Places to visit

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50 things

Keep ticking off your 50 things this spring. Here's some that are best completed at this time of year;

  • Climb trees in the sunshine
  • Run around in the rain during a spring shower
  • Cook on a campfire. Keep warm and toast some marshmallows.

Stars of the small screen

Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark and Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza Carne

Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark and Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza Carne

Places in the South West have been starring in the recent productions of Poldark and Wolf Hall.

Discover the Cornish coast starring in Poldark.

Cadbury Easter Egg Trails

Hunt for the Cadburys Eggs

Hunt for the Cadburys Eggs

Cadbury are returning to places across the South West this Easter to run their brilliantly fun Easter Egg Trails.

Become an Eggsplorer and claim your Cadbury chocolate Egghead as a reward.


  • 'The F-word: the changing language of fashion' at Killerton. Explore how innovations have changed the shape of fashion through time alongside pieces from Killerton's fashion collection. Until 1 Nov.
  • 'Platinum: master prints from 31 Studio' at Lacock. Striking, unusual and famous images feature in this exhibition that celebrates the work of the master print makers '31 Studio'.14 Jan - 12 Jul.

We're dog friendly

Two terriers have a rest after their walk © NTPL/Arnhel de Serra

Days out can be tricky when you've got a four-legged friend to consider. Of course dogs are part of the family, and many of our places are dog-friendly so you don't need to leave your pooch at home.

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Healthy recipes

 From salads to superfoods, dishes packed with vegetables to wholesome alternatives to old favourites, we’ve selected some healthy recipes for you to try.

Or refuel after some outdoor exercise at one of our tea-room and cafés.