Things To Do in South Devon

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Best South Devon Things To Do, Plymouth, South Devon

Best South Devon Things To Do, Plymouth, South Devon

South Devon is one of the UK's most popular holiday destinations. It's packed with visitor attractions. We list some of the best below.   Major South Devon holiday attractions Plymouth National Marine Aquarium. Located by Sutton Harbour and Plymouth's historic Barbican overlooking Plym...

Best South Devon Beaches, Dartmouth, South Devon

Best South Devon Beaches, Dartmouth, South Devon

Beach holiday in South Devon South Devon is one of the UK's top destinations for a beach holiday. To help you choose a beach location, we've listed South Devon beaches below. Click through on each recommendation to learn more. We start with our top ten recommendations for South Devon beaches a...

Best South Devon Rainy Day Things To Do, Plymouth, South Devon

Best South Devon Rainy Day Things To Do, Plymouth, South Devon

There are plenty of things to do in South Devon when it rains. We list ideas below by theme and then location. When it's raining hard, head indoors. If it's light rain there are still plenty of things to experience outdoors. Browse the list and photo gallery for inspiration. &...

Best South Devon Watersports, Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon

Best South Devon Watersports, Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon

In an area of England famous for its coastline, it's no surprise that you could spend your entire holiday trying out various watersports. We list by location and watersport.   Bantham We lead with Bantham Beach because it's an iconic South Devon surfing spot. It's also exceptionally be...

Best South Devon Museums, Torquay, South Devon

Best South Devon Museums, Torquay, South Devon

South Devon has some great regional museums. We list the best below. Also find listings for National Trust and English Heritage properties.   Museums Torre Abbey. A museum and art gallery housed within an ancient abbey, this is up there with the best cultural attractions in South West...

Best South Devon Boat Trips, Dartmouth, South Devon

Best South Devon Boat Trips, Dartmouth, South Devon

Boat trips from South Devon's major coastal holiday destinations There are many boat trips you can take in South Devon. Most leave the major coastal holiday destinations such as Dartmouth, Salcombe, Brixham, Torquay and Plymouth. Some follow popular routes and run regularly. Others are more...

Best South Devon Kids Things To Do, Dartmouth, South Devon

Best South Devon Kids Things To Do, Dartmouth, South Devon

From beaches to watersports, boat trips to adventure parks, South Devon is packed with kids things to do. We list the best kids things to do below. Note that South Devon is a relatively small area with good transport links so we also include kids things to do in the surrounding area.   Ma...

Best South Devon SWCP/South West Coast Path Walking, Salcombe, South Devon

Best South Devon SWCP/South West Coast Path Walking, Salcombe, South Devon

If you're looking to walk a short section of the South West Coast Path in South Devon then we'd recommend the following stretches of coastline. We also include a description of the entire length of the South West Coast Path from Exeter to Plymouth should you want to complete it in one go. Browse the...

Best South Devon Prehistoric Sites, Torquay, South Devon

Best South Devon Prehistoric Sites, Torquay, South Devon

South Devon has one of the UK's most important prehistoric caves. Dartmoor's prehistory is internationally important. We list some of the best prehistoric sites below.   South Devon Prehistoric Sites Kents Cavern. Whilst a tour of this cave is an unforgettable experience and the guide'...

Best South Devon Castles, Dartmouth, South Devon

Best South Devon Castles, Dartmouth, South Devon

There are lots of superb castles and forts located in South Devon and on Dartmoor. We list some of the best below. The Westcountry is a relatively small place so we also include other castles in Devon and Cornwall.   South Devon Dartmouth Castle (English Heritage). Dartmouth ...

Best South Devon Zoos, Torquay, South Devon

Best South Devon Zoos, Torquay, South Devon

You could spend your entire holiday in South Devon visiting zoos, wildlife centres and farms. We list the best below.   South Devon Living Coasts. Wander around the waterfront area of Torquay and you'll see a distinctive construction of netting hung from a metal framework. This is...

Best South Devon Pubs, Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon

Best South Devon Pubs, Bigbury-on-Sea, South Devon

With some of the most beautiful coastline in the UK, South Devon has plenty of pubs in very special waterside locations from which to enjoy the views and vibe. Below is a list of some of the best we've come across in years of photographing and researching this part of South West England.  ...

Brixham South West Coast Path Walk, Brixham, South Devon

Brixham South West Coast Path Walk, Brixham, South Devon

The South West Coast Path at Brixham Brixham is one of the UK's most important and beautiful fishing ports at the southern end of Torbay. Follow the South West Coast Path east and then south and you'll leave the busy port and walk high cliffs on your way to the mouth of the River Dart and Estuary...

Teignmouth/Shaldon South West Coast Path Walk, Teignmouth, South Devon

Teignmouth/Shaldon South West Coast Path Walk, Teignmouth, South Devon

The South West Coast Path at Teignmouth/Shaldon The Teign Estuary at Teignmouth and Shaldon is stunning. It's a great area for walking. You can head inland to Dartmoor National Park on the Templer Way or explore two very different coastlines south and north of this South Devon holiday hotspo...

Dawlish Warren South West Coast Path Walk, Dawlish Warren, South Devon

Dawlish Warren South West Coast Path Walk, Dawlish Warren, South Devon

The South West Coast Path at Dawlish Warren Dawlish Warren is one of the most popular holiday spots in South Devon. Located by the main Westcountry railway line, it's easily accessible. If you walk the South West Coast Path south or north, you can return by train. Dawlish Warren is situated by th...