Whether travelling by air, land or sea it's easy to reach South West England. The region is well connected to the national road and rail network and well served with ferry ports and airports too.
Better still, you'll find some of the most spectacular journeys in the country as you make your way around the region - much more than just getting from A to B! We've even produced some videos to give you a taste of what you can enjoy.
View our Top Travel Tips on this page and discover the various ways you an enter the South West, along with some fantastic ideas for journeys you can take while you're here.
The M5, M4, A303 and A31 provide motorway and trunk road access to South West England.
Take a look at our Top Travel Tips for ways of improving your journey.
Arriving by Ferry is a great way to approach South West England - follow in the wake of centuries of sailors and get some great views of the coast as you pull into harbour. Visit the links below for more information on South West Ferry ports:
Plymouth - Routes from Roscoff (France) & Santander (Spain)
Poole - Routes from Cherbourg (France) & St Malo (France)
Weymouth - Routes from the Channel Islands & St Malo (France)
South West England has some of the most scenic journeys in the country. To help give you some inspiration we've created a growing series of video guides to some of the best. From cliff top rides on the Jurassic Coast bus to meandering beside the river on the Looe Valley branch line and much more.
Fancy a car-free day out exploring beautiful coastal views, top surfing beaches, quaint fishing villages, the famous Camel Trail, and more?!
This day long trip takes you from the vibrant resort of Newquay along the coast to the upmarket fishing port of Padstow and on to the town of Wadebridge and back by bus and by pedal power - a fabulous day out!
Covering over 630 miles of superb coastal walking - from Minehead on the edge of the Exmoor National Park in Somerset, around Devon and Cornwall to the shores of Poole Harbour in Dorset - the South West Coast Path is the best way to enjoy the wonderful coastal scenery, wildlife and heritage of this spectacular region.
Several stretches of the path are suitable for people with mobility problems, pushchairs, wheelchairs and mobility scooters too.
All aboard for a truly unique day out!
Catch a magnificent steam train from Paignton along the spectacular Torbay coast and through the wooded slopes bordering the Dart estuary to Kingswear.
Spend some time exploring Dartmouth's cafes, galleries and castle before taking the ferry up the beautiful river Dart to Totnes. Complete the circle with a marvellous open top bus ride back to Paignton. The scenery is superb.
The River Avon and the Kennet & Avon Canal both run right through Bath and provide great opportunities for excellent days out offering unique views of the city and surrounding countryside.
Hire a boat and row along the river at your own pace, or sit back and take in the beautiful scenery aboard a relaxing boat ride along the canal.