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History and Heritage Things to Do in South Devon

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  1. Add Buckfast Abbey to your Itinerary

    Buckfast Abbey

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    Abbey/Priory

    Buckfastleigh

    Large Benedictine monastery rebuilt on medieval foundations. Many art treasures in the Abbey church. Also unusual shops, excellent restaurant, exhibition, video.

  2. Add Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle) to your Itinerary

    Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle)

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    Historic House/Palace

    Exeter

    Castle built 244 metres above sea level with panoramic views over the Exe Valley and Devonshire countryside. Original Georgian features include large Gothic windows, ornate plasterwork, a mahogany floor and marble fireplaces. The cantilevered spiral...

  3. Add The Devon Guild of Craftsmen to your Itinerary

    The Devon Guild of Craftsmen

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    Craft Centre

    Bovey Tracey

    The largest contemporary craft centre in the South West - a Grade II Listed building, with shop, exhibition gallery and gallery cafe.

  4. Add Berry Pomeroy Castle to your Itinerary

    Berry Pomeroy Castle

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    Castle/Fort

    Nr Totnes

    Set in beautiful woodland, the English Heritage castle is romantic and reputedly the most haunted in Devon. Discover the castle's intriguing history with our audio tour, let children explore the ruins.

  5. Add Devon’s Top Attractions to your Itinerary

    Devon’s Top Attractions

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    Family Fun

    Come rain or shine, whether you’re looking for a relaxing time or a full-on action packed day, it is all here with Devon’s Top Attractions www.lotstodo.co.uk

    Devon' Top Attraction events mean there is always something going on in Devon, and...

  6. Add South Devon Railway to your Itinerary

    South Devon Railway

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    Steam Railway

    Buckfastleigh

    The South Devon Railway is a seven mile steam railway running between Buckfastleigh and Totnes.

    At Buckfastleigh, there is a play area, gardens, museum, workshop and cafe.

  7. Add Hannahs at Seale-Hayne to your Itinerary

    Hannahs at Seale-Hayne

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    Historic House/Palace

    Newton Abbot

    A UNIQUE DESTINATION...AN INSPIRING CHARITY

    Hannahs at Seale-Hayne is situated near Newton Abbot just off the A38 and convenient to Plymouth, Torbay and Exeter. Conveniently located just off the Newton Abbot to Ashburton Road, the stunning...

  8. Add The Cridford Inn to your Itinerary

    The Cridford Inn

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    Public House/Bar

    Newton Abbot

    The Cridford Inn is set in the idyllic village of Trusham in the Teign Valley - the middle of nowhere, but close to everywhere. This quintessential country inn dates back to 825AD and is one of the oldest pubs in the country.

  9. Add Dartmouth Castle to your Itinerary

    Dartmouth Castle

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    Castle/Fort

    Dartmouth

    One of the most picturesquely-sited fortresses in England. For over six hundred years Dartmouth Castle has guarded the narrow entrance to the Dart Estuary and the busy, vibrant port of Dartmouth. New interpretation and displays for late May 2016.

  10. Add Totnes Castle to your Itinerary

    Totnes Castle

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    Castle/Fort

    Totnes

    The English Heritage castle is the focal point of the town, standing as a legacy to the once powerful Normans. Actually one of the best surviving early motte and baily castles, the moat is now filled with cottages and gardens in the town.

  11. Add Unique Devon Tours to your Itinerary

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    Unique Devon Tours

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    Tour Guide

    Newton Abbot

    Unique Devon Tours arranges exclusive guided tours of Devon and beyond for small groups of up to six people. We offer a series of pre-meditated one day tours, or tours can be tailor-made according to the interests of the people in the party

  12. Add Okehampton Castle to your Itinerary

    Okehampton Castle

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    Castle/Fort

    Okehampton

    Mentioned in the Domesday Book, this castle, which was once the sumptuous home of the Earl of Devon, is now an atmospheric ruin.  Take in breath-taking views of Dartmoor and stretch your legs along woodland and riverside walks. Conveniently located...

  13. Add Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery - RAMM to your Itinerary

    Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery - RAMM

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    Museum

    Exeter

    Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum reopened after a multi-million pound refurbishment with the galleries & facilities of a modern museum.

  14. Add Powderham Castle to your Itinerary

    Powderham Castle

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    Castle/Fort

    Exeter

    A visit to Powderham Castle is an enchanting day out for all its visitors. Fascinating guided tours of this magnificent 600year old Castle.

  15. Add Brook Gallery to your Itinerary

    Brook Gallery

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    Gallery

    Budleigh Salterton

    Now in its 18th year Brook Gallery is one of the South West’s most established and respected art galleries with a reputation that extends far beyond the region for exhibiting an eclectic, vibrant, exciting and inspiring range of original art.

  16. The Original Surfboard Company

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    Family Activities

    All Original Surfboards are British made - designed in Cornwall and made in Devon.

  17. Add Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site Devon to your Itinerary

    Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site Devon

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    SEATON

    Enjoy the beauty of the Jurassic Coast in Devon, miles of breathtaking coastal paths, stunning views and historic landmarks.

  18. Add Exeter's Underground Passages to your Itinerary

    Exeter's Underground Passages

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    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    Exeter

    The Passages were built to house the pipes that brought clean drinking water into medieval Exeter. A guided tour of Exeter's Underground Passages is a memorable event - narrow, dark, interesting and exciting.

  19. Add St Martin's Church to your Itinerary

    St Martin's Church

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    Church/Chapel

    Exeter

    St Martin’s props up the black-and-white building of Mol’s Coffee House on a corner of Exeter’s historic Cathedral Close. It is one of the oldest buildings in the city.

  20. Add Bickleigh Castle to your Itinerary

    Bickleigh Castle

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    Castle/Fort

    Tiverton

    An 11thC chapel, the oldest complete building in Devon. Armoury, guard room, Great Hall and Stuart period farmhouse. Tower. Moated gardens.

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