A trip down to Devonshire can provide an excellent insight into this beautiful area of Britain. This popular county of Devon situated in the southwest of England and bordered by Cornwall is a favourite with many travellers. Dorset and Somerset lay on Devon's west and east, and the rugged Devonshire coastline runs along the English Channel in the South. Not too many travel destinations enjoy such amazing and varied landscapes.
Devon is a very rural county, and visitors to the area can certainly experience its slow pace of life. The Jurassic East coast of Devon and Dorset with its massive fossil content is a classified world heritage site. The charm of Devon lies in it being true to what the areaís always been so donít visit Devon if you are expecting modern day theme parks and amusement facilities. Visitors here prefer to rather marvel at the natural beauty of the landscape, hills of Dartmoor, interesting rocky beaches, endless pastures, and quaint little villages.
Itís a wonderful idea to visit during summer, especially July and August because then you can enjoy the mild climate. As well as interesting rugged coastlines to explore Devon also offers golden sandy beaches for sunbathing, such as Woolacombe famous three miles stretch of sand. Since the coastline is pretty and varied, you can go fishing, surfing and boating from many parts of the coast. Other activities such as mountain biking, pony rides or simply relaxing are all possible around the Devonshire area. Despite its rural tag, you wonít be dissatisfied with Devonís wide choise of cuisine. Its double coastline ensures freshness with any local seafood dish.
If you travel the north coast you can enjoy the rugged cliffs and take in the natural beauty of the area that offers great walking opportunities. Dartmoor, the national park is popular for orienteering and you can engage in a whole range of outdoor activities in this region. Dartmoor offers the perfect chance to view a variety of wildlife and the various animals and plants inhabiting this moorland habitat.
So sit back and enjoy your Devon cream tea or Devonshire cider making the most of your holiday in Devon.
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