South West Places of Interest

The temperatures may be dropping, but that’s no reason to stay indoors: all over Britain, country parks and estates are now dressed in their...

Minack Theatre, Cornwall

Nestled in a remote rock cluster in the caverns of Porthcurno, the Minack proves a theatrical experience akin to no other: a horizon-bending view...

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...

Polesden Lacey

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding approaches, Diana Wright explores the history behind two of our monarchy's favourite honeymoon destinations - Polesden Lacey...

Torquay Harbour. Credit: Getty Images

Agatha Christie, the best-selling crime novelist, based many of her stories around her home on the English Riviera (South Devon), we look at some...

Exmoor hills overlooking Porlock Bay

Somerset, the picturesque southwest English county, has regularly attracted visitors more attuned to all things mythical and mystical. We explore the region and discover...

Oxford University is one of the country’s most famous historic institutions and, for many, it is the very epitome of Britishness. We take a look at its iconic views.

For those unfamiliar with Gertrude Jekyll’s books, garden plans and indeed, her gardens, Barbara Segall selects five of the finest gardens created by the renowned Edwardian horticulturalist.

The shortlisted designs for a new £4m bridge to Tintagel Castle in Cornwall have been revealed

The temperatures might be dropping, but there’s no better time than a cold, wintry day for a leisurely stroll along the beautiful Cornish coast...