Locate attractions to visit including theme amusement parks, adventure parks, arts, crafts, picture galleries, cultural attractions and castles, living history attractions, ancient monuments, houses and gardens and museums to visit throughout the
whole of the South West.
Swindon Wiltshire. Tel 08703 331181 The great and ancient
stone circle of Stonehenge is one of the wonders of the world. What visitors see
today are the substantial remnants of the last in a sequence of such monuments
erected between circa 3000BC and 1600BC. A landscape filled with prehistoric
Buckfastleigh Devon. Tel 01364 645550 Buckfast Abbey is home to a Roman catholic
community of Benedictine monks. On the tour around the Abbey you will see the
holy trinity church, the tower, the Abbots tower, the Methodist chapel, the
village cemetery, the gardens, the medieval monk exhibition and the bee hives.
East Lulworth Dorset. Tel 01929 400352 Walk in the footsteps
of kings and queens, enjoy the stunning landscapes, historic buildings and
unrivalled views from the castle tower. Build your own castle in the children's
activity room or take a wander through the woodland walk and meet the animals in
Gloucester Gloucestershire. Tel 01452 528095 This exquisitely beautiful structure was built as a place of prayer to God and as a place of Christian pilgrimage. The cathedral guides offer full or partial guided tours which
we will tailor to suit your research interests and the time you have available. We can
also take you into the Crypt!
Marazion Cornwall. Tel 01736 710507 Climb the cobbled pathway
to a fairytale castle that peers out to sea and witness architecture dating back
to the 12th Century. Discover the intricate plaster frieze of the medieval
dining room, armour and weapons collections in the Garrison Room and checkout the lantern
cross in the priory church.
Wells Somerset. Tel 01749 674483 We welcome visitors every day
of the year and it is really only by coming in person that you can properly
experience this wonderful and holy place. Visit the famous west front the famous
cathedral clock is considered to be the second oldest mechanism in Britain,
scissor arches and the vicars close.
Bruton Somerset. The tower is a folly: it is a building that
arguably serves no purpose. Nevertheless its size and beauty make it an imposing
addition to the landscape, and the views from the top are breathtaking. Built in
1772 the tower is 49m (160ft), triangular in plan with a spiral staircase of 205
steps to the top for fantastic view.
Salisbury Wiltshire. Tel 01722 335398 Cross the wooden bridge
and step into the heart of a once bustling medieval castle. Built around 1070 by
William the Conqueror, it was here in 1086, that William gathered all the
powerful men of England for a ceremony to assert his royal authority.
This is the perfect place to explore on foot.