The most beautiful places in SW England

Not only the magnificent coast of Cornwall

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in SW England
Inserted: 12.10.2016
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Southwest England, offers not only beautiful beaches with snow-white cliffs, but also old towns and misty upland plains with heathers and ponies. Great Britain end here with Celtic county Cornwall with narrow country roads and scenic landscape.

Durdle Door

Famous rock arch on the Jurassic Coast

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Perhaps the most beautiful part of the English coast are snowy white cliffs near Lulworth town. The most… continue reading


The most famous place in England

| Altitude: 102 m / 335 ft

Stonehenge megalithic structures recognized by almost everyone in the world. It is one of the most famous and… continue reading


Amazing Cathedral City

| Altitude: 47 m / 154 ft

Wells is a beautiful historic city with an amazing cathedral and the bishop's palace, which is fortified by… continue reading

St. Michael's mount

Castle on a small island

| Altitude: 30 m / 98 ft

One of the biggest attractions in Cornwall is St. Michael's mount – a castle standing on a small island only… continue reading


Just beaches and cliffs

| Altitude: 20 m / 66 ft

Newquay is basically interesting only for their beautiful location. In its surroundings are plenty of… continue reading

The small town of Clovelly

The picturesque town on a steep slope

| Altitude: 80 m / 262 ft

Clovelly and its surrounding landscape is a bit different than in other parts of South East England. Just the… continue reading


City with mysterious tower

| Altitude: 130 m / 427 ft

Glastonbury is famous mainly for its gigantic music festival. However, it is also interesting for travelers… continue reading

Tintagel castle ruins

The castle of King Arthur

| Altitude: 50 m / 164 ft

The mythical King Arthur and his Camelot Castle is often placed in the position of the ruins of Tintagel… continue reading

Seatown beach

Beautiful beach with cliffs

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Seatown is a tourist village with a beautiful, two kilometers long, golden beach which is on both sides… continue reading

Exeter Cathedral

Cathedral with an imposing bell tower

| Altitude: 35 m / 115 ft

More than one hundred thousand city Exeter is the center of county Devon. The most important monument of the… continue reading

Fishing village of Cadgwith

The picturesque folk architecture

| Altitude: 22 m / 72 ft

At the southern end of Cornwall you will find a beautiful, picturesque fishing village of Cadgwith. There are… continue reading

Salisbury Cathedral

Cathedral with the tallest tower

| Altitude: 50 m / 164 ft

Salisbury Cathedral boasts with the tallest tower you can see in the UK. Measure is the whole 123 m. The… continue reading

Wild Mullion Cove

Tough part of the Cornish coast

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If you like the wild coast with sharp cliffs the Mullion Cove is right place for you. Extra bonus is the… continue reading

Nunney Castle

The massive castle in the picturesque village

| Altitude: 107 m / 351 ft

Nunney Castle is a beautiful example of classically built storied castle with four towers behind a moat. Even… continue reading

Lynton and Lynmouth

Towns connected by cable car

| Altitude: 200 m / 656 ft

Lynton and Lynmouth are essentially metropolitan area. Lynton is built on two hundred meters high cliff and… continue reading

Golden cliff in Westbay

Monumental cliff above the beautiful beach

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Westbay boasts with a small picturesque harbor, beautiful beach, but also with a huge golden-colored cliff… continue reading


A picturesque historic town

| Altitude: 62 m / 203 ft

The small town of Dunster is famous for impressive castle, the picturesque main street, a church and a… continue reading

St. Ives

City with four beaches

| Altitude: 14 m / 46 ft

Summer resort St. Ives can boast with four beautiful beaches surrounding rocky peninsula with chapel of st.… continue reading

Lizard point

Southernmost Point of Great Britain

| Altitude: 20 m / 66 ft

The southernmost point of the island of Great Britain is the Cape Lizard Point in Cornwall. There is not only… continue reading

Dartmoor National Park

County of Hound of the Baskervilles

| Altitude: 350 m / 1 148 ft

Dartmoor National Park it is quite often the „right“ grim and stark landscape of plateau with wetlands and… continue reading


Westernmost city of Great Britain

| Altitude: 30 m / 98 ft

Relatively picturesque town Penzance is considered as a westernmost city of the UK. The dominant sight is a… continue reading


City with the deepest harbor

| Altitude: 50 m / 164 ft

Falmouth City, with thirty thousand inhabitants, is boasts with a very deep natural harbor – the deepest in… continue reading

Harbor in Padstow

Harbor by the river Camel

| Altitude: 5 m / 16 ft

Harbor in Padstow is picturesquely located at the wide mouth of the river Camel. Boats are moored not only in… continue reading

Land´s End

The western end of England

| Altitude: 40 m / 131 ft

The western end of England has really accurately chosen name – Land's End. There is famous signpost and… continue reading

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