When planning a holiday, there are only so many things TripAdvisor, Google Maps and clickbait created by giant corporate chains can tell you. What you really want is a local who’s been there, done that and got the T-shirt - and that’s where we come in.
Our insider’s guide to Devon is packed with top tips that only the locals will know because, well, we’re local! Our team have lived in, worked in and loved Devon for years, meaning we’re experts when it comes to all you need to know about our beloved county. So sit back and let us intrigue you with enthralling information, leading you to scrap your bucket list and write a whole new one dedicated to the delightful county of Devon.
With 450 miles of coastline to explore - from North Devon
's wild and rugged cliffs to South Devon
's gently lapping shores - Devon is the perfect destination for a beach break. But where do you go to avoid the summer crowds? There's plenty of room for everyone to find their own corner of Devon heaven - check out our guides below to the best beaches in Devon.
Want to get even closer to the action? Book a stay in one of our coastal cottages and you can wake up with the sparkling sea just metres away from your doorstep, ready and waiting for a day of adventure.
Walkies along golden sands, up countryside hills or around secret forests; Devon is a must-visit destination if you're a four-legged traveller - and owners are sure to have a ball too! Read on to discover everything you need to know about dog-friendly Devon - from places to sit, stay and lie down, to the best dog-friendly beaches for getting salty fur and sandy paws.
Have we set tails wagging? Take a look at our full collection of dog-friendly cottages in Devon where four-legged visitors are just as welcome as their two-legged owners.
Devon is a veritable adventure playground for all ages, whether you choose to ride the waves, paddle around placid water or see the sights on two wheels. Here are our guides to the secret spots where you can enjoy uncrowded and unadulterated adventures!
Are you thinking of bringing the family for an epic holiday packed full of adventures in the fresh Devon air? Our family-friendly cottages offer the perfect place to relax in when the day is done - some even have kid-pleasing features like games rooms, play areas and swimming pools!
Devon is criss-crossed by a network of walking trails just waiting to be explored - some more well-known and some less so! Whether you're looking for endless ambles along dramatic coastline or breathtaking hikes over undulating countryside, read on to find out where you can wander in solitude and seclusion.
What could be better than returning to your holiday cottage to soothe aching muscles in a bubbling hot tub? Take a look at our collection of hot tub cottages in Devon that are perfect for a post-walk soak.
You know how the saying goes: "Take nothing but pictures; leave nothing but footprints." Even if you're the most amateur of photographers, we're certain that Devon's stunning natural landscapes will inspire you to get snapping. Here are our favourite spots where you can hone your skills - some you may even recognise from a famous film franchise!
Have we sold our beautiful county to you? Good! Now you just need to find somewhere equally beautiful - but not so secret - to stay. Check out our range of self-catering holiday cottages in Devon and the perfect accommodation for you!
Looking for further inspiration ahead of your Devon holiday? Make sure you check out our food and drink guide, our things to do guide and our interactive map of Devon.