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Free Things to Do in South Devon

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  1. Add Shaldon Beach to your Itinerary

    Shaldon Beach

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    Beach

    Shaldon

    A mix of shingle and sand, the beach gently shelves towards the estuary mouth with views over Teignmouth and towards Dartmoor. Very popular with local families.

  2. Add South West Coast Path to your Itinerary

    South West Coast Path

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    Free Activity

    South West Coast Path National Trail is 630 miles long, from Minehead in Somerset to Poole Harbour in Dorset.

  3. Add Decoy Country Park to your Itinerary

    Decoy Country Park

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    Parks & Gardens

    Newton Abbot

    Decoy Country Park provides an opportunity to enjoy exciting wildlife and beautiful countryside. Decoy was once a clay quarry but now supports a wealth of wildlife, with the main habitats found here.

  4. Wild Swimming

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    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    If your the adventurous type you may like to try out wild swimming. With plenty of water ways just waiting to be discovered South Devon is a wild swimmer's dream! From wild rivers and estuaries to vast open sea locations that are perfect for testing...

  5. Add Thurlestone Beach to your Itinerary

    Thurlestone Beach

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    Beach

    Kingsbridge

    Are the usual summer crowds driving you crazy when all you want to do is chill out and relax? If you want something a little more laid back then Thurlestone could be the answer.

  6. Add The Exe Estuary Trail to your Itinerary

    The Exe Estuary Trail

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    Cycle Route

    Exeter

    The Exe Estuary is a 26 mile cycle route & walkway which goes along the whole Exe Estuary through Exmouth, Exeter & Dawlish.

  7. Add Bantham Beach to your Itinerary

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    Bantham Beach

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    Beach

    Nr Kingsbridge, Modbury

    A beautiful large sandy beach ideal for watersports, especially surfing. Swimming is safe if you stay within the marked area which is patrolled by life guards.

  8. Add Templer Way to your Itinerary

    Templer Way

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    Walking Route

    Stover, Newton Abbot

    The Templer Way is a walk of 18 miles tracing the historic line of granite being taken from the quarries at Haytor to the docks at Teignmouth.

  9. Add Courtenay Park to your Itinerary

    Courtenay Park

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    Parks & Gardens

    Newton Abbot

    Courtenay Park features a pond and fountain, a sensory garden, a bandstand on which concerts are played throughout the year, Children’s Play area, Bowling Green and toilets.

    It is situated a short walk from the town centre and is opposite...

  10. Add Bigbury on Sea Beach to your Itinerary

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    Bigbury on Sea Beach

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    Beach

    Nr Kingsbridge

    A stunning sandy beach in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) joined by causeway to Burgh Island. Shallow water for paddling and rock pools for exploring. Bigbury on Sea is a popular family beach and great for windsurfing and kite surfing.

  11. Add Teignmouth Town Beach to your Itinerary

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    Teignmouth Town Beach

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    Beach

    Teignmouth

    A long sandy beach from the mouth of the River Teign east towards Dawlish. Free summer entertainment, with the added attraction of the Victorian Pier and a state-of-the-art childern's play area.

  12. Add Dawlish Warren Nature & Wildlife Reserve to your Itinerary

    Dawlish Warren Nature & Wildlife Reserve

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    Dawlish Warren

    Dawlish Warren's most valuable ecological asset appears outside of the summer months - the descent of thousands of wildfowl and wading birds who use the mudflats to feed.

  13. Add Exe Estuary to your Itinerary

    Exe Estuary

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    Exeter

    The Exe Estuary is of international importance for wintering waders and wildfowl, supporting 1000s of birds. One of the best opportunities to view the wildlife of the estuary is at the the RSPB's two nature reserves.

  14. Add Blackpool Sands Beach to your Itinerary

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    Blackpool Sands Beach

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    Beach

    Dartmouth

    Superb stretch of golden sand and shingle in a sheltered, unspoilt bay with turquoise blue sea and surrounding pines. It's safe and good swimming, and the water is clean and clear. First Aid facilities are available.

  15. Add The Devon Guild of Craftsmen to your Itinerary

    The Devon Guild of Craftsmen

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    Craft Centre

    Bovey Tracey

    Riverside Mill plays host to one of the South West’s biggest crafts venue with galleries, craft shop & café with a great landscape view.

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