Explore Bath, Bristol, the Cotswolds & beyond

Bath, Bristol, the Cotswolds and beyond offer a variety of escapes, and boast amazing city breaks and stunning country escapes. From the picturesque Castle Combe village to the medieval city of Wells, you can visit quaint villages, admire arresting architecture and enjoy spectacular scenery.

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The Paragon, an impressive curved street of Georgian town houses, and a stop in the Bath walking tour

Self-guided walking tour in Bath: 16 sights to visit

This self-guided walking tour explores the key sights and hidden gems in Bath. One of the top travel destinations in the UK, the city of Bath offers an escape to magnificent Georgian architecture and beautiful Cotswold countryside. [...]
Picturesque cottages painted yellow in the Cotswold village of Badminton near Bath and Bristol

Top 6 Cotswold villages to visit near Bath & Bristol

Located north of Bath and Bristol, the South Cotswolds feature a plethora of picturesque villages, quaint streets and charming cottages, and offer the ideal escape to British quintessence. Perfect for a day trip or weekend away, check out these 6 South Cotswold villages. [...]
View of Clevedon Pier from Clevedon Promenade

Best of Clevedon, Somerset: A Victorian coastal escape

Located on the coast of the Bristol Channel, Clevedon is a Victorian seaside town. Featuring a striking 19th century pier, arresting Victorian architecture and a peaceful coastal promenade, Clevedon offers the perfect day out by the coast from Bristol or any Somerset town. [...]
View from Bristol's Harbourside of moored boats and Hotwell's colourful houses

Best of Bristol: The ultimate city guide

Bristol is a historic and cultural city, and one of the top places to visit in the UK. From striking architecture to remarkable street art and trendy shops, Bristol offers an escape for everyone. [...]
Views of valleys and hills of Brecon Beacons, with a herd of sheep during the Sugar Loaf hike

Top 7 epic day trips from Bristol

Bristol offers stunning day trips to iconic cities and the beautiful British countryside. From Bath to the Cotswolds, Cheddar Gorge and the Brecon Beacons, day trips starting from Bristol offer an escape for everyone. [...]
North Beach in Tenby, Pembrokeshire

6 best beaches near Tenby, Pembrokeshire

If you’re looking for a day out by the sea near Tenby in Pembrokeshire, here is a compilation of the 6 best beaches in and around Tenby. From the charming Castle Beach to the secluded Monkstone Beach, find your perfect Welsh beach. [...]