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South Devon Coast and Country luxury private guided tour from Devon
"This is a private tour for up to 6 people. You will be picked up from your hotel anywhere in Devon for your journey to South Devon. The exact itinerary will be agreed with you prior to departure. An example itinerary is that you will first visit Totnes stroll through the streets admiring the Tudor buildings the historic guildhall and the Castle and learn about the history of this enchanting town. You will then take the 30 minute drive to Dartmouth where you can take a private tour of the Britannia Naval College or a boat trip up the stunning River Dart to see Agatha Christies House at Greenway before visiting Hallsands to see the remains and hear the story of the village which fell into the sea and great views of the Start Point lighthouse (alternatively a guided tour of the lighthouse can be arranged).Finally you move on to Bigbury on Sea and walk or take the sea tractor over to Burgh Island. See the extraordinary Art Deco hotel whose guests included Noel Coward
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South Devon Coast and Country luxury private guided tour from Cornwall
"This is a private tour for up to 6 people. You will be picked up from your hotel anywhere in Cornwall for your journey to South Devon. The exact Itinerary will be agreed with you prior to departure. You will drive to Dartmouth where you can take a privat before visiting Hallsands to see the remains and hear the story of the village which fell into the sea and great views of the Start Point lighthouse (alternatively a guided tour of the lighthouse can be arranged).Finally you move on to Bigbury on Sea and walk or take the sea tractor over to Burgh Island. See the extraordinary Art Deco hotel whose guests included Noel Coward Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie who wrote ‘And then there were none’ here. (not open to Non-residents) and explore the Island which has great sea views. Depart Bigbury for return journey to your hotel.""""A luxury private guided tour to visit the historic town of Dartmouth
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Magical Dartmoor: One Day Luxury Private Guided Tour from Cornwall
"This is a private tour for up to 6 people. The itinerary can be adapted to suit the preferences of the tour party. You will be collected from your hotel or accommodation for the trip to Dartmoor in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. The tour is suitable for but an ability to walk a few hundred meters from the car will enhance your experience.The itinerary is flexible depending upon your preferences but your driver guide will explain the fascinating history of the moor and you'll visit one of the famous granite tours where you can climb up to see fantastic views of the surrounding area. The choice of tor will depend on the guests wishes and abilities so can range from a stiff climb to a single step up just a few meters from the car for those who are unable to scale the hills. You will go to Princetown
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Devon

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Often Missed Details

On the junction of Hele Road and New North Road, between the railway stations of Central and St Davids, you'll find this equestrian statue, that of General Sir Redvers (pronounced "Reevers") Henry...
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Hartland Point

Technically speaking, Hartland Point is not part of Clovelly. Situated about 5km to the west, it's actually not even very close. I still decided to put it on my Clovelly page as it is a nice place to...
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Oldway Mansion

Because it's not near the beach or main family attractions many people overlook Oldway Mansion. It's easy to get to and easy to find - once you know where to look. It's situated at Preston which used...
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Dawlish Warren

As a family resort the Warren's accommodations are predominantly holiday parks and campsites. The second link below has a pretty comprehensive list of these. For something a little unusual, and...
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Exe Estuary Trail

This leg of the Exe Trail starts from Exeter Quay as does the Exeter to Dawlish route. From the quay you can follow the river's left bank before joining the road at Countess Wier and continuing...
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Clovelly Court Gardens

In a village as highly frequented by visitors as Clovelly you would hardly expect to find any off-the-beaten-path places. However, while the village is often overrun by tourists in high season,...
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Devon Churches

One of the many unique features of Branscombe's church is this fragment of a wall painting. It shows an embracing couple being impaled by a skeletal demon. Apparently there used to be a whole series...
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Canalside Walks and Cycling

If you fancy an escape from the ubiquity of the city's infernal-combusting-engined machines then a wander down the Exeter Ship Canal is the ideal way to get away from them all and doublyplus ideal is...
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Parliament Street

Parliament Street in Exeter is officially (according the The Guiness Book of Records) the world's narrowest street and yet until yesterday I never even knew it was there! The street itself measures...
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Highwayman Inn at Sourton

...But A Fascinating Pub. The Highwayman Inn at Sourton, just past Okehampton, is one of the most characterful pubs in the World. The original inn was built in 1282 and has been serving victuals...
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Medieval Exe Bridge

This is supposedly the oldest surviving stone bridge in England. You'll find the remains of this early Medieval bridge, which once spanned the river Exe, off Western way....more or less at the bottom...
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Fingal's Bridge and Castle Drogo Estate

Day after John's birthday and everyone is recovering from the Russian Restaurant (and its 40plus varieties of vodka) so we head off to FIngal's Bridge. Take the A30 out of Exeter on the Oakhampton...
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Powderham Castle

well worth a visit near starcross the family was connected too henry the 8th william of orange and cromwell .great setting also great west railway cross property the late earl was tied to brunell...
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Cycle Touring - Deserts

WATER. Thats the priority. You should look at carrying around 3 litres a day for drinking only. You may need more for an emergency, plus any for cooking. Pasta can drink a lot! Perhaps look at other...
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May 28, 2009

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Exeter

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Top Hotels in Devon

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Meadfoot Sea Road, Torquay, English Riviera, TQ1 2LQ, United Kingdom
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Southernhay East, (formerly Macdonald Southgate Hotel), Exeter, Devon, EX1 1QF, United Kingdom
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28 Sutton Road, Plymouth, PL4 0HX, United Kingdom
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Sands Road, Paignton, TQ4 6EG, United Kingdom
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13 Chambercombe Park Terrace, Ilfracombe, EX34 9QW, United Kingdom
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Sandquay Rd, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 9PH, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Devon

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Underground Passages

For an absolutely unique underview of Exeter the Underground Passages make for a fascinating thing to do. The first of the passages was built in the 14th century to house lead pipes carrying fresh...
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Harbours

Although the Inner Harbour has the most to offer both visitors and locals alike, the Outer Harbour isn’t without interest either. Protected by two piers, the Outer Harbour can accommodate larger boats...
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The Hoe

The Hoe of Plymouth is from medieval times, The victorians developed the park in the 1890 s. The landmark is the lighthouse built by John Smeaton for the Eddystone Reef , rebuilt on the Hoe in 1882....
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Longmarsh Riverside Walk

Longmarsh is situated downriver, on the left bank, from the town centre. This was formerly a rifle range (and before that the town butts where the archers practiced) and is now a marshy nature...
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Old Light

Lundy is a unique place for photographers. No matter your interests, or skill level, you'll always find something to fascinate your camera eye. I was in a moon mood recently and so spent a bit of...
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William of Orange - Statue and History

When King James II of England & Ireland (VII of Scotland) came to the throne in 1685 there was a distinct threat that he would try to revert the kingdom back to Catholicism. His opponents...
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"Aye, Devon - Even had I an infinite great store..."
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"~~~~ GLORIOUS DEVON. ~~~~"
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"Devonshire"
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"Devon"
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"Often Overlooked!"
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