Noss Mayo (NT)



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Explore the quaint village of Noss Mayo situated at the mouth of the river Yealm. Travel through the Passage Woods, ablaze with bluebells in the spring, to discover stunning coastal vistas. Admire wonderful views for miles around from the 19th-century Revelstroke Drive, and walk along the cliff paths to discover the remains of Napoleonic and Second World War sea defences at Stoke Point. From these dramatic cliffs you can spot rare birds including the cirl bunting, and seals lying on the rocks below. Follow the paths down to secluded beaches.

Noss Mayo (NT)


About the area

Discover Devon

With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.

Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them. 

Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.

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