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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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Winter wildlife in Devon

There are fewer things better than going on a bracing winter walk through the wilderness and there are fewer places better for such an activity than Devon. If you find yourself in the county over the next few months and head out on a winter walk, here’s some of the wildlife you might expect to spot…

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Great winter walks across Devon

While Devon is delightful with the sun shining, there is something quite magical about a bracing winter walk, whether it is through the countryside or around the coastal routes. If you find yourself in Devon and want some suggestions of how to get out and enjoy the changing of the seasons, here are…

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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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Great coastal walks in Devon

The sun is starting to shine and the weather is warmer, so it’s the perfect time to head to the coast! If you want to avoid the busy beaches and getting all your possessions covered in sand, why not enjoy the sea views from afar with a charming coastal walk instead? These routes are some of the most…

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Family friendly walks to enjoy this half term in Devon

Visiting Devon this half term and want to get out in the fresh air? Check out our suggestions for walking routes suitable for the whole family. There are loads of opportunities to get out and explore the region, so we’ve split our walks up into regions to help you find the best one for you. East…

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5 great coastal walks

Devon’s coasts are beautiful whatever the weather, but now it is starting to get a bit warmer and a bit brighter, why not head to the coast and explore before the peak season arrives? At this time of year, many of the coastal areas are quieter, so you can really take your time and enjoy the scenery…

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Here, There & Everywhere on foot in 2023

With so much to see and do in Devon , why not make Dittisham Hideaway your base for exploring the local area. An enchanting collection of Treehouses, Shepherds Lodges and a Vintage Airstream, there is accommodation to suit everyone. Experience luxury and charm in the heart of the Devonshire…

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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 Dartmoor walks

Dartmoor at any time of year is a wonderfully magical place but in the summer with the young foals grazing, the wild flowers growing and blue skies over head, it is a lovely place to spend a few hours immersing yourself in nature. Whether you’re looking for the perfect picnic spot or you want to try…

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Explore the South West Coast Path this summer

One of the best ways to explore Devon is on foot and if you’re in the mood to discover new sights and hidden views, why not spend some time following the South West Coast Path while in Devon? For those who don’t know, the South West Coast Path is the UK’s longest and best-loved National Trail and is…

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