Places to visit in Devon

Appledore, from Instow Beach, Instow

Instow, Devon

Instow is a picturesque fishing village situated in Bideford Bay, in North Devon. It is on the estuary where the rivers Taw and Torridge meet, between the villages of Westleigh and Yelland. It is on the South W...
Lynmouth Harbour, Lynmouth

Lynmouth, Exmoor, Devon

Lynmouth is a coastal village in Devon, on the northern edge of Exmoor. It is situated where the West Lyn and East Lyn Rivers reach the sea, at the bottom of a seven hundred feet gorge below Lynton. Lynton and ...
Eroded breakwater, Pebble Ridge, Westward Ho!

Westward Ho! Devon

Westward Ho! is a popular seaside resort in north Devon, near Bideford and has the distinction of being the only place name in the British Isles that has an exclamation mark in its official name.  It has a long...
Trout Inn and Bickleigh Cottage, River Exe, Bickleigh

Bickleigh, Devon

Bickleigh is an attractive riverside village, four miles downstream of Tiverton on the main road to Exeter. Photographs of its thatched cottages, situated by a five arched stone bridge, are often chosen to ador...
Alpha Place, Appledore

Appledore, Devon

Appledore is a quaint fishing village in North Devon, situated where the Rivers Taw and Torridge meet.  Sailing is very popular and the view at low tide across a vast spread of sandbanks to the open sea, is par...
Torre Abbey Sands, Torquay

Torquay, Devon

Torquay has long been regarded as one of the most glamorous resorts of the English Riviera. In 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte, who was a prisoner, stood on the deck of HMS Bellerophon in Tor Bay and pronounced Torqua...