The beautiful county Devon, in the south-west of England is known for its stunning national parks, ancient medieval towns and picturesque coastal villages. Total relaxation at your own pace.
Yet activities galore whether you like a refreshing country walk, a game of golf, a Atlantic fishing trip or go full throttle crashing the surf, Devon always offers you something to get stuck into.
Come on a tailored tour of Devon with us and be amazed by stunning landscape, a unique atmosphere and two great coastlines!
Arrive in Exeter, check-in the historical Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel | 4 Star Hotel in Exeter – ALL (accor.com) located right in the city centre. Settle and find your bearings. Exeter, the capital of Devon with its 2000- year-old history is a great start to your Devon tour.
Pre-dating the Romans, you can get a feel for its long history with a walk along the old city wall. Conveniently you can start your walk after your visit at Exeter’s imposing landmark building: Exeter Cathedral | Church, Tourist Attraction and Events Venue in Exeter (exeter-cathedral.org.uk). Built by the Normans in 1144 Exeter Cathedral is a stunning architectural masterpiece and an absolute must-see on your Devon tour.
Go underground afterwards and see Exeter’s Underground Passages – Historic Site in Exeter, Exeter – Visit Exeter. Built to bring clean drinking to the city it’s a great medieval experience for adults and kids alike.
And to end the day there no better place than Quayside. Popular with local and tourists alike Quayside is the culture, food, drink, and shopping hub of Exeter packed with great views. The atmosphere is lively and vibrant and catches every visitor right away.
Overnight at the Mercure Rougement (1 night)
Start your day nice and early because you don’t want to miss the glorious early sunshine in Kingswear. Set in on the fringe of the river Dart estuary Kingswear is the ultimate postcard perfect waterfront town. Fascinating views over lush green hills, sweet colourful houses, the azure gleaming water and the Kingswear Castle will last long in your memory. Take them in at your own time on a long coastal walk and recharge your batteries before heading off to the Home | Dartmoor National Park. A fascinating contrast to the glorious seaside but no less beautiful in its own way. Dartmoor
Spend the next two nights at the fantastic Discover Bovey Castle Hotel and Spa | Dartmoor National Park. Take long walks through the ever-changing rugged open moorland. Discover ancient stone circles and enjoy wide ranging views of the seemingly never-ending scenery. Contact us here for detailed walking tours: firstname.lastname@example.org. And afterwards pamper yourself in their luxurious spa before enjoying some first-class dining. Take your time because that’s what a tailor-made Devon tour is all about. Time, travel slowly without any rush. Play a game of golf or take the kids to the Welcome to River Dart Country Park – River Dart Country Park on your next day and find ultimate relaxation quickly.
Overnights at the Bovey Castle Hotel (2 nights)
Cross Devon’s beautiful inland next and head to the wonderful north coast of Devon. Have a prime beach life experience in Woolacombe. An award-winning beach and one of the finest beaches in the country fascinates with its beautiful dunes and offers something for everyone. Whether you are a beach walk lover, sunbather, or water sport enthusiast, you will love Woolacombe. There’s a friendly, laid-back atmosphere here which you are sure to enjoy to the max. And if you like it a little quieter head to Combe Martin, Westward Hoe or Ilfracombe beach.
Explore the coastline on the great South West Coastal Path: Coastal Walking Information – Woolacombe Tourism which runs to nearby Mortehoe. Explore the rugged and breath-taking natural beauty of golden sandy beaches and listen to mighty waves crashing against the rocky cliffs.
Discover small coves and seemingly untouched beaches on your excursions and get into the explorer spirit. Visit the small, historical fishing village Clovelly – Bideford – Visit North Devon (visitdevon.co.uk) where the time seems to have stopped. Book early with us and you can stay in the iconic The Red Lion – Bideford – Visit North Devon (visitdevon.co.uk).
Make your Devon tour extra special and stay at the superb Watersmeet Hotel, Woolacombe | Luxury Hotel in Devon. A fantastic luxury retreat with unbeatable sea views. You deserve it.
The North coast of Devon is fantastic and can compete with any beach destination in the world.
Overnight at the Watersmeet Hotel (3 nights)
Time to say your tearful farewells or extend your Devon tour with a trip to the stunning Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. An area of outstanding natural beauty in the south of Devon. Or stopover in the Exmoor – Welcome to Exmoor National Park (exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk). A wild and rocky moorland and no less beautiful than its big brother, Dartmoor.
And if you can’t enough of the south-west of England why not add a Tailor Made Cornwall Tours 2021 | ATO Tours (ato-tours.com) to your holiday? Talk to us for more.
This great tailor-made Devon tour is available from April to September. But we happily tailor a glorious autumn or winter break you.
See you in Devon!
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