South West

Classic coastline, tropical gardens, iconic monuments and the great outdoors

Heading outdoors?

Magnolia in flower

The effects of an early spring on South West gardens 

Head Gardener Simon Akeroyd looks after the gardens at Greenway and Coleton Fishacre. Read what trends he's spotting this year, and the potential consequences.

Girl walking through spring flowers in the garden at a National Trust property

Find a place to visit 

Discover somewhere to visit using our search. In the South West you're never far from somewhere to explore.

A boy taking part in a grow your own workshop

Find an event 

Places in the South West host everything from outdoor theatre and ranger days to guided walks and 50 things activities.