Great Ideas!

Corfe Castle, Dorset

We’ve come up with some sample itineraries to inspire your visit in the South West, drawing together places to stay and things to do that are accredited by the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

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Tourist Information Centres are a goldmine of information; these ones are green guaranteed, and can show you how to get the most from your trip.

What’s Your Favourite?

We’d love to hear aboutyour favourite green experience in the South West.

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St Michaels Mount, Cornwall

Keeping the South West Special

Top tips to be the best sort of visitor!

Try Local, Buy Local

Sample the culinary and cultural delights of the South West. And don’t forget pressies for friends & family!

Explore What’s on Your Doorstep

Explore the area where you're staying before jumping in the car. If you are travelling further afield why not try out the local trains, buses and even ferries

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Look for businesses that care

Look for the GTBS leaf and let those with it know how great they are!

For more tips on how to be a better visitor, go to Future Footprints

Tip of the Month: Enjoy more peace and quiet

The South West is beautiful all-year round!  You can avoid the crowds by visiting outside of the summer, our spring flowers, autumn walks and winter markets are worth the trip! If you do visit at busier times, try avoiding the middle of the day and choose to travel early or late. Why not discover some of the hidden gems rather than just visiting the most popular sites.