With its 11 « exceptional natural beauty” registered sites, its 4 UNESCO Heritage sites and 2 National Parks, South West of England is a remarkable quiet region.
Featuring a significant cultural and natural heritage, this long peninsula is world-known for its mysterious extraordinary unique megalithic site, Stonehenge but also for its Victorian-style thermal city Bath. Very appreciated by the Romans thousands of years ago, the renowned warm water spring at 46 degrees and boasts many therapeutic and healing properties.
Halfway between Brittany, Scotland and Ireland, the scenery of the region astonishes. Between Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks’ vast wildernesses and their unique flora and fauna, thatched-roof cottages and half-timbered houses, as well as countless beaches and Cornwall’s steep cliffs, this Celtic region of the South West fascinates. The 185-million-year-old Jurassic Coast is home to Lulworth Cove and Durdle door’s limestone arch, one of the most photographed and iconic landmarks in the world!
Finally, the largest cities of the peninsula such as Salisbury, Bath or Bristol offer further opportunities for exciting cultural, historical and architectural discoveries.
Enjoy the afternoon tea in one of the traditional tea shops and do not miss a cider tasting experience. Indeed, the English flagship beverage is mainly produced in the South West!
Moreover, surfing enthusiasts will be pleased by the Newquay waves. The place is well-known as the first surfing destination of Great Britain!