Pretty villages in England to add to your bucket list

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From Cornwall to the Lake District via the Cotswolds

Devon
, where cars are banned from the quaint cobbled high street that winds its way down the steep hillside to the ancient harbour. Park at the top of the hill before making a leisurely descent through the traditional whitewashed cottages draped with vibrant fuchsias and geraniums, making sure to sample the array of charming cafes and souvenir shops along the way.
Where to grab a drink:
The Cottage Tea Rooms (High Street; 01237 431781). Bask in the (hopefully) sunny courtyard overlooking the bay with a cool drink or fresh pot of tea.
Where to stop for lunch:
New Inn Hamlyn (High Street; 01237 431303). Traditional English fare, using fresh local produce – comforting home cooking at its best.
Where to stay:
– Brimming with retro-cool vibes, The Big House in nearby Ilfracombe boasts a huge kitchen complete with an Aga, a private garden, stunning original features and quirky, personal touches throughout. Fresh baked scones, anyone?
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Abbotsbury, Dorset
Nature-lovers need look no further than Abbotsbury for a flora and fauna fix.

Thatched roofs and stone cottages are flanked by a myriad of natural wonders, including an eight-mile long lagoon, known as the Fleet, that’s home to rare coastal invertebrates and seabirds.
The impressive Abbotsbury swannery is the only place in the world where you can walk among breeding, nesting and hatching swans – a wonderful opportunity for bird enthusiasts. When you’ve grown tired of their squawking, there’s a 20-acre
to explore at the Subtropical Gardens, teeming with exotic plants first introduced to this country by descendants of the Countess of Ilchester in 1765.
Where to grab a drink:
Ilchester Arms, (9 Market Street; 01305 871243) – a 17th-century coaching inn with fine views of local countryside and coast.
Where to stop for lunch:
The Old School House Tea Rooms and Tea Garden (1 Back Street; 01305 871808) – 1930/40s-inspired

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