Stretching from the rocky headland of Baggy Point at Croyde to the rugged heights of the Tors of Ilfracombe, explore the best of North Devon’s beautiful beaches and coastline. Climb or coasteer on Baggy Points dramatic cliffs, or swim and surf in the shadow of dramatic hills at the three mile stretch of Woolacombe Beach. Scramble up the stegosaurus' back of Morte Point's wild headland and spot seals basking in small coves. Wander along the South West Coast Path and you’ll come across small coves, outcrops and jagged slate cliffs. Connect with the area’s recent past as you enjoy the Torrs walk above Ilfracombe, created for the enjoyment of Victorian tourists.
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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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