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December events

Royal Marine Band

Exmouth Pavilion welcomes HM Royal Marines Band back for another fantastic concert. The Band’s principal role is to..... See more >
Exmouth Pavilion Esplanade Exmouth EX8 2AZ
Wed 4 Dec

Christmas Party Nights At House ofMarbles

Celebrate the festive season in style with our Christmas Party Nights. These special evenings are filled with joy and..... See more >
The Pottery By Night Restaurant at House of Marbles, Pottery Road, Bovey Tracey, DEVON TQ13 9DS
Thu 5 Dec, Sat 7 Dec, and more dates until Sat 21 Dec

Thank Abba For The Music 2024

Thank Abba For The Music In 1974, ABBA’s iconic Eurovision Song Contest performance of Waterloo made history, with... See more >
Exmouth Pavilion Esplanade Exmouth EX8 2AZ
Fri 6 Dec

Hartland Quay - Devon - Seascapes Photography Workshop

Devon, Hartland Quay - Photography Workshop. Learn how to photograph seascapes, long-exposure & classic views at..... See more >
Hartland Quay, Bideford, , United Kingdom EX39 6DB
Fri 6 Dec to Sun 8 Dec

Gary and Robbie Live - The Tribute Show

Gary Barlow and Robbie Williams In concert. The Ultimate tribute Showdown! It’s Robbie Vs Gary as these 2 mega stars..... See more >
Exmouth Pavilion Esplanade Exmouth EX8 2AZ
Sat 7 Dec

Cinderella Pantomime

Starring Exmouth Pantomime Favourite - Stuart Earp as Buttons with an all star cast. Trio Entertainment return this..... See more >
Exmouth Pavilion Esplanade Exmouth EX8 2AZ
Sat 21 Dec to Wed 1 Jan 2025

Things to do around Devon

If you're planning a day out in Devon, this beautiful county in South West England offers a plethora of activities to explore. From stunning beaches to historic landmarks, here are some delightful options for your day in Devon:

1. Bantham Beach: Start your day with a visit to Bantham Beach. This long sandy beach boasts shallow waters, making it perfect for families with young children. Water sports enthusiasts will also appreciate the surfing opportunities here. Keep an eye out for wildlife, as Bantham Beach was even featured in Lonely Planet's guide to the 10 Best Beaches in Europe. Don't miss the Gastrobus for beach snacks and picnic benches to enjoy your food. You can even kayak over to the exclusive Bigbury Beach on Burgh Island for a unique experience¹.

2. Beer Beach: Head to Beer Beach, a hotspot in North Devon. Surrounded by majestic limestone cliffs, this shingle beach is family-friendly and offers kayaks and boat rentals. It's also a great spot for fishing. Plus, the abundance of beaches in Devon means you can enjoy free days out by the coast¹.

3. Bygones Victorian Museum in Torquay: Beyond the beaches, explore the Bygones Victorian Museum in Torquay. This museum takes you back in time, showcasing Victorian life with fascinating exhibits. From vintage toys to period costumes, it's a nostalgic journey into the past¹.

4. Festivals in Devon: Check out any local festivals happening during your visit. Devon hosts various events throughout the year, celebrating music, food, arts, and culture. Join in the festivities and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere².

5. Blackpool Sands Beach: If you're looking for a relaxing spot, head to Blackpool Sands Beach. This Blue Flag beach offers golden sands and crystal-clear waters. Pack a picnic, soak up the sun, and enjoy the Great British seaside vibes¹.

6. Explore Clovelly: Wander around the charming village of Clovelly. Its cobbled streets, whitewashed cottages, and stunning coastal views create a picturesque setting. Don't forget to visit the famous Clovelly Harbour and learn about its fascinating history¹.

7. Dawlish Warren: Enjoy the classic British seaside experience at Dawlish Warren. This sandy beach is perfect for sunbathing, building sandcastles, and paddling in the shallow waters. Take a leisurely stroll along the promenade and treat yourself to ice cream or fish and chips¹.

8. Dartmoor Prison Museum: For something different, learn about the history of Dartmoor Prison. The museum provides insights into prison life, famous inmates, and the surrounding moorland. It's an intriguing and educational stop¹.

9. Hope Cove Beach: End your day by wandering from Hope Cove Beach to Hope Cove itself. This picturesque village offers stunning coastal walks, quaint pubs, and breathtaking views. It's a serene way to wrap up your Devon adventure¹.

Remember, Devon's diverse landscapes and attractions ensure a memorable day out – whether you're a beach lover, history enthusiast, or simply seeking relaxation by the sea! 🌊🏖️🏰¹².

Source: Conversation with Bing, 30/01/2024
(1) 27 Best Days Out in Devon for 2023 (Free & Cheap Too!) - Day Out in England. https://dayoutinengland.com/best-days-out-in-devon/.
(2) Things to do Devon | Best days out 2024 | Devon's Top Attractions. https://www.devonstopattractions.co.uk/.
(3) 17 Beautiful Places to Visit in Devon for a Great Day Out [2024]. https://www.farawaylucy.com/places-to-visit-in-devon/.