South West England

This site aims to provide comprehensive tourist and visitor information for the South West region of England. There are links to the official regional and local tourist information websites, we also include reputable commercial and community sites, attractions, related reference sites and list Michelin stared restaurants. We aim not just to provide listings but to provide access to a range of relevant information making this a tourist information resource not just a visitor info site.

Brief details of accessibility / disabled access are given on the property / attractions listings where we have them – we support Accessible Countryside for Everyone in promoting access to leisure

Covering the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire. Each county has listings of Historic and Architectural Properties and Gardens, Nature and Wildlife Attractions, Visitor Attractions, Tourist Information Centres (TIC's) and websites

 

Official Tourist Information

www.visitsouthwest.co.uk

www.visitcornwall.com

www.visitdevon.co.uk

www.visit-dorset.com

www.visitsomerset.co.uk

www.visitwiltshire.co.uk

www.cotswolds.com

 

Tourism Videos

 

National Parks

Dartmoor - www.dartmoor-npa.gov.uk

Exmoor - www.exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk

 

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape
www.cornish-mining.org.uk

The City of Bath England. A World Heritage City
www.cityofbath.co.uk

The Stonehenge, Avebury, and Associated Sites World Heritage
www.english-heritage.org.uk

 

UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site

The Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site (Jurassic Coast)
www.jurassiccoast.com

 

UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

North Devon - www.northdevonbiosphere.org.uk

 

UNESCO European Geopark

English Riviera Geopark - www.englishrivierageopark.org.uk

 

Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB's)

Blackdown Hills AONB www.blackdownhillsaonb.org.uk

Cornwall AONB - (consisting of 12 individual sites)
www.cornwall-aonb.gov.uk

Cotswolds AONB - www.cotswoldsaonb.org.uk

Cranborne Chase and the West Wiltshire Downs AONB www.ccwwdaonb.org.uk

Dorset AONB (almost half of the county) www.dorsetaonb.org.uk

East Devon AONB www.eastdevonaonb.org.uk

Mendip Hills AONB www.mendiphillsaonb.org.uk

North Devon Coast AONB www.northdevon-aonb.org.uk

North Wessex Downs www.northwessexdowns.org.uk

Quantock Hills AONB www.quantockhills.com

South Devon Coast AONB www.southdevonaonb.org.uk

Tamar Valley AONB www.tamarvalley.org.uk

Wye Valley AONB www.wyevalleyaonb.org.uk

 

South West England Beaches

Good Beach Guide – South West England www.goodbeachguide.co.uk

The Beach Guide – South West England www.thebeachguide.co.uk/south-west-england

Blue Flag and Quality Coast Award Winners – 2012 www.keepbritaintidy.org

Admiralty EasyTide – tidal predictions easytide.ukho.gov.uk

 

Disabled Accommodation

The Accessible Countryside website provides listings of disabled accessible accommodation for this region which can be found here

 

International Airports in the region

Bristol - www.bristolairport.co.uk - for information and help for those travelling with a disability or a special need via the airport click here - a Changing Places Toilet is located landside in the Arrivals concourse changing-places-icon

Exeter - www.exeter-airport.co.uk - for information and help for those travelling with a disability or a special need via the airport click here

Southampton - www.southamptonairport.com - for information and help for those travelling with a disability or a special need via the airport click here

Bournemouth - www.bournemouthairport.com - for information and help for those travelling with a disability or a special need via the airport click here

Cornwall Airport Newquay - www.cornwallairportnewquay.com - for information and help for those travelling with a disability or a special need via the airport click here

 

 

 

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