Devon, situated in South West England is one of the best holiday destinations in UK for you and your family. With scenic views of the rolling hills, seaside resorts, marvellous coastlines and numerous activities available, there is no end to the things you can experience in Devon. Each and every time you visit, there are bound to be new things for you and your family to discover and enjoy. Devon boasts an abundance of attractions, restaurants and accommodation options for your needs, making it a very popular tourist location. To help experience every possible aspect of Devon, here are a few attractions that you must visit on your holiday there.
The gorgeous gardens:
Devon has many gardens that among the most beautiful and famous in the whole country. Due to its mild climate, many gorgeous flowers and trees are able to grow in Devon – which visitors can enjoy. Take a walk through Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, which has over 60 acres of beautiful gardens with elegant lawns, water features and majestic trees. Another spectacular garden is found at Beer in East Devon in Pecorama. The PECO Millennium Celebration Garden consists of five distinct gardens with stunning stonework and special water features to keep you entertained. Saltrom House, located in Plymouth, has a gorgeous garden which reeks of exuberance and sophistication.
The fantastic farm attractions:
Your visit to Devon is incomplete without a visit to a farm. Pennywell Farm and Wildlife Centre near Buckfastleigh, features over 200 animals and has several events to keep you and your family entertained for the whole afternoon. The Big Sheep is another adventure spot, which has several hilarious and entertaining shows including the sheep racing, horse whispering, dog and duck trials and many more. The Miniature Pony Centre up on beautiful Dartmoor National Park is another farm to take your children – it is home to over 150 different animals including the famous miniature ponies and donkeys. In addition, there are rabbits, gerbils, pygmy goats, pigs, chipmucks and many more animals to see.
The beautiful beaches:
There are so many beaches in Devon. Blackpool Sands is a good sheltered family beach with several water-based activities to keep you on your toes. Soak up the sun on the beautiful beaches and take amazing pictures with scenic background. Go kayaking here, build castles in the golden sand, or if you are feeling adventurous, go windsurfing. Other beaches worth visiting are Bantham, which is popular for surfing and Bigbury, which is ideal for scenic coastal working.