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.
The London Innfive star rating
9th Apr 2018
Family friendly place, with lovely log fires for a wet and cold evening, great homemade food and a fantastic range of gins and tonics too! Highly recommend.
Bude-Stratton Museumfive star rating
5th Apr 2018
An interesting visit and good place to go when the weather isn't great
The Arundell Armsfive star rating
5th Apr 2018
A grand country house hotel with the added bonus of a pub for classic pub grub. well worth a visit for afternoon tea.
The Granite Waytwo star rating
27th Mar 2018
I love walking, but I couldn't wait to get off this one. We made it from Okehampton to the Meldon Viaduct before abandoning The Granite Way and heading to the moors…
Seaview Village Community Shopfive star rating
26th Feb 2018
A new community shop recently opened in the heart of the village. It offers fresh fruit and vegetables, milk, bread and other local produce. This is the perfect place to get…