Things to do in South West England
Country Park & Beach
COTSWOLD COUNTRY PARK & BEACH
Spratsgate Lane, Shorngate, Cirencester, GL7 6DF
Home to the largest inland Beach with lifeguards in the United Kingdom, Cotswold Country Park and Beach offers a wide variety of activities including: water zorbing, pedalos, rowing boats, wakeboarding, crazy golf, large adventure playgrounds and ...
CLATWORTHY RESERVOIR FISHERY
Milltown Farmhouse, Clatworthy, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 2EJ
Clatworthy Reservoir is situated in the Brendon Hills on the edge of the Exmoor National Park in west Somerset. It impounds the head waters of the River Tone and the surrounding rolling hills provide a picturesque setting for walking and fishing. ...
Museums & Galleries
HOPEWELL COLLIERY MINING MUSEUM
Cannop Hill, Speech House Road, Coleford, Glos.
A True 'Free Mine' in the heart of the Forest. Regular guided underground tours, allowing visitors to walk through the mine workings to see the conditions in which the miners work. Have the methods used to extract the coal.
Zoos & Wildlife Parks
BIRDLAND PARK & GARDENS
Rissington Road, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 2BN
Open April to October, daily 10am - 6pm. November to March, daily 10am - 4pm. Last admission 1 hour before closing. Seven acres of woodland, river and gardens inhabited by over 500 birds; flamingos, pelicans and penguins to parrots, hornbills, tou...
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...
Clay / Game Shooting
AA SHOOTING SCHOOL
Sturminster, Dorset, DT10 1HD
Private Shooting School situated in the picturesque Blackmore Vale, close to Shaftesbury. Norman offers a good range of targets for Clay Pigeon shooting lessons and welcome's clients of all abilities from complete beginners or shots wishing to ...
Castles & Historic Monuments
EAST POOL MINE
Trevithick Road, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3NP
Cornwall’s engine houses are dramatic reminders of the time when the county was a powerhouse of tin, copper and china clay mining. These two great beam engines were used for pumping water (from a depth of over 550m) and for winding men and ore...
HOME FARM ROOD ASHTON LAKE
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 6BL
Lots of trees around lake with most swims on water level, lake averaging about 3 feet deep and 7-8 acres in size, there's plenty of cover tight to the bank in most pegs. Two islands one at each end of the lake. Carp Lake, mostly "wildies". Som...
WELLOW TREKKING CENTRE
Little Horsecroft Farm, Ford Road, Wellow, Bath, BA2 8QF
Visit our unique family run centre, which offers activities for riders and non-riders alike. We have horses to suit all the family and riders of all standards. For those not wishing to ride, a wide variety of other attractions are to be en...
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...