Places to visit

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Exhibitions

  • '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'.Until 12 Jul.

Woods with a difference

Experience a flotilla of abandoned fishing boats © Paul Box

Experience a flotilla of abandoned fishing boats

Two woods in the South West are looking a little different this spring.

Visit Leigh Woods to see a flotilla of abandoned fishing boats until 27 Sep. The installation, Withdrawn, was created by Luke Jerram.

Arlington Court meanwhile are hosting a Woollen Woods in bloom project, with knitted nature appearing 15 May - 26 Jun.

Woods with a difference

Create your favourite creature for the woolly display at Arlington Court © Natalie Savage

Create your favourite creature for the woolly display at Arlington Court

Two woods in the South West are looking a little different this spring.

Visit Leigh Woods to see a flotilla of abandoned fishing boats until 27 Sep. The installation, Withdrawn, was created by Luke Jerram.

Arlington Court meanwhile are hosting a Woollen Woods in bloom project, with knitted nature appearing 15 May - 26 Jun.

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.

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 on a chilly evening and toast some marshmallows.

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.