IT’S HARD TO IMAGINE THATONE REGION COULD HAVESO MANY CONTRASTS
and that ineven the most hectic of cities, the sheer beauty of the west-country can force you to relax.
offers more miles of unspoilt coastline thananywhere else in Britain. It’s vibrant image is the result of a richhistory and culture that still lives and breathes through the sitesand scenery scattered throughout the county such as stonecircles, castles and remains of iron-age villages. Release theartist within you and fall in love with the light and landscape thatthe far end of England’s south-west peninsula has to offer.Cornwall has a wealth of small gallery’s and art cafes to pass thetime away – that’s if you’re not too busy surfing!
benefits from having two very different coastlines, inthe north you will find dramatic, rugged headlands and surf- washed sands whilst in the south, you can enjoy golden coasts, white pebbled beaches and sheltered bays. There are many reasons to visit Devon and one of the most popular is to samplethe traditional Devon cream tea or to enjoy a fresh seafoodplatter – Devon is as famous for its culinary delights as it is forits magnificent coastline.
is a land of contrasts, from the 40miles of coastline and the popular seaside resorts of Minehead and Burnham-on-Sea, to the smallestcity in England, Wells and the legends thatsurround Exmoor and Glastonbury. A haven forexplorers, South Somerset has over 1,100miles of paths and tracks to lose yourself in!
is home to the World HeritageSite of the Jurassic Coast and its fossils dating back more than 190 million years. With sevenmiles of golden beaches, parks and gardens,Bournemouth is Dorset’s little gem, combining traditional splendour with modern facilities. From historicmarket towns such as the County town of Dorchester, to seasidefun, dramatic cliffs and sweeping beaches, West Dorset truly offers something for everyone!
character and charm of its maritime past stillremains today and is used mainly for leisure and recreation.Bristol will cater for your every need with an array of new andold shopping areas, arts and museums, green spaces andparklife and for the adventurous, you can go rock climbing in the Avon Gorge, paddle through the harbour or mountain bikethrough Ashton Court Estate.
is home to the Thermae Bath Spa, the only place in theUK where you can bathe in natural hot waters. The WorldHeritage Site of Bath is one the most stunning places in Britain with some of the most famous architectural masterpieces inEurope such as the Roman Baths & Pump Room, RoyalCrescent, Bath Abbey and Pulteney Bridge.
unites the districts of Kennet, West Wilts, North Wilts, Salisbury and South Wilts withthe Borough of Swindon. With a population of nearly 430,000, much of the county isdesignated as an ‘Area of Outstanding NaturalBeauty’. The mystical force that surrounds the world-famous Stonehenge can sometimesovershadow the sheer beauty of this area.
is the ideal place to visit at any time of the year. Covering most of theCotswolds, the ancient Forest of Dean and the Vale of the River Severn, long summer days can be enjoyedkayaking or 4x4 racing, or drinking in one of the many lively pubs and in Winter, cosy restaurants with log fires andmagnificent cathedrals are more than welcoming.
Gold Hill, Shaftesbury is one of the most photographed and famous streets in Dorset
Wellknown for Cheddar cheese,cream teas and cidar, the South West isEngland’s largestregion
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