North Devon & Exmoor Blog

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Whether you are a first time visitor to North 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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Historic things to do in North Devon

During September, England hosts its biggest heritage festival where hundreds of heritage attractions across the nation open their doors to the public for free! There are a host of places around Devon that are joining in, but if you fancy delving deeper into the region’s history, here are some of the…

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A brief guide to Devon Day

In Devon there is a day more important than Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, St George’s Day and any other national holiday you can think of. Celebrated every year on 4 th June, Devon Day is the official celebration of all things Devon, it’s a national day of recognition and promotes everything that…

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Heritage attractions in North Devon

With connections to the English Civil War and WWII, there is plenty of history to be found in North Devon. Whether you’re wandering around Exmoor or visiting one of the many museums in the region, you’re never too far away from discovering something new about the area. Did you know for instance…

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A selection of our favourite shots of 2022

We’re lucky that we live in such a beautiful part of the world, North Devon is known for its wonderful scenery and dramatic views, so it is no wonder that we have so many interesting photographs gracing our Instagram feed. We’ve selected some of our favourite photos we’ve seen on Instagram over the…

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Christmas is bigger and better than ever at Arlington Court

Image: The staircase hall - COPYRIGHT National Trust Images, Ellie McCarthy Christmas has arrived at the National Trust's Arlington Court in North Devon. Every weekend from now until 18 December, visitors can see the house at Arlington decorated in all the splendour of a Victorian Christmas. There…

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Have a spooktastic time in North Devon

Halloween is coming and with it, the re-ermegence of some of North Devon’s spookiest tales. If you’re hoping to enjoy a couple of thrills this October, here are a couple of the creepiest places in the region that you can visit – you never know, you might spot an elusive spirit or two! These days…

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