South West Cities & Towns

Stonehenge is one of the wonders of the South West. Credit: English Heritage Photo Library

For many people in Britain, the West Country has been a favourite holiday destination since childhood. But in this land of sunny beaches and...

Stonehenge in Wiltshire

Merlin was thought to have moved the stones from Ireland by magic. A Georgian antiquarian believed it was an astrological observatory. An architect proposed it was...

Clouds Hill, Dorset

With authors across the centuries finding inspiration around the Dorset coast and countryside, discover the areas they called home and the locations that inspired...

Dorset, Hardy's Cottage

With ancient castles, Iron Age hill forts, the famous Jurassic Coast and a pastoral landscape immortalised by Thomas Hardy, Dorset is one of Britain’s loveliest counties

Levant, Cornwall, Poldark

Poldark returns to our screens this Sunday, 4 September, and we all know the real star of the show is its stunning Cornwall locations. Here we take a look at the lovely landscapes in store in series two.

Oscar Wilde

Reading Jail is not normally a top spot for day out but head there this September and October and you could bump into Ralph Fiennes celebrating Oscar Wilde.

Finding the perfect pub is like discovering the Holy Grail. That’s what The Good Pub Guide 2016 has done, and its Pub of Year is the Horse and Groom in Bourton on the Hill, Cotswolds.

Agatha Christie

Are you crazy about the Queen of Crime? Then you must head to Torquay this September where hundreds of events are being lined up to...

Exeter is a firm favourite with holidaymakers, sited as it is on the edge of Dartmoor and close to numerous beaches across East Devon,...

Bristol is awash with cultural attractions, with a choice of harbour-side galleries and museums such as the M Shed, Arnolfini and Brunel’s luxury liner,...