Devon – A Varied Holiday Destination



Devon is a varied county offering diverse landscapes and activities. In the capital in Devon Plymouth take a journey through Devon’s marine history right back to the Pilgrim Fathers. Plymouth is crammed with museums and attractions, and has an exquisite quay around the Barbican Harbour place. Go down to your beautiful shoreline around Dartmouth as well as the River Dart to the South Hams place, check out Totnes for brilliant specialist shopping and there is a pick of Devon resorts in South Devon. Devon has a system of winding up through the heart via Tarka Trail or the Two Moors Way or walking trails across the shore on the South West Coast Path, around Dartmouth to the Dart Way. Discover Dartmoor National Park, with its many natural granite Tors, or its historical stones circles and megaliths.
“Devon” by Berit Watkin is licensed under CC BY 2.0
For Ilfracombe and family vacations in the English Riviera Torquay and Devon bungalows both and the North Devon Coast are perfect. Devon’s north shore has Woolacombe, Croyde and Westward Ho, and some of the most beautiful long sandy blue flag beaches in the UK ! North Devon coastal hotspots include Lynton and Combe Martin. Devon’s English Riviera continues to be drawing on the vacation crowds for many years. Family favorable Paignton makes the best seaside base, or hop on the Agatha Christie trail or have a boat trip using its beautiful harbour. It’s all within many Devon festivals, tradition and culture and Devon. Glorious Devon indeed!

Torquay and its own sister English Riviera hotspots Brixham and Paignton are the queens of the Devon resort holiday pick. Move with a picture postcard harbour to Brixham, once a modest fishing village but now a delightful day trip mecca, lots of a bustling marina and also exquisite promenade walking which sponsor its own regatta annually.

Over the English Riviera shore you will discover a choice of Torquay hotels and brilliant family holiday seashores. Both Paignton and Torquay have Piers, and Paignton Pier is crammed with rides and amusements. There is a selection of family holiday attractions over the region including waterparks, boat trips over the shore between Torquay and Brixham, the Dwelling shores attraction at Torquay, the Golden Hind diversion of Sir Francis Drake’s ship at Brixham as well as the Paignton & Dartmouth Steam railway which commences at Paignton. The English Riviera is a terrific alternative for a Devon family holiday, and do not forget Dawlish Warren nearby Babbacombe and Teignmouth, ideal family beachfront vacation hotspots.

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