2021 South Devon Visitor Guide - Flipbook - Page 5
The region is known for its long sandy
beaches, hidden turquoise coves and
pretty seaside towns dotted along the
coast. Spending time at the seaside is
often a staple of a family holiday; you
can spend hours of fun on one of the piers
or in the arcades, hunt for hidden sea
creatures in rockpools, indulge in an ice
cream or munch on fresh donuts as you
amble along the beach.
During the summer months especially,
these coastal towns and villages come
alive with fairs, circuses, regattas and
lots of other events and activities.
Along the entire stretch of the region’s
coastline you will find the South West
Coast Path offering plenty of scenic
The Templer Way is a popular 18 mile
walking route that links Haytor on
Dartmoor and the coastal resort of
Teignmouth, tracing the historic journey
that granite would have made from the
quarries to the docks.
For walking in East Devon, the East Devon
Way is a 40 mile waymarked trail that
traverses across the diverse landscape
and through the East Devon AONB.
Decoy Country Park
From farm and animal attractions to fun
filled theme parks – South Devon has it
all. Whether you’re looking to head to an
epic waterpark, go wild on a high ropes
course or perhaps fancy going to watch
a sporting event, there’s something for
If you’re an avid rambler, keen cyclist
or just fancy a brisk walk to blow away
the cobwebs, South Devon makes for a
wonderful walking or cycling holiday
destination. There are plenty of coastal
routes and countryside trails to suit all
ages and abilities.
Holwell Lawn Bluebell Meadow
South Devon is the perfect place to bring
your family on holiday as there is so
much to see and do whilst you’re here.
Award-winning attractions, traditional
seaside resorts, parks and forests to play
in, no one will be disappointed.
WALKING & CYCLING
The Exe Estuary Trail runs alongside the
picturesque Exe Estuary and provides
superb views and an easy ride, this trail
is also suitable for walking.
Connecting Newton Abbot and Bovey
Tracey you will find the Stover Trail, a
popular traffic free route among both
walkers and cyclists.
The Templer Way