Clovelly ClovellyClovelly a popular tourist village in North Devon Lundy Island Lundy island view of harbourLundy island just off the shore of North Devon and can be accessed by the Oldenburg ferry from either Bideford or Ilfracombe Bideford Tarka trail in North DevonThe Tarka Trail is a cycle network covering an impressive 180 miles on a variety of Devon landscapes, ranging from rugged cliffs and sandy bays to numerous wooded riverside valleys and picturesque moorland. With the main route stretching from Braunton in the north, through Bideford and Great Torrington towards the village of Meeth Combe Martin Combe MartinCombe Martin has the longest village street in the country and has tourist attractions for people of all ages. Great Torrington Great torringtonGreat torrington has the popular attractions of Dartington Crystal and RHS Garden Rosemoor and many local small boutique shops selling a range of produce Ilfracombe IlfracombeIlfracombe harbour with its new attraction of the statue verity, a 66 foot bronze-clad scuplture created by the worlds famous artist Damien Hirst. Also on the harbor is a light house which is open to the public to learn about the history of Ilfracombe. Th Lynton Watersmeet near LynmouthWatersmeet is a beautiful place for walks with family or to gather your thoughts or even capture some stunning photos along this long stream which meets an amazing waterfall. Plymouth Smeatons Tower on Plymouth HoeSmeatons Tower is a well know memorial landmark which draws many vistiors to Plymouth to take in the surroundings from this vantage point over looking the estuary

Devon holiday cottages

Devon has long been one of the most popular places to holiday in the UK. The setting of this beautiful county, with two coastlines offering many gorgeous beaches, is absolutely perfect for a getaway, whether it be a romantic weekend for a couple, a family holiday or a group of friends getting together to have a great time, Devon is ideally suited to the occasion. All across the county from Clovelly to Lynton and Exmoor in the north, or from Dartmoor to Tavistock and the scenic South Devon seaside towns of Salcombe and Torquay - Devon has a veritable wealth of incredible things to see and experience.

In North Devon and Exmoor, not only is there stunning scenery to explore and admire, there are also multiple points of cultural and historical interest, as well as an abundance of intriguing flora and fauna and many other attractions, not forgetting that this area is a mecca known throughout the UK and further afield as being a hotspot for beach holidays, with beaches ideal for surfing near Woolacombe, Croyde and Westward Ho! as well being popular for family holidays on nearby working farms.

Dartmoor has everything to offer, from their five incredible areas of natural interest, including the Dartmoor National Park, which boasts an astounding 368 square miles to discover and enjoy. In this vast expanse of nature, there are many wonders to be found, some man-made and some not, like the Dartmoor Prison Museum or the huge naturally formed granite edifice called Haytor.

South Devon is comprised of beaches which are equally beautiful when compared to those in the north of the county, they are just as popular for a family holiday and are ideal locations for walking and cycling, whilst also being near Exeter and Plymouth - two of the most culturally important cities in far South West of England.

Exeter has a wealth of historical and cultural interests. One just has to follow the cobblestone under one's feet to find yourself amongst many diverse high street and independent shops and boutiques. It is also placed near enough to the sea, so that you can enjoy an evening meal next to the beach and relax after an enjoyable shopping spree. Plymouth is even more culturally important, being the location where Sir Francis Drake famously played his game of Bowls, before setting out to defeat the Spanish armada. You could always visit the Mayflower Steps which is believed to be the location from where the Pilgrim Fathers set off on their journey in 1620 aboard the Mayflower to begin a new life in America, Plymouth also boasts a great amount of fabulous theatre, art galleries and live music.

Book a holiday cottage in or around any of the stunning towns and villages in Devon, where you can explore the mysteries and beauty to be found all around. Or take advantage of the range of farm holidays available in the area and discover the pleasures the countryside has to offer. One can even walk or cycle on the Tarka Trail, the route taken by Tarka the Otter in the famous book, as he made his way around North Devon. Every place in Devon has its very own attractions and advantages. The hardest part of the holiday is going to be deciding where one wishes to visit first!

Shown on the map and list below are the popular towns in Devon. To see the properties near a particular town, click on a map marker or list item. Alternatively click ‘refine your search’ to browse for a particular Devon holiday home. See Devon for yourself by taking a look at our photo gallery.

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