Some Things to Do in Devon

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There is an abundance of things to do in Devon.
Whether you are looking to be engaged mentally or physically, to relax or to learn and explore there are options available to you and all of your party.
So many in fact, that it can help to refine your search right from the beginning in order to effectively sort through the options and pick the best possible activity for your day.
There are a ton of local attractions available to anyone who wants to visit them so take some time to think about what you want and who might be coming along with you.
It might help to sort the options into categories such as: •Beach Activities •Gardens and Garden Activities •Geological Activities •Historical and Cultural Activities •Family Activities •Nature Based Activities It's only a suggestion, though, you can go hog wild and dive right in as well.
Beach Activities Devon has two coastlines and numerous different beaches so there is always something to do near the sand and the ocean.
Visit them for swimming and other water sports, sandcastles, surfing, diving, windsurfing, kite surfing or even simple sunbathing.
The beaches are also a great place to fill your craving for fish and chips after an action packed day.
Gardens And Garden Activities The gardens of Devon, both the private gardens of the historic houses and country estates and the public gardens owe their beauty to a mild climate and rich soil.
Some of the most interesting include Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, Rosemoor Gardens, Northenhay Gardens, Rougemont Gardens, and Babbacombe Downs.
Geological Activities Devon, after which the Devonian Period is named, is home to part of England's first natural World Heritage Site-the Jurassic Coast.
Other notable places to visit are the Tamar Valley, the Sticklepath Fault, and Brent Tor.
History and Cultural Activities In Devon, you can visit a wide variety of cultural sites.
There are sites of maritime history, Paleolithic history, and of Tudor history, to name just a few.
Visit the castles like Powerham Castle and Dartmouth Castle or living history sites like Morwellham Quay and Clovelly.
Family Activities Unique to Devon are family friendly sites and activities like the Babbacombe Model Village, The Milky Way theme park, Crealy Great Adventure Park, Woodlands Leisure Park, and the Big Sheep.
Nature Based Activities You can get closer to Devon's wildlife by visiting the National Marine Aquarium or one of over 210 sites of special scientific interest that are scattered over marshland, estuaries, forest, moorland, and the coastlines.
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