Historical Days Out - History and Heritage Days Out in Devon

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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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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
Coldharbour Mill Boiler

Coldharbour Mill

Tucked away in the Devon countryside, yet only 5 minutes from the M5, Coldharbour Mill is one of the last…

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Coldharbour Mill
Buckland Abbey

Buckland Abbey

Step back in time and find out about adventures on the high seas, try on Tudor costumes or take part…

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Buckland Abbey
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

Kents Cavern

Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves Kents Cavern is an extensive labyrinth of caverns with spectacular natural formations, widely used by prehistoric…

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Kents Cavern

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.