Almost on the beach, and close to the Axe Estuary, Carisbrooke is a comfortable detached…
“Spend a delightful day, riding electric trams through beautiful natural scenery” - VisitEngland Assessor
Set in Devon’s Axe Valley, Seaton Tramway is a great day out for fans of vintage transport, and nature lovers. Three narrow-gauge heritage trams run between Seaton, Colyford and Colyton, alongside the River Axe estuary, and through two nature reserves. The trams are newly built but modelled on old trams which have been made here since the 1940s.
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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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