Aside from it’s beautiful, rugged coastline and red cliffs Devon is home to some very impressive Castles:
Just a few miles inwards from the South Devon Coast is the ancient Dartmoor National Park. It covers an area of 368 square miles and offers visitors a mix of superb scenery and legendary history. Dartmoor also has one of the most prominent moors to be found anywhere in Britain.
The good news is that no matter what your financial budget, you’ll almost certainly find a place to stay that suits it. Cornwall & Devon both have no end of lodgings for the holidaymaker – Here are some of your accommodation choices:
On the south coast of Cornwall, almost due south of St Austell, is the pretty little fishing village of Mevagissey. A number of the buildings are still made of cob (lumps of soil mixed with straw and sand) and slate and the streets are narrow. Mevagissey is, in many ways, the same as it was hundreds of years ago. Continue reading “Mevagissey” »
St Austell can date its origins back to 1189 when it became a market town in its own right, having previously been under the jurisdiction of the local manor. On the south coast of Cornwall, between Mevagissey and Fowey, it is sometimes called the capital of the Cornish Alps – the remains of Cornish clay pits. In the nearby town of Bodelva, in one of these disused clay pits, lies the Eden Project. Continue reading “The Eden Project and St Austell” »