Everything from an island, ancient coasts and hidden gems to a castle, cottages and an Italian inspired palace
Places to visit
Dorset is a great place to spend some time over Christmas and New Year. There are lots of places to go and a huge choice for days out. There's also dramatic coastline, unspoilt countryside and beautiful gardens for a fix of fresh air and chance to let off steam in the great outdoors.
From Tudor houses and hidden gardens to tors, gorges and natural piers, see what Somerset has to offer.
World-famous gardens, villages and ancient landscapes, and some lesser-known gems can all be found in Wiltshire
Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches in Devon.