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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What’s on this half term in Devon

October half term is almost here, so now is the time to start planning your week’s adventures. There are a whole host of events taking place all over the county and something to suit everyone – whatever your age, so check out some of these suggestions and have a great half term in Devon this…

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Explore Plymouth by bike this summer

As Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth is one of the most vibrant cities in Europe and makes a great destination for the summer holidays. As you might expect for a city, you’ll find everything you could need for a full day trip or longer stay. For the active among you, here are some great cycle routes…

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Great beaches to visit in South Devon

If you’re looking for a day or two at the beach, Devon is the place to be. Not only do you have the UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic Coast and the UK’s first Surf Reserve in the North but also a host of beaches around the county of varying sizes and popularity. Whether you’re looking for a big expanse…

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Have a dad-tastic day out in Devon this Father’s Day

This year Father’s Day falls on 18 th June and with the promise of warm weather and sunny days, it’s the perfect time to show your father figure how much you appreciate him with a day trip to Devon! With a host of activities and attractions perfect for the whole family, there are loads of ways you…

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Paignton Zoo’s Top 5 Tips for visiting Devon attractions

Devon is full of incredible attractions, so to help you make the most of your visit, here’s a list of top tips from Paignton Zoo so you can create a truly memorable experience. Get the best prices and book online For great savings it pays to book online. Many attractions in Devon will also give you…

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Devon’s best places for crabbing and rockpooling

If you’re looking for things to do in Devon on a budget this half term and beyond, why not grab some crab lines, a bucket and a net and see what creatures you can discover around Devon’s coasts? It’s a cheap and fun way to keep the whole family entertained for hours and won’t break the bank. Here…

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Where to find Father Christmas this December

If you’re feeling in the spirit and want to take the kids to personally explain their Christmas lists to the man himself, here is where you can find him around Devon this month. Father Christmas is obviously very busy at this time of year, but don’t worry, he is dividing his time as equally as…

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Enrol in our Witches & Wizards School this half term!

Enrol your little horrors at Milky Way's very special School for Witches and Wizards this half term where they can try spell writing & casting plus potion making, all with the help of our brilliantly fun, larger-than life tutors. The whole family can look forward to bumping around on the Spooky…

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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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