Historical Days Out - History and Heritage Days Out in Devon

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Clovelly's famous donkeys

Clovelly Village

Clovelly is a picturesque, historic, fishing village, steeped in maritime atmosphere and history, and was once owned by the Queen…

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Clovelly Village

Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Cathedral is one of the oldest and most beautiful Cathedrals in England. Located in the centre of the city,…

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Exeter Cathedral
Arlington Court Gardens

Arlington Court

An intriguing Regency house and impressive collection of horse-drawn vehicles, set in a picturesque garden. Arlington Court is an unexpected…

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Arlington Court
Buskfast Abbey

Buckfast Abbey

Since time immemorial, deer have been drawn to graze in the sheltered meadows which line the banks of the river…

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Buckfast Abbey

Powderham Castle

Powderham Castle lies in a beautiful deer park on the banks of the River Exe, just a stone’s throw from…

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Powderham Castle

Seaton Tramway

Discover East Devon’s glorious Axe Valley from the top deck of a heritage tram. Journey from Seaton, gateway town to the…

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Seaton Tramway

If you’re interested in history (and historical days out) then we’ve got lots to engage and enthral. Devon’s distinct identity has evolved from a history going back many millennia, plus a rich traditional culture which still lives and breathes through the sites and scenery found throughout the county today.