Southwest - at a glance
Southwest England is home to some of England’s most enchanting spots.
Counties such as Dorset, Devon and Cornwall maintain a feeling of remoteness and tranquillity that make them popular holiday destinations.
The region’s major cities include Bristol and Bath, which are just a 12 minute train journey from each other.
In this part of the country you can see how the Romans bathed in Bath, discover the delights of a Devonshire cream tea and venture to the wild western reaches of Cornwall to seek out subtropical gardens and seafood.