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October events

The American FOUR TOPS

The American FOUR TOPS It’s the show jam packed with sweet soul music and Motown magic that continues to leave audiences dancing and chanting... See more >
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU
Fri 4 Oct

Stone Lane Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Stone Lane Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Outstanding and unusual 5 acre arboretum and water garden on edge of Dartmoor National Park. Beautiful National..... See more >
Stone Lane Gardens, Chagford TQ13 8JU
Sat 5 Oct, Sat 12 Oct

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

A talk about the CWGC by their representative, Tim Stoneman. A Friends of Higher Cemetery event. See more >
St. Marks Church Hall, Pinhoe Road, Exeter. EX4 7HU
Sun 6 Oct

The Indie Killers

The Indie Killers The Indie Killers perform at over 100 live events each year - Festivals - Stadiums - including Channel 4's Big... See more >
Brixham Theatre, New Road, Brixham TQ5 8TA
Fri 11 Oct


Spencer James has been the Lead Vocalist for Sixties Legends THE SEARCHERS for the past 37 Years. He has performed all..... See more >
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU
Fri 11 Oct

The Greates Magician

The Greates Magician The Greatest Magician: An Evening of Wonders - A polished showman and raconteur. An unforgettable evening, we can’t..... See more >
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU
Sat 12 Oct

Sherwood - Open Garden for NGS

Sherwood - Open Garden for NGS 23 acres, 2 steep wooded valleys. Wild flowers, spring bulbs, especially daffodils; extensive collections of magnolias,..... See more >
Sherwood, Exeter EX5 5BT
Sun 13 Oct

Dunley House - Open Garden for NGS

Dunley House - Open Garden for NGS 9 acre garden set among mature oaks, sequoiadendrons and a huge liquidambar started from a wilderness in mid eighties... See more >
Dunley House, Bovey Tracey TQ13 9PW
Sat 19 Oct and Sun 20 Oct

Murder Mystery - October 2024

Dare to solve another enigmatic puzzle at our October Murder Mystery dinner. This immersive dining experience combines..... See more >
The Pottery By Night Restaurant at House of Marbles, Pottery Road, Bovey Tracey, DEVON TQ13 9DS
Sat 19 Oct

Henning Wehn - ACID WEHN

Henning Wehn - ACID WEHN Award-deserving German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn takes an unbiased look at climate change, a topic sure to delight... See more >
Babbacombe Theatre , Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU
Sat 19 Oct

Regency House - Open Garden for NGS

Regency House - Open Garden for NGS 5 acre plantsman's garden approached across a little ford. Many interesting and unusual trees and shrubs... See more >
Regency House, Hemyock EX15 3RQ
Sat 19 Oct and Sun 20 Oct

Dartmoor Woodland Photography Plus Moors and Tors Workshop

Dartmoor Woodland Photography and Moors and Tors weekend residential photography workshop - Based around Dartmoor... See more >
, United Kingdom PL20 6SW
Fri 25 Oct to Sun 27 Oct

Chevithorne Barton - Open Garden for NGS

Chevithorne Barton - Open Garden for NGS Walled garden, summer borders and Robinsonian inspired woodland of rare trees and shrubs. In spring the garden features..... See more >
Chevithorne Barton, Tiverton EX16 7QB
Sun 27 Oct

HM Royal Marines 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 30 Oct

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/.