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Why Spend Your Summer Holidays in Devon

Summer is on its way and why not spend the holidays in Devon.  Take advantage of the warmer weather whilst enjoying many of the great attractions and beautiful landscape that the county has to offer.  It is not just about sun, sand, and sea in Devon, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy lush greenery too.  So, whether you are looking for a traditional trip to the seaside, a rural retreat, or a family break full of adventure, you’ll find your perfect holidays here in Devon.

Something New with Every Month

Holidays in Devon offer countryside, national parks, woodlands, and open country that change with each passing month.  No two trips to Devon will be the same.  With changing and endless landscape to explore, the county will have you wanting to stay a few extra days.  Explore this summer: the wildlife, the open moorland, the secluded coves, the picturesque towns.

Summer brings connotations of blue skies and warmer weather, and yes this is often the case in Devon.  But if you arrive and, in true English style, the weather does not deliver, know there is endless fun to be had rain or shine in this corner of the world.  It just adds to the excitement of what can be uncovered on your holidays in Devon.

Things to do during your summer holidays in Devon

There is a plethora of exciting activities to try during your summer holidays in Devon.  Get down to the beaches or onto the rivers to try surfing, kayaking, paddleboarding and more.  Enjoy that rush of adrenaline out on the water.

Summer in Devon is much-loved by locals and visitors alike.  It is a time of celebration and being outdoors.  Towns and attractions offer a selection of free and paid events for you to enjoy.  Check out the events happening in the local area, and head to a festival or regatta.  Listen to music, watch the racing, and try some local food.  Local attractions put on special events during the school holidays to make it an extra special time for families.  Head to our journal to find our favourites and learn what’s on in South Devon.

Free Activities

If you are hoping to not splash all the cash on your holidays in Devon, there are so many free activities to try and places to explore.  Check out the endless list of beautiful beaches in the area, many of which are dog friendly

Head up to the moors or along the coast.  Swim, cycle or ride.  There is so much coastline and countryside to explore.  Bask in the local scenery, you’ll want to come back for more.  For free activities perfect for the kids, check out our blog post.

Fresh New Flavour

We love fish and chips in our county, and there is not better time to enjoy them than during your summer holidays in Devon.  Enjoy them on waterfronts, on the beach or from the comfort of one of our properties

Head to the vines and taste some local wine whilst admiring the countryside. Pick your favourites to take home and enjoy over dinner.  Or pack a picnic and relax in your surroundings.  Pick up a great selection of local delicacies at town markets to indulge in.

Summer in Devon is a wonderful time to try some of our excellent local restaurants.  Be treated to fresh produce, locally reared meats, and catch of the day fish.  Or delight in a Devonshire cream tea in the sunshine, just be sure to put your jam and cream on the right way!

For ideas of what to do on Your Devon Escape, why not check out our journal.  Or make us all jealous by sharing your summer holidays in Devon on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok using the hashtag #yourdevonescape.

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