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Top 10 Recommended Seaside Holidays in Devon


Seaside Holidays in Devon
Most people head to Devon for its coastlines. To the north, there's Exmoor National Park and the North Devon AONB. To the east, beyond, Exeter, there's the East Devon AONB. In the south of the county, there's The English Riviera and the South Devon AONB. Basically, there's plenty of coast from which to choose. Browse our 'Top 10 Recommended Seaside Holidays in Devon' lists for inspiration. We'd also suggest you look at our other 'Top 10' lists for further ideas. Note that all our summary guides to which we link above have more specific recommendations. Check out our summary guides and recommendation lists for Cornwall, Dorset and South West England as well.

Watersmeet Hotel, Woolacombe

Again, within the North Devon AONB and north of Saunton Sands (Beach). There are remarkbale views of Morte Bay from the hotel. Plenty of local beaches on the hotel's doorstep including Woolacombe Sand (Beach) and Putsborough Sand (Beach). Visit the beautiful village of Mortehoe.

The Victoria Hotel, Devon
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One of a number of superbly located hotels on the seafront in Sidmouth. Read our guides to the town and the East Devon AONB to discover the local area. We recommend beaches and other things to do. Walk the South West Coast Path here.

Tides Reach, Salcombe

Located behind South Sands on The Salcombe Kingsbridge Estuary. Read our guides to Salcombe and the South Devon AONB to discover the local area. Visit Overbeck's Garden and Museum and take a trip on the South Sands Sea Tractor/Taxi.

The Grand Hotel, Torquay
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In the heart of The English Riviera, one of many superb hotels lining the Tor Bay coast. Read our guides to Torquay, Brixham and Babbacombe to learn more about the area. Browse the specific 'Top 10' lists in those guides for inspiration. South Devon AONB to the south west.

The Tors Hotel, Lynmouth

To the north of the county in Exmoor National Park. The mighty beaches of the North Devon AONB are to the west.

The Anchor Inn, Beer
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One of our favourite villages in the UK. Glorious place in a glorious setting. Read our guides to Beer and the East Devon AONB to discover the area.

The Capstone, Ilfracombe
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Ilfracombe is a great spot from which to enjoy the North Devon AONB and Exmoor National Park.

Angélique, Dartmouth
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Dartmouth, on the fringe of the South Devon AONB, is one of the UK's finest coastal towns. Explore The English Riviera to the north. Take a day trip west to Dartmoor National Park.

Quality Hotel Plymouth, Plymouth
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With its internationally important maritime history and great setting, we'd recommend Plymouth for a seaside holiday. The beaches of the South Devon AONB are to the east and the Cornwall's Whitsand Bay to the west. Dartmoor National Park is to the north. Also visit the Tamar Valley AONB.