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Welcome to Devon in Focus

Visit Devon - England's greenest county.

The Torridge river at Appledore
The Torridge river at Appledore

Top Devon destinations

Visit the rolling hills and coombes of Exmoor or the rivers and creeks of the South Hams. Explore the bustling cities of Exeter and Plymouth or lose yourself for a while on Dartmoor. Travel back to the age of the dinosaurs along the Jurassic coast or promenade in Torbay. Devon's just waiting for you to explore!

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Focus on Devon

Walk Devon

Walking Devon

Devon is one of the largest counties in England. Its diverse environment offers endless ways to explore, exercise, relax and recuperate.

Tour the tors of Dartmoor

'Moor to Sea' on Exmoor

Walking books & maps

Devon's heritage & culture

Devon heritage and culture

A Green and Pleasant Land? 'Fair be time...' Take time out to immerse yourselves in the land and people of Devon.

Explore Devon's heritage

Unearth Ancient Devon

A night at the theatre

Mining in Devon

Mining in Devon

Devon's Industrial Past: The mining landscape is part of the Cornwall and West Devon World Heritage Site. There are a number of industrial relics to explore.

An overview of Mining in Devon

The mines of Devon listed

Further afield - Mines in Cornwall

Stunning beaches

Devon beaches

Known for its diverse range of beaches and its twin coastlines... Surf, swim or sunbathe - with almost 100 beaches to choose from, there's bound to be the perfect spot for you!

Three miles of golden sand at Woolacombe

Find the perfect break at Croyde

and dunes and surfing at Saunton Sands

Sun, sea and shingle at Blackpool Sands

Family Fun at Broad Sands



Devon cottages

Devon has a fantastic choice of cottages, from bijou fishermen's homes to grand accommodation suited to large groups.

Tarka Country & Lorna Doone

Exeter & the Jurassic Coast

The English Riviera

Dartmoor & West Devon

Holiday parks

Devon holiday park

Prefer the all inclusive approach? Devon's holiday parks offer something for every family and group.

The rugged North & Exmoor

Explore hidden East Devon

Torbay & South Hams

Plymouth, Tavistock & Okehampton

Other options

Devon hotels

Let someone else pamper you. Many of Devon's hotels offer spa facilities and specialised treatments along with stunning sea views. Popular destinations include:

Like to do your own thing? Bring your caravan and travel at your own pace. Or enjoy a great holiday with breakfast thrown by choosing one of the recommended Bed and Breakfasts in the area.

If working to a budget, these days youth hostels offer surprisingly good facilities.

For those of you who want to get back to nature, the county has a large array of campsites with facilities tailored to suit. From the Wild Camper through to large sites offering all the comforts of home (almost).




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