Devon remains one of the top holiday destinations in the UK, with more people than ever before having second homes in this picturesque part of the country. Devon offers a massive array for visitors, and whether you want to spend your time exploring or relaxing, you will love every moment.

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With rugged landscapes, friendly locals and excellent food and drink, you will soon realise why Devon is so popular. You can enjoy fresh local produce in quaint cafes and restaurants, alongside beautiful coastlines and fantastic surfing. Many holidays are spent exploring what this idyllic county has to offer, but why rent when you can buy a property.

As soon as you realise that this is a place that you want to spend more and more time getting to know, you will want to look at property for sale in Devon. There are many different properties for sale, and some are affordable. Others may be out of your price range, but do not be disheartened, as there is plenty on offer.

Depending on where you have decided to stay in Devon will determine where to explore; however, the countryside is never far away. You can easily hike through the stunning countryside, exploring the different flora and fauna that are around every corner. Regardless of your expectations, you will soon realise that these are exceeded.

Clovelly Village is one of the most popular places to visit as it offers a small community, which has a massive heart. You will discover the small cluster of chocolate box cottages nestled amongst the beautiful countryside. Not only is the town stunning, but also historic, offering a fascinating history for you to explore.

As you enter the town the first thing you will realise is that it is entirely pedestrian-friendly with no motorised vehicles being allowed along the cobbled streets. The only means of transport that are used are sledges and donkeys. This means that there is no noise pollution, and that you can enjoy the simple things in life.

Powderham Castle is another fascinating place to explore in Devon and offers both guided tours and tranquil gardens. With the stories of haunted hallways you can be guaranteed that everyone will enjoy the tour. Once back outside you can wander through the manicured gardens, and enjoy the nature trails that are on offer.

There is a pet’s corner and play area for the children and a chance to get up close and personal to the local deer that often wander through the gardens. The castle offers the perfect mix of activities for the children, set in peaceful surroundings for you to savour. This is the ideal place to have a midday break and enjoy the quiet countryside.

Pecorama is a place for all ages, offering model trains and the famous PECO Model Railway Exhibition. Whether this is your first taste of a model railway, or have been a fan for some time, you will love the different exhibits on offer. You and the children can learn about the principles of how to operate a railway, and enjoy the adventure.