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South Devon History & Heritage

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  1. 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

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  2. Add Powderham Castle to your Itinerary

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    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.

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

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    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...

  4. 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...

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  5. 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...

  6. Add Dartmouth Guided History Tours to your Itinerary

    Dartmouth Guided History Tours

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    Walking Tour

    Dartmouth

    Dartmouth is steeped in maritime history and has been an important and strategic deep water port since the twelfth century.

    We offer a 1 to 1 ½ hour walking tour of Dartmouth pointing out the most important buildings and places all within a...

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  7. 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.

  8. Add Teign Heritage, Teignmouth and Shaldon Museum to your Itinerary

    Teign Heritage, Teignmouth and Shaldon Museum

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    Museum

    Teignmouth

    Teignmouth's new landmark building contains a range of interesting exhibits in two wonderful new permanent galleries, which have been carefully designed to appeal to both adults and children.

  9. Add Torquay's Dinosaur World to your Itinerary

    Torquay's Dinosaur World

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    Indoors

    Torquay

    Torquay's Dinosaur World is an fun interactive indoor exhibition that brings the world of dinosaurs to life! See amazing life-size and scaled dinosaurs, learn about their lives, discover incredible fossils, enjoy our fun family quiz to win a...

  10. Add The Donkey Sanctuary to your Itinerary

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    The Donkey Sanctuary

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    Animal Collection

    Sidmouth

    Visit The Donkey Sanctuary - the largest sanctuary for donkeys in the world at Sidmouth in Devon. Visitors are free to spend time meeting the 500 rescued donkeys.

  11. Add Bickleigh Castle to your Itinerary

    Bickleigh Castle

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    Castle/Fort

    Tiverton

    We’re pleased to offer guided castle tours of Bickleigh Castle. Learn about the history and hear some of the intriguing stories associated with it from one of our expert historians.

  12. 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.

  13. Add Dartmoor National Park to your Itinerary

    Dartmoor National Park

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    National Park

    Yelverton

    Dartmoor National Park is one of the last great wildernesses in the UK with an inspirational landscape of heatherclad moors and rugged tors.

  14. Add Hound Tor Deserted Medieval Village to your Itinerary

    Hound Tor Deserted Medieval Village

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    Historic Site

    Hound Tor is certainly worth a visit. It is reputed to be the inspiration for the Hound of the Baskervilles story and has often been used for location filming; a version of "Hound of the Baskervilles" was one of these.

  15. Add The Barn Cinema to your Itinerary

    The Barn Cinema

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    Cinema

    Totnes

    Beautiful 14th Century Barn Cinema and open air cinema showing a wide range of films 7 days a week.

  16. Add Culm Valley Cloth Trail to your Itinerary

    Culm Valley Cloth Trail

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    Walking Route

    Cullompton

    The river Culm flows from the Blackdown Hills into the Exe and out to sea through the ports of Exeter and Topsham. There is a long history of cloth and clothing production in settlements and mills using water power along the Culm, with some exports...

  17. Add The East Devon Way to your Itinerary

    The East Devon Way

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    Orienteering

    East Devon

    The East Devon Way links together footpaths & quiet country lanes to create routes through undulating country to link Exmouth & Lyme Regis.

  18. Add The Exe Valley Way to your Itinerary

    The Exe Valley Way

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    History

    Exeter

    The Exe Valley is a long distance route for walkers exploring the length of this beautiful river valley.

  19. Add South Devon Railway to your Itinerary

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    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.

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  20. Add Berry Head National Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Berry Head National Nature Reserve

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    Brixham

    Berry Head Nature Reserve is an important wildlife and historical site in Brixham, South Devon. 

    The area is an internationally acclaimed heritage site and National Nature Reserve, home to a variety of coastal wildlife, history, geological...

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