Torre Abbey is a historic building, spectacular garden and art gallery in Torquay. The abbey was founded in 1196 as a monastery for Premonstratensian canons, and is now one of Read more [...]
Nearest History & Heritage Devon
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s 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.
Hound Tor is a good example of a heavily weathered granite outcrop. Thought to derive its name from the shape assumed by the blocks on the summit that have been Read more [...]
Rougemont Castle, also known as Exeter Castle, was first built in 1068 to help William the Conqueror maintain control over the city. It is perched on an ancient volcanic plug, overlaying Read more [...]
Grimspound is one of the many prehistoric settlements you can find on Dartmoor. Dating from the late Bronze Age (about 1450–700 BC) you have the remains of 24 stone roundhouses Read more [...]
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 [...]
Shute Barton is a Medieval manor house dating from 1380 with additional architectural features from later periods. Includes, battlemented turrets, late Gothic windows and a Tudor gatehouse. Please note that Read more [...]
Greenway house and garden on the River Dart was the holiday home of the famous and much-loved author Agatha Christie. Greenway operates a traffic management system to reduce car impact Read more [...]
Berry Head, designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty, is an extensive limestone headland. The near-perpendicular cliffs rise 60m and the constant action of the waves has gouged out Read more [...]
Arlington Court is a Regency house built in 1823 with an extensive estate. The stables at Arlington Court host the National Trust’s Carriage Collection which is an impressive collection of horse-drawn Read more [...]
Budlake Old Post Office is a 19th century cottage that acted as a Post Office. Inside, you can look back into a 1950s Post Office with shelves of vintage items, Read more [...]
Dartmouth Museum is a former merchant’s house c1640 situated in The Butterwalk. The Museum houses an extensive collection of artifacts, models, paintings and photographs covering maritime history, Dartmouth social and Read more [...]
Marker’s Cottage at Killerton is a thatched medieval cob thatched cottage with smoke-blackened timbers and unusual painted wooden.