Eye on the World: Southwest England

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Eclectic towns, cultural cities, street art, captivating castles, and memorable meals filled my days while touring Southwest England. My journey started off in the artsy beachside town of Brighton, where ExploreGB—a VisitBritain event where suppliers and buyers have the opportunity to meet—took place this year. After ExploreGB, I had the opportunity to traverse through Cornwall, Devon and Bristol while taking in all of its culture, stunning sights and charming personalities—and I don’t just mean the people. Each area has its own vibe, whether it’s the artsy side of Bristol, where the famous street artist Banksy is from, or the foodie town of Devon, where I feasted on a meal prepped by two-star Michelin chef Michael Caines. Cornwall doesn’t fall short on the list, either, offering up Port Isaac where the British drama-comedy “Doc Martin” is filmed, and the awe-inspiring sights of the cliffside Tintagel Castle ruins, where I marched up 130 steps for a magical ocean view. Sit back, and take a look for yourself, through these snapshots of my trip through Southwest England. I’m sure your clients, or even you, will want to be booking the next flight there.