Things to do in the South West
Visitor information for Cornwall, Devon and Dorset
South West England has a lot to offer for visitors. With a whole host of tourist-friendly towns, villages and locations, it is the perfect place to get away from it all. This website is the online companion to the popular Resort series of visitor magazines and helps you to explore the South West in detail, enabling you to find things to do in Cornwall, Devon and Dorset. There's also a comprehensive events section showing you what's on.
Explore the South West
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The latest articles from Resort South West are previewed below.
23 Jan 2017
The Love Lock Tree in the grounds of Palace House at Beaulieu is to be opened for couples to add their own padlocks from Valentine’s Day.
The steel and copper bonsai tree sculpture in the Victorian flower garden was commissioned by Jonathan Montagu and Nathalie Montagu Daoust as a symbol of their love for each other. All of the guests at their wedding in 2014 were given a padlock engraved with their name and a copper leaf to attach to the tree, interlocked with that of their ... Read more...
13 Jan 2017
The cinema-exclusive release of The Sleeping Beauty by the world renowned Bolshoi Ballet Company will be screened live at Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth on Sunday 22 January.
Tchaikovsky’s adaptation of Charles Perrault’s fairytale is part of a series presenting a season of three masterpieces by Bolshoi’s historical ballet master Yuri Grigorovich. The live broadcast will reach more than 1,600 cinemas in over 60 countries: over 35 countries will take part in the live ... Read more...
23 Mar 2016
Could you be the next BBC 2 top potter?
We know that there is a wealth of talented artists here in the south west – the land and seascapes have been inspiring artists of all genres for centuries.
If your passion lies in the art of pottery then you will no doubt have followed the BBC 2 series ‘The Great Pottery Throw Down’ which had potters all fired up last year. Or perhaps the series inspired you to take a few lessons and you have since become ... Read more...