Life in the South West
The schools within Plymouth CAST have the privilege of serving communities across some of England’s most picturesque and popular counties. Stretching from to Poole in the East to Penzance in the West, if you don’t currently live in the South West we are confident you will find an amazing place to settle which fulfils your personal needs, while providing you with an exciting professional opportunity.
Dorset – a cosmopolitan county, offering the very best of countryside and coastline, as well as cultural events and leisure attractions. There’s so much to do you’ll be spoilt for choice. Dorset has a wealth of historic castles, fantastic houses and gardens to explore and delight. With miles and miles of sandy beaches, some of the best weather in the UK and the longest life expectancy in Britain, Dorset renowned for its Jurassic cliffs makes for a happy home. And along with its picture postcard villages, the vibrant towns of Bournemouth, Poole, Dorchester and Weymouth are bursting with places to eat, drink and shop.
Devon – a stunning county of great contrasts, with two beautiful coastlines, two National Parks and five official Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There’s so much to visit and do, too: family attractions, historic buildings, award-winning places to eat, thrilling outdoor activities, and exciting events happening all year round. As well as its well-known coastal towns, Devon also boasts its historic cities of Exeter and Plymouth, with great shopping and bustling nightlife, as well as friendly towns and pretty villages, lined with the pastel-coloured cottages.
Cornwall – There are lots of things Cornwall is loved for: the dramatic coastline with its captivating fishing harbours; the spectacular beaches and the pounding surf that provide anatural playground for a variety of watersports. But there are also lots of things about Cornwall that may surprise you – the wilderness of captivating Bodmin Moor with its panorama of big skies, fascinating prehistoric remains, great walking trails and more than its fair share of local legends. There’s also the dynamic art scene, inspired by the naturally stunning landscape. In addition to this for lovers of fine food, Cornwall has become known for a food scene to rival London and beyond.