Devon - Places of Interest

Places of Interest to Visit in Devon


Country Ways

Self Catering in North Devon with fantastic views & lovely gardens.

Walks in private woodland

Woodland Walks - Gym - Short Breaks all year -
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You will never get bored in Devon - there is just too much to do. Apart from the hundreds of places of natural beauty there is a wealth of interesting places to visit. Apart from the usual tourist attraction, which are in fact very good quality, there are heritage sites, National Trust properties, lovely gardens and a range of fascinating little museums. Lots of lovely little villages and towns full of history to explore too.

Marwood Gadens


Houses, Castles & Gardens


Towns and Village

Antique Centres 

Art & Crafts       Shops




Lynton & Barnstaple Railway North Devon

Woody Bay Station is the starting point for this narrow gauge steam train ride through Exmoor - a must for every steam train enthusiast. #

More Details  Tel 01598 763487

Dartmouth CastleDartmouth Castle South Devon

One of the most picturesquely-sited fortresses in England. For over 600 years Dartmouth Castle has guarded the narrow entrance to the Dart Estuary and the busy, vibrant port of Dartmouth.  #

Visit Website  Tel  0870 333 1181


Mortehoe, Morte Point and Rockham Bay
Mortehoe is a lovely picturesque village with an interesting history, a heritage centre as well as a couple of good pubs! It is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are wonderful views as you walk out to Morte Point. For the able-bodied there is a lovely secluded beach at Rockham Bay with plenty of rock pools and sand as the tide recedes.

Saunton Sands, Braunton Burrows and Crow Point
The 3 miles of Sandy beach at Saunton Sands is backed almost a 1000 hectares of amazing dunes known as Braunton Burrows. In the north of the dunes is Saunton Sands Golf Course an excellent championship golf course.

Fremington Quay & The Tarka Trail
Fremington Quay is rather well hidden but definitely worth seeking out. There is something for everyone here - walks, cycle rides, lovely scenery, bird watching, hertitage centre and superb little cafe

Fishing village with lots of boats, a lovely quay, narrow streets, museum,boat trips and superb fish & chips!

Great Torrington
It has an interesting history, lots of old listed buildings, a panier market, arts centre, golf course and lovely walks on the Torrington Common and cycle rides along the Tarka Trail.

Snowdrop Valley
A must in February is a walk in Snowdrop Valley. Easily accessed from Wheddon Cross which an ideal centre for exploring Exmoor.




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