Here is just a taste of the many delights that await you on your next family holiday to Devon:
- Exmoor National Park – where the sea meets the moors: Located in North Devon, Exmoor National Park features wide open moorland, valleys and farmland. Covering nearly 700 sq km and with diverse habitats, the park is home to wildlife, including birds, otters, rare butterflies, bats, red deer and those famous Exmoor ponies. You can enjoy horse riding, walking, cycling and even canoeing through this awesome landscape.
- Theme Parks and Adventure Parks: Children of all ages will be entertained at the many adventure and theme parks located throughout Devon. Perfect for a day out, whatever the weather, the county offers everything from large theme parks and water parks with white-knuckle rides and muddy assault courses to more gentle adventures and animal encounters. Popular attractions include Crealy Adventure Park & Resort in Exeter, River Dart Country Park in Ashburton and Watermouth Family Theme Park and Castle in Ilfracombe.
- Coastline and Beaches: Undoubtedly one of the main attractions of Devon, when you choose a holiday here, you can access some truly spectacular coastal areas. Whichever part of the county you visit, you will never be far from lovely sandy beaches, dramatic coastlines and clifftop paths. You can spend your days exploring, making sandcastles, rock-pooling, enjoying water-based activities or simply relaxing. The English Riviera in South Devon is a popular area to visit and includes the towns of Brixham, Torquay and Paignton.
After a long day of exploring all Devon has to offer, what could be better than returning to a cosy cottage by the sea?
Self-catering and luxury holiday cottages are an excellent choice because they offer home-from-home accommodation. They come with fully-equipped kitchens, comfortable bedrooms and family spaces where you can relax and enjoy time together. However, maybe the best thing about choosing a cottage holiday by the sea is that you get to wake up each morning to a fantastic view. You can enjoy coastal cottage holidays in many locations around the Devon shorelines, so you can base yourself in the perfect place to fit your unique holiday itinerary.
There is something undeniably special about being near the coast and when you choose a cottage holiday by the sea, you have the very best of Devon right on your doorstep.