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Dyffryn Gardens [Garden]

St Nicholas

Dyffryn Gardens, St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan


Discover a beautiful Edwardian-style garden at Dyffren Gardens Dyffryn Botanic Garden are outstanding Grade I listed Edwardian gardens. They have recently been restored to Thomas Mawson's original 1904 design with the help of a... more

The Marine Spa [Spa]

St David's Hotel & Spa, Havannah Street, Cardiff

The Marine Spa, St David's Hotel & Spa, Cardiff

The St David’s Hotel & Spa has launched a new marine spa concept unique to the UK. At the centre of the new concept is Thalgo, who have created a range of treatments based on the best marine thalassotherapy cures whilst E’SPA will continue to offer... more

Mercure Holland House Hotel & Spa [Spa]

24-26 Newport Road, Cardiff

Mercure Holland House Hotel & Spa, 24-26 Newport Road, Cardiff

Escape the crowded streets of Cardiff at Mercure Holland House, a hotel spa offering urbanites a dose of downtime right in the heart of the city. While away the hours in this towering contemporary retreat, where expert Decleor treatments are matched... more

Southerndown Golf Club [Golf Course]

Ogmore by Sea, Bridgend

Southerndown Golf Club, Ogmore by Sea, Bridgend

Southerndown, a combination of links, downland and heathland perched high overlooking Porthcawl, the Bristol Channel and a beautiful Welsh landscape, is invariably open to winds of varying strengths. Rolling tree-less slopes, yielding soft... more

West Somerset Railway [Attraction / Activity]

The Railway Station, Warren Road, Minehead

West Somerset Railway, The Railway Station, Minehead, Somerset

The West Somerset Railway recaptures the era of the branch line country railway in the days of steam. Enjoy 20 miles of glorious Somerset scenery as the train gently rolls back the years on its journey through the Quantock Hills and along the Exmoor... more

Dunster Castle [Historic House]

Dunster, Minehead

Dunster Castle, Dunster, Minehead, Somerset


Explore the beautiful Dunster Castle and Gardens Originally built in Norman times, Dunster Castle was remodelled in the late 19th century for the Luttrell family, who lived here for 600 years. Only the 13th century gatehouse has... more

Dunster Castle [Garden]

Dunster, Minehead

Dunster Castle, Dunster, Minehead, Somerset


Explore the beautiful Dunster Castle and Gardens Dunster Castle has a hilltop garden, lawn and interesting rare shrub borders. Below there are formal woodland terraces and along the river, opulent sub-tropical plantings of... more

Royal Porthcawl Golf Club [Golf Course]

Rest Bay, Porthcawl

Royal Porthcawl Golf Club, Rest Bay, Porthcawl, Bridgend

Royal Porthcawl, founded in 1891, ranks firmly among the world's top golf courses, a reputation sustained by the many prestigious professional and amateur events held there. The first four holes and the last six are true links, but the holes in the... more

Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club [Golf Course]

Waun-y-Mer, Kenfig, Bridgend

Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club, Waun-y-Mer, Bridgend

Pyle and Kenfig, 6,728 yards, par 71 off the back tees, is a course of two distinct halves with the back nine set amongst towering dunes with stunning views of Welsh mountains, the bay and the Bristol Channel. Mackenzie Ross used traditional... more

Tredegar House [Historic House]

Coedkernew, Newport (Gwent)

Tredegar House, Coedkernew, Newport (Gwent), Newport


Discover the history of Tredegar House Tredegar House is one of the architectural wonders of Wales and one of the most significant late 17th century houses in the whole of the British Isles. For over 500 years it was home to one... more

Burnham & Berrow Golf Club [Golf Course]

St Christopher’s Way, Burnham-on-Sea

Burnham & Berrow Golf Club, St Christopher’s Way, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

Burnham and Berrow, a great links on the Somerset coast created by Alister Mackenzie and Harry Colt, has hosted almost every major amateur championship. In 2011, Burnham has the unique distinction of hosting the Brobazon and the R&A British Boys in... more

Margam Country Park [Attraction / Activity]

Margam, Port Talbot

Margam Country Park, Margam, Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot

850 acres of Parkland which include 12th century monastry ruins, 12th century church, 18th century orangery, 19th century country house. Largest collection of deer in Wales, 30 acres of refurbished gardens. New for 2002 - light railway attraction.... more

The Walled Gardens of Cannington [Garden]

Church Street, Cannington, Bridgwater

The Walled Gardens of Cannington, Church Street, Bridgwater, Somerset

The Walled Gardens of Cannington lie within the grounds of a medieval priory in the village of Cannington in Somerset. Having undergone extensive redevelopment, the Gardens were officially opened by HRH the Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward and have been... more

Clevedon Court [Historic House]

Tickenham Road, Clevedon

Clevedon Court, Tickenham Road, Clevedon, Bath & Northeast Somerset


Discover the beautifully preserved Manor House of Clevedon Court Clevedon Court is an outstanding 14th century manor house with parts of a massive 13th century Tower and Great Hall and much of the original building still evident.... more

Enmore Park Golf Club [Golf Course]

Enmore, Bridgwater

Enmore Park Golf Club, Enmore, Bridgwater, Somerset

Enmore Park Golf Club was founded in 1906 in Cannington before moving to Enmore in 1932 with a course designed by Fred Hawtree. This beautiful championship course boasts lovely views amidst the rolling Quantock Hills. It provides a challenging and... more

Brecon Mountain Railway [Attraction / Activity]

Pant Station, Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil

Brecon Mountain Railway, Pant Station, Merthyr Tydfil

Travel in one of our all-weather observation coaches behind a vintage steam locomotive through beautiful scenery into the Brecon Beacons National Park along the full length of the Taf Fechan Reservoir to Dol-y-Gaer on one of the most popular railways... more

Exmoor National Park [Attraction / Activity]

Exmoor House, Dulverton

Exmoor National Park, Exmoor House, Dulverton, Somerset


Discover the Breathtaking Views of Exmoor National Park Sitting across 267 square miles in south west Britain, Exmoor National Park engulfs an enormous variety of landscapes, from moorland, woodland and valleys to soaring cliffs... more

Hestercombe Gardens [Garden]

Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset


Discover Hestercombe Gardens Hestercombe is unique in having three complete period gardens covering fifty acres. The Georgian landscape, Victorian terrace and the formal Edwardian gardens combine to create one of Britain´s premier... more

Tyntesfield [Garden]

Wraxall, Bristol

Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Bristol


Explore the stunning Gardens of Tyntesfield Tyntesfield, the original garden is thought to have been laid out in the 1840´s. Currently there is a huge restoration project underway to bring this impressive estate back to its... more

Tyntesfield [Historic House]

Wraxall, Bristol

Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Bristol, Bath & Northeast Somerset


Discover the fascinating history of Tyntesfield Tyntesfield is a spectacular Victorian country house, remodelled by John Norton in 1864 for William Gibbs as a family home. It is an extraordinary Gothic Revival, with extravagant towers... more

Home Place Farmhouse Spa [Spa]

Challacombe, Barnstaple

Home Place Farmhouse Spa, Challacombe, Barnstaple, Devon

Home Place Farmhouse Spa, a place to relax and rejuvenate in a unique National Park setting, on the edge of a small village we welcome guests with personal attention in a relaxed, laid back environment. Indulge in Spa and Holistic therapies using... more

Nant Ddu Lodge Hotel [Spa]

Cwm Taf, Merthyr Tydfil

Nant Ddu Lodge Hotel, Cwm Taf, Merthyr Tydfil

At the Spa Nant Ddu Lodge you have the freedom to follow the treatments, or pick and mix to make your own perfect package. These therapeutic treatments are tailored to meet your individual needs. For centuries, spa body therapy treatments have been... more

Buff Urban Day Spa [Spa]

22/24 Station Road, Taunton

Buff Urban Day Spa, 22/24 Station Road, Taunton, Somerset

You don’t need to trek to far-flung destinations to get yourself a spot of spa-ing. Take your feet to the streets of Taunton where Buff, a sophisticated urban retreat, provides downtime in the middle of the metropolis. Its small exterior belies the... more

The Dragon Health & Leisure Club [Spa]

The Dragon Hotel, The Kingsway, Swansea

The Dragon Health & Leisure Club, The Dragon Hotel, Swansea

The Dragon Health & Leisure Club and Beauty Treatment Rooms are perfect for a relaxing break to unwind and indulge in a spot of pampering. Facilities include an 18m heated indoor swimming pool, saunas, gymnasium and a range of fitness classes and... more

The Museum of Somerset [Museum / Art Gallery]

Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton

The Museum of Somerset, Taunton Castle, Taunton, Somerset

Somerset is perhaps best known for the mysterious Stonehenge but there is so much more to discover about this bucolic county. The Museum of Somerset in Taunton narrates the area’s rich and fascinating history from prehistoric times to the 21st... more

Bristol & Clifton Golf Club [Golf Course]

Beggar Bush Lane, Failand, Bristol

Bristol & Clifton Golf Club, Beggar Bush Lane, Bristol

Started with nine-holes in 1985, the present 6,413-yard par 72 course evolved after the war to become one of the leading venues for R and A, English men’s and women’s and South West championships. The four par threes are features. The back to back... more

Langland Bay Golf Club [Golf Course]

Mumbles, Swansea

Langland Bay Golf Club, Mumbles, Swansea

There are great views and there are great golf courses, rarely do they come together with such perfection as they do at Langland Bay. High above the golden Gower sand is a cliff top clearly designed by nature with only one purpose in mind,... more

Dylan Thomas Boathouse [Museum / Art Gallery]

Carmarthenshire County Council, Dylans Walk, Laugharne, Carmarthen

Dylan Thomas Boathouse, Carmarthenshire County Council, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

The Boathouse, where Dylan and Caitlin lived with their children from 1949-1953 is now a heritage centre. The house now contains audio visual presentations, original furnishings and memorabilia, a themed bookshop, tea room, viewing platform and... more

Marriott St Pierre Hotel and Country Club [Golf Course]

St Pierre Park, Chepstow

Marriott St Pierre Hotel and Country Club, St Pierre Park, Chepstow, Monmouthshire

Set in 400 acres of rolling South Wales countryside featuring a 14th century manor house hotel, the old course at St Pierre is a classic parkland with huge trees that encroach even further on the fairways each year, especially over the par-five first... more

The Spa at The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Lower Henlade, Taunton

The Spa at The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa, Lower Henlade, Taunton, Somerset

Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa is positioned as the jewel in Somerset, the spa provides an exclusive and intimate atmosphere, the idyllic combination of heat and water experiences, fitness essentials and first class bespoke treatments, will guarantee... more

Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park [Attraction / Activity]

Combe Martin Wildlife Park, Higher Leigh, Combe Martin, Ilfracombe

Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, Combe Martin Wildlife Park, Ilfracombe, Devon

Whether you have a dinosaur-crazy seven-year-old in tow or not, a trip to the Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park is a must for those holidaying in north Devon. Expect a giant life-size animatronic T-Rex plus vicious interacting Meglosaurs,... more

Henbury Golf Club [Golf Course]

Henbury Hill, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol

Henbury Golf Club, Henbury Hill, Bristol

A prime Bristol club on quality parkland close to Blaize Castle Estate, close to the city and motorway. Not long at 6,000 yards, par 72, but an attractive wooded course requires accurate course management. Set in two parts – the first two holes... more

Wookey Hole Attractions and Hotel [Attraction / Activity]

Wookey Hole, Wells

Wookey Hole Attractions and Hotel, Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset

I took the kids (eight and five) to Wookey Hole some months ago and they still talk about it to this day. The undoubted highlight was the dark and gloomy tour of the 50,000-year-old caves (with their secret river and encrusted caverns), where a... more

Royal West of England Academy [Museum / Art Gallery]

Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol

Royal West of England Academy, Queen's Road, Bristol

The Royal West of England Academy (RWA) is one of only five Royal Academies of Art in the UK. It is a registered charity which has been self-supporting for over 150 years and possesses an outstanding Grade II* listed building, galleries and permanent... more

Arlington Court & the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, Barnstaple, Devon


Discover the stunning gardens at Arlington Court & the National Trust Carriage Museum With more than 20 miles of footpaths to discover, a grand Victorian garden full of exotic flowers, walled garden stuffed with produce used in... more

Arlington Court & the National Trust Carriage Museum [Historic House]

Arlington, Barnstaple

Arlington Court & the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, Barnstaple, Devon


Explore the Intriguing Regency house and impressive horse-drawn vehicles at Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum This country house is a bold example of 19th century Green Revivalism, and is filled with... more

Veddw House Garden [Garden]

Veddw House, The Fedw, Devauden

Veddw House Garden, Veddw House, Devauden, Monmouthshire

Veddw is a private garden open to the public and therefore non-institutional and idiosyncratic. It is owned by Anne Wareham, and Charles Hawes.(Anne is the author of 'The Bad Tempered Gardener', Charles the photographer, see... more

Bristol Harbour Hotel [Spa]

55 Corn St, Bristol

Bristol Harbour Hotel, 55 Corn St, Bristol

The extraordinary underground spa features seven luxurious treatment rooms, sauna, steam room, areas of rest and relaxation and a fully equipped urban gym. Set in the remarkable former vaults of the stunning 16th Century building, the restoration... more

Glastonbury Abbey [Attraction / Activity]

Abbey Gatehouse, Magdelene Street, Glastonbury

Glastonbury Abbey, Abbey Gatehouse, Glastonbury, Somerset

The beautiful ruins of Glastonbury Abbey attracts visitors from all over the world, join them and step through time with our wide range of events. From March to October, immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of medieval living, when the... more

Milton Lodge [Garden]

Old Bristol Road, Wells

Milton Lodge, Old Bristol Road, Wells, Somerset

Milton Lodge has charming Grade II listed gardens with south facing terraces overlooking Wells Cathedral and the Vale of Avalon with mixed borders, roses, yew hedges, fine trees and a separate 7 acre arboretum. Originally laid out in the early 1900s... more

Watermouth Castle & Theme Park [Attraction / Activity]

Ilfracombe

Watermouth Castle & Theme Park, Ilfracombe, Devon

Watermouth Castle & Theme Park overlooks the picturesque Watermouth Cove. There is something for all the family from Gnomeland, Adventureland, Castle Treasures, Dungeon Labyrinth and much more.... more

Pennard Golf Club [Golf Course]

2 Southgate Road, Southgate

Pennard Golf Club, 2 Southgate Road, Southgate, Swansea

Pennard’s cliff-top links, founded in 1908 on the dramatic landscape of the Gower Peninsula, boasts arresting views across to the beautiful sandy beaches. Parts of the course are well above sea level but it is a James Braid-designed links of quality,... more

Knightshayes [Garden]

Bolham, Tiverton

Knightshayes, Bolham, Tiverton, Devon


Explore the Beautiful Knightshayes Garden The celebrated Knightshayes Garden, was originally planned in the late 1870s and then replanted in the 1950s. Crisply-managed formal terraces and a rather formal woodland garden with a... more

Knightshayes [Historic House]

Bolham, Tiverton

Knightshayes, Bolham, Tiverton, Devon


Explore Knightshayes Court Knightshayes Court, designed by William Burges, is a gothic Victorian building dating from 1869, and a rare survival of his work. The house is entered under a carved porch by Thomas Nicholls. Much of the... more

Castle Hill Gardens [Garden]

Castle Hill, Filleigh, Barnstaple

Castle Hill Gardens, Castle Hill, Barnstaple, Devon

Created back in 1730, Castle Hill Gardens bears all the hallmarks of a country house estate lavished with attention, love and care. Visitors travel to this North Devon haven to stroll around the woodland garden (a gorgeous patchwork of reds and golds... more

Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme, Cullompton

Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum, Coldharbour Mill, Cullompton, Devon

The 200 year old waterside mill houses working spinning and weaving machines, and steam engines restored to their former glory. Picnic areas and gardens.... more

Keypitts Off Road Adventures [Attraction / Activity]

Keypitts Farm, Oxen Park Lane, Ilfracombe

Keypitts Off Road Adventures, Keypitts Farm, Ilfracombe, Devon

Quad biking experiences around 160 acres of open farmland, woodland, stream tracks, hills and bends it is an adrenalin filled day out for all the family on a true all terrain experience. 4x4 Land Rover expereicne - Off Road Drives Our 4×4 drive... more

Peterstone Court Country House, Restaurant & Spa, Llanhamlach, Brecon, Powys

Rumour has it that Charles I once visited the original site at Peterstone Court, and it has also been associated with the companions of William The Conqueror. We think we're very lucky to have this handsome piece of Georgian architecture on such a... more

Diggerland [Attraction / Activity]

Verbeer Manor, Cullompton

Diggerland, Verbeer Manor, Cullompton, Devon


Diggerland Adventure Park experience Adventure park offering experiences where children ride and drive full-size diggers, with over 18 rides to enjoy. Test your skills on the Dumper Trucks. Find buried treasure. Knock down the... more

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