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.
Hive Beachfive star rating
22nd Mar 2020
This beach, even on a windy march day was spectacular and blew away the cobwebs and was very invigorating. Food in the Hive Cafe was great too.
Dulvertonfive star rating
19th Mar 2020
You could lose yourself in here for hours. A treasure house of second hand and antiquarian books, well worth a visit.
Carpenters Armsthree star rating
24th Jan 2020
The log burner was very smoky so windows had to be opened and the pub quickly got cold. The chef ran out of peas for our fish and chips, and although…
Kynance Covefive star rating
20th Jan 2020
We went on a stormy weekday in winter and it was fantastically spectacular. Wish we'd paid for longer parking! The walk gives you brilliant views and the cove itself…