Top destinations in Devon for 2018

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Devon is one of the UK’s favourite holiday destinations whether you want to take a short or longer break.  The diverse selection of locations and holiday hot spots create a tailored break, perfect for families, couples and individuals looking to enjoy the delights of the South West whatever the time of year.  With staycations proving a popular choice for many people, Devon’s top destinations provide plenty of attractions, sights to see and delicious foods to sample giving you everything you need for the ultimate break.

We’ve compiled the top destinations in Devon to plan your perfect stay in 2018.


This beautiful harbour town is fondly known as the ‘jewel of the South Hams’ and boasts quaint cobbled streets winding down to the harbour waters.  The towns offers a cosmopolitan feel with bespoke independent retailers and cultural activities, perfect if you love a spot of shopping or love a great community event. 


For landscape lovers a visit to the stunning North Devon village of Hartland is a must.  The area has some of the most scenic walks and forms part of the South West Coastal Path.  It gives you the chance to admire the dramatic cliff top locations around the Hartland Peninsula and enjoy the rich natural scenery that is part of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. 


Devon’s popular coastal resort of Woolacombe boasts a three mile stretch of golden sandy shores and some of the best views out to sea, on a clear day you’ll also be able to admire Lundy Island just 12 miles from the coastline.  This location is perfect for a traditional ‘bucket and spade’ family holiday experience and it has easy access to plenty of other interesting locations around North Devon.


This sunny South Devon fishing town is nestled along the exquisite English Riviera coastline.  Known for its abundance of traditional charm and picturesque sights, Brixham gives visitors a beautifully tranquil stay paired a vibrant foodie culture.  If you are looking to taste the catch of the day, you won’t be disappointed with the scrumptious fresh seafood and local produce on offer.


If you are looking for a traditional rural retreat for your holiday in Devon, a stay in the pretty countryside village of Bradworthy will not disappoint.  This location gives you the opportunity to stretch your legs on a variety of walking routes or cycling trails and if the history of an area inspires you, Bradworthy is scattered with traditional architecture and a majestic church in the heart of the community.

Devon is an idyllic holiday experience and if you love award winning beaches, spectacular landscapes and the variety of tranquillity and adventure, there are plenty of top destinations around the region for the ideal stay.  Take a look at the selection of holiday cottages, hotels, B&B’s and holiday parks to plan your perfect break.

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