Discover History

The Southwest of England is host to a huge number of stunning historic destinations. Here we have detailed just a few of these that are all reachable within hours of setting off from here in your motorhome hired from Chelston.

The Roman BathsThe Historic Roman Baths at Bath where so much of Roman architecture is preserved and functioning as it did 2000 years ago. https://www.romanbaths.co.uk/

The stunning Wells Cathedral established in 705 by King Ine of Wessex is one of the most stunning examples of eclesiastic archeticure https://www.wellscathedral.org.uk/

For a true medieval experience you have the 14th Century Nunney Castle. Although ruined it is still a stunning example of fortress design. https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/nunney-castle/

Glastonbury Tor is the iconic monument that rises from the Somerset Levels and is steeped in ancient Celtic Mythology https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/glastonbury-tor

The Cerne Abbas Giant in Dorset is a must-see landmark. Scholars disagree eith the origin of this iconic british landmark it is an enormous and thought-provoking piece of art carved into the landscape https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cerne-giant

Tintagel castle is woven into the folkelore of cornwall with 1500 years of history and connections to the Arthurian legends  https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/tintagel-castle/ 


Stonehenge is one of the best known prehistoric monuments in Europe now includes an exhibition of ancient objects connected to the stones https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/stonehenge/

St Michael Mount fairy tale castle surrounded by tropical gardens is a truly amazing destination steeped in history and boasting breathtaking views across a tidal causeway. https://www.stmichaelsmount.co.uk/

Discover real dinosaur fossils along the Jurassic Coast of Devon and Dorset. 96 miles of stunning coastline and home to some of the most fossil rich locations in the UK. https://jurassiccoast.org/

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