Take a trip around the world (without leaving the South West)

Some of our favourite South West landscapes have a decidedly international flavour - in fact you may feel as though you're strolling through an alpine forest or basking on a Caribbean island on one of these walks.

Kynance beach and it's impressive rocky features
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Lizard Point: the most southerly walk 

This route around the Lizard Peninsula, the most southerly point of mainland Britain, begins at sandy Kynance Cove. With its white sand a turquoise seas, on a sunny day it's not hard to imagine you've found a little slice of tropical paradise at the tip of Cornwall.

deodar glen killerton
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Discover alpine views at Killerton 

This gentle walk winds through Devon's Killerton estate, where you will encounter Himalayan and alpine-inspired landscapes and picturesque views stretching all the way to Dartmoor.

The garden at Overbecks
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A tropical haven in South Devon 

A 1.2-mile trail which leads along the South Hams coast to Overbeck’s, an elegant Edwardian house with a hidden garden of subtropical delights.

Kingston Lacy house on a sunny but cold October day
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Revel in Italianate architecture at Kingston Lacy 

Kingston Lacy is a lavish mansion built to resemble an Italian palace. Explore the grounds and wider Dorset countryside on this moderately challenging walk.

The Pantheon seen from across the lake in the winter at Stourhead, Wiltshire

Take a mini-Grand Tour at Stourhead 

Stourhead's world-famous garden is partly inspired by scenes of the Grand Tour of Europe. Join a guided garden or estate walk to explore this classical landscape.