See in the New Year in luxury and start the year as you mean it to go on with one of these New Year stays in Devon. With fabulous parties, champagne on ice and incredible breakfasts to start the first day of a New Year, there are fewer things better than a trip away over New Year, so we’ve pulled…Read More
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On Saturday, 2nd December, the medieval Great Barn at the National Trust’s Buckland Abbey, near Plymouth opens its doors for Christmas 2023 with an immersive Tudor Frost Fair display. The Great Tudor Frost Fair in the Great Barn has been inspired by the incredibly cold winters in the 16 th and 17 th…Read More
Buckfast Abbey is thrilled to announce the completion of Phase II, unveiling the opening of the Crafts section within The Green Hub - Gardens and Crafts initiative. This newly launched Crafts section is envisioned as a dynamic social hub where local artists can engage with curious visitors, offering…Read More
Powderham Castle, a historic gem nestled in the heart of South Devon, is set to transport visitors to a winter wonderland with the return of its highly-anticipated Christmas at the Castle event, which this year sees the introduction of a BSL Christmas grotto. As part of this magical celebration…Read More
The nights are long and dark, and the days are sometimes gloomy so we all need a big dose of Christmas cheer to brighten our days and evenings. Devon’s Top Attractions are aglow with festive lights, fabulous grottos, friendly Santas, nativity scenes, animals warm in deep straw-lined stables, busy…Read More
Looking for a magical stay in Devon this Christmas? Look no further than Lydgate House's festive offerings. Their three night Christmas Experience is the perfect way to relax and enjoy a truly special and unforgettable Christmas celebration. Our hotel will be adorned with tasteful decorations…Read More
The Box unveils a 2024 exhibition programme featuring significant partnerships with National Portrait Gallery, Tate, National Gallery and Imperial War Museums. The Box, Plymouth’s award-winning museum, art gallery and archive, has revealed an ambitious exhibition programme for 2024. It includes…Read More
While Devon is delightful with the sun shining, there is something quite magical about a bracing winter walk, whether it is through the countryside or around the coastal routes. If you find yourself in Devon and want some suggestions of how to get out and enjoy the changing of the seasons, here are…Read More
Chagford on Dartmoor has been named as one of Britain’s best looking towns as part of research undertaken by The Telegraph. The Telegraph’s travel journalists ranked the towns in Britain based on the pleasantness of their shop fronts, historic architecture, low traffic, low litter, stunning views…Read More
It’s almost time to dust off those elves and find shelves to hide them on, so it’s no wonder that Santa is making a couple of pit stops in Devon this month to get ahead of the rush! Why not kick start your Christmas festivities by taking the kids (and the dogs!) to Santa’s grotto so he can get a…Read More