A South Devon Holiday - Perfect for All
When it comes to holidaying within the UK, the county of Devon is one of the best options for you. South Devon in particular is extremely popular - its mesmerizing combination of stunning coast and countryside makes it a must visit for everyone, all year round. The English Rivera, South Devon's beautiful bay is composed of the towns of Torquay, Babbacombe, Paignton and Brixham and offers fantastic
holidays for all - couples, families and friends.
What are South Devon holidays famous for? Plenty! Award winning beaches, exotic palm trees, seaside holidays are guaranteed
during your holiday here. In addition, the English Riviera offers several other attractions - more than any other resort in the UK. Nature enthusiasts, Geology buffs, History lovers and those seeking a wild and active holiday are in luck during a South Devon holiday.
Beach Lovers will enjoy stunning beaches and the wonderful coastline which spans for 70 miles. There are several beaches with Blue
Flag awards and several activities for water sport enthusiasts. If getting wet is not your forte, and you prefer walking - South Devon is
the place for you. The Coastal Path from the Exe Estuary to Wembury lets you experience ancient walkways, secret coves, pretty
fishing villages and the beautiful rich countryside. Also, walking, cycling and horse riding in the wilds of Dartmoor National Park is
something not to be missed out on. Other ways to enjoy the landscape is by bus, boat and steam train.
Nature enthusiasts will enjoy the Dawlish Warren National Nature Reserve, which includes habitats such as dunes, grassland and
ponds. There are several beautiful gardens in South Devon that feature many plants, trees and flowers. Greenway - Agatha Christies'
garden and Plant World are two must visit gardens in South Devon. History lovers are in luck in South Devon - the National Trust has
more properties in Devon than any other county. Examples include Bradley Newton Abbot and Coleton Fishacre. There are also several castles to visit such as English Heritage Castles at Totnes, Dartmouth and Berry Pomeroy. Museums in Devon include Salcombe's
Maritime and Local History Museum and Topsham Museum in Exeter.
Thrill seekers in South Devon will love all the adventure parks that this area has to offer - Crealy Adventure Park offers exhilarating rides
and Woodlands Leisure Park is UK's biggest indoor play centre. Other activities such as shooting, archery, fishing and paintball are
offered at Ashcombe Adventure Centre, whilst Canoe Adventures is a great place for a canoe ride along the River Dart.
By Elle Ryan