Sights & Attractions in The West Country


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One of the country's top family-friendly science...
Museums / Galleries Bristol
East of the Royal Citadel is the Barbican, the...
Neighborhoods / Streets Plymouth
Berkeley Castle
In the sleepy village of Berkeley (pronounced...
Castles / Palaces Bristol
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Alongside the leafy expanse of Clifton Down is...
Zoos / Aquariums Bristol
Cathedral of St. Peter
At the heart of Exeter, the great Gothic...
Religious Sites Exeter
Church of St. Mary Redcliffe
Built by Bristol merchants who wanted a place in...
Religious Sites Bristol
Clifton Suspension Bridge
A monument to Victorian engineering, this...
Bridges / Tunnels Bristol
Custom House
Exeter's historic waterfront on the River Exe was...
Government Buildings Exeter
Elizabethan House
In the heart of the Barbican section, this former...
Museums / Galleries Plymouth
On the city's main shopping street, this is...
Government Buildings Exeter
From the Hoe, a wide, grassy esplanade with...
Viewpoints Plymouth
M Shed
In a refurbished transit shed on the harbor side,...
Museums / Galleries Bristol
Mayflower Steps
By the harbor you can visit the Mayflower Steps,...
Memorials / Monuments Plymouth
Merchant's House
Near the Barbican, just off the Royal Parade,...
Museums / Galleries Plymouth
Mol's Coffee House
With its half-timber facade bearing the coat of...
Stores / Malls Exeter
National Marine Aquarium
This excellent aquarium on the harbor presents...
Zoos / Aquariums Plymouth
New Room
John Wesley and Charles Wesley were among the...
Religious Sites Bristol
Plymouth Mayflower Exhibition
On three floors, this interactive exhibition...
Museums / Galleries Plymouth
Powderham Castle
Seat of the earls of Devon, this notable stately...
Castles / Palaces Exeter
Quay House
This late-17th-century stone warehouse houses a...
Museums / Galleries Exeter
Rougemont Gardens
These gardens behind the Royal Albert Memorial...
Gardens / Arboretums Exeter
Royal Albert Memorial Museum
This family-friendly museum is housed in a...
Museums / Galleries Exeter
Royal Citadel
This huge citadel was built by Charles II in 1666...
Military Sites Plymouth
An exquisite 18th-century home with many of its...
Houses / Mansions Plymouth
Smeaton's Tower
This lighthouse, transferred here at the end of...
Memorials / Monuments Plymouth
SS Great Britain
On view in the harbor is the first iron ship to...
Nautical Sites Bristol
Stanton Drew Circles
Three rings, two avenues of standing stones,...
Archaeological Sites Bristol
The National Trust is gradually restoring this...
Houses / Mansions Bristol
Underground Passages
Exeter's Underground Passages, which once...
Archaeological Sites Exeter


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