The county of Devon is in south west England and is well known for its beautiful sandy beaches, fossils along the Jurassic coast and cliffs, the southwest coast path provides stunning views and excellent walks.
This county is also known as the British Riviera and in some places palm trees can be found. A popular destination for tourists and fossil hunters alike. Inland Devon carries its own natural beauty spots where hiking the moors of Bodmin or camping and walking at Dartmoor are all perfect destinations for holidays and tourism whether you want to explore and enjoy the rugged landscape on foot or like a road trip to visit historic locations.
There’s beauty and history with plenty of inspiring places to visit including the areas that inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to write ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles.’
Postbridge is one historic location worth a visit whether walking to one of the Tors on Dartmoor or checking out the Clapper Bridge. The clapper bridge at Postbridge is a Grade ll listed structure and is well worth a visit if you are in the area. Beside the clapper bridge is a later addition, a bridge built in the 1780’s also Grade ll listed.
When walking and hiking to the many Tors in Dartmoor, ancient stone circles and burial mounds, forests and tracks are found throughout this beautiful national park and ponies run freely. For cycling ideas in Devon, The Granite Way is an 11-mile stretch of cycleway that links the town of Okehampton to Lydford Gorge. Mostly off road and passes along some of the Dartmoor National park. Devon is a great place for all kinds of activities and stunning scenery for all.