"Often Overlooked!" Top 5 Page for this destination Devon by Bwana_Brown
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During our February, 2004 trip to England, and following our full day exploring Lacock Abbey and Stonehenge in Wiltshire, we made a bee-line through bits of Dorset and Somerset for our next pre-planned stop outside Exeter, in Devon. Here, we have old acquaintances with whom we usually spend a night on the way to our ultimate destination, Cornwall, where my wife's parents live. As a result of this, we normally spend only a limited amount of time in this beautiful part of England, and have not really given it the time for exploration that it deserves.
However, at the time of our Christmas 2005 trip, our acquaintances were away in Germany for the holiday season. Making the most of this situation, we drove down along the rugged north coast of Devon for the first time and returned on the 'off-the-beaten' path route through Dartmoor National Park. Even so, we still had time constraints, so were only able to hit the high points as we passed through! See my 'General' tip for a map of our excursions in and around Devon. The more I see of this county, the more I realize what I have been missing out on!
- Pros:Two National Parks and Two Coastlines!
- Cons:Summer Tourists
- In a nutshell:A Beautiful County with Many Attractions
On our Christmas 2005 trip (indicated by the Blue route along the north coast), we had been blessed with a sunny day for... more travel advice
By now we were nearing the eastern side of Dartmoor and were starting to come down off the high ground in it's centre... more travel advice
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