Take the kids to… Telegraph Museum, Porthcurno, Cornwall

Children of the internet age will be gobsmacked to discover this small remote telegraph office was at the forefront of a communications revolution, but the museum tells that story in a fun, fascinating and hands-on way

Beara of glad tidings: south-west Ireland’s other great peninsula

The Beara peninsula is less popular than nearby honeypots such as the Ring of Kerry – and is all the better for it.

Take the kids to … Tintagel, Cornwall

Wizards, kings and castle ruins combine with beach, caves and rock pools to make a magical day out – even in February

Bristol ranked fourth in inspiring city list

The West Country city beat London, Paris and Amsterdam in an online survey and is lauded for its vibrant arts scene