Things to do in South West England
Zoos & Wildlife Parks
Harbourside, Beacon Quay, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2BG
Take a fantastic journey around the coastlines of the world without leaving Torquay! Living Coasts, Paignton Zoo's new visitor attraction in features a range of fascinating coastal creatures from loud and loveable penguins to playful fur seals, co...
Museums & Galleries
GLOUCESTER CITY MUSEUM
Brunswick Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1HP
Open to the public after recent refurbishments, Gloucester City Museum offers a choice of exhibitions with interactive experiences exploring the unique history Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds region. Part of the development is the all new Caf...
HUNTERS LODGE INN
Leigh Common, Wincanton, BA9 8LD
1 Four Poster, 3 Family, 10 Double - All En-suite
The Hunters Lodge Inn is a newly re-furbished, traditional 17th century coaching inn, family run pub and restaurant with 14 luxury en-suite rooms. Accommodation has large LCD Televisions with Freeview, Internet access and hospitality trays. ...
THE DRAGONFLY MAZE
Rissington Road, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 2BN
Created by author and inventor Kit Williams, a fascinating puzzle of picture and word clues takes the visitor through twisting pathways to the pavilion home of the Minotoad with its room of a thousand mirrors. Open: March to October, 10am - 5pm.
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
Churches & Cathedrals
Cathedral Offices, Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells, Somerset
The highlight of any visit to the small city of Wells, Wells Cathedral has intricate Gothic carvings, one of the earliest mechanical clocks in the UK, a unique scissor arches, a marvellous chapter house and the splendid vicars' close - the oldest ...
Zoo & Wildlife Parks
Trenance Gardens, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2LZ
Set in lush sub-tropical gardens this is home to over 130 species of animal and has earned a reputation as one of the best wildlife parks in the country - and one of the most exciting days-out in the West-Country. Specialising in breeding many end...
Museums & Galleries
THE LEVANT STEAM ENGINE
Trewellard, Pendeen, near St Just, Cornwall, TR19 7SX
In its tiny engine house perched on the cliff edge, the famous Levant beam engine is steaming again after sixty idle years. The sight, sounds and smells of this 160-year-old engine conjure up the feel of Cornwall’s industrial past.
LOOE GOLF CLUB
Bindown, Looe, Cornwall, PL13 1PX
Designed by Harry Vardon, six times Open Winner. A Heath and Parkland course, commanding panoramic views of the Cornish Countryside. Buggies available. Bar and catering facilities available all day. Handicap requirements. Good knowledge of...
TRELAWNEY GARDEN CENTRE
Sladesbridge, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 6JA
Part of the prestigious Garden Centre's Association. Non smoking restaurant seats 150 with full provision for disabled persons. Children welcome. Traditional carvery menu, overlooking the lake.