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Fantazy

Fantazy Imagine if you will, you are looking for an evening’s entertainment that will conjure up a fanciful cornucopia of... See more >
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU
Today, Tue 27 Feb, and more dates until Wed 17 Apr

Join our choir in Plymouth for a FREE taster session

Join our choir in Plymouth for a FREE taster session If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the... See more >
The Woolwell Centre, Darklake Lane, Woolwell, Plymouth PL6 7TR
Tue 27 Feb, Tue 5 Mar, Tue 12 Mar, Tue 23 Apr

FREE taster session with the Torquay Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Torquay Rock Choir Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? The Torquay Rock Choir is led by..... See more >
Torquay Boys’ Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay TQ2 7EL
Mon 4 Mar, Mon 22 Apr, Mon 29 Apr

FREE taster session with the Exeter Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Exeter Rock Choir Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? The Exeter Rock Choir is led by..... See more >
St Peter’s Church of England High School, Quarry Lane, Exeter EX2 5AP
Tue 5 Mar, Tue 12 Mar, Tue 19 Mar, Tue 30 Apr

Haldon Grange - Open Garden for NGS

Haldon Grange - Open Garden for NGS Peaceful, well established 19 acre garden, parts dating back to 1770s. This hidden gem boasts one of the largest..... See more >
Haldon Grange, Exeter EX6 7YE
Sat 16 Mar, Sun 17 Mar, Sat 30 Mar, and more dates until Sun 12 May

Little Dinworthy - Open Garden for NGS

Little Dinworthy - Open Garden for NGS A wildlife garden and lake with young 20yr old woodland. A developing garden with magnolias, flowering cherries and a..... See more >
Little Dinworthy, Holsworthy EX22 7QX
Sat 23 Mar, Sun 24 Mar, Sat 13 Apr, Sun 21 Apr, Sat 18 May

Upper Gorwell House - Open Garden for NGS

Upper Gorwell House - Open Garden for NGS Created mostly since 1979, this 4 acre garden overlooking the Taw estuary has a benign microclimate which allows many... See more >
Upper Gorwell House, Barnstaple EX32 7JP
Sun 24 Mar, Sun 28 Apr, Sun 19 May

Bickham House - Open Garden for NGS

Bickham House - Open Garden for NGS 6 acres with lawns, borders, mature trees. Formal parterre with lily pond. Walled garden with colourful profusion of..... See more >
Bickham House, Exeter EX6 7XL
Sat 30 Mar, Sun 21 Apr, Sun 5 May, Sun 19 May

Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Charming, peaceful 10 acre garden with lawns, lakes and ponds. Water features with swans, ducks and other wildlife... See more >
Kia-Ora Farm & Gardens, Cullompton EX15 1PZ
Sun 31 Mar, Mon 1 Apr, Sun 21 Apr, Sun 5 May, Mon 6 May, Sun 26 May, Mon 27 May

Connect with David

The detail was incredible Was like going to our own special phone box to call my Dad A lot more accurate than other... See more >
Exmouth Pavilion Esplanade Exmouth EX8 2AZ
Tue 2 Apr

Tattoo Stencil Workshop with Sophie Mahadevan

A workshop with the Artist Sophie Mahadevan detailing two different tattoo machines and the history of tattooing... See more >
The Levinsky Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth PL4 8AA
Wed 3 Apr

BOADS presents - Matilda Jr

BOADS presents - Matilda Jr This story of a girl who dreams of a better life and the children she inspires will have audiences rooting for the... See more >
Brixham Theatre, New Road, Brixham TQ5 8TA
Fri 5 Apr and Sat 6 Apr

Marwood Hill Garden - Open Garden for NGS

Marwood Hill Garden - Open Garden for NGS Home to four National Plant Heritage collections and numerous Champion trees, these private valley gardens span over 20... See more >
Marwood Hill Garden, Barnstaple EX31 4EB
Fri 5 Apr

Let's Rock The 70's

This isn’t a tribute act – these super-talented musicians are Hazel O’Connor’s band. They have continued touring Since..... See more >
Exmouth Pavilion Esplanade Exmouth EX8 2AZ
Fri 5 Apr

Come-and-Sing Workshop Saturday 27 April 2024

The Shaldon Singers warmly invite all keen amateur singers in the area to join them in an all day choral workshop on... See more >
St Peter’s Church, Bridge Road, Shaldon TQ14 0DB
Sat 6 Apr
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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/.