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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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Between the covers – a brief guide to literary Exeter

Devon is awash with literary connections, from Agatha Christie who was born in Torquay and kept a holiday home in the English Rivera to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who used the wilds of Dartmoor as inspiration for the Hound of the Baskervilles – there are connections to our favourite books everywhere…

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Hidden gems to discover this year

With January behind us and (hopefully) warmer, brighter days on the horizon, you might be starting to plan your adventures for the year. Of course, we’re biased and will always recommend visits to Devon, but that doesn’t mean you should discount what we say! No matter how many times you come to…

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Romantic things to do in Devon this Valentine’s Day

Looking for something to do with your significant other over Valentine’s Day? There are a host of fun events and activities taking place throughout the week, from the big day itself to the weekend. If you’re spending time at the Dartmoor National Park, you’ll never be too far from romantic sights –…

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A brief guide to half term in Devon

Lucky enough to be heading to Devon this half term? There’s a whole host of fun and adventures to be had this February – don’t believe us? Here’s a brief guide to what you can enjoy in Devon this half term! During half term, why not get ready for Easter by joining the village of Clovelly for their…

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Reasons to visit Teignmouth

Looking for somewhere picturesque in the English Riviera that isn’t as crowded as places like Torquay and Paignton but still gives you a beautiful beach, puts you in close proximity to the region’s top attractions and has plenty of places to stay, eat and visit? You need to add Teignmouth to your…

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Enjoy a getaway with a Devon holiday park

There are plenty of choices when it comes to finding somewhere to stay in Devon but if you’re travelling with kids, want the best value for money and want easy access to entertainment and activities throughout your stay, why not take a look at one of the many holiday parks available across the…

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10 things to do in Devon this year

Happy New Year! We hope you had a lovely start to 2024 so far and have plenty of exciting things planned for the rest of the year. If one of those exciting things is a trip or two to Devon, here are some of the top events taking place in 2024 that you certainly don’t want to miss! Devon County Show…

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