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History and Heritage Things to Do in South Devon

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  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 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.

  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 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.

  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 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.

  13. 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.

  14. Add The West Exe Trail to your Itinerary

    The West Exe Trail

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    Walking Route

    Tiverton

    The West Exe Trail is an historic walk celebrating Tiverton’s lace making and architectural heritage.

  15. Add Dawlish Warren National Nature Reserve Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Dawlish Warren National Nature Reserve Visitor Centre

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    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    Dawlish Warren

    The Visitor Centre has a range of displays which tell you more about Dawlish Warren. A bird watching hide is situated about a mile north-east of the Visitor Centre.

  16. Add Castle Drogo to your Itinerary

    Castle Drogo

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    Historic House/Palace

    Exeter

    Castle Drogo is perched on a granite outcrop overlooking the stunning Teign Valley. The castle is currently undergoing a major conservation project to make it watertight, the inside has been completely redisplayed with artist installations and open s

  17. 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.

  18. Add Seaton Jurassic to your Itinerary

    Seaton Jurassic

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    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    Seaton

    Travel through time & discover the secrets of our planet's past. With a surprise around every corner and hundreds of things to see, touch and do, Seaton Jurassic has something for time travellers big and small.

  19. Add Start Point Lighthouse to your Itinerary

    Start Point Lighthouse

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    Viewpoint

    Start Point

    The Start Point Lighthouse, which has guided vessels along the English Channel for over 150 years, is situated on one of the most exposed peninsulas on the English Coast.

  20. Add Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site to your Itinerary

    Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site

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    National Park

    SEATON

    Running 155km from Exmouth in Devon to Studland in Dorset is the Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site, selected by UNESCO because of its outstanding earth science interest.

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