Accommodation and travel ideas in Devon
Devon has two dramatic coastline with estuary towns such as Woolacombe in the north and Dartmouth and Exmouth in the south; and the county is also littered with historic market towns such as Axminster, Barnstaple, Bideford, Honiton, Newton Abbot, Okehampton, Tavistock and Tiverton. Devon is one of the counties that make up the West Country and is bordered to the west by Cornwall and to the east by Dorset and Somerset. It has two separate coastlines: to the south, on the English Channel and to the north, on the Irish Sea and Bristol Channel. These have many resort towns, harbours and surfing beaches. Devon is also home to two National Parks - Dartmoor and Exmoor - although the latter is shared with Somerset. The county boasts the university and cathedral city of Exeter whilst the largest city in the county is Plymouth.
Historic places to visit in Devon
The county is famous for having dramatic coastline and is the only county in the UK to have two separated coastlines, and is home to the only natural World Heritage Site in the UK - the Dorset and East Devon, or "Jurassic", Coast. It also boasts two national parks with their undisturbed moors and heath land and many pretty historic villages. There are attractive market towns throughout the county.
Historic Devon bed and breakfasts (B&Bs) and hotel accommodation in Devon
The more historic hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation tends to be towards the centre of the older towns. For those that prefer quieter rural locations then there are many hotels, pubs and B&Bs in the smaller towns and villages throughout the area.