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South West England

South West England is a mixture of beautiful countryside, stunning coastal paths and much more. Unwind with a relaxing walk across the moors or take a trip on a narrowboat in Wiltshire. The region has a range of accommodaiton to suit all tastes from boutique hotels to B&Bs, ideal for short breaks or relaxing holidays.
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Set majestically on the bubbling upper reaches of the River Teign, Gidleigh Park enjoys an exquisite location on the very edge of Dartmoor National Park.
Set majestically on the bubbling upper reaches of the River Teign, Gidleigh Park enjoys an exquisite location on the very edge of Dartmoor National Park.
Nestled within 107 acres of gardens in Dartmoor National Park, Gidleigh Park is an idyllic country retreat, perfect for an intimate wedding celebration.
Stone Lane Gardens is a lovely woodland and water garden, with National Collections of birch and alder trees. Between May and October, the garden hosts the Mythic Garden sculpture exhibition, showing imaginative artwork in a wide variety of media. The garden is open 7 days a week, all year round.
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Fresh produce is a passion of the owners and under the guidance of Head Chef Tom Butt the hotel offers simple good food served with flair
A former coaching inn set on the River Taw, the Fox & Hounds Country hotel offers comfortable and generous accommodation with good old fashioned friendly service. Dogs are welcome and there are 6 acres of grounds to explore.
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Mill End Hotel lies on the River Teign, in Dartmoor National Park, close to all the rugged beauty of the area, but just 10 minutes from the A30.
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With a classic English menu encompassing modern twists, our restaurant at Mill End is a highlight for both new and returning guests for its seasonally changing menus, beautifully presented dishes, and excellent value for money. The quality of the food, including free range eggs, vegetables and the finest of beef is the result of Devon itself, with its extensive range of high quality local produce and the freshest of fish caught of the Devon and Cornish coasts. The team in the kitchen, l...
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Lydford House is a unique and inspiring place -perfectly situated to explore Dartmoor National Park by bike or on foot. A haven for nature lovers.
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The Castle Drogo garden is a terraced garden with yew hedges, herbaceous borders and a rose garden. There is also a rhododendron garden, a croquet lawn and the Bunty House (Wendy House).
Explore a castle hidden deep in the Devon Countryside Designed by Edward Lutyens, Castle Drogo in Exeter is an imposing granite edifice created for millionaire Julius Drewe at the first part of the 20th century. In dire need of renovations, it is currently the subject of a fund-raising campaign by the National Trust to restore it to its former glory. In a hugely dramatic setting high above the Teign Gorge with panoramic views across Dartmoor, the interior has fabulous family portraits...
Bovey Castle is located on 275 acres of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, with 60 bedrooms and 22 lodges located in the grounds. The hotel has two restaurants, t
Bovey Castle was built in 1907 and is located on Dartmoor National Park, Devon. The hotel is situated on a moorland estate, surrounded by 275 acres of a mixture of manicured gardens, lakes, the river Bovey and an 18 hole golf course. The hotel is situated in a valley with sweeping views across the valley and the National Park.
The golf course at Bovey Castle is a challenging and beautiful 18-hole championship course, designed in 1926 by J F Abercromby, one of the finest British golf course designers of the last century. When the course opened in 1930, it quickly gained national acclaim for its reputation as one of the most enjoyable places to play golf. Designed to rival its sister courses at Gleneagles and Turnberry, this course has been described as an experience of golf never to be forgotten, presenting the p...
Stylish, contemporary and unashamedly indulgent; the Bovey Castle estate hides 14 three-storey country lodges within its grounds, all in keeping with the environment beyond. Fashioned from local granite and vaulted with English oak, each property echoes the enduring character of Devon's ancient moorlands. Shaded by woodland, bordered by lakes and manicured lawns, the lodge becomes your own private sanctuary – set within more than 400 acres of Devon countryside and minutes away from the lux...
The Spa at Bovey Castle is a sanctuary tucked away from the bustle of modern life. Echoing the tranquillity and therapeutic flow of the River Dart, these bespoke spa experiences have been created to relax, revive and restore the body and spirit. The dedicated team of therapists together hold a wealth of knowledge and experience encouraging a respect and understanding of the body that is both rare and valuable. Housed in the Orangery, the hotel's indoor Art Deco swimming pool overlooks...
Great Western Restaurant is just a little bit special. We're not in the market for stuffy dining where you feel like you need to whisper behind your napkin. Great Western Restaurant is relaxed and comfortable, yet upscale and classy. We call it ‘exclusive dining' actually, purely because it's an experience you won't find anywhere else. Our roots are firmly planted in classical cookery, recalling the glamour of the restaurant's Art Deco origins and echoes of a bygone era. They say the f...
Imagine the best pubs in the land. You'll be thinking countryside views, roaring fires, welcoming atmosphere, cosy seating and delicious aromas drifting from the kitchens. Got an image in your head? Well, Smith's Brasserie is that, but better. Relaxed and inviting, bang on trend yet unpretentious and most certainly classic British dining at its best. Smith's is the kind of place where you can dress up and make it special with a glass of Champagne or dress it down and bring the kids for a ...
Explore One of Britain's best Gardens Set in the verdant Torridge Valley in Devon, RHS Garden Rosemoor is an award-winning garden with glorious displays for every season, meaning people return time and again for ideas, inspiration or simply to enjoy a marvellous day out. From Lady Anne´s original garden to the rose gardens (with over 200 varieties), the fruit and vegetable garden, the arboretum, lake and bog garden, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Combine your visit with one...
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Lydgate House is situated in 36 acres of its own grounds overlooking the East Dart river. There are 7 en-suite bedrooms, a guest lounge and a restaurant (Tuesday to Saturday ).
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Brook Farmhouse is an ancient thatched farmhouse, full of charm and character with comfortable and spacious accommodation. Tucked away in a peaceful Devon valle
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Dartington Crystal has something for all of the family. The factory experience lets you see and hear the fascinating story of over 50 years of craftsmanship. Ta
Torr Cottage is a boutique hotel with a difference, indulge in the ambience and luxury of this small and special Award Winning 5-star accommodation offering Bed and Breakfast. Beautiful en-suite rooms, each with logfire, private garden and terraces. At the streamside, there is a hidden valley and in the summer guests have use of our heated pool. Set in 28 acres of land and close to Eden Project, Dartmoor, coasts and gardens. ETC 5 Star Gold Award, AA 5 Star Gold Award. ETC and AA Breakfast A...
The ultimate Dartmoor country house hotel. Crackling log fires, luxury bedrooms, award-winning dining and an amazing riverside setting
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Mount Tavy Cottage is a 250 year old former gardener's cottage on the edge of Dartmoor National Park over looking a lake.
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Make your next stop the Old Tavistock Railway Station Cottages, a unique trio of five-star self-catering getaways in the picturesque World Heritage town of Tavistock in Devon. Retaining its character and period detail, the station was named Best Restored Railway Station by the NRHA in 2011 and offers accommodation with a difference. Ideal for family holidays, stay in the old Porter's Office, or the Ticketing Hall , both cottages sleep up to 4 people. Enjoy their one-of-a-kind features like di...
Historic hotel in the heart of Tavistock with beautiful bedrooms and an award-winning restaurant
This 19th century shooting and fishing lodge has been sensitively converted by designer Olga Polizzi. The beautiful wood panelled dining room with its views over the grounds is a decidedly chintz free zone and sets an elegant, restrained stage for chef Chris Dyke's Mediterranean-influenced cooking. Starters range from a very classic red mullet soup, with crouton and saffron rouille to a more adventerous creation of pan-fried John Dory, pear puree, pickled vegetables and trompette noir mushroo...
Explore the beautiful Dartmoor National Park Take a gentle stroll surrounded by classic English scenery at Dartmoor National Park, which covers 368 square miles of stunning views in south west England. This makes it the largest and wildest area of open land in this part of the country. There are more than 450 miles of public rights of way (so walking to suit everyone) plus many cycle routes on and off-road. Take a stroll in spring for the bluebell carpets, inhale the scent of pink heat...
50 acres of historic parkland set against the breath-taking 18th century Palladian Mansion house built as the Earl of Fortescue's family home, with temples, fol
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The Horn of Plenty is a small, friendly, independently owned Hotel and Restaurant, where the team will go out of their way to help you enjoy your stay. With 16 bedrooms, 5 acres of gardens and a multi-award winning kitchen, it's a place to relax, enjoy the peace and the stunning views. Dogs welcome!
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The Horn of Plenty has been renouned as one of Devon's finest restaurants for over 50 years. Expect local produce, stunning views and excellent staff.
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A stunning wedding venue just outside Tavistock on the Devon/Cornwall border, The Horn of Plenty offers bespoke weddings with stunning views.
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Barnabas House is an Edwardian Villa set on a quiet lane on the edge of Dartmoor with 6 spacious bedrooms and locally sourced award-winning breakfast.
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Country escape Award winning B&B, on Tarka Trail near Exmoor, Barnstaple & RHS Rosemoor. 1520 farmhouse & barn with 6 bedrooms & Devon Wildlife farm trail.
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The Garden House has inspired numerous celebrity gardeners over the years and once you step foot in this quiet Devon valley idyll, you'll see why. The garden is actually several gardens in one, rolling across ten acres, all with their own personalities and features. Wide pathways lead you through them all, and there are plenty of benches to stop and enjoy the far-reaching views. Admire the colourful, two-acre walled garden that surrounds the old ruins of Buckland's medieval vicarage, and lose...
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Arranged nurseries, astounding accommodation and the polished Seasons Bar and Brasserie are among the latest increments to the hotel. Include delicious cooking and a large group of additional items going from 24-hour room administration to a Tesla electric vehicle charging point and you have all the ingredients for amazing experiences in sensational surroundings.
Combrew Farm Cottages offer luxury self-catering accommodation for people looking to holiday in North Devon, located within 140 acres of the beautiful scenic co
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Set by the River Taw, the Imperial Hotel is the main luxury Hotel in Barnstaple and the encompassing North Devon area. With its broad oak staircase and sumptuous delicate furnishings, the Imperial Hotel catches the enchantment and style of a dazzling of a country house.
An amazing structure with a fitness centre and an outside pool open throughout the entire year, Hotel du Vin Exeter flaunts free WiFi, a bar and 24-hour front work area. All rooms have an en-suite washroom with free toiletries and a rainstorm shower, and some have a bath. Modern touches include a flat-screen TV and a Nespresso coffee machine. The library has more than 750 books while the spa offers a choice of beauty treatments. For some activity, visitors can utilize the fitness centr...
Explore the fascinating Buckland Abbey Garden A site brimming with history, Buckland Abbey Garden and Estate tells a 700-year-old tale that starts with the Cistercian monks who made this beautiful Devon spot their home and involves the great sailors Grenville and Drake. Besides the wonderful abbey, which is half museum and half house, you'll discover woodlands, orchards and meadows to wander through at your leisure, all looking over the dramatic Tavy Valley. Grab a leaflet showing you t...
Explore the fascinating Buckland Abbey The one-time home of Sir Francis Drake, Buckland Abbey in Yelverton, Devon, is packed with fascinating memorabilia from the great man's travels. Take a stroll around the furnished rooms and interactive museum galleries which narrate the tale not only of Drake and his adventures but also naval commander and explorer Sir Richard Grenville. Look out for Drake's Drum which the great sailor took on all his expeditions and which is said to beat if Englan...
On the edge of Barnstaple, this luxury hotel is conveniently situated for visiting the golden beaches of Croyde, Woolacombe and Saunton, all of which are east o
This fantastic family day out is perfect in any weather and opens throughout winter (check for exact days & times). There's something for everyone: rollercoasters, huge death slides and laser shooting to bird of prey displays, dodgems and sci-fi memorabilia. All rides and shows included in one entry fee - and in the holidays you'll love the special events too!
The Cotehele Estate consists of Cotehele House (a Tudor Manor house with formal gardens), Cotehele Mill (with a working water wheel), Cotehele Quay (where Shamrock, a Tamar sailing barge built in 1899, is moored) and 1,300 acres of woodland and fields.
The Cotehele Estate is made up of Cotehele House, Cotehele Quay and Cotehele Quay. The house is a Tudor manor house, with charming gardens. The Mill's water wheel is still in operation, and the Quay is home to the Shamrock, a Tamar sailing barge, which dates to 1899). There are also 1300 acres of grounds and woodland.
Exeter's respected 18-hole golf course has both water features and challenging fairways, and is set in 120 acres of parkland, which wraps around the club's Georgian manor house, Wear Park. Golf lessons are available, and there is a well-stocked Pro Shop, with an indoor golf simulator.
The beautiful Georgian mansion of Wear Park is surrounded by the lovingly manicured scenery of the Exeter Golf and Country Club, providing an idyllic canvas on which for couples to create their unique wedding. Combining an ideal balance of tradition and relaxation, it promises to make the perfect day truly unforgettable.
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Wear Park Restaurant is open to all including non-members of Exeter Golf Club. Enjoying superb views across the course, as well as outdoor dining areas and private dining rooms, the restaurant is both family-friendly and relaxed. It's ideal for both celebrations and casual meet-ups. The restaurant is open for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, and offers a Live Music Sunday, with traditional Sunday lunch.
Wear Park Spa is a multi-award-winning spa and beauty salon located in the Georgian manor house at Exeter Golf and Country Club. Open to everyone with a discount for members, the single and double treatment rooms enjoy stunning views of the golf course. Wear Park Spa is perfect for both spa days and beauty treatments. Luxurious, with world-class ESPA facials, massage and body treatments, yet convenient for beauty treatments such as Shellac nails, manicures, pedicures, waxing, eyebrows and las...
The New Inn is uniquely situated in the heart of picturesque Clovelly, and it has welcomed visitors since the 17th century.
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The 18th century Red Lion hotel at Clovelly lies astride the 14th century harbour wall. Each of its 11 bedrooms enjoys either a spectacular sea or harbour view.
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Creathorne Farm is a 3rd generation working family farm, moments from the spectacular Rugged North Cornish Coast, yet peacefully situated amidst the lovely Corn
The Victorian walled kitchen garden at Clovelly Court Gardens has been carefully restored, with its organically-grown produce offered for sale.
This fascinating, historic fishing village is a unique destination, once owned by the Queen of England.
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Explore the beautiful Gardens of Killerton Killerton is a famous woodland hillside garden full of splendid old and special trees including innumerable record-breaking specimens, many introduced by the plantsman Veitch, rare shrubs, beautiful herbaceous borders, crocus, daffodils, bluebells, an ice-house. A huge estate with walks through the park, woods and Devon countryside. Thatched `Bear´s Hut´ summerhouse and formal terrace by `father of wild gardening´ William Robinson.
More family home than grand house, surrounded by a beautiful garden with a vast tree collection from across the globe. Explore winding paths, climb and extinct volcano, discover an Iron Age hill fort and take in distant views towards Dartmoor. Killerton's acres of historic parkland and woods are the perfect place to walk, run and play.
Marwood is a very special private garden tucked secretly away in a North Devon valley. Covering some 20 acres with three beautiful lakes, this tranquil garden will provide a day of both inspiration and relaxation for the whole family. Well behaved dogs are welcome too! The gardens are continually developing and there is something new to see on each visit.
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Copper Meadow is located on the edge of Bodmin Moor just 1.5 miles from the A30. Central for touring all of Cornwall and parts of Devon, offering peace and tranquility in a rural setting. With free WiFi and plenty of parking. Ensuite comfortable rooms, with tea tray, hairdryer, and flat screen TV.
12th Century Farmhouse offering self catering accommodation sleeping 14 guests set in the heart of the Cornish countryside and close to local attractions.
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Luxury dog friendly cottages in the country by the sea. with many amenities including • Free WI-FI • Sandymouth Beach, only 1 mile away • A large games room. with Table tennis and skittles. • An adventure play park. • Free coarse fishing. • Free to use Charcoal type BBQ's • Surrounding National Trust coastal footpaths.
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The Galley is a charming seafood restaurant in historical Topsham, overlooking the River Exe estuary. They proudly serve the very best of Devon on a plate.
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 water lily pool and topiary, specimen trees, rare shrubs, swathes of hellebores, trilliums and delightful seasonal colours. Famous and deliciously simple pool garden inside hedges. There is a fully productive Victorian walled garden and attractive woodland walks...
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 decoration was by J G Crace, with his wallpapers and fabrics, depicting flowers and butterflies. On display are a collection of family portraits, furniture and 17th-century majolica, and also the original designs by Burges. The garden features a lily pond, t...
A cluster of barns secluded in the Cornish countryside, The Green is endlessly pretty and totally private. The place is yours exclusively for an extended wedding stay. Your own wedding village, with views all around and acres of indoor and outdoor space for you and your guests to use exclusively.
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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 the tea room and a beautiful old house containing fascinating Victorian treasures, Arlington Court and National Trust Carriage Museum is an Exmoor gem. Arlington, crouched in the wooded valley of the River Yeo, has been an estate held by the Chichester family...
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 fascinating objects, thanks to the tendency of the Chichester family to collect things. From a 1cm long ship in a bottle to The Speaker's State Gold Coach on loan from the House of Parliament, there are thousands of items neatly codified and exhibited for your potte...
Kingfisher Barn is a stylish barn conversion with 4 good sized bedrooms and fantastic facilities for families. It benefits from your own private hot tub and is set in extensive grounds with facilities including a tennis court, games room, river frontage, woodland and an orchard.
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Orchard Cottage is a gorgeous Gothic Victorian style cosy retreat with beautiful arched windows. It benefits from your own private hot tub and is set in extensive grounds with facilities including a tennis court, games room, river frontage, woodland and an orchard.
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