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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Top 10 photo spots in Devon

We know we might be a bit biased, but Devon is simply one of the most beautiful places in the UK. You can find dramatic cliffs, wild moors, sandy beaches and just about everything else you can think of. It’s home to heritage coasts, UNESCO biosphere reserves, Dark Skies Reserves, two national parks……

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10 great winter walks

One of the best activities to indulge in during the winter is a bracing walk – especially if you get to stop off for a hearty meal halfway through or a cup of coffee or two. If that sounds like something you’d enjoy this winter, check out our suggestions for great winter walks in Devon. Wistman’s…

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10 great beaches to visit this summer

If you’re coming to Devon this summer and hope to visit a couple of beaches, we’ve pulled together some great ones that need to be on your list, especially if you want to go paddling or swimming while you’re here. Of course, with two coastlines and a host of award-winning beaches, the list of…

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10 must visit villages in Devon

Devon has an abundance of pretty villages, many of which still retain their otherworldly charm and hark back to a time long forgotten. If you fancy stepping into the past or just want to experience a Devon that isn’t seen by those who stick to the more popular tourist areas, here are some of the…

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10 of our favourite winter walks

While you might associate Devon with summer holidays, it is equally as beautiful in the winter and with its bracing coastal walks, wintery woodlands and atmospheric countryside, it is the best county for walking holidays – whatever the season! If you fancy getting out and about this winter, take a…

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Our favourite places to take photos in Brixham

Brixham can be found along Devon's south coast, it's in the English Riviera and has plenty of picturesque places to enjoy, whatever the weather, but we thought we'd show you some of our favourite spots to inspire your photography! First up, the harbour. Especially the harbour at night, but…

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Ten top spots for taking photos in Devon

Did you know that it is World Photography Day on the 19 th August? Well, now you do! So, if you fancy making your Instagram looking incredible while also marking the day, here are ten locations across Devon that are perfect for taking photos. Whether you’re a pro or it's just a hobby, these locations…

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5 picturesque places to visit in Devon this Summer

Wherever you are in Devon, chances are it is charming and fascinating with plenty of local natural beauty spots. With the vast array of coastal regions, with the dramatic cliffs of the East coast to the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the expanse of gorgeous countryside which…

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10 reasons to come to Devon

We might be biased, but we think everyone should come to Devon at least once in their lives. With the wide range of coastal views, the two National Parks, beautiful places to stay, hundreds of top attractions suitable for the whole family and adventures for everyone to enjoy. There are so many…

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Five of Devon’s prettiest towns and villages

Look, this wasn’t easy, but we’ve narrowed down just five of Devon’s towns and villages to offer you some suggestions of places to visit while you’re in the county. Devon is full of beautiful places to visit and stay and is home to some of the most charming towns and villages in the UK, so this is…

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