A UK Road Trip Holiday in 2024: South West Devon, North Devon, and Cornwall – A Journey to Remember

A UK Road Trip Holiday in 2024: South West Devon, North Devon, and Cornwall – A Journey to Remember

In 2024, embark on a captivating road trip through the picturesque South West region of the United Kingdom. This itinerary takes you on an adventure through South West Devon, North Devon, and Cornwall.

Offering breathtaking landscapes, charming towns, and a wealth of activities for all ages. The journey culminates in a stay at the delightful Brightham House Boutique Bed & Breakfast in Malborough, Devon, providing the perfect base to explore the region’s hidden gems.

Day 1: Arrival in South West Devon

1. Arrive at Brightham House Boutique Bed & Breakfast

Upon arrival, check into the charming Brightham House, where you and your pet will be warmly welcomed. Unwind in your elegantly appointed guest room, featuring period features, vintage furnishings, and thoughtful touches for you and your furry friend.

2. Explore the surrounding area

Spend your first evening strolling through the picturesque village of Malborough, or venture to nearby Salcombe for a taste of the region’s vibrant food and drink scene. Enjoy a scenic walk along the South West Coast Path, taking in the stunning views of the Devon coastline.

Day 2: Discovering South West Devon

1. Visit Overbeck’s Museum and Garden

Spend the morning exploring Overbeck’s, a National Trust-owned house and garden with panoramic views of the coast. Discover the fascinating history of the Overbeck family and admire the subtropical gardens.

2. Lunch at The Crab Shed

Enjoy a leisurely lunch at The Crab Shed, a pet-friendly eatery with an outdoor area offering a seafood dishes to suit all tastes. Plus local Salcombe Crab!

3. Afternoon at North Sands Beach

In the afternoon, head to North Sands Beach, a dog-friendly haven where you and your pet can enjoy a relaxing stroll along the sandy shore or a game of fetch.

Day 3: North Devon Adventures

1. Clovelly Village

Drive to the picturesque fishing village of Clovelly, where you can explore the cobbled streets and the 14th-century harbor. Take a leisurely donkey-drawn sledge ride down the hill or stroll through the beautiful gardens.

2. Lunch at The Red Lion

Enjoy a hearty lunch at The Red Lion, a dog-friendly pub offering a range of dishes and local ales.

3. Exmoor Zoo

Spend the afternoon at Exmoor Zoo, home to a variety of exotic and native species. Participate in animal encounters, learn about conservation efforts, and enjoy the natural beauty of the surrounding countryside.

Day 4: Exploring Cornwall

1. The Eden Project

Drive to the iconic Eden Project, a global garden housing thousands of plant species within giant geodesic domes. Explore the rainforest biome, learn about sustainability, and enjoy live music and events throughout the year.

2. Lunch at The Ship Inn

Stop for lunch at The Ship Inn, a dog-friendly pub in the charming fishing village of Port Isaac. Enjoy fresh seafood and local ales while taking in the picturesque harbor views.

3. Tintagel Castle

End your day with a visit to Tintagel Castle, a historic site steeped in legend and myth. Explore the ruins of the 13th-century castle and take in the breathtaking views of the rugged Cornish coastline.

Day 5: Return to Brightham House

1. Relax at Brightham House

Upon returning to Brightham House, spend the evening unwinding in the tranquil surroundings of the property. Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local restaurant.


This 2024 UK road trip through South West Devon, North Devon, and Cornwall offers an unforgettable adventure, showcasing the region’s natural beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture. The welcoming atmosphere and thoughtful touches provided by Brightham House Boutique Bed & Breakfast serve as the perfect base for your explorations, ensuring a memorable and enjoyable holiday for you and your pet.

By booking a three-night stay at Brightham House Boutique Bed & Breakfast, you can experience the best of South Devon while enjoying the comfort and hospitality of this charming boutique accommodation. So, pack your bags and get ready for a memorable weekend getaway in the heart of England’s countryside.

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(All reservations have a option of moving a booking date with a FREE cancellation up to 14 day of your booking date and return of deposit, should you need to amend your booking at anytime)


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