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Affordable Romantic Days Out in South Devon

Written by Will Keen on

Are you always thinking of ways to try and surprise your special someone in South Devon, but without breaking the bank? Devon has long been a destination of true beauty, with rolling hills and deep valleys, encompassing rivers and streams towards flowing the coastline. The serene setting makes South Devon a romantic haven, and the perfect place for a date. But it's important to remember that it's not how much money you plough into a day, it's the thought behind it all!

We've fallen in love with some of these fun ideas for romantic dates in Devon, and we're sure you will too! Here are our top 5...

Beautiful Bike Rides...

We think that South Devon boasts some of the most spectacular scenery around. From the stunning coastline to the postcard perfect countryside, it can't be beaten. And what better way to explore the countryside with your special someone than with a romantic bike ride along the coastal path! We recommend starting in Torquay and cycling the coastal route to Shaldon and Teignmouth for a spot of lunch. Want to make it extra special? Why not hire a tandem bike from one of the local hire shops and pedal along the coast and countryside together!

Once in a Lifetime...

The key to a truly memorable romantic day out is to do something that you and your loved one will never forget - so why not try something completely new! Torbay in particular has some of the best water quality around, and some of our team have taken the chance to take to the water with their loved ones and try their hand at diving! With local diving schools around who can offer sessions for even the newest of novices, why not explore the coast in a whole new way! The award-winning Meadfoot Beach in Torquay is a great place to dive from and definitely comes recommended!

Classic Romance...

Imagine sitting back in the sun, enjoying a chilled glass of wine and locally-sourced cheese, relaxing in peaceful surroundings. Sounds romantic, right? Well, that fairytale romantic setting is right here in South Devon! Take your special someone out to Sharpham Vineyard and Cheese Dairy; you can explore the vineyard and sample the delicacies that have been produced on site. And for under £10 per person, it's definitely a spot worth checking out!

Countryside Escapes...

If there's one thing everyone knows about Devon, it's that there is a lot of countryside! Why not take advantage of this though, and get away from everyone and everything on a countryside stroll at Badgers Holt at Dartmeet on Dartmoor. Park up in Dartmeet and either enjoy a picnic by the stream, or cross the gate and stroll through the rolling countryside of Dartmoor National Park. Whether you start or end your journey with a bite to eat, the dog-friendly restaurant comes highly recommended for an excellent Devon cream tea! They even do Vegan cream teas, so everyone is catered for!

Sandy Toes and Salty Kisses...

Of course, having a romantic day out needn't cost a penny - with miles of stunning coastline right on your doorstep, why not take a stroll to your nearest beach with a picnic hamper in hand, and spend some quality time on the beach, taking in the far-reaching views and spectacular scenery that is our coast. Even if your the holiday home of your choice doesn't have sea views, they're never far away in South Devon, meaning you and your special someone can sit back and relax in peaceful surroundings, breathing in the sea air as you spend quality time together.

Whichever you decide to do, booking a romantic break in Devon with us means love is certain to be in the air! Check out our fabulous selection of romantic holiday cottages in Devon by clicking here.
Will Keen

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Reservations Manager
Discovery Holiday Homes - Discover your Devon adventure