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…Read More
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Category: Places to stay
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…Read More
The Osborne Apartments is the resort for all seasons – located within a grand crescent that has been standing since the 1840s, a stone’s throw from one of the most popular beaches for water sports and set within one of the English Riviera’s most vibrant towns, The Osborne Apartments has everything…Read More
The River Dart is a stunning waterway winding for 47 miles from the heart of Dartmoor to its magnificent estuary in Dartmouth. This gem of South Devon offers visitors an abundance of natural beauty, historic landmarks, and the chance to have fun. Set halfway between moor and sea, you’ll find the…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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
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
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
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…Read More