course of the old railway which runs from Cheddar to Yatton

Somerset - Nunney

The castle here took a pounding in the English civil war

Somerset - Colliers Way

A 23 mile walk and cycle ride along the course of the old Somerset Coal Canal

Dorest - Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle is a dramatic ruin sitting atop a hill overlooking Corfe village itself.

Wales - The Preseli Hills

It was from here that the huge Bluestone rocks were dragged to build the inner circle at Stonehenge

Wales - Caldey Island and Monastery

Situated around 3 miles off the Pembrokeshire Coast Path south of Tenby is the Monastic Island of Caldey,

Wales - Grassholm Island

The “Iced Island” gets its name from the 40,000 pairs of gannets that breed here.

Wales - Skomer and Skokholm Islands

Skomer Island is the largest of the chain of Volcanic Islands at the foot of St Brides Bay

Wales - Ramsey Island

Ramsey Island dominates the Pembrokeshire Coast Path one mile offshore of  St Davids

The Eden Project Biomes lit up at night

Other Activities

Other Activities

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