Think you've seen it all? Tucked away in Devon and Somerset we have some little gems waiting to be discovered, whether it's somewhere you've never heard of, or a little known fact about somewhere you know well. Read on to find out more.
Legend has it Lady Luttrell brought over seeds for a handkerchief tree to plant at Dunster Castle in Somerset.
A beautiful yet unique building with a fascinating history and design - find out why it has 16 sides.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge and his family only lived in the Cottage for three years, so what made their brief stay so special that we continue to look after their home to this day?
What's the connection between a pewter plate at Arlington Court and the Wimbledon Ladie's trophy?
The Acland's gave away their estate for the benefit of the nation - will you wander off the beaten track to discover three of Killerton's hidden gems? They're open from 1 April - 30 October.
Far away from the crowds, in a magical world known only to a select few, the Peppercombe valley is rich in wildlife and our secret. We're willing to share it with you for picnicking though.
In the Library is Greenway’s unexpected treasure; a frieze painted during World War Two by Lt Marshall Lee, a member of the US. Coast Guard stationed at the house in the run up to the D Day landings. Find out about the history of this.
Overbeck's convalescent story is a journey into Britain's war torn past and the courageous men and women that fought to keep spirits high during World War One.
A small and compact cottage garden - a perfect spot to relax and unwind.
The new pathway provides greater access to the Exe Estuary Trail, inviting visitors to admire the impressive views and rich wildlife.
One of the poems written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge whilst living at the Cottage was 'This Lime-Tree Bower my Prison'. It may sound elegant, but its origins were far from it.
Find out more about Fingle Woods, one of the largest woodland restoration projects in the country.
If you're searching for a slice of tranquility, these are a few of our picks for a peaceful visit to East Devon.
Why not take the chance to explore off the beaten track at this tranquil woodland in the Dart Valley? If you're lucky you might even spot an otter or two.
Criss-crossed with pathways, this is the perfect place for a sheltered walk on a warm day.
Situated above the beautiful village of Musbury, this impressive Iron Age fort offers stunning views of the rural beauty of the Axe valley and out towards Shute Barton.
What is the 'Bed of treasures' you well may ask. Affectionately known as 'B.O.T' by the garden team, it is full of exotic drama and has quite a tropical feel about it, like being in the jungle.