Things to do in Devon
With its two separate coastlines, one on the Channel and one to the north, Devon is home to an abundance of resort towns, harbours and surfing hotspots. It's a beautiful county and features significant National Parks such as Dartmoor and Exmoor, landscapes that epitomise the best of English natural beauty.
Things to do in Exeter
Steeped in history, Exeter is part olde-world England and part hip University transition town; ancient Roman city walls harbour its stunning Norman cathedral alongside shiny new shopping outlets and bijoux boutiques. The city's Royal Albert Memorial Museum was 2012's Museum of the Year.
Things to do in Bristol
Bristol is a vibrant city with an endearingly quirky edge and a new sense of self-belief, having undergone a decade of rejuvenation. Hailed as the creative hub and festival capital of the South West, summers are heaving with family events.
Things to do in Bath
Despite being one of the most architecturally magnificent cities in the country, Bath is a laid-back place with a small town feel. Anyone who is into alternative anything will feel at home here. Its stylish mix includes indigo-haired hippies, the country set, students, and of course, the rugby crowds.