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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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Ideas for May half term in Devon

Planning a trip to Devon over May half term? You’re in luck, there are a host of things to do taking place across the county – take a look at some of our top suggestions for ways to entertain yourself this half term! With areas like the Torbay, the English Riviera and further south towards Plymouth…

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Step into spring with the National Trust in Devon

Across Devon, National Trust gardens are filling with colourful spring blooms, and houses are looking tip-top after their intensive winter cleans. Loads is going on this season from Easter adventures and family trails to tree planting and learning about veteran trees to guided art tours and much…

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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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Half term excitement at Bovey Castle

After all the stress of the first term back at school, it won’t just be the kids who will want to take a break this October half term. Whether you’re looking for something to blow off some steam or somewhere to relax and ignore the ever increasing mountain of homework, you’ll find something to…

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It’s A ‘Mega’ May Half Term for Devon!

Over 20 activities and things to do in Devon this May Half Term! Devon is gearing up for a Mega May Half Term and there are plenty of things to get excited about. There will be non-stop family fun for the whole of the Whitsun break. Anne Blackham Marketing Manager for Devon’s Top Attractions said…

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The Buckfast Abbey Education Team is delighted to be launching it new activity pack in Half Term aimed at ‘kids and their grown-ups’. Called ‘Explore!’ It contains a whole host of different activities that families can use together to explore Buckfast Abbey and grounds. Find out about everything…

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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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What’s on over May half term

If you’re planning a trip to Devon for half term this May and you’re on the hunt for things to do, here are a couple of the events that are taking place during the week for you to add to your diaries. One thing the whole family can get behind is delicious food and drink and Devon is full of…

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Half term ideas in Devon

Planning a trip to Devon for February half term? Wondering what to do to keep the kids entertained all day every day? Here’s some suggestions of great family friendly attractions to enjoy together this half term. For the family that likes a bit of adventure If you’re a family of thrill seekers…

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