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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Devon has much to offer during February half term; stunning coastline, beautiful countryside, exciting cities and numerous wonderful attractions. Using one of our comfortable cottages in Devon for February half term as the base for your holiday will put you in a prime position for exploring the beauty the county has to offer.
February half term family holidays in Devon are full of fun. There are attractions aplenty, with Paignton Zoo, Living Coasts, the South Devon Steam Railway and more in South Devon, to the Milky Way Adventure Park, The Big Sheep, Combe Martin Dinosaur Park and Watermouth Castle in North Devon, and many more in between. If you’re looking for a relaxing break away from the crowds, the beaches of this time of year are stunning. Take a stroll along the wide expanse of Saunton Sands or watch the surfers and kite surfers at Exmouth or Bantham and you’re likely to have the beach to yourself!
Inland, there are the beautiful rugged landscapes of Dartmoor and Exmoor, where you may find some snow atop the tors if you’re lucky. Don’t forget your walking boots, as the whole family will enjoy getting out in the fresh air and spotting moorland ponies and other wildlife on an invigorating February walk. Return to your comfortable family cottage to spend some quality time together in the evenings and plan the following day’s exciting adventures!
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