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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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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Newton Abbot Racecourse classic car show

The Classic Car Show takes place at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Saturday, 8th June, all lovingly preserved and proudly displayed by enthusiasts. This nostalgic gathering celebrates the golden era of motoring, featuring a stunning array of vehicles dating back before 1990! More than 60 vintage motors…

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Summer Stays at the University of Exeter

Located within walking distance of Exeter’s vibrant city centre, the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus provides the perfect, budget-friendly place to stay this summer. With over 500 ensuite bedrooms available, the University provides a quiet haven, from which to explore the nearby city, coast…

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