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.
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…
The New Innfive star rating
6th Jan 2020
We called in here for a meal for the first time since its been taken over and refurbished. It's a lovely little pub; very friendly and the food was very good…
St Kew Innfour star rating
5th Jan 2020
Lovely food. Service was a little slow at lunchtime but they were aware of this, apologised and tried to resolve.
Kilve Beachfive star rating
23rd Dec 2019
Most unusual beach in U.K we have visited. Fabulous views , need sturdy footwear for walking on the beach itself.
Thorncombe Woodsfive star rating
12th Dec 2019
Fantastic dog walking area with lots of paths, some main others criss crossing. Good parking spaces.