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Things to do in Devon

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
National Park
“Get away from it all with a walk on the wild side, The vast open space of the moors might just be what you need to refresh yourself. ”
  • 266 locals recommend
Zoo
“A super place to spend the day. Lots of animals to see and lots of facilities for children. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Church
“Beautiful cathedral. Free to enter when a service is on, otherwise costs 7 euro ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“cobblestone streets, a small theatre, a harbour, boats, the sea and interesting shops. plenty to see and then walk through and up to the Hoe.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Garden
“Beautiful gardens to inspire! A must for garden lovers! Good cafe and plant centre”
  • 55 locals recommend
Museum
“Exeter's wonderful museum (RAMM), has stunning displays and galleries, world-class collections and fabulous exhibitions.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Beach
“A Blue-Flag Award-winning beach backed by evergreens and scented pines. Shale and pebbles with a steep slope down to waters edge. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Kents Cavern is our family business, it has been run by our family for over 110 years. A truely exciting and unique day out. Well worth a visit!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Theater
“heatre Royal, Plymouth, is a theatre venue in Plymouth, Devon. It consists of a 1,300-seat main auditorium, The Lyric, which regularly hosts large-scale musicals, opera and ballet; a 200-seat studio, The Drum; and a 50-seat studio, The Lab. On a separate site, Theatre Royal Plymouth also has a production and learning centre, TR2, featuring rehearsal studios and workshops for the production of set and costumes.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Theater
“Something on here all the time. Tribute acts, opera, drama, comedy, music. Lots going on. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Nature
“The castle was built in 1481 and was the first to be constructed specifically for artillery. There is also a World War II pillbox. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Aquarium
“The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) is the UK’s largest aquarium, located in Britain's Ocean City, Plymouth. It is run by the Ocean Conservation Trust, a charity dedicated to connecting people with the Ocean. See their website for special events programme”
  • 29 locals recommend
Nature
“For surfing and all things beach related. There is a great snack place in high season.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Theme Park
“This one time real sheep farm has diversified into a popular family attraction.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Big cinema complex for recent releases and mainstream films. Great for rainy days. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Very Good day out for families with children, one of the top theme Parks in the area.”
  • 35 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Garden
“Beautiful gardens to inspire! A must for garden lovers! Good cafe and plant centre”
  • 55 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Recommended to us actually from one of our recent guests, BOOKING IN ADVANCE is a MUST lots of sharing dishes, a lovely experience.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Hix Oyster and Fish House in Lyme Regis is always a treat. Wonderful fresh seafood cooked with style and often some locally foraged wild ingredients too, plus a stunning view over the Cobb and out to sea. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Linked to Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s River Cottage HQ. Imaginative menu. Dogs allowed.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Pub
“Local pub overlooking the Kingsbridge Estuary. Stand Up paddle boards can also be hired from here.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Café
“Breakfast on a Sunday is very popular here so be prepared for a short wait in peak season - wonderful friendly service and heavenly food”
  • 27 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Right on the seafront with an amazing balcony seating area (in good weather). This is part of a chain but does excellent food. There is a fixed price menu for lunch, a great a la carte and they also do gourmet evenings every month. Booking essential.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Excellent seafood restaurant with spectacular views. Good food in a relaxed atmosphere. ”
  • 33 locals recommend

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