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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Celebrate bonfire night in Devon

Remember, remember the fifth of November – in Devon, home to one of the last remaining traditional bonfire night events, you can’t miss the excitement of bonfire night, from tar barrel rolling to enormous fires and firework displays, there’s loads of ways to celebrate here. Here are a selection of…

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Devon’s spookiest locations

No doubt as Halloween creeps closer you’ll be looking for the spookiest places to visit while in Devon. If you fancy some scares and thrills while you’re in the county, we’ve compiled a list of some of the county’s most haunted places – do you dare pay them a visit? Berry Pomeroy Castle We can’t do…

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Things to do with the kids this autumn

Whether you’re on the hunt for day trips, something to fill a few hours or an action packed week of adventure, there are a host of things you can do with the kids this autumn in Devon. You might think that all the fun ends with the summer season but that’s just not true! With adventure activities…

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5 reasons to visit South Devon this autumn

When you think of South Devon, you immediately think of sandy beaches, blue skies and palm tree lined streets which might make you think that it is a place that is only worth visiting in the summer. We’re here to tell you that you’re wrong, there are a host of reasons why you should consider South…

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What’s on this half term

If you’re coming to Devon this half term and want to fill your days with fun here are a selection of activities taking place throughout the week to keep you entertained! This year, Halloween falls at the end of half term, so there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy something spooky while you’re…

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Book a cosy cottage holiday this autumn

Just picture it: a roaring fire, the curtains pulled, snuggling on a sofa together… Is there anything more fitting for autumn? If you’re looking for a short break this season, look no further than a cosy cottage in Devon where you can create the perfect autumnal atmosphere in comfortable…

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Where to see the autumn colours in Devon

Look, we love the summer sun, taking dips in the sea and seeing the cliff tops against blue skies but there is something very special about being in Devon during the autumn months. The trees start to change colour, places like Dartmoor and Exmoor start to get a wonderfully spooky atmosphere and…

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Five great villages to visit this autumn

We know we’re biased, but to us, Devon is one of those places that is picturesque whatever the season. In the summer, we have those lovely blue skies illuminating the cliffs of the Jurassic Coast or the rugged landscape of Dartmoor, in the spring we are overrun with new lambs in the fields and…

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The best beaches to visit this autumn

Visiting the beach in the autumn is perfect if you want to experience Devon’s coastlines without having to fight your way to the seafront. If you love the beach but don’t love crowds, visiting once the summer rush is over is a great option – this time of year still benefits from warm weather but a…

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