Devon and the South West

If you fancy a change of scenery on your day out from Woodland Springs then you can easily explore Devon and the South West, there is lots to do within a 1 hour drive and even more within 2 hours. There are several main areas of Devon which are Dartmoor and West Devon, where you will find Woodland Springs, Torquay, Paignton, Brixham; the English RivieraExeter and the surrounds; the Heart of DevonNorth Devon and ExmoorPlymouth and last but not least South Devon.

You can get to the South Devon beaches and coast line along the English Rivera, and as far apart as Exmouth and Start Point. The North Devon beaches are also easily reachable including Westward Ho!, Croyde and Braunton, you can even go down to visit BoscastleTintagel and Bude in Cornwall, and that is just for starters. There are so many special places in Devon as well as Dartmoor, they include the English Riveira Global Geopark,  Braunton Burrows (which is the core of the country’s first newly-designated Man and the Biosphere Reserve) including may areas that Natural England have designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Devon is quite special in the fact that it has 2 significant moors and National Parks, Dartmoor and Exmoor.

If you fancy a cycle then what about the Tour de Manche with passes very close to Woodland Springs. Devon has a myriad of things for you to try from water to land.

If shopping is your fancy then there is nowhere better than Exeter city centre with Princeshay and Plymouth with Drakes Circus. If you prefer the more rural affairs then there are many farmers markets and lovely market towns like Tavistock to visit.

The National TrustEnglish HeritageRoyal Horticultural Society have many place to visit as well as many private places like Powderham Castle and Bicton Gardens with lots to do besides.