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 Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centrefive star rating
26th Jul 2015
The Otter Sanctuary is a lovely day out for adults and children alike. We enjoyed watching the otters being fed and listening to the knowledgeable staff talk about them. We strolled…
Paradise Parkfive star rating
19th Jul 2015
Wonderful place. Visited twice now and not disappointed at any time. Suitable for adults and children. Lovely relaxing way to spend a day.
Brixhamfive star rating
5th Jul 2015
Good choice of pubs, restaurants and cafes, which mostly all allow well behaved dogs into their properties, should the weather not be that fine to sit outdoors. Local good coastal…
Perranporth Beachfour star rating
7th Jun 2015
Lovely beach, if you walk a bit further round its less busy and loads of room for the kids to run around. The only problem we occurred was some people not…
Miss Peapod's Kitchen Cafefive star rating
5th Jun 2015
Brilliant place with excellent food. Lovely staff, lovely setting, wish I could live here to come every day :)
Rick Stein's Fish and Chipsone star rating
5th Jun 2015
Worst chips ever!
Haphazard service, uncomfortable cramped seating, lousy tartare sauce. Go elsewhere!