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Ranked #1 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #2 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens; Cultural
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Ranked #4 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Tours; Cultural
Owner description: The paddle steamer Kingswear Castle is the last remaining coal-fired paddle steamer in operation in the UK today. She was... more » Owner description: The paddle steamer Kingswear Castle is the last remaining coal-fired paddle steamer in operation in the UK today. She was built in 1924 at Philip & Son of Dartmouth. The Paddle Steamer Preservation Society spent 15 years fully restoring her to her former glory offering river trips on the Medway from 1985. In late 2012, she returned to the home waters of the River Dart after an absence of 47 years. « less
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Ranked #5 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Art Museums; History Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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 #6 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural
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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Ranked #7 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Geologic Formations; Cultural
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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Greenway (Dartmouth)
Ranked #8 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens; Cultural
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 #9 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Buckland Abbey (Yelverton)
Ranked #10 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Chambercombe Manor (Ilfracombe)
Ranked #11 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #12 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #13 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Trails; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: Discover more about this popular and intriguing writer by following this one-mile trail that leads to places she knew and... more » Owner description: Discover more about this popular and intriguing writer by following this one-mile trail that leads to places she knew and loved: along the busy harbor and stretching along the palm-lined seafront and promenades. « less
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Barbican (Plymouth)
Ranked #14 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Ranked #15 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Cultural
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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Ranked #16 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Castles; Cultural
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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Buckfast Abbey (Plymouth)
Ranked #17 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Brentor Church (Tavistock)
Ranked #18 of 113 Cultural in Devon
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Grimspound (Plymouth)
Ranked #19 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Ancient Ruins; Cultural
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Ranked #20 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Museums; Cultural
Owner description: Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is the home of the National Fairground Collection. It is a facility unique in the UK,... more » Owner description: Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is the home of the National Fairground Collection. It is a facility unique in the UK, designed to capture the magic of a bygone age through exhibits, vintage engineering and stunning artwork displays. Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is a 45,000 square foot indoor attraction that provides a unique opportunity to view and interact with our Fairground Heritage in a beautiful rural location.Come and enjoy All the Fun of the Vintage Fair - our historic rides, shows and stalls operate for your enjoyment, and at a small additional cost.Vintage Penny Arcade, Cafe, Gift Shop. Free Parking.See our website for further information and details of special events. « less
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Ranked #21 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Castles; Mysterious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Said to be one of the most haunted castles in England, this brooding 12th-century fortification was founded by the Pomeroy... more » Owner description: Said to be one of the most haunted castles in England, this brooding 12th-century fortification was founded by the Pomeroy family who came to England with William the Conqueror. « less
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Brook Gallery (Budleigh Salterton)
Ranked #22 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Owner description: One of Devon’s best known art galleries, Brook Gallery came into existence in 1997 and since then has moved from strength to... more » Owner description: One of Devon’s best known art galleries, Brook Gallery came into existence in 1997 and since then has moved from strength to strength gaining an excellent reputation across the UK and beyond, selling limited edition, original prints. Our collections incorporate a broad spectrum of styles, through an enviable catalogue of some of the most influential artists in the UK today. « less
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Ranked #23 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #24 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #25 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #26 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Owner description: One of Devon’s great estates, Killerton was given to the National Trust by Sir Richard Acland because of his political... more » Owner description: One of Devon’s great estates, Killerton was given to the National Trust by Sir Richard Acland because of his political beliefs. At Killerton you can discover the fascinating Aclands and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere as you explore their intimate family home. From 3 December 2-4pm, see the house decorated for Christmas, see the last few days of the costume exhibition ‘dressing up, dressing down’ and try on replica costumes.Step outside and explore the famous garden and see if you can find the bear hut and ice house as you wander around the secret paths and discover the fantastic views. Don’t forget to explore the wider estate and uncover the myth of the dragon at Dolbury hill, visit the chapel and see the old working laundry. To complete your visit let Killerton Kitchen restaurant serve you quality meals showcasing local, seasonal produce. Enjoy a browse around the shop and be tempted by award winning Killerton produce. « less
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South Hams (Totnes)
Ranked #27 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Cultural
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Okehampton Castle (Okehampton)
Ranked #28 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Castles; Cultural
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Tree Surfers (Gulworthy)
Ranked #29 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
Owner description: Tree Surfers is about adventure for the whole family, don't just get close to nature, be a part of it.Test yourself on our... more » Owner description: Tree Surfers is about adventure for the whole family, don't just get close to nature, be a part of it.Test yourself on our tree top high ropes course that takes you 70 foot high into the canopy. Be blown away by zip wires, tarzan swings and our leap of faith, all interwoven to the canopy trail. Afterwards, if you are brave enough have a go at the Tree Jump, a full on leap of faith to bring you back to earth.At Tree Surfers you can hire hire mountain bikes to explore 30kms of woodland trails ideal for adventurous families. Or try archery with one of our instructors in the woodland range.Drop in and see us or book online for any of our activities. « less
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Ranked #30 of 113 Cultural in Devon
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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