Establishments by the sea, on a moor, in a buzzing town centre, and even a moorland pub with a fire that has been burning since 1845, there is something for everyone who wants to visit, expand, or start something new.
Devon’s hospitality industry thrives due to Devon’s fantastic produce, we boast an incredible 25 Michelin Star restaurants including: Michael Caines’ at Lympstone Manor (Exe Estuary), the Pig at Coombe (East Devon), Gidleigh Park and Bovey Castle on Dartmoor, Borringdon Hall (Plymouth) and the longest standing Mason Arms (North Devon).
With outdoor and leisure pursuits a plenty in Devon, it should be no surprise that some of these are now competitive. As expected, traditional sports feature highly, amplified by Exeter Chiefs continued rugby success.
Where to start! With extensive moor landscapes, two distinct and varied coastlines, a rich heritage and diverse environments, Devon naturally is a playground for outdoor and leisure pursuits, something for everyone.
There are 100’s of events and attractions catering for all interests covering theatre, food, craft, horticulture, traditional festivals, some at a county level and some more local.