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Why Go?

New British seaside destination with hip harbor towns and cool surfing spots

Dramatic landscapes, from the Cornish cliffs and smugglers' coves to wild and ghostly Dartmoor and Exmoor

Big arts scene, from the St. Ives set to the Tate—oh, and Damien Hirst has a restaurant, too

What To Skip

Torquay and the English Riviera—still skewing provincial

What For:

Active + Adventure, Beach + Island, Family, Food + Wine, Green + Eco-Travel, Outdoors + Nature

When To Go:

May, June, July, August


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