Attractions in South West England
Museums & Galleries
HOLST BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM
4 Clarence Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2AY
Discover the life and music of the composer of ''The Planets'' and explore the upstairs-downstairs life of a Victorian household. Request a leaflet or view our website for special events held throughout the year.
Nature Reserve • Day Trip • Tourist Attraction
Lundy Island situated in the Bristol Channel is a place of outstanding natural beauty, but less than 2 hours boat journey from the mainland. With its own shop, tavern and 23 individual properties for visitors to stay in, the peace and tranquillity...
Stately Homes & Gardens
Westleigh, Bideford, Devon, EX39 4NT
With four distinctly themed areas, much of it worked on organic principles including the prolific Permaculture garden. Tapeley Garden is home to a rich and fascinating variety of flowers, shrubs, vegetables and wildlife. Features: Italian Te...
Castles & Historic Monuments
ST MICHAEL’S MOUNT
Marazion, Cornwall, TR17 0HS
Explore the amazing island world of St Michael’s Mount and discover legend, myth and over a thousand years of incredible history. Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims and walk the causeway at low water or enjoy a short motor boat trip when the t...
ROMAN BATHS & PUMP ROOM
Stall Street, Bath, Somerset, BA1 1LZ
The Roman bathing establishment with its magnificent Temple and Baths flourished in Aquae Sulis between the first and fifth centuries AD. It was built around the only natural hot spring in the UK which rises at 46ºC. The Roman remains are remar
Zoos & Wildlife Parks
NOAH'S ARK ZOO FARM
Clevedon Road, Wraxall, Bristol, North Somerset, BS48 1PG
For a truly wild day out, why not leave the confines of the city and join in the fun at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm? Located just six miles from Bristol, Noah's Ark has everything from rhinos to rabbits, giraffes to gibbons - all on 100 acres of rolli
BRAUNTON & DISTRICT MUSEUM & INFORMATION CENTRE
The Bakehouse Centre, Caen Street, Braunton, Devon, EX33 1AA
The Bakehouse Centre was converted from a bake house and two cottages to house today's Museum & Information Centre, reflecting the early origins of Braunton, from the arrival of St. Brannock from South Wales in the sixth century, through to the ag...
Zoos & Wildlife Parks
MINIATURE PONY & ANIMAL FARM
Wormhill Farm, North Bovey, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor, Devon, TQ13 8RG
Finding a great day out that's fun and engaging for the children, yet safe, clean and friendly on the pocket is exactly what you get when you visit the Miniature Pony Centre. Situated in 20 acres of beautiful Dartmoor parkland, with lots of fri
THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY HERITAGE MUSEUM
The Old Railway Station, Railway Drive, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8RH
The Great Western Railway Heritage Museum is housed in one of the last remaining permanent railway buildings in the Forest of Dean, on the original site of Coleford Railway Yard. It is the original GWR Goods Station of 1883 with working GWR si...
JOHN MOORE COUNTRYSIDE MUSEUM & MERCHANTS HOUSE
42 Church Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 5SN
A Countryside Collection displayed to honour the prophetic writings on nature conservation of the late John Moore, a local writer and naturalist. A museum for those who care about the countryside and the creatures which live in it.