Festivals Motorhomes hire in Devon
The county of Devon is in the south west of England and is a popular holiday destination for all holiday makers. It encompasses sandy beaches, fossil cliffs, medieval towns and moorland national parks. It is known as the English Riviera and encompasses a series of picturesque, south-coast harbour towns including Torquay, Paignton and Brixham where the area is steeped in maritime history and plays host to a number of sporting events and festivals, including the Riviera’s own regatta, and has some fantastic places to eat. It also has its own UNESCO-stamped Geopark, where visitors can explore a unique ecosystem and take part in a variety of unusual activities. The South West Coast Path follows the coastline, taking in the towering cliffs of the northern Exmoor Coast and rock formations on the fossil-rich southern Jurassic Coast. A motorhome is the ideal way to visit this County with so much to see and so many places to visit and so many camp sites to choose from.
Dartmoor’s rugged beauty, and that of the Greater Dartmoor area around it, inspired Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles, and has been used as the backdrop for Hollywood blockbusters. With 368 square miles to explore, you can walk for miles without seeing another soul or visit some of As a holiday destination the area has a large number of camp sites suitable for visitors who wish to visit any aspect of Devon be it the glorious beaches, the wonderful scenery or the quaint villages to sample the delights of the 'cream tea'. the Devon attractions to be found on the moors such as Haytor and the fascinating Dartmoor Prison Museum.
In North Devon is Arlington Court and National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington’s stable block houses one of the best collections of 19th-century horse-drawn vehicles in the country, which ranges from the very grand gold Speaker's State coach, last used at the wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, to Queen Victoria's pony phaeton. There is also the Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway which opened in 1890 and has connected the twin towns of Lynton & Lynmouth since Victorian times. The Cliff Railway is the world's highest & steepest fully water powered railway and offers an amazing and unforgettable experience for all ages. The 862 feet of steep track rises 500 feet above Lynmouth Bay to provide stunning views of the Exmoor coastline. The Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway remains the UK's only fully water powered railway and one of only three examples left in the world.