A Short Break in West Cornwall
Discover mermaids and Mounts, all in a day trip when you travel the far west of Cornwall.…
Hidden Nooks and Crannies
Tired of the beach? Map out your own 'Journey to the Centre of the Earth'…
Ten Classic Castles
Perched on hilltops, surrounded by sea, presiding over windswept moors, or crouched on the cliffs...…
A guide to the West Country from the people who know…
A few years ago, the Classic Cottages team started writing about where we live and why we love it. It began with a series of mini-guides designed to help guests in our holiday cottages get the most of their holiday. Over time these have evolved into the Classic Guide, our 'do-it-yourself' travel guide to things to do and places to visit in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset.
Castle Innfive star rating
3rd Dec 2019
staff were extremely helpful and polite food was immaculate and fairly priced lovely cosey pub.
Topshamfive star rating
1st Dec 2019
We enjoyed a delightful circular walk from Darts Farm taking in RSPB Bowling Green Marsh with flocks of winter ducks and other birds as well as taking in Topsham with specialist…
Bembridgefive star rating
1st Dec 2019
Lots of great places to eat, in particular we enjoyed Lockslane. Lots of shops, no need to ever leave the town. All in a short distance. Great atmosphere here, very…
Trebah Gardenfive star rating
18th Nov 2019
Excellent lovely gardens which as NT members (although Trebah is privately owned)
out of high season, can be viewed for very reasonable cost.
Best more natural gardens in the…
Labrador Bay RSPB Reservefive star rating
5th Nov 2019
Superb reserve, easy parking, lots of paths, good views and lots of birds! I don't recommend walking the lanes to get there.