The South West Coast of England
Discover the South West Coast of England including the counties Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset and the Isles of Scilly. Plan a coast and nature trip, staycation or holiday with our curated guide.
Our top South West coast walks
Cornwall & Isles of Scilly
7 enticing beaches in Cornwall
(Visit Great Britain)
Cornwall’s spectacular coastline
Best places to see sharks, dolphins and seals in Cornwall
The hidden secrets of the Somerset coastline
Thirteen stunning beaches in Dorset, Devon and Somerset
Isles of Scilly
Good for camping and touring as well as hosting chalets and lodges. Haven has sites at Perran Sands and Riviere Sands in Cornwall, Devon Cliffs and a half dozen more sites on the coastline in Somerset and Dorset.
For Raynor Winn and her husband Moth, the cruellest of diagnoses and the simultaneous collapse of their business opens an unexpected door to salvation through a journey which over its length transforms into a sweeping narrative of inner courage and nature’s ability to heal.
“Just days after Raynor learns that Moth, her husband of 32 years is terminally ill, their home and livelihood is taken away.
With nothing left and little time, they make the brave and impulsive decision to walk the 630 miles of the sea-swept South West Coast Path, from Somerset to Dorset, via Devon and Cornwall.”
“630 miles (1015km) from Minehead on the Somerset coast right round Devon and Cornwall to Poole in Dorset. The guidebook divides the route into 45 stages of between 12.5- 37.5km … packed with lots of information for planning your walk, including clear step-by-step route descriptions and OS map extracts, public transport links, accommodation and facilities along the way”