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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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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Sir Francis Drake | One of Devon’s greatest residents

Devon has always had a strong maritime heritage, so it is no wonder that so many of Britain’s greatest seafarers have a connection with the county, including one of our most famous sailors: Sir Francis Drake. Privateer, politician, enemy of the Spanish, there are many parts of Drake’s long and…

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Did you know…? Fascinating true facts about Plymouth

Known as Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth is one of two cities in the county of Devon. It is a cultural hub, a university town and has a rich maritime history – among other things! As it looks like we won’t be able to visit Plymouth, or anywhere in Devon, any time soon, are some amazing true facts…

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