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How to Spend New Year’s Eve in Devon

The countdown is on as we head towards another new year.  The beginning of another year provides us the opportunity to reflect and reset.  It allows us to come together with loved ones, celebrate, and look towards the new year.  There is no better place to do this than in beautiful Devon.  Check out our recommendations below for ways to spend New Year’s Eve in Devon and welcome in 2024. 


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 activity for New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day.  Enjoy some bubbles or a flask of something warm whilst you breathe in the sea air and take in the last Devon views of 2022.  Why not enjoy a cold sea swim whilst you are there!  Check out our journal for beach recommendations.


A fantastic evening for locals and residents alive this New Year’s Eve.  Hosting a murder mystery set in the 1830s, secrets are revealed, and tensions rise as the evening progresses.  All the clues will be there, but will they help you reach the right conclusion?  Help Inspector Bucket catch the culprit behind the bizarre crime this New Year’s Eve in Devon.


Join the Dartmouth locals this New Year’s Eve in Devon.  Stay in one of our properties and take part in the festivities.  Thousands in fancy dress crowd the streets and pubs of Dartmouth to see the new year in together.  Enjoy the unique experience of hearing the church bells ringing at midnight before continuing the celebrations into the early hours.  The town is full of delicious eateries, so check one out before starting the festivities.  Check out our journal for recommendations!


Join Exeter Phoenix for a New Year’s party like no other.  2024 will be their 25th birthday, so they are pulling out all the stops to start the year with a night to remember.  Expect live music, a silent disco, karaoke, a rave room and more.  The dress code is silver sparkle; whether it’s 80s glam, 60s space cadet, or 70s mirror ball, bring out the glitter this new year.  Introducing a New Year’s Eve musical extravaganza like no other! Get ready to bid farewell to the old and welcome the new with a sensational supergroup lineup that promises to keep you dancing into the early hours of 2024.  From Motown and Funk to Disco and Soul, to Garage and R&B, there is something to keep you dancing this New Year’s Eve in Devon.


Join Boringdon Hall this New Year’s Eve in Devon for the most elegant and exclusive event of the season.  Enjoy a masquerade ball as you see in 2024.  Start the glamourous evening of celebrations with a Champagne reception in the Great Hall and pre-dinner live jazz, before tucking into an exquisite four-course à la carte meal followed with live music.  Check out their website and book today for New Year’s celebrations.


Bideford is famed for its New Year’s celebrations, when thousands of people, from surrounding towns gather on the quay for fancy dress and fireworks.  The legendary street party welcomes a mix of locals and holidaymakers travelling from all over who get-together in a whole range of fancy dress costumes for a memorable night.  The event usually includes several local music acts performing on stage.  The celebrations start early in the day often with events running in the charming Pannier Market for children and families. As the sun goes down the party continues down on The Quay with live music from fantastic bands and musicians, while, as the clock strikes midnight, the thousands of revellers all in fancy dress run across the Old Bridge before singing Auld Lange Syne under a spectacular firework display.  Be sure to check out this unique celebration on Your Devon Escape.


What can be better than watching the final sunset of the year on one of Devon’s finest beaches.  Take some bubbles or a flask of something warm with some blankets and enjoy the last of the light of 2022 with your nearest and dearest.  A unique and simple way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Devon on Your Devon Escape.  Check out our journal for sunset spots!

For more ideas for what to do on Your Devon Escape, why not check out our journal for recommendations.  Or make us all jealous on Your Devon Escape by sharing your New Year’s Eve adventures with #yourdevonescape or tag us on Facebook @YourDevonEscape, on Instagram @your_devon_escape or TikTok @yourdevonescapeltd

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