Although going on holiday is on pause right now, it’s a great time to look to the future and plan your perfect holiday for 2021. There are so many amazing places around the UK that could make the ideal first holiday after travel restrictions are lifted. Below are some of the reasons why Devon should be on your 2021 bucket list, with information on some of the amazing things on offer in this coastal location.
Devon really does have something for everyone, from sweeping coastlines with sandy beaches, to the moorlands, and dramatic woodlands, there is plenty to take in. Devon boasts some amazing scenic locations, including Morwellham Quay, Bantham Beach and Lydford Gorge and Waterfall, to name just a few. Amazingly, Devon has two National Parks—Dartmoor and Exmoor—which are among the UK’s most stunning locations, so if you’re looking for a holiday where you can spend plenty of time outdoors, Devon could be just the place.
There are plenty of places to explore in Devon. For those looking for an action-packed holiday, why not head to the coast and take a surfing lesson, or perhaps take a long walk through the amazing moorlands. In contrast, there are also many amazing quaint towns and villages where you can take in the local culture and history. Before you book, it’s worth researching the kinds of activities you’ll want to take part in, in order to choose the best place to stay.
As mentioned, Devon has ample history, with dramatic castles, cathedrals, abbeys and even horse-drawn barges on canals! There are plenty of historic landmarks to visit, so if you’re looking for a history-rich holiday, you won’t be disappointed. Devon is also home to plenty of museums where you can take in further information about this amazing location.
PLACES TO STAY
Each person will have their own perfect holiday accommodation that would make their trip that bit extra special, and in Devon you’re sure to find something to suit! Whether you’re looking for cosy Devon Holiday Cottages complete with wood burners and coastal views, modern apartments or even a camping spot, there’s something for everyone.
Make sure to research before you book to find your perfect home for your holiday, and even look to book with local providers who can give you even more insight into the area.
If you’re a foodie, the food and drink offering can have a big influence on the destination you choose for your holiday. Situated on the southern UK coast, Devon is of course home to some fantastic seafood, which can be ordered from an array of restaurants. There’s fine dining, street food, farmers markets and casual dining on offer. Many restaurants serve locally sourced food, from the fish to the veggies, and even the wine! So, whether you fancy fish and chips in a cosy pub or want to indulge in fine dining, Devon has it all.