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.
Stara Woodlandfive star rating
30th Jun 2020
Enjoy a stroll by a river to a wonderful waterfall and perhaps picnic whilst enjoying tranquility and birdsong in this lovely woodland. Maybe you'll see local wildlife including woodpeckers, buzzards and…
Lower Tokenbury Equestrian Centrefive star rating
3rd Jun 2020
We took our horses to Lower Tokenbury to ride their woodland trail, the setting and facilities are fantastic, I cannot recommend them enough.
Trebah Gardenfive star rating
30th May 2020
If you like to visit gardens then this is one of the very best in the area. We prefer it to the nearby Glendurgan gardens, though Glendurgan is run by the…
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.
The Ferry Boat Inn Dittishamfour star rating
13th Mar 2020
Lovely food, candle lit dinner, pretty little place with good service! 😁