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Ranked #1 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #2 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: We are closed from October 19th 2014 . We look forward to seeing you Easter 2015. Please always check our opening times,... more » Owner description: We are closed from October 19th 2014 . We look forward to seeing you Easter 2015. Please always check our opening times, which are to be found on our website. Whether you're hiking from point A to point B, you're interested in the Mill, or you were lured in by the smell of Kathy's latest cakes, Hele mill is a relaxing, interesting and child-friendly place to visit.Hele Corn Mill (or,'Old Corn Mill') is a working museum in Hele, North Devon. It is open for guided tours by the family who run the mill and tea rooms, and is currently being renovated to be able to mill flour using the water wheel.We currently make our own flour here using the black stone mill. A Whole meal flour made from organic wheat which is sold in the gift shop. Opposite the mill is the Tea Rooms, where we sell a large range of home-made cakes, slices, cream teas and light refreshments. Please park in Beach road car park near the dog friendly beach and walk across road to the footpath by the bus stop this is the prettiest way to the mill but unsuitable for push chairs and disabled. « less
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Coleton Fishacre (Dartmouth)
Ranked #3 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens
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RHS Garden Rosemoor (Great Torrington)
Ranked #4 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Ancient Ruins; Gardens
Owner description: If you are looking for inspiration and a relaxing day out, come to RHS Garden Rosemoor and stroll around our enchanting... more » Owner description: If you are looking for inspiration and a relaxing day out, come to RHS Garden Rosemoor and stroll around our enchanting 65-acre garden. Rosemoor is a garden of intoxicating beauty, meticulously crafted and planted, retaining the essence of rural North Devon within a dramatic backdrop of steep wooded valley sides.Whatever the season, the exciting colours, scents and textures mean that all your senses will be stimulated, and with both formal and informal gardens - as well as woodland walks, water features and open spaces - there is something for children and adults alike to enjoy time and again. « less
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Raceworld Ltd (Woodbury)
Ranked #5 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Race Car Tracks; Landmarks
Owner description: THE Southwest's premier karting venue. February 2011 Raceworld expanded bringing you.. Extended Track, Flyover bridge all new... more » Owner description: THE Southwest's premier karting venue. February 2011 Raceworld expanded bringing you.. Extended Track, Flyover bridge all new facilities 1000 sq ft Diner 800 sq ft Meeting room 2000 sq ft presentation area. « less
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Ranked #6 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Amplify your "learn to surf" experience with the best 'Instructor to Student' ratio of any Surfing Great Britain surf school.... more » Owner description: Amplify your "learn to surf" experience with the best 'Instructor to Student' ratio of any Surfing Great Britain surf school. More attention for you, means you'll be learning faster and progressing sooner! From individuals, kids, colleges, team building and stags and hens we have the surfing lessons to suit your needs. Lots of fun, on the beach and in the sand pit; we run 2 lessons a day at 9:30 and 1:30 but happy to arrange times to suit. We supply all the equipment; with onsite changing facilities, toilets, and showers. Enjoy a warm drink, hot pasty or tasty ice cream from our shop after your surf. Find us in the Old Cream Shop in the heart of the village. « less
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Plymouth Hoe (Plymouth)
Ranked #7 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Art Museums; History Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Since its foundation in 1196, Torre Abbey has witnessed, survived and even played a role in some epic moments of history. It... more » Owner description: Since its foundation in 1196, Torre Abbey has witnessed, survived and even played a role in some epic moments of history. It is one of the best buildings in the country to tell the story of 800 years of Catholicism between 1196 and 1930. This museum uses a clever mix of authentic artefacts with hi-tech interpretation. From talking portraits and statues to interactive displays and one of the largest fine art collections in the South West, there really is something for everyone. Follow the garden trails or pick up a family guide or Experts' Choice to discover many hidden mysteries. With a wealth of exotic plants, the gardens are a tranquil haven of beauty and pleasure and the perfect setting in which to relax, stroll or picnic. Children can explore the garden and bring the Abbey to life using our special discovery backpacks. Browse our shop stocked with a range of souvenirs, gifts and books or sit down and enjoy a selection of drinks, snacks and light meals in the tearooms. The house, Spanish Barn and Palm House are licensed for civil weddings, partnership ceremonies and christenings. Torre Abbey can also cater for functions, corporate hospitality or training events. A varied programme of events takes place at Torre Abbey throughout the year. Tours of the house are available out of hours to groups of 30 or more. Following the recent restoration project, the Abbey now boasts a new educational suite which provides opportunities for students of all ages to get involved and explore the Abbey's history. « less
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Ranked #9 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Cared for by local charity Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust Cockington Country Park surrounds the picture postcard... more » Owner description: Cared for by local charity Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust Cockington Country Park surrounds the picture postcard Cockington Village which lies just off the seafront near Torquay. The Park features beautiful formal gardens, lakes and woodlands which can be enjoyed via a network of paths. There is a Visitor Centre in the village staffed by local volunteers. Trust members can park for free in the Trust's car park, details on the website. As well as the village itself visitors can also visit Cockington Court a newly renovated craft centre in the centre of the park or make a day of it by combining it with a visit to Occombe Farm. « less
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Ranked #10 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Exeter Cathedral is one of the oldest and most beautiful Cathedrals in England. Located in the centre of the city, there has... more » Owner description: Exeter Cathedral is one of the oldest and most beautiful Cathedrals in England. Located in the centre of the city, there has been a Cathedral on the present site for nearly one thousand years. « less
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Brentor Church (Tavistock)
Ranked #11 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Clip 'n Climb (Exeter)
Ranked #12 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Pennywell Farm is a multi award winning attraction, the largest farm attraction in the South West. There is a different hands... more » Owner description: Pennywell Farm is a multi award winning attraction, the largest farm attraction in the South West. There is a different hands on activity, show or display every half hour and four farm rides included in the admission price. Pennywell is also the home of the world famous Pennywell Miniature Pigs. There is a licensed restaurant, acres of free parking and free dog kennels provided for four legged visitors. Open Feb - Oct and during December for Nativity Plays and visits to Father Christmas. « less
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The Alpaca Park (Beaworthy)
Ranked #14 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Greenway (Dartmouth)
Ranked #15 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens
Owner description: Take this extraordinary glimpse into the beloved holiday home of the famous and much-loved author Agatha Christie and her... more » Owner description: Take this extraordinary glimpse into the beloved holiday home of the famous and much-loved author Agatha Christie and her family.The relaxed and atmospheric house is set in the 1950s, and contains many of the family's collections, including archaeology, Tunbridgeware, silver, botanical china and books. Outside you can explore the large and romantic woodland garden, with a restored vinery, wild edges and rare plantings, which drifts down the hillside towards the sparkling Dart estuary. « less
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A La Ronde (Exmouth)
Ranked #16 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Buckland Abbey (Yelverton)
Ranked #17 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Borough Farm (Woolacombe)
Ranked #18 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Borough Farm, home of Channel Five's 'Mist-sheepdog tales', has hosted Sheepdog Displays since 1998. Tues, 11am Farmyard Show... more » Owner description: Borough Farm, home of Channel Five's 'Mist-sheepdog tales', has hosted Sheepdog Displays since 1998. Tues, 11am Farmyard Show (July and August) Wed 6pm Sheepdog and Falconry Displays (May-Sept) Thurs 6pm Shepherding Experience walks (May-Sept) For a full list of events please visit the Borough Farm website Shepherd David Kennard hosts Tuesdays Farmyard Show, with an hour of hilarious antics, as Alfie the sheepdog, tells the story of the duck in the castle, with the help of a host of farmyard friends. For Wednesday evenings show David is joined by Exmoor falconer George Pile, with his delightful collection of Kestrels, Owls and Falcons. Sheepdogs Fly, Zola, Alf and Sweep are put through their paces as they work far into the distance, or close at hand in the ring with more Sheepdog and Duck fun All set against the backdrop of the beautiful Borough Valley. With teas, coffees and the finest homemade cakes served at the Borough Farm Shepherd's hut (barbeque too during July and August)and under cover seating for the occasional damp evenings, we hope that your visit to Borough Farm will truly be "an unforgettable country evening" On Thursday evenings David takes small groups on a walk around the stunning Morte Point headland. David has farmed the land for nearly 20 years and this opportunity to watch his top sheepdog Fly working in natural environment is simply breathtaking. « less
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Ranked #19 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Geologic Formations
Owner description: The Jurassic Coast is England's first natural World Heritage site and covers 95 miles from Orcombe point in East Devon to Old... more » Owner description: The Jurassic Coast is England's first natural World Heritage site and covers 95 miles from Orcombe point in East Devon to Old Harry Rocks in Dorset. It displays 185 million years of the Earth's history. Visitor centres and museums along the coast provide you with the opportunity to go on fossil hunting walks, get up close with fossilied dinosaurs skeletons and learn about the creation of the rocks on this unique stretch of stunning coastline. More information can be found on our website. « less
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Chambercombe Manor (Ilfracombe)
Ranked #21 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #22 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Looking for a fantastic day out? This family-owned attraction is small enough to provide a friendly and personal service,... more » Owner description: Looking for a fantastic day out? This family-owned attraction is small enough to provide a friendly and personal service, with enough to keep visitors happy all day.What sets Totnes Rare Breeds apart is the opportunity to be within hugging range of all the animals. Most enclosures can be entered for close-up stroking, patting and cuddling. The Garden Café (outside the farm) offers made-to order dishes at reasonable prices, from indulgent snacks to tasty meals. « less
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Ranked #24 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: The South Devon Chilli Farm is set in the wonderful South Hams district of South Devon overlooking stunning views. We grow... more » Owner description: The South Devon Chilli Farm is set in the wonderful South Hams district of South Devon overlooking stunning views. We grow over 100 types of chilli and there is a free-to-visit display in the Summer. The site has a farm shop and cafe selling the products we produce from the chillies we grow on the farm. All the products can be tried in the shop and are served with the meals in the cafe. During the Spring and Summer, we sell a wide range of chilli plants. We also have seeds and chilli-growing equipment. We have a lot of gift ideals that are ideal to take home. Just 5 miles South of the A38. « less
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Ranked #25 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Powderham Castle is located in a unique, picturesque setting just outside Exeter, beside the Exe estuary. Six hundred years... more » Owner description: Powderham Castle is located in a unique, picturesque setting just outside Exeter, beside the Exe estuary. Six hundred years of history are contained within the walls of one of England's oldest family homes. Sir Philip Courtenay began building it in 1391 and it has remained in the same family to this day, currently home to the 18th Earl & Countess of Devon. The magical setting and convenient location makes it the perfect venue for all manner of events including wedding receptions and business functions. For locals and visitors to Devon it is a 'must see' and with its many attractions - a wonderful family day out! « less
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Exeter Quay (Exeter)
Ranked #26 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #27 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Castles; Landmarks
Owner description: With an enchanting mix of children's activities and nostalgic blasts from the past, Watermouth Castle appeals to kids from 1... more » Owner description: With an enchanting mix of children's activities and nostalgic blasts from the past, Watermouth Castle appeals to kids from 1 to 100 years of age! Welcome to one of Devon's premier tourist attractions. « less
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Ranked #28 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
Owner description: The striking Start Point Lighthouse is situated on one of the most exposed peninsulas on the English Coast, running sharply... more » Owner description: The striking Start Point Lighthouse is situated on one of the most exposed peninsulas on the English Coast, running sharply almost a mile into the sea on the south side of Start Bay between Kingsbridge and Dartmouth. « less
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Ranked #29 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
Owner description: There is climbing for everyone at the South West's largest dedicated indoor climbing wall. We have walls ranging from 7 to 15... more » Owner description: There is climbing for everyone at the South West's largest dedicated indoor climbing wall. We have walls ranging from 7 to 15 metres in height and over 200 climbs to challenge everyone from novices to the most experienced climbers. Come along and have a go - join a taster session or one of our holiday clubs! Experience the thrill of climbing whatever the weather in the heart of Exeter. « less
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Buckfast Abbey (Plymouth)
Ranked #30 of 188 Sights & Landmarks in Devon
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
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