Devon is a sizeable county located in England's south-west peninsula and has Cornwall to the west and Dorset and Somerset to the East. It has two distinct coastlines, the English Channel on the south and the Irish Sea and Bristol Channel on the north, with Exeter as its administrative capital.
Devon is a fascinating blend of charming seaside chalets, dreamy castles and magnificent cathedrals, solitary countryside strolls and dynamic hip cities.
Babbacombe Model Village has beautiful landscaped gardens
Living Coast is a family hotspot
Torre Abbey is a historic monument
Quaywest Water park has countless attractions
Paignton Zoo allows you to take a peak at rare species
Lydford Gorge features impressive waterfalls
Buck fast Abbey gives you a feel of monastic life
Dartmouth Castle is a popular picnic spot
Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery displays a variety of exhibitions
Bicton Park Botanical Gardens has extensive gardens and a museum
Devon provides a multitude of activities.
Have fun kite surfing or fossil hunting, jet skiing or golfing, swimming or fishing. Hurl yourself into invigorating water sports - diving, water skiing, wake-boarding, windsurfing. Walk the trails and paths, bike through the countryside, canter on the glorious beaches.
Revel in scuba diving, canoeing, kayaking, wreck diving and paragliding. Drive yourself to extreme limits by rock climbing or parachute jumping.
Devon has exciting events and festivals lined up.
Devon offers a plethora of shopping interests from discount sales to trendy malls and upscale boutiques
Devon is famous for its cream tea served with fresh scones, strawberry jam and delicious clotted cream.
Devon has a profusion of restaurants, cafes and pubs serving a wide selection of intercontinental cuisine from Tex-Mex and Asian to traditional English.
Devon offers an immense range of accommodation to indulge all preferences and budgets from lavish comfort to wilderness appeal.
You can choose from multiple-facilities serviced accommodation like hotels, guesthouses, bed and breakfast, farmhouses, or self-service accommodation like cottages, chalets, apartments, static caravans, or settle for camp sites and touring van parks where you can pitch your tent or park your camper and motor-home.
You can travel to Devon by train from Cornwall, London and Somerset, by road via M5, by boat from South Wales or by plane to Exeter International.
Devon is a delightful blend of traditional hospitality and cosmopolitan ambience making it a popular stopover.