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Home to some of Britain's most family-friendly counties - Devon, Cornwall and Dorset – and then also lower-key but still compelling Somerset and Wiltshire, Southwest England as a destination for family holidays is very much on the radar of our family travel writers, who have reviewed some of its most family-friendly accommodation for all budgets and many of its main attractions and activities, whether it's surfing, collecting fossils on the Jurassic Coast, or visiting themeparks or farms.

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