Forget the stresses and strains of every day life and come and relax in the beautiful, green, South West countryside; explore pretty villages, discover splendid wildlife and experience a slow, relaxing pace of life.
You could choose to stay on a farm with all your family in a magical rural location - kids will love meeting, feeding and cuddling the animals and the fresh country air will do everyone the world of good.
Spend lazy days discovering quaint English villages lined with cobbled streets, thatched cottages, ancient churches and delightful old pubs serving delicious local food. Exploring the countryside on foot, by bike or on horseback is a great way to get some exercise and see magical places simply not accessible by car.
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South West England's vast and beautiful rural landscape is home to all sorts of creatures great and small and is a wildlife enthusiast's paradise.
There are some fascinating historic sites scattered across South West England's countryside where you can discover thousands of years of English history. Don't miss:
> The world famous stone circle of Stonehenge in Wiltshire
> The legends of King Arthur at Tintagel Castle in Cornwall
> Mysterious Glastonbury Tor in Somerset
South Devon has been attracting visitors for over 250 years - pretty river estuaries, rolling hills and top outdoor activities make this an amazing holiday destination.
Stay at one of the many characterful old towns tucked in along the coast - Totnes, Dartmouth, Kingsbridge or Salcombe - and enjoy exploring their steep streets and rich history.
Cornwall boasts 12 seperate Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. These are fantastic places to visit - precious landscapes whose distinctive character and natural beauty are so outstanding that it is in the nation's interest to protect them. Including Bodmin Moor, the Lizard Peninsula and the Helford River.
See England's highest clifftops, meet wild ponies and experience the open skylines of moors and tors. These breath-taking National Parks are dotted with ancient stone circles, thick woodland and picturesque villages where you'll find some great places to stay and top activities on offer.
Explore the timeless beauty of rural Somerset, home to the Levels & Moors, Exmoor National Park and three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the Quantock, Blackdown and Mendip Hills.
If thats not enough then there are some great market towns and places to shop, as well as the very infamous Cider Farms!
Wiltshire's rural countryside is the perfect place to get away from it all. Explore quintessentially English villages including Lacock and Castle Combe and visit some of the most important historical sites in the area such as Stonehenge, Avebury and Salisbury Cathedral.