Travels with my dad: a bothy-to-bothy hike in north Devon

The writer is keen to try a hiking route between two of the National Trust’s new camping bothies in north Devon, but is unsure how her recently retired father will take to staying in a ‘stone tent’

UK road trip: Dorset to Cornwall

It’s golden beaches, epic views and fine seafood all the way along this lazy week-long route from the Jurassic Coast to foodie Falmouth

Take the kids to … Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre, Devon

A spooky classic ghost train, a coconut shy and wobbly mirrors all add up to good old-fashioned fairground fun at this charming attraction near Dartmoor

Take the kids to … Powderham Castle, Kenton, south Devon

This 600-year-old castle is full of fascinating history, but for kids it’s all about being outside, from interactive shows to a pets’ corner, woodland trails and a deer safari