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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Canonteign Falls launches guest artist in café space

Canonteign Falls, a stunning natural attraction on the edge of Dartmoor, reopened recently just in time for Easter and is now unveiling an exhibition of work from local artist, Rachel Z Garner at the Canonteign Kitchen. Rachel’s artistic journey is characterised with layering, light and subtle…

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Accessibility at the forefront of Devon County Show

This year’s Devon County Show, will be its most accessible yet, thanks to a new initiative to increase inclusivity. The changes will include: A high dependency mobile disabled toilet unit, equipped with a hoist. Accessibility stewards around the site. Chairs outside all accessible toilet facilities…

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The history you can walk around on Dartmoor

Dartmoor in the springtime is a magical place to be, from the new foals to the lambs frolicking around, it’s a lovely place to spend your time. There are a host of walking trails, businesses offering climbing sessions, tours and even traditions like Letterboxing, but one of our favourite reasons to…

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Get creative with wool at RHS Garden Rosemoor

Take part in the Great Wool Weekend at RHS Garden Rosemoor on 13-14 April and discover new ways to use this sustainable, natural material practically and creatively in your life. Whether you are already a fan of wool or not, there is plenty for the whole family to see and do. Discover a new skill in…

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Top places to explore in Plymouth by bike

With warmer weather hopefully on the way, Spring is a great time to get out on your bikes and do some exploring and there are fewer places better than Plymouth – it isn’t all the hustle and bustle you can expect from a city, it’s full of maritime history and surrounded by some beautiful woodlands…

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Where to stay to see the changing seasons

If you were to ask us when our favourite time to visit Devon is, we wouldn’t be able to give you an answer… Summer has those incredible days at the beach, the winter gives us a whole new dramatic atmosphere, the autumn has those amazing colours and spring, well, spring is full of baby lambs and…

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Egg-citing Easter events to look out for in Devon

Visiting Devon for the Easter weekend or the school holidays? Well, you’re in luck – there are a host of egg-citing things to see and do throughout the fortnight from the last week of March into April. With its warm micro-climate and the abundance of palm trees in the Torbay area, you can easily…

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Celebrate the beginnings of spring in Devon

Spring is coming and with it the excitement of Easter, the spring flowers and of course, those cute little lambs that you’ll soon be seeing hopping about the county! Not only that though, but loads of our favourite attractions are also reopening, especially over March and April. If you’re looking…

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Devon County Show announces Michael Caines MBE as president

Michael Caines MBE, award winning local chef, has been named as this year’s president of the Devon County Show. He is best known for his restaurants and hotel at Lympstone Manor, as well as a second restaurant in Exmouth. The menus at all his establishments focus on sustainability and using local…

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