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South Devon

Whatever you love to do, South Devon is perfect for a family holiday, romantic getaway or break with friends.  Whether you’re looking for a place to unwind or get your pulse racing, South Devon has got you covered.  If you want beautiful landscape, endless things to do, and attractions, events and amazing food at your fingertips, South Devon is the destination for you.  Book Your Devon Escape today and discover all the hidden gems that made us fall in love with this pocket of the world.

With unspoilt coast and countryside throughout, the landscape of South Devon is the perfect backdrop for a relaxing escape.  Stroll through the many historic sites peppered across the area or relax and watch the world go by with the stunning views.

The South Devon landscape and coastline are totally unique, with no two beaches the same.  With breath-taking long sandy beaches, stunning secluded coves, rugged historic cliffs, and lively coastal resorts, there is a pocket of coast for everyone in South Devon.  With majority of South Devon being located within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you can only imagine how perfect the beaches are.  In our opinion, the South Devon coastline offers some of the best of UK’s beaches.  Book Your Devon Escape and explore the beautiful South Devon coast.

The diverse landscape of South Devon is scattered with towns and villages.  From quaint and traditional to diverse waterside market towns, there is so much to explore.  Pop into DartmouthKingsbridge or Totnes on market day and find unique, one-of-a-kind piece to return home with physical memories.  Or head to the vibrant city centre of Plymouth and explore the city’s unique charm and long history.

South Devon is renowned for its coastal resorts, with Torbay being one of the more popular destinations.  Comprising of the towns of PaigntonBrixham and Torquay, the golden beaches, mild climate, and variety of leisure attractions are what draw many to the area.  With so much to explore on land and at sea, a trip to Torbay is one to not forget.  Explore the harbour and fish market in Brixham, tasting seafood fresh off the boat.  Take a ride on the steam train along the coast to Paignton and explore the beaches and historic pier.  Hike along sections of the South West Coast Path in Torquay and enjoy views across the whole of Torbay and out to sea.

This pocket of Devon is home to miles of footpaths, coastal walks, cycle paths and waymarked routes.  From rolling countryside to the beautiful moorland of Dartmoor National Park and the winding river valleys leading to the coast, there is so much to explore.  Fancy an active break?  Then South Devon is for you, whether you want to explore by bike or foot, the area is set up to accommodate you.  Explore the breath-taking landscape that is on your doorstep and make South Devon your escape this year!

South Devon is an adventurer’s paradise and the perfect destination for an action-packed break.  From water sports to horse riding or quad biking.  From a trip to the races to a day at a theme park, your days can be jam-packed with adventure and excitement.  To find out more and learn of more ways to spend your time in this beautiful corner of the world, head to our journal.

The region has a rich and long history and, therefore, has no end to historical sites and heritage attractions to keep even the history buffs happy.  If you have little ones to entertain there are family adventure parks, craft centres and more to provide days of fun for the whole family to enjoy.  Check out our journal to find out more.

One thing that is simply a must in South Devon is sampling some of the fresh, local food.  This area of Devon has some fantastic places to eat and drink, and its residents are proud of the produce they create.  From seafood to fruit and veg, to locally produced beers and soft drinks, you could spend your whole trip sampling the local produce that this part of the country has to offer.  South Devon’s food and drink can be sampled in the many wonderful cafés, pubs and restaurants which can be found throughout the region.

Is shopping your thing?  South Devon is a great destination for shoppers.  Explore the traditional market towns or take a trip to Totnes, one of the oldest towns in England, and indulge in the local arts and produce.  Coastal towns of Dartmouth and Salcombe offer a range of traditional independent shops, art galleries and trendy brands to wander through.  Fashion junkies need to not miss out either; South Devon offers great high street shopping.

With great links roads and rail links as well as a regional airport, South Devon is the ideal place for a holiday or mini break.  Check out our properties in South Devon and book Your Devon Escape today!

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