A UNESCO World Heritage site, Tavistock’s history is closely interwoven with the Benedictine Abbey and then the mining industry. Local historian and former police constable, Simon Dell, shares his thoughts on Tavistock and its rich past.
There can be few things finer than horse riding across Dartmoor on a sunny day.
Family-run Cholwell Riding Stables provides escorted rides on Dartmoor as well as riding lessons. We spoke to owner, Donna Penwill about what to wear, where to go and what to look out for.
Want to know the best spots to pitch up in West Devon? The top 100 campsites in the UK have been announced by Practical Caravan magazine.
Tavistock is known for its rich mining heritage, forming the gateway to the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site.
Sailing, canoeing and kayaking, windsurfing, gig rowing, stand up paddle boarding (SUP) and fishing… There’s a water-based activity for all.
Small, independent vineyards are on the rise according to local wine expert, Stephen Barrett, with a plethora here in Devon.
People often talk about the delights of sleeping under the stars on a camping holiday, but the night sky can put on a spectacular display worth staying up for!
Devon is famed for its cosy country inns and West Devon is no exception, with plenty of top pubs to choose from. These are our most-loved…
They’re the best of the best, but where do they recommend? We chat to three Devon Tourism Awards winners to find out their favourite local haunts.
We chat to Director of the Moorland Guides and avid walker, Simon Dell, about moorland walking and Tavistock trivia.