South West Tourist Information


Bristol is a colourful, cosmopolitan city with a unique blend of fascinating history including the Clifton Suspension Bridge. It holds the award winning attractions such as Bristol Zoo Gardens and British Empire & Commonwealth Museum.

Bristol’s harbour is lined with boats including the “SS Great Britain”. It also has many restaurants and museums making the city unforgettable.

Salisbury and South Wiltshire

Salisbury and South Wiltshire are just 90 minutes from London and offer an unforgettable experience. Salisbury Cathedral with its famous spire is truly beautiful and the city has a range of specialist and individual shops along with many historical houses. Further a field there are many places to visit including the World Heritage Site of Stonehenge. A must when you visit the Wiltshire countryside.

West Dorset – Dorchester Dorset

Historic market towns such as Dorchester, to seaside fun and beaches, west Dorset offers something for everyone! Explore the Jurassic coastline and hideaway villages of outstanding beauty.

Poole has the largest natural harbour in the world and is home to over three miles of award winning beaches.


Rolling countryside and historic towns including Totnes, Dartmouth, Salcombe, Ivybridge, Modbury and Kingsbridge. Enjoy the peaceful open spaces and heather moors, deep valleys and crystal clear rivers of Exmoor National Park. Pretty coastal towns and villages always offer a friendly welcome and you must sample the cream Teas!


Cornwall, at the far end of England’s South West peninsula – offers miles of unspoilt coastline famous for its surfers and boasts the best beaches. Visit many of its heritage sites including the stone circles. On your travels you must visit the famous Eden project or why not go to Bodmin Moor or experience the 18-mile Camel Trail.


Somerset known for its variety of local produce including Cider and Cheddar cheese. Experience the tranquil landscape of the Somerset Levels or why not try a panoramic view of the county from Glastonbury Tor. Somerset boasts over 40 miles of coastline. A family day out can be enjoyed at Minehead or Burnham on Sea. Or why not try out potholing at Cheddar Caves or visit the Witch of Wookey Hole. For a more cosmopolitan feel visit England’s smallest City Wells and its beautiful Cathedral.


Bath has some of the most famous architectural masterpieces such as the Roman Baths, Pulteney Bridge, Royal Crescent and Bath Abbey to name a few. There are a range of parks and good restaurants. Open top bus tours or a ride on the riverboat are all-available.

Bath is also a perfect base to explore the surrounding countryside of North East Somerset and the Cotswolds.