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 Plough Restaurant Barthree star rating
9th Nov 2018
It is important to know that this is not a pub at all !
It is a restaurant.
We went in for a drink and felt uneasy when we were told we…
The White Horsefive star rating
31st Oct 2018
Walked from the front door of the Pump House to The White Horse on a Saturday lunchtime. We had not booked and were very lucky to be seated as they were…
Lily's Cafethree star rating
7th Oct 2018
The owners have squashed in as much furniture and bric-a-brac as possible which makes for an uncomfortably 'cosy' ambience.
Although the fayre is good, it's not exceptional, the wait is long…
Carpenters Armsfive star rating
4th Oct 2018
We were lucky enough to stay at The Old Post Office just around the corner from The Carpenter's Arms and we used it several times. Lovely welcoming atmosphere and the 'pub…
Minack Theatrefive star rating
21st Sep 2018
We had booked to see a performance months ago as a friend recommended it. We were not disappointed. This is an amazing place.
Kynance Covefive star rating
21st Sep 2018
We loved the walk to Kynance and the cafe and cove when we got there. They even had lots of gluten free choices.