There is something special about starting the New Year by the sea. Whether you want to chill out or get out and about and see what the Devon landscape has on offer, we have you covered. Your Devon Escape has lots of recommendations for what to do on New Year’s Day in Devon. So why not do it from one of our properties and experience a unique Devon New Year. Start 2023 off with a bang, in a place like no other. Check out our recommendations of what to do on New Year’s Day in Devon below…
A brunch on the beach in winter may seem like a bit of a rogue idea but we at Your Devon Escape think it is one of the best ideas! Take down blankets and a barbeque and cook yourself a feast on the beach. The perfect what to do on New Year’s Day in Devon activity. Enjoy some bubbles or a flask of something warm whilst you breathe in the sea air (and potentially get over those hangovers). Why not enjoy a cold sea swim whilst you are there! Most beaches are dog-friendly at this time of the year too, so why not take your pooch along for the ride. Check out our journal for beach recommendations.
Whether the sun is shining, or the wind is howling, a coastal walk on New Year’s Day is the perfect activity. Take in the fresh and crisp sea air with your loved ones around. Find a pub that is open along the way to complete the trip. Enjoy the winter sunshine without the heat or watch the waves crash against the cliffs and the white horses. Wrap up warm and enjoy a good stomp. Check out our recommendations for coastal walks in our journal. It is the perfect what to do on New Year’s Day in Devon.
Head up to the moors this New Year’s Day for a stomp. Take the opportunity to take in the vast green countryside of Devon and start the year off right! With many walks to choose from of different lengths, this could be the perfect activity to begin 2023. See the ponies, take in the fresh air, and clear your head as you look forward to the new year! Check out our journal post for recommendations on Dartmoor.
DINNER AT A LOCAL RESTAURANT
Start the New Year’s right, with a meal out one of the fabulous Devon’s restaurants. South Devon is renowned for its award-winning pubs, restaurants, and food producers and, in the new year, they sure don’t disappoint. If you are staying in one of our properties this New Year and don’t fancy cooking the feast yourself, there are plenty of great options nearby. Check out our recommendations in our journal. You are truly spoilt for choice when it comes to where to book your New Year’s Day feast in South Devon.
HAVE A PINT IN THE PUB
The pubs might have been busy on New Year’s Eve, but they will still be busy on New Year’s Day in Devon. Many of South Devon’s locals will be open so that you can pop in and wish everyone a happy new year. Whether you are wanting to take a break from cooking a new year’s feast, or to end a walk, this is the perfect activity to begin the new year. A cold pint of something local.
Join the locals for a New Year’s Day sea swim; a tradition since the beginning of time in Devon. On New Year’s morning, head down to one of the many beaches, and blow out those cobwebs from the night before. Take down a bottle of bubbly or a flask of something warm and either spectate or join in the fun! Are you up for the challenge? Most Devon beaches are dog-friendly at this time of year so bring your pooch along for the ride. It is the perfect activity if you are wondering what to do on New Year’s Day in Devon. Enjoy a unique Devon experience, an occurrence that can only happen on one day of the year! But do it properly! No wetsuits allowed! Check out our journal for beach recommendations.
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