Attractions

Top Choice House in Helston

Godolphin

This wonderful medieval house and garden was the family seat of the Godolphin family who, during the 17th and 18th centuries, were one of Cornwall's great mining dynasties. The main house is still undergoing restora…
Top Choice House in Wareham

Clouds Hill

The tiny cottage that was home to TE Lawrence (1888–1935) provides a compelling insight into a complex man. The British soldier became legendary after working with Arab tribes against Turkish forces in WWI. Look out…
Top Choice Architecture in Royal Crescent & Northern Bath

Royal Crescent

Bath is famous for its glorious Georgian architecture, and it doesn't get any grander than this semicircular terrace of majestic town houses overlooking the green sweep of Royal Victoria Park. Designed by John Wood …
Architecture in Porlock

Holnicote Estate

The 50-sq-km Holnicote Estate sweeps southeast out of Porlock, taking in a string of impossibly pretty villages. Picturesque Bossington leads to charming Allerford and its 15th-century packhorse bridge. The biggest …
Architecture in Wiltshire

King Alfred's Tower

A 50m-high folly with wonderful views. It's part of the National Trust property Stourhead, some 8 miles south of Frome.
Architecture in Royal Crescent & Northern Bath

The Circus

The Circus is a Georgian masterpiece. Built to John Wood the Elder's design and completed in 1768, it's said to have been inspired by the Colosseum in Rome. Arranged over three equal terraces, the 33 mansions overlo…
Notable Building in Port Isaac

Doc Martin's House

Properly known as Fern Cottage, this stone building sits in a fine spot above the harbour, and was used as Doc Martin's house throughout the eponymous TV series. It's now a holiday home, so you can't go inside, but …
Architecture in Penzance

Egyptian House

The Egyptian House looks like a bizarre cross between a Georgian town house and an Egyptian sarcophagus and was originally built for a wealthy mineralogist, John Lavin, as a geological museum. It's now a private res…