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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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No tricks and all treats in Devon this Halloween!

We’re biased when we say that Devon is a picturesque and stunning place to spend some time. It’s full of charming villages, plenty of activities and no end of incredible food and drink but like anywhere, it has a darker side and as Halloween is just around the corner, here are some of the most spine…

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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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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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10 of Devon’s most haunted spots

Halloween is nearly here and as you would expect from a region with so much history, there are a whole host of haunted castles, houses, pubs and mansions for you to visit to get you in the Halloween spirit. Buckland Abbey It is rumoured that Buckland Abbey’s former resident, Sir Francis Drake…

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Devon’s most haunted locations

Happy Halloween! If you love a spooky story at this time of year, you’ll love our list of Devon’s most haunted locations. These buildings around Devon have all reported sightings of ghosts and other spooky goings on, so make sure to gather together your own Scooby gang and try your hand at a spot of…

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Haunted Devon: the Ghosthunters' Top 10

You don’t have to go far in Devon before you encounter a ghostly tale, legend or reported apparition, and our county is a popular destination for those seeking paranormal thrills and breaks. Here's a rundown of Devon's top ten spookiest spots, from our guest blogger Claire Cooper at Haunted Devon -…

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