It’s official – summer is here and the school holidays are in full swing. School is out and so is the sunshine! Let’s face it, there are many different places to visit and things to do during the summer holidays that it can sometimes be overwhelming to choose what is right for you. Do you want to travel abroad? Or would a local holiday with the family be more suited? What about day trips instead? The South West provides endless opportunities for you this summer!
Days out in the South West provide you with the family time you want as well as fitting to your budget. it only seems appropriate to consider alternatives that lie right on our doorstep.
Summer isn’t all about going on holidays and with sky-high prices for a family holiday abroad, potentially setting you back a few thousand, why not make the most of what is right here in the South West!
Days out in the South West can be as simple as you want, to more extravagant affairs. Beach days can see you spend a well earned day of relaxation as well as spending quality time with family and friends. You can build sandcastles, sunbathe and even dip your feet in the sea – if you’re brave enough.
If you want to go for more of an adventure-filled day then why not hop in the car with the family to make the most of the hot weather and head down to River Dart Country Park.
There is no other perfect place for an adventure in Devon this summer than River Dart Country Park. Only a short 30-minute drive from Plymouth it is both a day trip and a holiday if you want it to be.
Set in 90 acres of parkland within Dartmoor National Park, the River Dart Country Park is one of Devon’s best-loved family tourist attractions and campsites.
The park is packed with activities, for a great day out, or you can even stay longer, and explore Devon, from their award-winning campsite and holiday park!
Voted one of the best visitor attractions in Devon, there is something for everyone at River Dart Country Club. The range of family activities are endless from their Adventure Playground, Bike Trail, High and Low Ropes Course, Zip Wire, Obstacle Course, Pirate Ship, Climbing Wall, Kayaking, Canoeing and much more for you to get involved in this summer.
Both families and daredevils are welcome, with activities available for all to take part in.
One of the things that sets River Dart aside from other attractions in the South West is that it isn’t just a day out.
All guests have free entry to the vast range of park activities. With generous pitches and excellent camping facilities for your touring caravan, tent, motorhome or motor caravan, you’re spoilt for choice in ways to holiday at River Dart Country Park this summer!
To find out more about River Dart, their facilities, activities, and information on prices, visit www.riverdart.co.uk
Days out aren’t always about spending your money, there are plenty of ways you can have a budget-friendly day out with the family or your friends this summer. Why not go for a walk along the coastal paths of Devon and Cornwall.
From sandy beaches and lighthouse-topped cliffs to views of the Jurassic Coast, the Devon coastline offers many perfect locations for a seaside walk. Where else can you walk along 630 miles of such superb coastline which makes up the longest National Trail in the UK? Grab your hiking boots and even a picnic for a day of walking your socks off around the coastal paths of the South West.
If days out don’t appeal to you and you’re after a holiday then look no further than Alan Witt of Not Just Travel. Alan Witt is a Personal Travel Expert with over 30 years experience in the travel industry. He can plan a short break in the UK to round the world holidays and cruises. Whatever your holiday requirements are this summer, Alan Witt can help you out and organise the perfect getaway, from the beautiful setting of Cornwall to the stunning beaches in the Caribbean.
Alan has teamed up with Hoseasons to find you the best deals on places to stay this summer.
Hoseasons is part of Awaze – Europe’s leading managed vacation rentals and holiday resorts business. They offer holiday accommodation and rentals around Europe from all kinds of accommodation types including lodges, cottages, boats and holiday parks both in the UK and abroad. See what offers are available by visiting his website https://alanwitt.notjusttravel.com.
Alan Witt can take care of anything you need from a holiday regardless of budget, taking the stress away from you so you can sit back, relax and have the peace of mind that your holiday is sorted.
Wherever you are in the South West there is always something to do on your doorstep and with the stunning scenery and the sun shining during the summer holidays it only makes sense to make the most of it.
If you love an adventure whilst getting your daily exercise in then get in touch with Puffing Billy Cycles. They hire out bikes for all ages and sizes including electric bike hire for anyone aged 12 and over.
With the beautiful scenery in the and around Plymouth, and whilst the sun is shining, you can make the most of it this summer when hiring a bike from Puffing Billy Cycles.
Dartmoor and the South Hams are great for cycling but with terrain that can be tough, you want to get the most enjoyable time possible – Puffing Billy Cycles can ensure you get the best experience.
Take on Dartmoor with a ghost mountain bike or if you’ve not got your road bike, hire one of their high-quality road bikes. They are sure to have the right size bike to fit you, so you can still enjoy taking on some of the best hills and corners around Dartmoor.
Puffing Billy Cycles are your first stop for a cycling adventure this summer, whether you are heading out with the family or you have a day off work and want to get out and enjoy the sun whilst getting fit – they’ll help you select a bike that suits your needs and set you up for your cycling venture.
For more information about bike hire, including prices head to www.puffingbillycycles.uk
If cycling isn’t your cup of tea but you’re keen to get out in the glorious summer weather, then head down to Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre. They welcome families, friends, individuals, businesses, and schools to participate in many water and land-based activities.
Throughout the school holidays, the Mount Batten Centre provides a fun-filled, dynamic range of both wet and dry Adventure Days for 8 – 16 years. They have an array of activities to enjoy this summer; including paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, and windsurfing – plus many more!
Go to www.mount-batten-centre.com to find out more about what the Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre have on this summer, their prices and to book in for a fun-filled summer day out in Plymouth.
Make the most of the weather this summer, whether you decide to go on holiday with the family or choose to stay in the South West for a camping trip or a few days out instead. If a holiday is more your style then be sure to contact Alan Witt of Not Just Travel, he will be sure to sort you out the best summer holiday abroad or in the UK. The possibilities in the South West are endless with River Dart, Puffing Billy Cycles and the Mount Batten Watersports and Activities Centre – get out and have fun this summer!