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Sunny beaches, cream teas, cider, national parks, mysterious stones – the South West has an abundance of unique attractions.

Extending over the rolling hills of Wiltshire and Somerset to the dramatic coastlines of Devon and Cornwall, it serves up a variety of memorable experiences away from the ordinary...

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Get away from it all on Roseland Peninsula, Cornwall

Walk a llama across Dartmoor

visit Roseland Peninsula

Few places can match Roseland for unspoilt beauty. It’s home to some of the UK’s most secluded coves – where you can potter around rocks, collect shells, paddle and have the beach all to yourself.

Nearest hotel: Best Western Hotel Bristol, Newquay

South West Llama Walk

Lush green valleys and chocolate box limestone cottages make this part of the South West an idyllic area to explore. Don’t miss the picturesque market towns of Painswick and Tetbury, with their historic buildings and cosy inns.

Nearest hotel: Best Western Mayfield House Hotel, Malmesbury

Rock up at Avebury Stone Circle, Wiltshire

Enjoy a boat's-eye view of Bristol

South West Avebury Stone Circle

Everyone knows Stonehenge, but its lesser known cousin is only 25 miles away. The three stone circles that form the Neolithic monument surrounding the village of Avebury are older and larger – and you can get closer to them.

Nearest hotel: Best Western Plus Angel Hotel, Chippenham

South West Bristol Boats eye view

Bristol was built on the tobacco and sugar trade that its bustling docks facilitated. Hop on a waterbus or cruise boat to see the city from the water. You can go up to the SS Great Britain or even as far as the Avon Gorge.

Nearest hotel: Best Western Henbury Lodge Hotel, Bristol

Take in amazing views on the Bath Skyline Walk

Go for long walks and pub lunches in the Cotswolds

Take in the Bath skyline

Get a unique perspective on this beautiful historic city during a leisurely walk along 6 miles of elevated footpaths, discovering hidden valleys, follies and wildflowers. The Iron Age fort on Solsbury Hill is the perfect vantage point for spectacular views over Bath and out towards the Blackdown Hills.

Nearest hotel: Best Western Limpley Stoke Hotel, Bath

South West Cotswolds

Lush green valleys and chocolate box limestone cottages make this part of the South West an idyllic area to explore. Don’t miss the picturesque market towns of Painswick and Tetbury, with their historic buildings and cosy inns.

Nearest hotel: Best Western Mayfield House Hotel, Malmesbury

Enjoy a stroll along Worbarrow Bay, Dorset

Create a buzz at Bee World, Devon

South West Worbarrow Bay

Part of the stunning Jurassic Coast near Tyneham village, this crescent-shaped bay is set beneath rolling downs and ancient woodland. Explore coves, climb the grassy hill fort and go wildlife spotting.

Nearest hotel: Best Western Wessex Royale Hotel & Restaurant, Dorchester

Bee World devon

Make a ‘beeline’ for this bee-themed attraction in South Molton. It’s both fun and illuminating. You can try your hand at beekeeping and go behind the scenes to see how honey is produced. Take a pot home too.

Nearest hotel: Best Western Tiverton Hotel, Tiverton
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