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.
St Michael's Mounttwo star rating
24th Sep 2021
Be aware, whatever your previous experience, the NT require a booking even to reach the Mount harbour, never mind entering the castle. Also note, there is ver little phone signal on…
The Blue Ball Inntwo star rating
22nd Sep 2021
We were really looking forward to our evening meal at this pretty inn but unfortunately we were left disappointed.
It started well when we arrived , shown to our tables , drinks…
Trebah Gardenfour star rating
20th Sep 2021
Thoroughly enjoyed our time at Trebah, September was a good time to visit as the hydrangeas were flowering beautifully. The beach was lovely as was the delicious ice cream!
The Paris Hotelfour star rating
20th Sep 2021
We enjoyed many drinks in the garden looking over the views. Booked in for dinner one night and glad we went early for the fish pie as shortly after they had…
The Kings Arms Marazionthree star rating
19th Sep 2021
To eat inside you have to pre book, eating outside is very noisy as you are next to the road.