A trip to Cornwall wouldn’t be complete without a voyage to Land’s End. Amble along the paths above the cliffs carved out by the waves of the Atlantic Ocean, while keeping an eye out for the coasts resident seabirds, seals, dolphins and even basking sharks. Explore acres of magnificent natural coastal scenery with a generous amount of activities for all of the family to enjoy. Another must see is the Minack Theatre, one of the world’s most famous and breathtaking outdoor theatres embedded in the cliffs overlooking the impressive panorama of Porthcurno Bay.
Newquay voted ‘one of the nation’s favourite seaside towns’ in the esteemed Which? Holiday Survey offers two magnificent wildlife attractions – Blue Reef Aquarium and Newquay Zoo. Both of which are committed to offering education on the wildlife environment while demonstrating up close encounters and feeding sessions you won’t want to miss out on!
Some would say the Eden Project is the eighth wonder of the world, huddled inside a crater the size of 30 football pitches, housed in tropical biomes. Explore the sights, smells and scale of the rainforests in the world’s biggest greenhouse. Cornwall’s hidden beaches and coves are some of the most breathtaking in the country, tidal sands, stunning shallow lagoons and wooded valleys leading to untouched Cornish coastline are some of its natural wonders.
Known for its rolling landscape and spectacular granite mounds of its World Heritage Site and two National Parks, Dartmoor offers plenty to explore including hidden gems as well as thrilling activities and tours. Plymouth’s rich maritime heritage and thriving culture scene is why it’s seen as one of the most dynamic and awe-inspiring places to visit in Devon. Plymouth Hoe is one of the most stunning natural harbours in the world and is bursting with history such as Sir Francis Drake’s legendary game of bowls before heading out to defeat the Spanish Armada.
The English Riviera – South Devon’s superb bay, is surrounded by eye-catching countryside of Torquay, Paignton, Brixham and Babbacombe. Renowned for its award winning beaches and exotic palm trees, the English Riviera has an abundance of attractions including a Global Geopark. There is a range of boat trips and water activities plus plenty of shops with locally caught seafood. If you love the nautical theme then check out the Riviera’s own regatta.
South Devon offers wonderful unique shops in Totnes, observe the historic pier at Teignmouth or spend hours exploring the nature reserve at Dawlish Warren. However, if you crave adventure then the waves at Bantham beach are some of the best in the UK. For those looking for a peaceful retreat then North Devon and Exmoor are the idyllic places. Golden sandy beaches overlooking remarkable coastlines, rugged moors and green valley’s is the ultimate playground for those who adore local cuisine and cultural encounters.