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Cornwall and Devon are abound with world-class attractions, outstanding beauty and stunning scenery.  Choose to island hop across to a sub-tropical archipelago; get lost and find yourself in the wilds of Dartmoor, feed your imagination on a literary tour or let an experienced local guide weave you around the region.

Accommodation

From perfectly placed city centre hotels to rooms offering sweeping coastal views, there’s plenty of choice across the counties. For full listings see the downloadable experiences and Trade Directory.

Food and Drink

Whether it’s sitting with fish and chips on the beach, tucking into hearty pub food or indulging in award-winning seafood, Cornwall and Devon are renowned for their fantastic culinary offerings. For full listings see the downloadable experiences and Trade Directory.

Attractions

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The Eden Project

Visit the internationally renowned attraction, located in a reclaimed china pit and home to the world's largest indoor rainforest. See for yourself why these dramatic global gardens have been dubbed the eighth wonder of the world!

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Lanhydrock House and Gardens

Llanhydrock is a magnificent late Victorian country house, complete with servants' quarters, extensive gardens and a wooded estate. Enjoy freshly prepared treats in the cafe before browsing the gift shop for a souvenir.

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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

This restore garden is now one of the most popular botanical gardens in the UK. Over 200 acres in size, there's an exotic jungle, Victorian Garden and Giant's Head, each with a fascinating story to match.

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Minack Theatre

Perched high on the Cornish cliff tops, this spectacular open-air theatre runs shows every summer with sweeping views along the coastline. Browse the exhibition centre and admire the scenery from the cafe.

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St. Michael's Mount

Steeped in myth and legend, home to a medieval church and a sub-tropical garden, this fascinating rocky island boats over a thousand years of history. Stroll across the cobbled causeway or take a short boat trip at high water.

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Tate St. Ives and Barbara Hepworth

Proffering spectacular views across the Atlantic Ocean, this sunlit gallery showcases some of the best-loved British artworks. Tour the Barbara Hepworth and Sculpture Museum which houses pieces made by one of Britain's most important 20th century artists.

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Clovelly

Clinging on a steep incline on a cliff, there is no vehicular traffic in Clovelly village. Cottages tumble down to the ancient working port and visitors are able to admire breath-taking views across the Bristol channel.

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Dartmoor Prison Museum

One of the most notorious and famous jails in the UK, Dartmoor prison is set high up, in isolation on the moors and started life as a 'Prisoner of War Depot' when it was constructed in 1806.

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Exeter Cathedral

At 900 years of age, this impressive medieval cathedral has lost none of its grandeur. Featuring two Norman towers and the longest unbroken stretch of Gothic vaulting in the world, visitors are awed by the impressive architecture.

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Exeter Chiefs - Premiership Rugby Club

The South West is seen as English rugby's dominant region and one of its top teams is the Exeter Chiefs. Their home ground, Sandy Park, sees top division rugby matches played throughout the year.

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Pennywell Farm

The largest farm attraction in the south west, and winner of many awards, Pennywell offers a range of seasonal activities as well as the chance to cuddle one of their micro pigs.

Experiences

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Fal River Trip

This stunning classing boat charter runs along the Fal River, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and arguably one of the most picturesque sports in the UK. Include round trips or a voyage from one port to another, there's even the option to stop off at a waterside pub or restaurant.

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Isles of Scilly Day Trip

Lying 28 miles off the Cornish coast, the Isles of Scilly archipelago is a world apart from the mainland. Fly or sail across to the islands, with their clear, turquoise waters, soft, white sandy beaches and exotic plant life.

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Dartmoor Tour

Dartmoor has much to offer so let an experienced guide show you the way. Be it myths and legends, ancient woodland, rugged moorlands or cream teas.

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Hounds of the Baskerville Tour

Delivered by a descendant of one of the characters involved in the plot, this unique tour provides insight into this intriguing story, the people who inspired it and the real locations that lie at the heart of the tale.

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The Seafood Coast

Known to produce some of the world's finest fish and shellfish, a tour of the aptly named 'Seafood Coast' promises fantastic walking and outstanding eateries.

Planning Your Visit

Explore More

Extend your stay and spend some time exploring the wider West Country area, where attractions, beauty and history are aplenty.

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Plymouth

Mayflower 400 provides an opportunity for group visits, FITs and international tours to England.

Travel Trade Itineraries
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Plymouth

Rain or shine, Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City is home to breath-taking views, plenty to see and do and lots of fresh, sea air. Explore the waterfront, shop ‘til you drop or experience world-class events.

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Somerset

Think of Somerset and what comes to mind – stunning views across open countryside, sandy beaches, superb strawberries, Cheddar cheese and cider? World-wide, our county is famous for its Glastonbury Festival, illuminated carnivals, Mulberry handbags and Arthurian Legends. There is more! Much more.

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Tour Operators

Choose from a range of local tour guides including Select South West Tours and Unique Devon and Unique Cornwall Tours.

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Unique Devon and Unique Cornwall Tours

Unique Devon and Cornwall Tours
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Select South West Tours