Well known for its rugged coastline and traditional English countryside, the West Country offers a diverse array of breathtaking landscapes. Whether it’s pristine beaches, picture-perfect villages or dramatic river valleys, between them, Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset offer some of the UK’s most stunning scenery.
A varied landscape where mountains tower above lush river valleys and glassy lakes, interrupted only by charming towns, villages and many historic castles. The stunning coastline offers 750 miles of flawless beaches and hidden coves, and Cardiff offers a vibrant atmosphere and plenty of cultural discoveries.
Scotland is a land of real diversity. Revel in the vibrancy of Edinburgh and Glasgow or enjoy solidarity on the peaceful islands of Skye or Lewis. Walk beside gentle lochs or rushing rivers, climb towering mountains and discover hidden beaches and ancient battle grounds. Not only that but Scotland is swathed in historic castles, stately homes and attractions to suit just about anyone.
From the huge open skies and vast beaches in Norfolk to the traditional seaside charm in Essex, the East of England is a varied holiday destination. Taking in Suffolk, Lincolnshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire, you can also enjoy stunning countryside, cultural cities, historic castles and several Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Encompassing the likes of The Cotswolds, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire, a holiday in the Heart of England guarantees a traditional English break. Get lost in the stunning countryside, explore cultural cities, market towns and picture-perfect villages. Not only that but you can discover stately homes, peaceful gardens and beautiful castles.
Home to some of the UK’s most loved Victorian seaside towns, the South Coast promises perfect family memories full of fish and chips and ice cream! Head slightly inland and you can enjoy the likes of the New Forest in Hampshire, the South Downs in Sussex and cultural cities like Canterbury in Kent.
There are many contrasting landscapes in the North of England, from the unspoilt mountains in the Lake District to the vast rolling countryside of Yorkshire. If you’re more interested in the coast then Northumberland’s stunning beaches and Yorkshire’s popular fishing villages will not disappoint.
With so many beautiful places in the UK designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this is a testament to just how special much of the country’s landscapes are. Choose from the peaks of Snowdonia, the honey-coloured villages of the Cotswolds, the unspoilt wilderness of the Cairngorms.
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Set just across the bay from Torquay, the tranquil fishing port of Brixham offers a variety of dog-friendly holiday cottages and is a perfect destination for guests exploring the idyllic south coast of Devon. Dating back to the 18th century, this pretty town provides pet-friendly accommodation including characterful fisherman’s cottages and chic apartments for couples, beautiful barn conversions and Victorian townhouses for families, and spacious retreats for larger groups. As well as its range of self-catering dog-friendly cottages, Brixham is home to the Pirate Festival and other popular events. You can also visit some excellent art galleries, pubs and restaurants, as well as the famous Brixham Fish Market and a life-size replica of Sir Francis Drake’s galleon the Golden Hind (which small dogs are welcome to explore with you).
Dogs are welcome at several beaches in the area, including Fischombe Cove (1 mile), Shoalstone Beach, St Mary’s Bay (all within 1 mile) and Elberry Cove (2.5 miles). Your four-legged friends can also accompany you from our Brixham cottages to local attractions including the garden at Agatha Christie’s Greenway House (4 miles), the headland of Berry Head National Nature Reserve (1.5 miles), Berry Pomeroy Castle (8.5 miles) and the magnificent Dartmouth Castle (6 miles). With its bustling harbour, Brixham is also ideally situated for visiting the popular South Devon towns of Torquay (8.5 miles), Totnes (9.5 miles) and Paignton (5.5 miles), or you could head further inland to visit House of Marbles in Bovey Tracey (19 miles) or explore the dramatic landscapes of Dartmoor National Park (16 miles).
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