Step into spring with the National Trust in Devon

Across Devon, National Trust gardens are filling with colourful spring blooms, and houses are looking tip-top after their intensive winter cleans.

There’s loads going on this season from Easter adventures and family trails to tree planting and learning about veteran trees to guided art tours and much more.

What’s more, every time you experience a National Trust day out, you...

Ladram Bay is celebrated as Devon's top holiday park at tourism award finals

Ladram Bay Holiday Park in Budleigh Salterton has been named as Devon's top holiday park by judges of this year's Devon Tourism Awards.

The family-run business beat scores of other eligible parks to take the overall gold honour in the Holiday Park of the Year category of the annual contest.

The announcement was made at the glittering awards ceremony held at Torquay’s Riviera...

New research shows that holidaymakers from South West are more likely to drive to the airport than any means of transport

New research released today has shown that those heading abroad from the South West are more likely to drive and park at the airport, than any other form of transport.

From a survey of over 2000 people across the country, 39.4% of holidaymakers from the South West said they prefer to use their own car rather than a taxi or other public transport options at the start of their...

Escape to nature: Discover the best camping spots near Dartmoor National Park

Popular camping, touring and glamping booking platform, is thrilled to share some of the best spots to camp near Dartmoor National Park . With its rugged landscapes, diverse wildlife, and breathtaking views, the area provides the perfect backdrop for a memorable camping experience.

Dartmoor National Park offers a range of activities like hiking, birdwatching, and...

Playtime gets bigger, better and wilder than ever at Knightshayes this summer.

Throughout the school holidays, the National Trust at Knightshayes in Devon are inviting families to make the most of the warmer weather and longer days with a range of playful experience for all ages. For the first time the team at Knightshayes are hosting a ‘pavilion of play’ featuring peculiar periscopes and giant ear trumpets designed to inspire everyone who visits to get a little closer...

Sitting on the dock of the lake: First look at luxury Devon lake pods

Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa , a stunning 80-acre holiday destination set to be one of the most desirable leisure locations in the UK, has today released new imagery and details about its luxury ‘lake pods’ which are now available to book from April 2022.

The brand-new lake pods are perched right on the water’s edge, with a glass wall flooding the cabin with natural light and...

Booking boom is good news for all, Devon park tells MP

Britain's recovery from the pandemic will still be providing a shot in the arm for East Devon businesses until well into next year, a county holiday park has told its MP.

Ladram Bay Holiday Park said that autumn bookings were at their highest levels ever – and that a record number of families have already made their reservations for 2022.

Simon Jupp MP heard the positive...

New Devon holiday resort will bring California to the West Country

Bookings are now being taken for the newly refurbished Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa, a stunning 80-acre holiday destination that is set to be one of the most desirable leisure locations in the UK.

Currently in development following major planning permission being secured, and set to open to its first guests in Autumn 2021, the exclusive Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa will be home to...

Britons crown Devon as top holiday destination in 2021

Britons crown Devon as top holiday destination in 2021

2021 is the year of the Staycation and Britons will be splashing £31 billion on holidaying on British shores this year

We’re all going on a summer holiday, no more working for a week, is certainly the song for this summer, as 71% of the nation is planning to take a summer holiday and 85% of these holidaymakers are holidaying on British shores. With the average Staycation costing around £769....

Tourists asked to stay away until April 12 by East Devon

East Devon District Council (EDDC) is busily preparing for the next stages in the Governments’ pandemic roadmap aimed at easing the country towards a less restrictive way of life in the coming months.

From Monday, 29 March people have been able to:

  • Meet outside in groups of up to six people and up to two households including in private gardens.
  • Use outdoor
  • ...