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 Williams Armsfive star rating
18th Jul 2016
We happened on the Williams Arms while searching for a bite to eat one evening and although they were booked out, the very helpful and friendly staff juggled things around and…
Victory Innfour star rating
12th Jul 2016
This pub serves very good, freshly cooked food and is value for money. The staff are friendly and helpful.
Advise to book at the weekend.
The Donkey Sanctuaryfour star rating
6th Jul 2016
Lovely to visit, and as it's free you can spend as little or as long as you like. Not just donkeys, there are some walks / trails to follow and…
Amelies at the Smokehousefour star rating
28th Jun 2016
We have eaten at Amelie's a couple of times before after noticing the tv show with Alex Pollizzi trialling a new chef there. This year we booked an evening with their…
Widemouth Bayfive star rating
27th Jun 2016
A great sized beach with a mixture of sand and lots of rock pools. Very well staffed by the RNLI so felt very safe with my 4 year old. Surfing lessons…