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6 Reasons visitors return to Devon

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South Devon Coastline with Sidmouth Cliffs

The Irresistible charm of the South West

In the tapestry of British landscapes, Devon stand out as desirable locations to seek a stay with natural beauty, cultural richness, and a distinct charm that captivates the hearts of travellers worldwide.

Nestled along the southwestern coast of England, this county beckon visitors with their rugged coastlines, quaint villages, and award-winning attractions. At The Belmont Hotel, we understand the magnetic pull of these regions, drawing guests back time and again.

Discover 6 reasons people return to this region time and again as we unravel the enchantment of Devon. 


1. Coastal Splendour

The coastline of  Devon is nothing short of spectacular. Clifftop walks offer panoramic views of the vast Atlantic Ocean, while secluded coves and sandy beaches invite leisurely strolls and sun-drenched afternoons. From the dramatic Jacobs Ladder to the golden shores of Woolacombe Bay, the diversity of coastal landscapes ensures there's always a new vista to explore. Whether surfing the waves, embarking on a coastal hike, or simply watching the sunset paint the sky in hues of orange and pink, the allure of the coast is irresistible.

Historic Charm

Steeped in history and heritage, Devon are adorned with historic treasures waiting to be discovered. Medieval castles, ancient ruins, and stately homes tell tales of bygone eras, offering glimpses into the region's rich past. Explore the iconic Bodmin Castle, steeped in Arthurian legend, or wander the cobblestone streets of Clovelly, a timeless fishing village frozen in time. The allure of history is palpable, drawing visitors into a world where the past seamlessly merges with the present.

Culinary Delights

Devon boasts a culinary scene that celebrates the bounty of land and sea. From freshly caught seafood served in quaint seaside pubs to traditional cream teas enjoyed in charming tearooms, every meal is a celebration of local flavours and artisanal craftsmanship. Indulge in a Cornish pasty, savour a Devonshire cream tea, or sample award-winning cheeses crafted in picturesque dairy farms. 

Picturesque Village

Quaint villages dot the countryside of Devon, each exuding its unique charm and character. From the colourful harbours to the thatched-roof cottages, these idyllic hamlets beckon travellers with their postcard-perfect beauty and warm hospitality. Lose yourself in the narrow lanes lined with boutique shops and artisan galleries, or simply soak in the tranquil atmosphere while enjoying a pint in a traditional village pub. 

Outdoor Adventures

For outdoor enthusiasts, Devon has veritable playgrounds offering a myriad of adventures. Whether it's hiking along the rugged South West Coast Path, kayaking in crystal-clear waters, or exploring hidden caves and coves, the possibilities are endless. Embrace the spirit of adventure with coasteering along the dramatic cliffs, or embark on a wildlife safari to spot seals, dolphins, and seabirds in their natural habitat. 

The Belmont Hotel

And finally, there's The Belmont Hotel. From the moment you drive through the castellated entrance and are greeted by our frock-coated doorman, you realise you are in a world apart. Only yards from the beach and the Esplanade, the enchanting Belmont Hotel in Sidmouth maintains the impeccable standards of a bygone age at our gorgeous luxury hotel.

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