Places of Interest
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is a select resort made famous by the regular visits of Queen Victoria. It is a town of remarkable beauty, with striking red cliffs and exquisite Regency architecture, described by Poet Laureate John Betjeman as “…a town caught still in a timeless charm“.
is a charming little resort with a tramway link that runs along its promenades and a number of small traditional shops.
is Devon’s most historical city and also its principal commercial centre. Visit the famous cathedral and enjoy the city’s extensive shopping facilities, or relax in the numerous parks and public gardens.
is one of Britain’s most popular and best loved resorts. Situated at the heart of 22 miles of unspoilt coastline and often referred to as the ‘English Riviera’, Torquay offers attractions and activities for all ages and budgets.
is a busy resort with many amenities. The long stretch of sandy beach is backed by a flat promenade which is lined with friendly pubs and cafés. Experience the romance of the age of steam on a seven mile stretch of the Great Western Railway, or visit Paignton Zoo, which has undergone a £6m re-development programme and is home to many rare and endangered species.
has recently been granted World Heritage Coast status due to its geology and fossil finds. Attractions include the Town Mill, a renovated Victorian water mill and the Philpot Museum, which has displays of local historic and maritime artefacts.
is a historic port which lies at the mouth of the Teign estuary. Teignmouth is a town of two characters; on the seaward side visitors will find all the amenities of a bustling seaside resort, whilst on the estuary side boats rest peacefully in the harbour which is flanked by waterside inns and beach huts. The rest of the town is a mixture of shopping areas, interesting cobbled back streets and pedestrianised precincts.
Dartmoor National Park
covers some 370 square miles, making it the largest and wildest area of open countryside in southern England; with thriving market towns, picturesque villages, ancient burial chambers, stone circles, a diverse wildlife with many endangered species and rare plants, the area is a nature lover’s paradise.