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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Devon's Secret Gems - Places Only Locals Know

Devon is a well-liked vacation spot for good reason—it's the only English county with two coastlines, full of charming fishing villages, an amazing food scene, and plenty of hidden treasures. In this blog, we’re going to tell you about Devon's best-kept secret gems, which are sure to captivate you…

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Plymouth restaurant welcomes charity for free dinner

Thirty selected guests from a local charity enjoyed a free three-course dinner at favourite French high street restaurant Bistrot Pierre this week, paid for by loyal customers. As part of its annual Christmas initiative to support charity workers and those in need of support within the community…

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Spend Christmas at Lydgate House

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…

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Six reasons to plan a forest trip this winter

Between the famous coast and moorland of Devon lies Haldon Forest Park. The rolling green expanse of trees can be seen for miles around, tumbling across the magnificent Haldon Hills that rise above the surrounding landscape. There is something for every interest and fitness level at Haldon Forest…

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Classic Cottages maintains its Which? recommended status

Classic Cottages, the largest independent holiday letting agency in the UK has recently been labelled as a Which? UK Holiday Cottage Recommended Provider for the third consecutive year. Out of all the cottages recommended by Which? Classic Cottages was ranked second out of all holiday cottage…

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