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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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Devon's Secret Gems - Places Only Locals Know

Devon is a well-liked vacation spot for good reason—it's the only English county with two coastlines, full of charming fishing villages, an amazing food scene, and plenty of hidden treasures. In this blog, we’re going to tell you about Devon's best-kept secret gems, which are sure to captivate you…

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Hidden gems to discover this year

With January behind us and (hopefully) warmer, brighter days on the horizon, you might be starting to plan your adventures for the year. Of course, we’re biased and will always recommend visits to Devon, but that doesn’t mean you should discount what we say! No matter how many times you come to…

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Reasons to visit Teignmouth

Looking for somewhere picturesque in the English Riviera that isn’t as crowded as places like Torquay and Paignton but still gives you a beautiful beach, puts you in close proximity to the region’s top attractions and has plenty of places to stay, eat and visit? You need to add Teignmouth to your…

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Enjoy a getaway with a Devon holiday park

There are plenty of choices when it comes to finding somewhere to stay in Devon but if you’re travelling with kids, want the best value for money and want easy access to entertainment and activities throughout your stay, why not take a look at one of the many holiday parks available across the…

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Welcome 2024 in style with these New Year stays in Devon

See in the New Year in luxury and start the year as you mean it to go on with one of these New Year stays in Devon. With fabulous parties, champagne on ice and incredible breakfasts to start the first day of a New Year, there are fewer things better than a trip away over New Year, so we’ve pulled…

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Spend Christmas at Lydgate House

Looking for a magical stay in Devon this Christmas? Look no further than Lydgate House's festive offerings. Their three night Christmas Experience is the perfect way to relax and enjoy a truly special and unforgettable Christmas celebration. Our hotel will be adorned with tasteful decorations…

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Classic Cottages maintains its Which? recommended status

Classic Cottages, the largest independent holiday letting agency in the UK has recently been labelled as a Which? UK Holiday Cottage Recommended Provider for the third consecutive year. Out of all the cottages recommended by Which? Classic Cottages was ranked second out of all holiday cottage…

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Book your winter getaway in Devon

We all know Devon is spectacular in the summer, but it is also the perfect destination for a winter getaway. Not only is it quieter than in the summer months, meaning you can explore at your leisure, enjoy incredible seasonal food and drink and generally get into the festive spirit, but you can also…

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Winter on the coast – our top picks

With its 500-plus miles of sweeping coastline and over 100 beautiful beaches, holidays in Devon are seldom without plenty of time spent down by the sea. Of course, just like fish & chips, the beach and summer holidays are pretty much synonymous, and we completely agree that Devon is a dream…

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