Things to do in Devon

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There are plenty of things to do in Devon, whether you’re interested in exploring the great outdoors, learning about the local history, or simply enjoying the relaxed pace of life.

Some popular activities include hiking the beautiful Dartmoor National Park, visiting the historic city of Exeter, and exploring the charming coastal towns of Torquay and Dartmouth.

There are also many beautiful beaches to choose from, including Woolacombe and Bantham.

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Canonteign Falls Devon

Canonteign Falls, Devon

Canonteign Falls is home to the highest waterfall in the South West. Located just 30 minutes from Exeter on the north eastern edge of Dartmoor National Park in Devon. A great day out for all ages, marvel at the 70 … Read More
Paignton Zoo Devon

Paignton Zoo, Devon

Discover over 2,000 animals at Paignton Zoo, set in 80 acres of beautiful grounds and just a mile from Paignton town centre in Devon! I have such fond memories of visiting when I was studying biology at the University of … Read More

Great places to go cider tasting in Devon

With the perfect microclimate for growing cider apples and an abundance of local cider makers, cider tasting in Devon is an absolute treat! Here are our picks for the best places to sample a tipple or two. Hunts Devon Cider, … Read More
Devon Gin School at Devon Distillery Dartington2

Discover the art of distillation at these Devon gin schools

The Devon gin scene is thriving and if you have ever fancied trying to make your own gin, here are the gin schools to show you how. All run from local Devon distilleries, you can be sure to have some … Read More

10 Devon distilleries to discover

From gin and limoncello to rum and single malt whiskey, Devon distilleries are creating some fantastic tipples from incredible local ingredients. Devon Distillery, Dartington Run by Cosmo Caddy, who’s grandfather created Sharpham Vineyards, the Devon Distillery makes its own award-winning … Read More
Otter Brewery Devon

5 great brewery tours in Devon to try if you love real ale

We’ve found five great brewery tours in Devon, where you can see how local brewers make their finest beers. Otter Brewery High in the heart of the Blackdown Hills, this family-run brewery has been producing beer for over 25 years. … Read More
Buckfast Abbey Devon

Buckfast Abbey, Devon

Just half a mile from the A38, midway between Exeter and Plymouth in Devon, is Buckfast Abbey, a working monastery nestling close to the River Dart and Dartmoor itself. It is a tranquil retreat from the busy tourist hotspots that … Read More
Autumn woods

Escape to the West Country this October

October is a wonderful time to get away to the countryside. Woods are carpeted with rich reds and earthy ochres, horse chestnut trees are giving up the last of their conkers, deer are rutting and the hedgerows are heaving with … Read More
Powderham Castle Devon

Powderham Castle, Devon

Lying within a lovely deer park in sight of the banks of the River Exe, Powderham Castle is situated approximately seven miles South East of Exeter. The 600 year old family home of the Earl and Countess of Devon is … Read More