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Explore Devon - The English Riviera.

About England's Riviera Devon. This beautiful county is one of the most searched for by tourists and holiday makers. With so much to do, so many top rated beaches, great attractions, fabulous countryside and scenery and a warm climate its hardly surprising that Devon is so popular as a top destination with something for everyone. If you love holidaying with your pets - see our new Dog Friendly holiday rentals.
Discover some of Devon's luxury holiday rentals below, a choice from over a thousand available properties from manors and castles, cottages beach villas to stunning apartments and all in between.

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About Devon.
This big south western England region is perhaps among the most searched for places to see and holiday. With coastlines referred to as the English Riviera as well as countryside straight out of an exotic garden of Eden to a large wide range of background, rich architecture as well as rolling countryside. Devon is basically divided into 3 areas, North Devon, South Devon as well as Mid Devon, every one having distinct experiences for the visitor.

In North Devon golden sandy coastlines ideal for rock-pooling, swimming and browsing, remarkable coastlines, rugged moors as well as verdant valleys all demand to be discovered. Impressive destinations, terrific neighborhood food as well as drinks and also a wealth of cultural experiences await you in North Devon.
The heart of North Devon is where you will certainly discover 'Tarka Country', little changed since Henry Williamson created his famous novel, Tarka the Otter.
After that there is Ruby Country, flaunting the largest and busiest livestock markets in the nation. The appealing town square comes active every Wednesday as visitors appreciate mingling with local people and farmers. This historical market town of thatch as well as cob cottages goes back to the 16th century and an excellent location to experience country Devon life.
Barnstaple is North Devon's oldest as well as largest town and also rests at the centre of the Tarka Path, a 180 mile path with 32 miles of off road cycle paths.

Located within the designated Area of Exceptional All-natural Beauty (AONB), is Combe Martin as well as its neighbor Berrynarbour both stunning locations. With the lengthiest road of any town in the UK, Combe Martin rests at the edge of Exmoor, surrounded by impressive coastal sights, medieval areas, and also bathed in a background of silver and also tin mining. Neglecting the protected Watermouth Cove you'll uncover Berrynarbour. With its quaint homes and flower display screens you'll discover first hand why Beatrix Potter found the area the best for inspiration.

Seekers of curious coastal charm will certainly love Ilfracombe. History is all over it, from grand Victorian resorts to the old functioning harbour boasting several of North Devon's ideal dining establishments as well as cafes. Culture is plentiful with the Landmark Theatre, or you can just roam around Ilfracombe.

Bideford uses the best in pubs, music and dining establishments to please every taste buds. Visit the pannier market or roam through the traffic free lanes, you'll discover Bideford is the best location for a spot of retail therapy, with lots of independent retailers, crafts and antique shops. Stroll along the quay as well as appreciate the large waterside, or take a stroll around the fortnightly farmers market. There is additionally a 2 mile long sandy beach, fronted by classic bucket and spade stores, cafeteria's and restaurants.

For an award winning coastline, head to Woolacombe, its miles of golden sand are acknowledged as one of the leading 10 coastlines in the world. Head via Georgeham and you'll locate Putsborough, with wonderful centers, and also a coastline of coffee shops that serve local produce.
Further around the coast you will certainly find Croyde, a stunning town populated with thatched homes and also among the region's finest coastlines, the excellent area for family members and also surfers alike. Yearly, Woolacombe and Croyde play host to a number of surfing competitors and every June there's Oceanfest, three days of food, songs and celebrations.
Saunton Sands is one of the wonderful jewels in this Area of superior all-natural charm and has been used as a place for numerous film, video clip and also tv programs.
South Devon contains much more in addition to tourist attractions, it's the best area for charming getaways, sightseeing or keeping the children delighted. This location of Devon has a lovely coast and extensive countryside offering you pristine plant life, gorgeous coastlines as well as stunning towns.

Mid Devon is nicely sandwiched between the North and also Riviera South of Devon and also much better recognized for its rolling hillsides, concealed woodlands and rivers as well as verdant valleys, teeming with wild animals, making it an ideal location for strolling holidays and also wildlife identifying.
For those seeking the charm as well as quietness of lovely countryside as well as surrounded by nature, Mid Devon is the place. It's likewise brimming with cultural heritage and history, with connections to St Boniface, Crediton's tutelary saint and also solid roots to the woolen industry and lace making which is evident throughout its building heritage. In Mid Devon even a lot of the food served is local organic fruit and vegetables as well as numerous vineyards as well as micro breweries for the red wine and plenty of choice for beer fans.
When it comes to holiday accommodation, there are stacks of friendly B&B's, cottages, self-catering or glamping in yurts as well as tipi's. If you are seeking more exclusive extravagance as well as complete leisure, there's no shortage of historical mansions, luxurious apartments and cottages.

So whatever your desires, whether the South, North or Mid Devon you have a substantial selection of great accommodation and if you are into exploring you can do it all in Devon.

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