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good base for traditional devon

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good base for traditional devon

looking to go to devon not sure of north or south at this stage, looking for a base with a nice beach, and lots of traditional stuff, cream tea rooms, cobbled streets, chocolate box cottages, some pubs, and days out a good selection no more than 10 miles of base, cider farms etc , seen a site on westward ho , but not sure if this is wht ive requested in the text ,

any thoughts ? have been to paignton and torquay , so wondered if there was anything else , hear a lot about dawlish

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1. Re: good base for traditional devon

Well cobbled streets are probably out due to health and saftey and disabled access. Cream teas will be everywhere, getting a good one you need to research once you have a base.

Pubs are everywhere but to get a traditional one you need to be away from the big resorts.

It would take some research for me to find all the things you require in one area.

In Somerset you have Minehead with a huge sandy beach, old harbour, genuine cider farm,loads thatched cottages that sell cream teas on village greens . Even nearby Dunster has some cobbled streets in a medieval village with yarn market, major castle and watermill. Large number of independant pubs with real ale, 3 on the se front. All in a 5 mile radius.

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