Devon occupies a sunny portion of southwest England. The large British county is made up of quaint harbour settlements like Torquay and Brixham, as well as vibrant cities with rich histories, diverse shopping, and lively nightlife. The real draw is the great outdoors, where you can enjoy sweeping coastal views and Dartmoor National Park's rugged moorland, rivers and valleys.

    There are plenty of things to do in Devon, from backcountry hiking and horse riding to sunbathing on windswept beaches and tackling Croyde Bay’s curling surf. Of course, no trip to Devon is complete without trying a traditional Devonshire cream tea, best enjoyed in a quintessential English tearoom.

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    • Torquay's coastline is affectionately named the English Riviera and, while it rarely matches its French counterpart in terms of the weather, the mild sunny climes, swaying harbourside palms and promenades have attracted visitors since the golden era of seaside holidays over a century ago. Today, there's a smarter side to this famous party destination. Its proximity to the sea and...

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    Where & what to eat in Devon

    • 10 Places Locals Love to Eat in Exeter

      Exeter is home to a wide variety of restaurants that offer all the diversity you could want for a satisfying dining experience throughout your holiday. You'll find traditional British fare, of course, along with high-end pubs, but Exeter is also home to stunning European eateries and establishments offering both fine dining and casual dining experiences. Whatever you feel like...

    Where to shop & what to buy in Devon

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      Plymouth has no shortage of things to see and do, but shopping is also one of the port city's main draws. From luxurious goods and trendy fashion to vintage finds and quirky collectables, there’s a little bit of everything hidden in Plymouth’s many malls, shopping streets and boutiques. Whether you want to window shop and see what’s around or hunt...

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