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Brixham is a historic and picturesque fishing town situated on the South Devon coastline and is popular for Devon short breaks and as a holiday destination throughout the year, although its population swells in the summer months. This beautiful seaside town is just one of those which make up the English Riviera region. Comprising a selection of other...
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Devon has a large selection of Blue Flag family beaches on offer, with North Devon being a particular favourite for many people, as it features much more natural coastal resort locations. North Devon has a huge range of beaches in all shapes and sizes, to suit all types of activities and pastimes. Surfing has a big following locally, and the North Devon...
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Celebrating Sea Life Around Brixham

Posted by on June 29, 2011
Celebrating Sea Life Around Brixham The picturesque coastal town of “Brixham” in South Devon is always a popular place for visitors’ and tourists alike, whether you are a day visitor or a seasoned traveller from overseas, the fishing port town of Brixham is surrounded by a nautical historical past. In the month of July see’s Brixham’s “Festival...
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Anyone who is a fan of the world’s most famous female murder mystery writer can now step back in time and experience for themselves the private home of “Agatha Christie”. The house known as “Greenway “ was the holiday home where Agatha was inspired to write many of her world best selling books and also the area where she set many of her stories...
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Exeter’s Food Fest

Posted by on April 2, 2011
If you are staying in a cottages in Devon over the Royal Wedding bank holiday then you are in for a tasty treat. The Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink 2011 will be taking place from 29th April until 1st May. Exeter’s Northernhay Gardens and Castle Courtyard will again be the setting for the largest food and drink festival in the South...
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A Christmas Cottage by the Sea

Posted by on November 30, 2010
If you have decided that this year you want to do something a little different for Christmas then who could blame you? Many people often find the idea of Christmas at home more stress than it should be and can quite easily suffer cabin fever a few days into the festive break. With relatives popping over and a constant stream of other guests that you...
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Beautiful Exmoor

Posted by on October 23, 2010
Exmoor National Park is one of the most beautiful areas in Devon, which is saying a lot as there are just so many beautiful spots in the county. Interest in the National Park has peaked over recent years thanks to the TV series featuring Johnny Kingdon which has helped highlight the beautiful landscapes and abundant wildlife the park has to offer. Exmoor...
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Brixham Harbour

Posted by on October 13, 2010
Brixham’s most famous feature is without doubt its historic harbour. For centuries this pretty harbour has been the focus of life for the Devon town and it has even played a part in the naval history of Britain. Today the harbour is still packed with fishing boats and pleasure craft and is a big attraction for tourists on their Devon holidays....
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A guide to Exmoor

Posted by on September 18, 2010
Dartmoor stretches across almost one thousand miles square kilometres of Devon. This wonderful area of moorland is protected by national park status and is a resourceful habitat for wildlife in Devon. The moor is a top tourist attraction and has been listed as one of the seven natural wonders of the south west of England. Those looking for a relaxing...
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A Quick Guide to Brixham

Posted by on September 7, 2010
Brixham is a bustling and colourful town that occupies the southern end of beautiful Torbay. The town is centred around its harbour which has been the focus of the town for centuries. Pretty fisherman’s cottages spread out from the harbour across the hills creating narrow streets and back alleys that were once the haunt of smugglers. One of the...
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