Great Britain - Bath & Southwest England (PDF Chapter)
This is the Bath & Southwest England chapter from Lonely Planet’s Great Britain guidebook.
England’s southwest is simply spectacular. Here the past is ever present – prepare for close encounters with iconic stone circles, Iron Age hill forts and Roman baths. Blockbuster stately homes border romantic castles; serene cathedrals frame sumptuous Georgian cityscapes.
- take a magical dawn walk inside the massive sarsen ring at Stonehenge
- ferry-hop around the UK’s most idyllic archipelago, the Isles of Scilly
- stroll England’s most glorious Georgian street, the Royal Crescent
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Hampshire, Winchester, Portsmouth, New Forest, Isle of Wight, Cowes & Around, Ryde & Around, Ventnor & Around, Steephill Cove, West Wight, Dorset, Bournemouth, Poole, Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove & Around, Dorchester & Around, Cerne Abbas & the Cerne Giant, Weymouth, Isle of Portland, Chesil Beach, Lyme Regis, Sherborne, Wiltshire, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Stourhead, Longleat, Lacock, Avebury & Around, Exmoor National Park, Dulverton, Exford, Dunster, Porlock & Around, Lynton & Lynmouth, Devon, Exeter, Torquay & Around, Brixham, Dartmouth & Around, Totnes & Around, Plymouth & Around, Dartmoor National Park, Croyde & Braunton, Ilfracombe & Around, Clovelly, Bristol, Bath, Somerset, Wells & Around, Glastonbury, Cornwall, Bude, Boscastle, Tintagel, Port Isaac, Padstow & Rock, Newquay, Perranporth to Porthtowan, St Ives, Zennor & St Just, Sennen & Land’s End, Mousehole, Penzance, The Lizard, Falmouth & Around, Truro, Fowey, Looe, Bodmin Moor, Isles of Scilly, St Mary’s, Tresco, Bryher, St Martin’s, St Agnes and Shaftesbury.
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