With its great historic cities, picturesque seaside towns and rugged coastline, Devon has always attracted plenty of visitors. From the ruins of old tin mines to smugglers' hidden caves and coves to great cathedral cities, Devon has it all. If you want a stylish as well as exciting holiday here you can do no better than base yourself in a five star hotel for the full range of premium quality services and facilities.
Great 5 Star Hotels in Devon
Devon's luxurious and invariably grand and elegant five star hotels have all the conveniences you'd expect to find in such superior establishments. They're in all the bigger towns such as Devon and Torquay, and of course in the county capital of Exeter, where you'll find a great choice of shopping and dining opportunities on your doorstep, as well as famous historic attractions such as the cathedral. Enjoy refreshments in an elegant bar-lounge area after you've spent a busy day at the local boutique shops and seeing the local attractions. Five star hotel restaurants serve up a delicious menu of locally-sourced, seasonal produce and include international dishes as well as Devonshire specialties. Fast broadband WiFi is a standard facility in these superior establishments, and a fitness centre and massage service is not uncommon.
Great Shopping from a Devon 5 Star Hotels
Shopping in the coastal and rural towns of Devon is distinguished by its unique character, and visitors are always delighted with the great number of unusual, charming and downright eccentric outlets! There are a great many artists in Devon who come here for the varied landscapes and seascapes and the quality of the light, and every town has at least one art gallery. Craft centres and workshops are numerous too, and excellent for picking up original gift items and unusual souvenirs. Based at a five star hotel in a city like Exeter or Plymouth you'll have easy access to all the towns and villages around, and a fabulous and varied choice of shopping.
Sightseeing from a Devon 5 Star Hotels
Devon is awash with places to see and things to do, and one visit is never enough. The county had a long and prosperous association with tin mining, made famous in the Poldark novels of Winston Graham, and at places like Wheal Betsy Engine House near Tavistock visitors can see something of this unique heritage. Other historic attractions in Devon include the stately remains of Buckland Abbey, over seven centuries old and surrounded by beautiful parkland. Babbacombe Model Village is always popular with adults and kids alike, and the Pecorama Model Railway at Beer is also a perennial favourite. Clovelly is famous for having no cars in its streets, with the only form of transport along its old cobbled ways being donkeys and carts.
Whatever your interests, you'll find that from your five star hotel in Devon you'll have easy access to all manner of attractions and activities. The beauty of staying in a five star hotel, of course, is that the hotel itself will provide you with all the comforts and make an ideal base for your daily excursions.