Loughwood Meeting House is a 17th-century thatched Baptist meeting house. The location is special, this beautiful chapel is set into the hillside and looks out over the rolling east Devon Read more [...]
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Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s Devon listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Devon day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Devon activity.
Knightshayes Court is a Gothic Revival country house with richly decorated interiors and a large garden that includes lily pools, floral borders, amusing topiary and walled kitchen garden.
Bayards Cove is a cobbled quay lined with 18th Century houses and the small Tudor artillery fort guarding Dartmouth’s inner harbour.
Kirkham House is a late medieval stone house, that was split into three cottages. Furnished with modern furniture, illustrating traditional craftsmanship and the original use of the rooms.
The Museum of Dartmoor Life has interactive displays spanning three floors. You can see a reconstructed Bronze Age hut, Victorian kitchen, blacksmith’s shop and farming exhibits. The museum is a great Read more [...]
Clovelly has a single steep cobbled street that runs down past 16th Century fisherman’s cottages to the harbour. The road is half a mile (0.8km) long but drops some 400ft Read more [...]
The 700-year-old Buckland Abbey was later home of Elizabethan seafarers Drake and Grenville. The Abbey is part museum, part house and gardens within the beautiful Tavy Valley estate.
Two castles have been built at Lydford, the first immediately in the wake of the Norman Conquest in 1066. The second castle was built on the site of the first Read more [...]
Killerton House is an 18th-century ancestral home of the Aclands set in 2,600 hectares (6,400 acres) of working farmland, woods, parkland, cottages and orchards. Historical collection of fashion on display. Read more [...]
Clyston Mill at Killerton is a historic working watermill in idyllic riverside setting in the village of Broadclyst. Special working days allow you to see grain being milled.
Berry Pomeroy Castle, begun in c. 1560 and ambitiously enlarged from c. 1600, this mansion was intended to become the most spectacular house in Devon. Never completed, and abandoned by Read more [...]
Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery was built in 1907-10 by Thornely and Rooke in Edwardian Baroque style. The Museum has collections of fine and decorative arts, natural history and Read more [...]