5 Reasons to Visit South Devon in 2018

Published: Tuesday 9th Jan 2018

What are your holiday plans for 2018? Why not explore the many secrets that South Devon has to offer?  With so many hidden treasures, waiting to be discovered, this is a great destination for a getaway in 2018 and listed below are 5 reasons why:

1. Mediterranean Climate

Thanks to its great location, South Devon sports its very own micro-climate, resulting in warmer summers and milder winters than typically associated with English weather. You can enjoy the sandy shores and crystal clear waters whilst keeping travel costs at a minimum - perfect!​

2. Stunning Beaches and Breathtaking Coastline

South Devon is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and this reigns true. From Dawlish to Bigbury on Sea, this is a truly stunning section of coastline, best admired whilst strolling along the South Devon Coast Path. We have a number of holiday cottages available near the coast and with sea or river views to make your next getaway truly memorable.

3. Watersports

South Devon is the home of watersports and with so many options to choose from, you really are spoilt for choice. Whether you want to kayak along the peaceful River Teign or Dart with Sea Kayak Devon, or whether you prefer to catch some waves at Bantham, we have you covered.You could spend a relaxing morning exploring creeks on a river on a stand-up paddle board or could spend your time racing along the coastline on a motorboat with the wind in your hair.

4. Cream Teas

Devon is renowned for its fabulous cream teas, so a visit to the county would simply be incomplete, (The Devon way is cream first, followed by jam if you were wondering!).

5. Local Events

From the Salcombe Crab Fest to Torbay Airshow. No two days are the same in South Devon and there really is something for everyone to enjoy. Click here to see the upcoming events