Tanya Vanhaus

What is famous in Devon?

When people come to the West country and find themselves in Devon, they get to appreciate the many beaches where they can surf or take long walks. But what a lot of visitors don’t realise is that there are many people and places that are famous in Devon. For many, the first that springs to
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Is North or South Devon better?

North Devon is better for surfing. There are the three main beaches that people head for. These are Woolacombe Bay, Saunton Sands and Croyde Bay. North Devon tends to have wild weather conditions, hence the better surfing-waves. South Devon is better if you want a more sedate Mediterranean climate. Is North or South Devon better?
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Where can I holiday in Devon?

There’s a list of places where you can holiday in Devon. We can go through some of them here. To make the most of your time in Devon, you need to find a location that’s central to the county, then you can travel in a number of directions and get a bit of everything. When
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What do I need to take a holiday in Devon?

If you ‘re looking to take a holiday in Devon, you will need to make a list of things to bring with you. Note that Devon is on the South West peninsula of the UK, which can mean wet and rough weather, if you’re unlucky. For any holiday in Devon you need to take water-proof
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What is the nicest part of Devon?

Wherever you go on the UK island you will find parts that are hidden secrets, to most of us, and you would probably find it almost impossible to pick out anywhere where you could label it as the nicest part. Here, in Devon, we have our share of hidden coves and villages that are waiting
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Where should I stay in Devon?

If you’re planning a trip to Devon, find a place to stay that’s central to the county. From there you will have a full choice of places to visit, North and South. If you want to visit one part of Devon there are plenty of places where you can stay and absorb some Devon-life at
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Is Devon better than Cornwall?

The question surrounding whether Devon is better than Cornwall, is subjective. Both have an abundance of attractions. Cornwall has a long, inviting, craggy coastline punctuated by surf-able beaches. Devon can’t better the coastline of Cornwall but it has its moments in the shape of the extra long beaches of North Devon. Both Devon and Cornwall
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What does right to roam mean?

When people hear the term ‘right to roam’, this may be taken as meaning that we can put our walking boots on and go wherever we want, when we want and we won’t need to ask or pay anyone for the privilege. It would be a magical world where this can happen. The reality is
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