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- Bempton Cliffs is great for families with access to see more than 200,000 birds (from April to August) on the white cliffs. Specially-created cliff top viewpoints are wheelchair accessible with care. Species include gannets, guillemots, razorbills, kittiwakes and fulmars. Dogs allowed but must be kept on lead.
- Ashton Court has been the site of a manor house since the 11th century, and has been developed by a series of owners since then. The house stands within a large estate spanning the boundary between Bristol and North Somerset, approximately 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) from Bristol city centre. It is on the western side of the River Avon close to the Clifton Suspension Bridge and the suburb of Leigh Woods and the Leigh Woods National Nature Reserve which are east of Ashton Court. To the north and west are open countryside. The estate covers 850 acres (340 ha) of woods and open grassland laid out by Humphry Repton.
- Skellig Michael, also called Great Skellig, is the larger of the two Skellig Islands, located 11.6 kilometres (7.2 mi) west of the Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. A Gaelic Christian monastery was founded on the island at some point between the 6th and 8th century and remained continuously occupied until it was abandoned in the late 12th century. The remains of the monastery, and most of the island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Boat operators run trips to Skellig Michael during the summer season (May to October), weather permitting. There are dive sites immediately around the rock.
- Smugglers Adventure, underground caverns to explore Hastings smuggling, bootlegging and gangland past, a themed experience with life-size figures, you’ll walk through a tunnel once used by smugglers. Smugglers Adventure and Hastings Castle and 1066 Story are located on the West Hill. Although limited Pay and Display parking is available on the hill, we advise customers to park in a more easily accessible car park on the seafront.
- Constitution Hill was a an early theme park built Victorians. It consisted of arcades and a restaurant at the foot of the hill, the railway, and at the top of the hill a camera obscura and park, of which it is the largest camera obscura in the world. Aberystwyth Cliff Railway takes you from the promenade up to the top of Constitution Hill. The funicular railway opened in 1896 and is 237m (778 feet) long. You can always take the meandering footpath as an alternative route to the railway.
- The New Forest is an area of southern England which includes the largest remaining tracts of unenclosed pasture land, heathland and forest in the heavily-populated south east of England. It covers south-west Hampshire and extends into south-east Wiltshire. Don’t just think of a forest as the New Forest coast extends for 26 miles in length, as the crow flies, making it up to 76% of Hampshire’s total coastline (33 miles). The designated area of the National Park covers 571 km2 (140,000 acres) and includes many existing SSSIs. As well as most of the New Forest district of Hampshire, it takes in the South Hampshire Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a small corner of Test Valley district around the village of Canada and part of Wiltshire south-east of Redlynch.
- The coastal path passes through Polzeath in one direction to Rock, and in the other through New Polzeath, Pentire Point and along miles of stunning coastline. On the headland of The Rumps is the Iron-Age cliff castle. This fort with superb coastal vistas has a triple rampart and ditch system protecting the headland.