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The Devon County Show (part 2 of 2)

The Devon County Show is big.  It’s a full pack your walking boots day out with something for everyone.  The show spans over acres and acres around the showground with such a wide range of sights and sounds, it’s difficult to convey in blog post.  So here we go… Animals After all, the Devon County […]

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The Devon County Show (part 1 of 2)

The Devon County Show takes place over three days in mid-May, typically a week before the Spring bank holiday weekend. There’s so much going on at the show it’s too much for one blog posting so here we are looking at visiting the show – everything you need to know before making it through the […]

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Paignton views – The Town Centre

The steam train departs for Dartmouth from the middle of the town, adjacent to the station for connections to Torquay, Exeter, London and the Midlands. You can also see Torbay Road which leads down to the seafront with the multiplex cinema in the distance. In the other direction, the pedestrianised town centre where there is […]

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Dartmouth Views – Towards Kingswear

Dartmouth has some great views down river to the mouth of the River Dart and Dartmouth Castle and up river towards Greenway, the former home of Agatha Christie. From here you can catch the ferry to Kingswear on the opposite bank where the steam train departs for Paignton or a cruise up the river to […]

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Paignton Views – The Pier

The Pier is the central focal point for Paignton where you will find amusements and rides for younger children, stalls selling seafood and ice cream and a cafe. The Green is host to a number of events throughout the year, from the BMAD bike festival to Torbay Children’s Week and smaller events in-between. There is […]

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Paignton views – The Harbour

Home > Devon > Paignton > Paignton views – The Harbour Paignton has a small harbour with a couple of gift shops, a restaurant and cafe. Harbour Sports can be found here too, who sell everything you need to get out on the water. On the southern wall you can see and access the hidden […]

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