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West Country Carnival

West Country Carnival

September 6, 2019 at 9:49 am

Carnivals truly are special occasions for any city; the city lights up, people rejoice, and the environment is full of life and positive energy not just during the event, but long after it ends too. One of such events is the West Country Carnival Circuits in the South West ofRead More

The West Country Accents and Dialects

The West Country Accents and Dialects

July 23, 2019 at 9:46 am

Because of its broad usage and international role, the English language is known to encompass numerous different accents and dialects. Some of them are so distinct that despite the fact that people speaking them technically share a native language – English – they might have issues communicating and understanding oneRead More

Corfe Castle

The Stoic Journey of Corfe Castle

May 23, 2019 at 8:41 am

On your journey through the antiquated charm of the West Country, you may happen upon the small Village of Purbeck. The towering hill overlooking the Purbeck streets holds the eminent Corfe Castle and a treasure of historical significance in the region. The Castle is an impressive site with over aRead More

Experience the History of Harbourside

Experience the History of Harbourside

March 22, 2019 at 2:01 pm

Journeying back to the eleventh century, you will see ships line the shores as Harbourside merchants trade and sell. The docks hustled and bustled throughout the day with an antiquated system of commerce. When the sun set and the seas were clear, you could almost hear an eerie silence fallRead More

Walking in Harbourside

Walking in Harbourside

January 9, 2019 at 12:51 pm

Walking is not only healthy; it is a great way to take in the sites. When visiting Harbourside, there is plenty of exciting places to see and things to do. One of the many bright points of the region is their emphasis on the journey. Walking may not sound likeRead More

The Food and Drink of the West Country – Part 2

The Food and Drink of the West Country – Part 2

July 23, 2018 at 11:12 am

One of the West Country’s famous agricultural out puts that is a bi-product of the dairy industry is cheese. Some of the cheeses in the region are so famous that they have had to have their names protected as farmers around the world have tried to recreate the taste ofRead More

The Food and Drink of the West Country – Part 1

The Food and Drink of the West Country – Part 1

July 15, 2018 at 10:42 am

The West Country is home to a huge and successful agricultural community. This has resulted in fantastic produce that is made available each year for the large numbers of restaurants to use and some of the finest restaurants in the county are located in the region. There are certain foodsRead More

Inland Tourist Destinations in the South West – Part 2

Inland Tourist Destinations in the South West – Part 2

July 4, 2018 at 9:42 am

Tourists who visit Somerset are often attracted to Wookey Hole which is found in the north of the county. It consists of series of caves that have been formed naturally in the Mendip Hills. Over the years chemical weathering has resulted in the limestone rock being weathered and eroded awayRead More

Getting Transport To and From The West Country

Getting Transport To and From The West Country

June 21, 2018 at 4:00 pm

The South West of England is a region of the British Isles with the most transient of populations. The population numbers of the area vary greatly with the time of the year. The most obvious contrast is between the summer and the winter with the region being packed out withRead More

Inland Tourist Destinations in the South West – Part 1

Inland Tourist Destinations in the South West – Part 1

June 17, 2018 at 9:29 am

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the South West is Stonehenge. Each year it is visited by over 800,000 people and one of the reasons for this is its accessibility. It is located on the Main A303 road that travels from London down to Exeter which means thatRead More