The Best of Devon Travel Guide Book - Best of England Travel Guides

The Best of Devon  Travel Guide Book

A beautiful, curated Dorset & Devon travel guide to the best places to eat, drink & visit throughout Dorset & Devon with professional photography & impartial reviews.

Open Up, Ilfracombe

Open Up gets its name from the wall to wall open shopfront that allows diners to soak in the magnificent harbour... Read more

The Thatch, Croyde

The Thatch is a popular pub in the heart of seaside village Croyde. A cosy traditional interior welcomes guests ... Read more

Croyde Bay

Croyde Bay is a fantastic location for those seeking the prettiness of Devon with fantastic surf to match. The s... Read more

No Guts No Glory, Exeter

No Guts No Glory is a utopia for those who love unique print and illustration. The little shop can be found in E... Read more

The Salutation Inn, Topsham

Beneath The Salutation Inn’s old-timey facade is a sophisticated restaurant serving elegant dishes using the b... Read more

The Ancient Mariner, Lynmouth

Winner of North Devon’s ‘Best Pub’ award 2016, The Ancient Mariner is a cool pub in The Bath Hotel in ... Read more

The Bake House, Salcombe

The Bake House in Salcombe is a tiny artisan bakery that serves fresh coffee. The business started back in the 1... Read more


Situated on the banks of the stunning river Dart is the popular tourist destination of dartmouth. It's easy to s... Read more

Catch of the Day, Kingsbridge

Catch of the Day Kingsbridge has a wide selection of locally sourced fresh fish, caught from Plymouth. The fish ... Read more

Annie and the Flint

Exposed, white washed bricks, fresh flowers and soft grey paintwork create the interior style of Annie and the F... Read more

Woodroast, Dartmouth

Before Woodroast came along, founder Matteo was busy working on Italian Food Heroes. Growing up in a small Itali... Read more

Cranch’s Sweet Shop, Salcombe

Cranch's Sweet Shop first opened in Salcombe in 1869 selling boiled sweets and toffees. And today, remains very ... Read more

Torquay Beach

Torquay Beaches in Devon are situated on what is considered to be England’s 22 miles of Riviera. From wide sa... Read more

Putsborough Beach

Voted best beach of 2015 and 2016 by TripAdvisor, Putsborough Beach is well worth a visit. Backed by cliffs, gol... Read more

The Quay, Ilfracombe

The Quay restaurant in Ilfracombe is a unique restaurant part owned by the iconic artist Damien Hirst. It stands... Read more

Mangos Cafe, Exeter

Mangos, located on Exeter Quay is a cafe serving Australian coffee, trendy food and good wine. The cafe is an in... Read more

Casse Croute Deli, Salcombe

Casse Croute - for the picnic people. They serve sizzling oven baked pizza and have a lovely food counter. You c... Read more

Lyme Regis Harbour

Lyme Regis Harbour or 'The Cobb' as its mysteriously known as is a famous landmark and ship mooring. The Cobb wa... Read more

Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe

Opened in 1998, this award winning theatre in Devon is known for its unusual curved shape.... Read more

The Coffee Celler, Exeter

In an unusual cellar building, a bohemian coffee shop greets you. This hidden coffee utopia is an eclectic hub o... Read more

Seeds 2, Totnes

Seeds 2 is a vegetarian cafe and bakery on Totnes High Street. Here, you can choose from an abundant selection o... Read more

Ilfracombe Harbour

Ilfracombe, the largest harbour on the North Devon coast has existed as a port for centuries and has been inhabi... Read more

Liberty, Brixham

Liberty exploded onto the Brixham food scene with an abundance of colour, innovative design and great cocktails.... Read more

Timehouse Muzeum, Totnes

Timehouse Muzeum offers a unique travel experience for all ages. This is unlike any other museum you may of visi... Read more

Brixham Harbour

Colourful houses cascade down to Brixham, one of the prettiest harbours along the Devonshire coast. A fusion of... Read more

Quay Antique Centre, Topsham

Topsham Quay Antique Centre began life as a flour storage building, however in 1992 a group of business people t... Read more

Saunton Sands

Saunton Sands beach in North Devon is a favorite for surfers, walkers and nature enthusiasts. The beach sits in ... Read more

Torquay Harbour

Spend a leisurely evening at Torquay Harbour, enjoying the coastal views and wonderful shops & restaurants. ... Read more

St Nicholas Chapel, Ilfracombe

St Nicholas Chapel was built in 1321 by monk's to keep the ancient mariners safe from crashing on to the rocks o... Read more

Kitley House Hotel, Plymouth

Kitley House in South Devon is a 500 year old country house surrounded by 600 acres of countryside. Thought to h... Read more

The Stores, Croyde

The Stores at Croyde aren’t your bog standard village stores. Here you will find fresh pastries, iced coffees ... Read more

Hops and Crafts, Exeter

With over 200 beers from more than 40 UK, Belgian and US breweries, Hops and Crafts is passionate about beautifu... Read more

@ The Bakery, Kingsbridge

Having been awarded 2 and 3 Gold Stars at The Great Taste Awards '@ the Bakery' is well worth a try. They bake ... Read more

Torquay Ferris Wheel, Torquay

If you're looking for a highly enjoyable and scenic outing, the Torquay Ferris Wheel is a great choice. This 60 ... Read more

Curiouser & Curiouser, Totnes

Curiouser and Curiouser ‘veer away from high street banality’ with their more extraordinary and unique gifts... Read more

South Sands Hotel and Restaurant, Salcombe

The South Sands Hotel & Restaurant was lovingly restored and reopened in 2010. And today, feels just as good. Th... Read more

The Ferry Inn, Salcombe

Sit and soak up the sun whilst you look over the sparkling blue waters. The Ferry Inn is a fantastic pub in a sc... Read more

South Sands Beach, Salcombe

South Sands Beach is the jewel in the Salcombe crown. It's home to a water-sports center, two hotels and a charm... Read more

Thrive Cafe, Totnes

The clue is in the name. Thrive Cafe is really thriving! This community focused business aims to create a place ... Read more

Port Espresso, Brixham

Port Espresso began life when the two founders Karen Miller and Dan Joselin crossed paths. They both decided to ... Read more

The Real Food Store, Exeter

Situated in the centre of Exeter, The Real Food Store and Cafe is a social enterprise innovatively created by in... Read more

The Wardroom, Salcombe

The Wardroom Cafe is the best place to sit and watch the buzz of Salcombe, sat at a seafront table while eating ... Read more

Lestuaire Restaurant, Topsham

“Mange bien, riez souvent, aimez beaucoup!” Eat well, laugh often, love much! This is the philosophy behind ... Read more

McCoy’s Arcade, Exeter

With a host of innovative new independent retailers in residence, McCoys recent refurbishment has revolutionised... Read more

Hope Cove, Kingsbridge

Hope Cove is made up of two sandy beaches; Mouthwell Sands and Harbour beach, both deliciously sandy and tranqui... Read more

nkuku lifestyle store and cafe

Inside a tastefully refurbished barn is Nkuku, the artisan home & lifestyle store. Nkuku is like no other, the o... Read more

The Golden Hind, Brixham

Originally built in 1963 for BBC filming purposes, The Golden Hind Museum Ship is now is a permanently anchored ... Read more

Lynmouth Cliff Railway

Lynmouth Cliff Railway is a fascinating, and functioning, piece of history. The tram takes visitors up and over ... Read more

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