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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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Best places for Veganuary

After the indulgence of Christmas, you might be looking to make a change and enjoy some new dishes – in which case, why not take part in Veganuary? This annual movement is a challenge to be vegan for the month of January, gives you a chance to explore food in a whole new way and try some interesting…

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Enjoy a taste of Autumn with these restaurants

One thing we love about autumn is the various flavours that are prominent at this time of year. From cinnamon filled apple pies to hearty stews and soups, there is nothing better than the taste of autumn and with its natural larder, Devon is a great place to experience all of the season’s favourite…

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Enjoy a traditional Devon cream tea this June

National Cream Tea Day is an annual event that falls on the last Friday in June every year. As the cream tea is a Devon delicacy, we thought we’d tell you some of our favourite spots to enjoy this tasty treat – just make sure it’s cream first! Of course, being a Devon delicacy, you can pick up a…

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Enjoy a British classic for National Picnic Week

National Picnic Week returns this June from 17 th -25 th which means it is the perfect opportunity to get outdoors for a good old-fashioned British classic. To help you find the best spot for a picnic this National Picnic Week, here are some of the highest-rated picnic spots across the county. The…

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5 Great picnic spots in Devon

Warmer weather means getting the chance to spend more time outside, so now is the perfect time to start planning picnics for when the sun appears. Here are five of our favourite picnic spots across the region. The Grand Western Canal The Grand Western Canal in Tiverton is one of the town’s most…

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Where to enjoy a cream tea in Devon

If you come to Devon and don’t partake in a traditional Devonshire cream tea, did you even have the real Devon experience? There are plenty of delightful things to see and do in Devon but one of the best loved has to be sitting down somewhere picturesque with a cream tea. If you’re in agreement…

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Southwest based restaurant Àclèaf awarded MICHELIN star

Àclèaf in Devon has been awarded their first MICHELIN Star, continuing its reign as Plymouth’s highest-rated and only MICHELIN-starred restaurant in Plymouth. Already awarded 4 AA Rosettes, the intimate restaurant is putting the Southwest firmly on the map for a considered foodie destination outside…

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Great picnic spots this spring

As the weather starts to get warmer and the spring flowers start to make an appearance, why not head out and watch the seasons change with some tasty snacks? Picnics are a great British pastime and with the abundance of outdoor space available to you in Devon – there’s nowhere better to pop down a…

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