Unique with two different coastlines – bare rugged cliffs, surf washed sands, white pebble beaches, stretches of golden sands, stunning resorts, hidden wooded estuaries and the Jurassic Coast – England’s first natural World Heritage Site.
Glorious countryside – green rolling hills, coloured patchwork fields, high-sided lanes, bustling market towns and villages, thatched white washed cottages and traditional Devon longhouses.
Wild and wonderful moorland – Dartmoor, in the south, embraces wild landscapes and picture postcard villages. Exmoor, lies in the north and combines breathtaking rugged coastline with wild heather moorland.
Rich in history and heritage – where you can step back in time and explore historic cities, or discover seafaring characters like Drake and Raleigh, the settings for novels by Agatha Christie and Conan Doyle, myths and legends.
SOUTH AND SOUTH WEST WALES
South and West Wales has a diverse and beautiful landscape, easily accessed from the South and West of England. Gwent is the gateway between England and South Wales.
The area is basically a plain in the centre, with valleys including the beautiful Wye Valley to the east and west and mountains to the north. Glamorgan is a coastal county in South Wales.
To the south there are a number of impressive waterfalls, the most attractive being Sgwd-yr-eira (the spout of snow). Running through the park are 2 long paths – Offa’s Dyke Path and the Taff Trail. Dyfed consists of a peninsula with Cardigan Bay to the North, Camarthen Bay to the South, and inlets to the West. Inland Dyfed is hilly and mountainous while the coasts are dotted with cliffs and sandy beaches Pembrokshire is just stunning as is the Gower Peninsular.
NORTH EAST OF ENGLAND
The North East of England has much to offer the holiday-maker or tourist, whatever type of holiday they are seeking.
From the isolation of Kielder Forest; the attractive landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales, Brontë Country to the historic cities such as York, Durham, Leeds, Harrogate, and Newcastle.
The East of England coastline covers some of the counties most beautiful countryside, from dramatic sea views to quiet country villages, forests and moors.
If you want a holiday full of variety, whether touring the busy harbours and attractions, or sitting back and relaxing, this region has it all.
With many, many miles of coastline, the East of England is full of fascinating maritime connections to explore. Come and follow in the footsteps of our great seafarers, discover a paradise for birdwatchers, taste the fruits of the sea, or enjoy a day’s sailing or two.
Surrounding London sits a region that is steeped in history, but whose towns and cities buzz with life. Where beautiful coastline and breathtaking landscapes form the backdrop to peaceful villages and magnificent stately homes and castles.
South East England is a region rich in experiences. It has something to offer every age group and every traveller. Whether you are looking at visiting for a weekend or a month this region has everything you could want.
Take an active break in the countryside or on the coast, go with the flow on the waterways or the experience the thrill of a theme park. Enjoy stunning architecture, a spot of retail therapy, buzzing cafes and thriving cultural scene and night life, in a great town or city. Explore the dramatic coast, inspiring countryside and beautiful gardens or go with the flow on the waterways and enjoy tasty country fare.