Blog (History & Heritage) - Visit South Devon

  • A Brief History of Totnes

    A Brief History of Totnes

    If you’re looking to learn about the history of this wonderful Anglo-Saxon town, you’ve come to the right place! 

  • Visit South Devon in 2024

    Visit South Devon in 2024

    If you're still in search of your next great getaway in 2024, let us share our top reasons to visit South Devon! 

  • A Brief History of Teignmouth

    A Brief History of Teignmouth

    Join us as we embark on a journey through time and explore the fascinating history of Teignmouth. 

  • Babbacombe Model Village in the sun

    Unique Attractions in South Devon

    From secret underground passages to enchanting miniature villages, South Devon is packed with all manner of unique attractions for the whole family to enjoy!

  • Devon Pirate History

    Pirate History of South Devon

    Ahoy me hearties! Looking to discover more about South Devon's pirate history? Click here to find out more.

  • Devon Folklore

    Devon Folkore

    For centuries Devon has been the setting for many a devilish tale of pixies, ghosts and other supernatural creatures. 

  • Blue plaques in exeter

    Blue Plaques in Exeter

    Click here to find a list of all the English Heritage Scheme Blue Plaques in Exeter.

  • History of Ashburton

    A Brief History of Ashburton

    Ashburton is a town filled with history & heritage. You can read a brief history of the town here. 

  • Forts in South Devon

    Forts in South Devon

    South Devon boasts a wealth of historical landmarks including many fortifications. Click here to read a ist of all the forts here in the region.

  • Paignton, Devon

    Blue Plaques in Paignton

    Click here to find a list of all the English Heritage Scheme Blue Plaques in Paignton.

  • View from Dartmouth Castle

    Castles in South Devon

    Discover the wide range of fantastic castles that call South Devon home.

  • Dawlish

    Dawlish Heritage Trail

    Discover more about the stunning resort of Dawlish on the Dawlish Heritage Trail.

  • Teignmouth
    European Union Leader South Devon Coastal

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