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Top destinations across Devon to explore

Top Attractions

Top Beaches

Top beaches

Recommended Devon beaches are:

Experience Devon

Experience Devon

Here is an eclectic list of things to do if you want to try something different. Fly, Skydive or Hot Air Balloon over Devon.

Learn to kayak, abseil, ride a horse or control a horse and carriage. Try a tour around some of the county's best vineyards or simply enjoy a round of golf...the possibilities are endless!



Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor was created as a National Park in 1951. It covers an area of 368 square miles in the middle of Devon. Its highest point is High Willhays, 2,039 ft. above sea level.


Red Deer on Exmoor

Exmoor was created as a National Park in October 1954 and covers an area of 267 square miles in North Devon and West Somerset.

Its highest point is Dunkery Beacon, some 1,704 ft. above sea level. The entire area offers some spectacular moorland walks, rolling hills and deep coombes. It has a long history and varied wildlife.

Devon towns

Main Devon settlements

With a population of 1.15 million, the top settlements of Devon are the cities of Plymouth and Exeter followed by the towns of Torquay, Paignton, Exmouth, Newton Abbot and Barnstaple:

All Devon towns and villages



Dartmouth is characterised by the number of vessels of all types, shapes and sizes filling every available spot along the Dart estuary.

A fine 15th Century castle stands guard at the entrance to the harbour. The town's museum lists some of Devon's most famous mariners such as Drake and Raleigh.

Accommodation Options


Cottage Holidays

Specially selected cottages give you the ideal base for your self-catering holiday

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

The affordable option for families seeking fun and entertainment



Lounge in luxury in some excellent locations around the county


Caravan Holidays

Five Star or No Frills - there are sites to suit everyone

Bed and Breakfasts


Explore the South West from these carefully chosen bed and breakfasts

Youth Hostels

Youth Hostels

Independent traveller? Youth Hostels enable you to explore on a budget




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