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.
Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Parkfive star rating
23rd Apr 2019
The park grounds are extensive, spectacular views and great for long walks.
Mousehole to Lamornafive star rating
21st Apr 2019
Well worth walking this section of the SW Coast path, views were stunning.
Widecombe in the Moorfive star rating
18th Apr 2019
A lovely spot - popular during the day, sleepy and peaceful morning and evening. Very well located for walking the moors.
The Lawrence of Arabia Trailfive star rating
17th Apr 2019
We walked part of the Lawrence of Arabia trail from the church to Clouds Hill. It’s a long straight track, made interesting by the sounds of tanks driving around. The lady…
Blue Plate Restaurantfive star rating
15th Apr 2019
Loved our meal at this restaurant - highly recommend!