Visit Devon Blog

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Whether you are a first time visitor to Devon or a resident, our blog is the perfect place to find top tips for travel around the county, ideas and inspiration for your stay and all the latest news. 

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Popular Vintage Weekend returns to RHS Rosemoor

Travel back in time and enjoy a weekend of nostalgia at RHS Rosemoor’s annual Vintage Weekend, supported by Atkins Ferrie Wealth Management. Admire a huge and eclectic selection of wonderful classic cars, motorcycles, tractors and caravans on the rolling lawns and speak to the collectors who…

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Country Show at Newton Abbot Race course

The Country Show returns to Newton Abbot Racecourse on Saturday 10 August 2024! Join us from 10am for a fun-filled family day out with entertainment for the whole family to enjoy! Entertainment and activities at the show this year include: - The Sheep Show - Pow Wow Alpacas - Humaryn Shetland Pony…

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The best places to camp this summer

Planning a trip to Devon this summer? There are an overwhelming number of accommodation options to choose from, so if you want to keep it simple, why not opt for a spot of camping? Not only is this a budget-friendly option, but the majority of campsites are happy for you to bring your dogs with you…

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Suggestions for spending Father’s Day in Devon

Whether you’re celebrating your dad, your grandad, an uncle, an older brother, a stepdad or just any other man in your life, we’re here to help you make 16 th June special. Whatever you’re looking for, from days out for the whole family to Sunday lunch, here are some of our top suggestions. Ideas for…

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Sleepy Owl come top in National Tourism Awards

Tourism businesses from the South West were celebrating last night (5 June) as host Alex Polizzi presented the annual VisitEngland awards to the best in the country. The announcements marked the conclusion of the 2023/24 awards cycle which started in 2023 when businesses entered their local tourism…

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Sidmouth’s Victoria Hotel Launches New Source Spa

The Victoria Hotel, Sidmouth’s 4 star seaside luxurious Victorian landmark, has officially launched a new Source Spa with first class facilities and luxury treatments. The spa boasts an indoor heated pool, a modern gym, a hydrotherapy spa bath, an ice bath, aromatherapy sauna, and steam room. The…

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Sink your teeth into Shark Month at Royal William Yard

Shark Week is a renowned cultural phenomenon – but Plymouth is getting bigger and better this summer by welcoming Shark Month to Royal William Yard this July. The month-long celebration is a partnership with the Shark Trust, a leading international conservation charity, based in Britain’s Ocean…

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Mark the 80th Anniversary of D-Day in Sidmouth

On Thursday, June 6, the nation will come together to remember the tens of thousands of allied forces who gave service on D-Day eighty years ago and helped secure peace after the Second World War. Across the United Kingdom, Europe and the world, commemorations will be taking place to mark the 80 th…

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