Tavistock

Lydford Gorge is reasonably protected from the rain so if you want to take a walk on a wet day, go there!

Lydford Gorge (UK) is reasonably protected from the rain so if you want to take a walk on a wet day, go there!

Brentor in Dartmoor.   The downside is that it is so remote.  The upside is beauty, solitude, and history.  If you ever find yourself nearby, make the trip. It's a steep hike and breezy at the top.

Brentor church near to Dartmoor & Tavistock - West Devon Mining Landscape (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Can see this from home on horizon some 25 miles away :o)

Tavistock, Devon

The History and Romance of Endsleigh Hotel

Thirty-three miles southwest, on the opposite side of Dartmoor, the Hotel Endsleigh is housed by a former fishing lodge surrounded by 108 acres of gardens and rose terraces that slope down to the River Tamar, the boundary between Devon and Cornwall.

Lundy island off the north coast of Devon.  Great day trip from Bideford, Clovelly or Ilfracombe (image by guest-travel-writers.com)

Lundy island, off the north coast of Devon, encompasses a small village with an inn, a Victorian church and the Marisco Castle;

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