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Devon Tourist Information & Visitor Guide

recommended places to visit and explore in Devon


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large Devon seaside resort with iconic palm trees, busy harbour and international marina

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quaint fishing village which is now a popular seaside resort with chalk cliffs instead of the surrounding deep red cliffs and lush countryside

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quieter than some of the other nearby resorts and offering both sand and pebble beaches with many fine, period buildings and a thatched museum

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the old docks have now been converted to a smart marina with superb views. There are excellent beaches with rock pools to explore at half tide

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seaside resort on the dramatic North Devon coast with towering cliffs and tiny beaches; fine selection of accommodation, shops and restaurants

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popular, picturesque town on large natural harbour, with speciality shops, pubs and restaurants

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popular Torbay seaside town with extensive beach and easy access to Torquay, Brixham or Dartmoor

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traditional seaside resort on South Devon coast, retaining its genteel character and easy access to local attractions and the Jurassic Coast

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small, picturesque town on the west bank of the Dart estuary, with wide choice of shops, pubs and restaurants

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small, picturesque fishing port near Torquay, with numerous shops, pubs and restaurants

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administrative capital of Devon with magnificent cathedral surrounded by picturesque streets, with vibrant café culture and varied shopping

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perched on a hill, this vibrant Victorian village retains a quaint mix of times present and times past and is elegantly connected to Lynmouth by the Cliff Railway

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historic sea port and natural harbour, departure point for many famous seafarers and explorers

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interesting attractions, stunning natural landscapes, a wide selection of outdoor activities, or just relax, eat or shop

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this traditional South Devon seaside resort has some fine examples of Georgian architecture along with a Victorian pier. It is also situated on the South-West coastal path

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historic harbour town packed with independent shops, local produce and a picturesque quay. Home of Atlantic Village Outlet shopping experience

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escape from modern living with the rows of charming fishing cottages and shops that cluster around the pretty harbour of gently bobbing boats

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old fashioned seaside resort, with picturesque landscaped gardens, fine period buildings; noted for the mainline train line running along the beach

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renowned for the famous carpets made here since the 18th Century, this attractive, market town set on the River Axe within the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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attractive little alleyways, craft and antique markets and a strong commercial centre for over 1000 years and a major jumping off point for immigration to the Americas

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