Devon Holiday Cottages
Did you know...Devon is the only county with two separate coastlines?
The county of Devon offers a patchwork of holiday styles, connecting the rugged open spaces of Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks, the sandy beaches of the English Riviera and little-known villages rich in custom and history. Blue Chip’s Devon holiday cottages are scattered throughout the county, so whichever the experience visitors are looking for from their Devon holidays, the chances are it can be found in one of our many locations.
- Devon’s Dartmoor National Park is the same size as London
- Devon is famous for its cream teas, made with clotted cream, scones and jam
- The Jurassic Coast in East Devon includes areas of rock dating 185 million years
Devon Tourist Information
Due to its diversity, holidays in Devon can be chosen to centre on the activities and surroundings important to you. Choose from ancient towns such as Dartmouth, bustling cities such as Exeter and Plymouth, and the dozens of towns along the famous coasts as your base to explore the county’s unique history, attractions and sights.
Beach Holidays in Devon
With 12 of Devon’s beaches holding esteemed Blue Flag Beach awards, it’s easy to see why beach holidays in Devon remain popular year after year. The scores of Devon beaches and coves range from sandy bays through to pebble and shingle beaches, although whichever you choose to visit – there will be plenty to explore.
Many of Devon’s coastal resorts are ideal for surfing, with Croyde, Saunton,Woolacombe and Westward Ho amongst the most popular for the sport. Check the surfing conditions of Devon’s beaches and bays to see which is most suitable for your experience level before choosing from our Devon holidays.
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Eating Out in Devon
Whilst staying in one of Blue Chip’s Devon holiday cottages, mealtimes will mean the opportunity to sample all manner of West Country produce, from award-winning restaurants to fresh seafood and even the famous Devon cream tea. Whatever your budget and tastes, Devon can serve up your ideal choices for eating out.
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Dog Friendly Holidays in Devon
Famed for its rambling countryside and rural charm, there is no shortage of dog friendly holidays in Devon. Check Blue Chip’s range of dog friendly accommodation in your resort for a holiday where no one need be left behind. Many of the county’s beaches welcome dogs all year round, with some designating dog friendly sections.
Dogs will also find themselves welcome in a large number of Devon’s pubs, sometimes for a small fee, so long walks can be rounded off with a leisurely drink for the whole party. Many of Devon’s family attractions are dog friendly, offering kennels and water bowls whilst you enjoy your visit.
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Devon Family Attractions
Whilst hugely varied, Devon holidays are guaranteed to share one feature, visitors are never far from something to see or do. The rugged landscape of Dartmoor National Park, with twenty miles of its own wild ponies and tors, has inspired many folk tales, songs and stories. Exmoor National Park is shared by Devon and Somerset, and sprawls for over 260 square miles.
Devon’s leading family attractions include Crealy Park, Paignton Zoo, Go Ape, Plymouth’s National Marine Aquarium, Buckfast Abbey, Woodlands and many more. Also, keep an eye out for events and regattas in specific areas, particularly during the summer months.