Are you looking for a festive and magical destination to spend your Christmas holiday? Look no further than the beautiful area of Devon. While the Cotswolds may be a popular choice for many, Devon offers a unique and unforgettable location that is perfect for creating lasting memories for couples, families and friends.
East Devon, boasts a beautiful coastline, stunning countryside, and charming towns and villages that are sure to delight visitors of all ages. During the holiday season, Devon is transformed into a winter wonderland, with many of the villages decorating the streets with twinkling lights, hosting festive craft markets, and wonderful outdoor activities – A Christmas Day swim on Exmouth beach perhaps?
One of the highlights of Devon’s Christmas calendar outside of Lympstone Manor is the Exeter Christmas Market, which takes place in the heart of the city’s historic cathedral quarter. Here, visitors can browse stalls selling locally made gifts and treats, sip on mulled wine, and enjoy live music and entertainment. Additionally, many of Devon’s towns and villages hold their own winter events, adding to the festive atmosphere.
In terms of accommodation, we have a Christmas Three Night Stay available from the 24th-27th of December which includes an itinerary full of the best festive activities plus a Michelin- starred Christmas day lunch. The Manor is decorated in full splendour and comes alive with Christmas, it really is a special place to spend the holiday season.
If you’d like a film-worthy cosy stay, our Shepherd Huts are the perfect place to stay this winter. Featuring log fires, outdoor soak tubs, blankets, board games and your own kitchen to prepare a wintery hot chocolate to take outside and drink under the stars.
So why not choose Devon over the Cotswolds this year and experience all the magic and wonder that this beautiful destination has to offer?