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South Devon offers a wonderful mix of stunning coastlines and breathtaking countryside as well as quaint villages, bustling market towns and vibrant cities. With so much to explore, whatever your holiday desires, you’re sure to find your perfect get away in South Devon.
Explore the Coast
Our coastline is truly beautiful and is covered with soft golden sands in hidden coves, large family friendly beaches and rock pool-ers paradises. Our beaches offer so much more than just sunbathing and paddling and provide a wide range of activities for the whole family. So whether you’re in need of adventurous water sports, beachside cafes, coastal paths or anice-cream the coast of South Devon will provide a perfect day out.
For a unique view of the coastline take a trip on one of the many ferries or boat trips that operate around the coast and experience the breathtaking scenery from the sea.
Don’t forget to walk the South West Coast Path, which hugs the coast taking you through seaside towns and past stunning scenery, letting you explore the landscape on foot. For a great free day out take a picnic to enjoy along the way.
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Explore the Countryside
Stretching from the sea to Dartmoor National Park you’ll find dramatic landscapes which include beautiful green countryside, a patchwork of farmland, river valleys and wooded hills.
Much of the landscape in South Devon is protected and maintained by the National Park Authority, South Devon Area of Natural Beauty, South West Coastal Path and other environmental organisations giving you a perfect unspoilt backdrop for your get away.
Explore the Towns & Villages
South Devon is full of enchanting towns and villages that are each unique and interesting in their own way. From small coastal villages to bustling market towns drenched in history and delightful countryside communities you’ll find the perfect place to stop and explore.
Whether you’re out for a drive, following a footpath or enjoying a day out on a local bus a stop for a bite to eat is essential. With many towns and villages being home to traditional pubs and welcoming cafes you’ll find the ideal place to have lunch or dinner.
Below are the main areas of the region. For a wider choose click on an area to see the town and villages found in that part of South Devon.