South West

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

Couple on holiday in Devon

Last minute holiday in the South West  

The year might be winding down, but why not make the most of it with a winter getaway? Whether you’re seeking an active holiday with the family, or a peaceful retreat where you can stroll along the coast path, we’re sure to have the perfect holiday cottage for you in the South West.

Child at Dunster Castle, Somerset

Top Christmas days out in the South West 

Christmas is coming and it's landing in places across the South West. From enchanted houses, to fairytale stories and handmade garlands, why not make one of these places part of your Christmas traditions?

Pixie Glen at Lydford Gorge in the winter

Winter walks in the South West 

Explore the diverse landscape of the South West on foot. Here's a selection of great walks by county, from Devon and Cornwall to Wiltshire.

Stary skies at Lacock Abbey

Stargazing in the South West 

From Cornwall to Stonehenge, the South West offers hundreds of opportunities to get away from the bright city lights and discover the night sky.

Artists LOW PROFILE piece of work for Women and Power

Women and Power - For Me, For Her, For You  

For me, for her, for you is a seven track audio work by artists LOW PROFILE - weaving together interviews, songs and recorded messages threaded together with new sound work by collaborator Neil Rose. It’s best when listened to in order, happy listening.

Ideas for Christmas

Visitors in the Dining Room at Christmas at Lanhydrock, Cornwall

Find a place to visit 

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

Meet Father Christmas in the South West

Find an event 

Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to walks and runs.

Stories from the places we care for

The Mewstone at Wembury

Healthy, beautiful natural environment 

When nature and wildlife can move freely between habitats, they flourish. Without this freedom, they suffer. Our coastal ambition is to join up the coastline, working with partners to make a link around the coast so wildlife can prosper.