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.
Cadgwithfive star rating
17th Apr 2014
Jimmers Loft in Cadgwith Cove is a wonderful stay! It has the perfect layout for a family, and we were able to dry the salty seadog off in the downstairs area…
onshorethree star rating
15th Apr 2014
Our recent visit to this harbour-side restaurant was a real treat! Freshly prepared food, with a lovely selection of fish dishes. Attentive, friendly staff make for a relaxed dining experience.
Instowfour star rating
14th Apr 2014
The Commodore Hotel offers Cream Tea for non-residents. You can sit inside or outside and enjoy a good cream tea as well as a gorgeous view across the estuary. If the…
The Lost Gardens of Heliganfive star rating
2nd Apr 2014
A fabulous walk around the gardens, lovely cafe/restaurant and super farm shop, both of which you can visit without paying to go into the gardens. A great day out.
Newlyn School of Artfive star rating
2nd Apr 2014
A well run school with interesting and enthusiastic course tutors