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Best things to do in Devon

National Park
“Visit beautiful Dartmoor with Villages, National Park and Visitor centre. If you enjoy walking there are many routes, wear suitable clothing and take a map of the moors. ”
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“This is a zoo with a difference. Lots of greenery with fewer animals.. Strong on the environmental message ”
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“The Princess Theatre in Torquay, first opened its doors on Wednesday 7 June 1961. It now provides a fantastic variety of local and touring shows throughout the year! ”
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“19 miles from Gogwell A wonderful example of Gothic architecture in the middle of the city; take in the longest continuous medieval stone vault in the world, the rich decoration and ornate carvings, see the colourful painted angels in the Minstrels Gallery, the Exeter Astronomical Clock and the Bishop's Throne. Free tours are run several times a day.”
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“Walk around the enchanting, beautiful gardens. There is a gift shop, restaurant and you can buy quality plants.”
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Monument / Landmark
“Just down the road from the apartment is Kents Cavern. This is a great day out with a trip round the caves both interesting, exciting and a little scary!! Definitely worth a visit! There is also an exhibition and cafe. ”
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“Visit Plymouth's historic Barbican to visit the Mayflower Steps, climb up the lighthouse on plymouth hoe or take a passenger ferry over to Cawsand Beach/village in Cornwall (30 minute journey on a small boat, very fun!). There's also a children's playground, adventure golf and trampolines if you walk to the far end of the Hoe. Also an outdoor sea-water swimming pool called Tinside Lido.”
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“An English Heritage site to visit at the mouth of the River Dart. Limited parking is available. There's walks to coves such as Castle Cove and Sugary Cove. The tea rooms are also situated right next to the castle and church.”
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Movie Theater
“Big cinema complex for recent releases and mainstream films. Great for rainy days. ”
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“Take the ferry to Brixham and walk round the harbour, continue towards Berry Head Hotel, stop for a drink or meal then walk to the Nature reserve with it's visitor centre, lighthouse and remains of forts. Enjoy the beautiful views and walk the Coast Path. ”
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“Great food grown around on the Riverford farm eaten in the field kitchen on shared tables with large bowls and set menu. fab food and a wonderful spot. ”
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Historic Site
“Greenways is the old home of Agatha Christie and once there you will expect to see Hercule Poirot or Miss Marple round each corner. The house is full of treasures and will keep you totally enthralled. The gardens are spectacular and if you can get down when the camellias are in full bloom you will be memorised by the size and colour of the blooms ”
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“A beautiful Museum to delight historians and art lovers. Take a stroll into this much loved historic building, housing many wonderful pieces.”
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“Just before you reach the harbour you are greeted with a very large black netting... this is home to Living Coasts, the sister site to Paignton Zoo that houses Pengiuns, Seals, Otters and a host of sealife to name a few. The staff are really knowledgeable and will happily chat to you about the animals and their behaviours. Each day there is a schedule of talks and feeds which gives you an insight into each of the animals. You can buy a dual ticket for Living Coasts and Paignton Zoo which works out cheaper if you intend to visit both. ”
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Seafood Restaurant
“Fabulous food with stunning views. Good idea to book, no dogs except on the balcony.”
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“With its own beach restaurant and car parking this family friendly beach has it all and the views !”
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