As the new year unfolds and winter blankets the picturesque landscapes of Devon, there’s no better time to embark on a holiday filled with charm, tranquillity, and unique experiences. While January may be a ltitle colder, Devon’s beauty still shines through in this season, offering a plethora of activities for those seeking a memorable escape. From coastal walks to cultural delights, here’s a guide to the must-try activities during your January holiday in Devon.
Coastal strolls and Scenic Views:
January in Devon offers crisp, refreshing air and stunning coastal vistas. Wrap up warmly and explore the South West Coast Path, where you can revel in the rugged beauty of the Jurassic Coast or marvel at the breathtaking scenery along the South Devon coastline. Whether you choose to wander along sandy shores or cliff-top paths, the stunning views will leave you in awe.
From hearty breakfasts and light lunchtime bites to a full a la carte menu using some of the best local ingredients, tantalise your taste buds with some too good to be true dining. With our new menu launching and our January breakfast offer, you’ll find plenty of reasons to call into Amelia’s where you’ll experience a warm welcome, great service and some delicious Devonshire treats.
Winter Wildlife Encounters:
January is an excellent time for wildlife enthusiasts to visit Devon. Head to the Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve to witness a spectacular array of bird species, including migratory birds that flock to the area during the winter months. Bring your binoculars and camera to capture the beauty of nature in its serene winter setting.
Power up on two wheels and explore the miles of cycle paths that surround us at Cofton. Take hire of one of electric bikes and make short work of the miles, going as fast or as slow as you like with minimal effort as you explore our beautiful surroundings. From stunning coastlines and sandy beaches to winding rivers and nature reserves full of wildlife, it’s time to leave the car keys behind and set off on an unforgettable bike ride – all without breaking a sweat.
Delve into Devon’s rich history by visiting its historical sites and landmarks. Explore the medieval charm of Dartmouth, wander through the narrow cobbled streets of Totnes, or discover the ancient wonders of Exeter Cathedral. Many attractions remain open in January, providing an ideal opportunity to immerse yourself in the region’s fascinating past.
Arts and Culture Experiences:
Devon’s cultural scene thrives even in the quieter months. Attend a theatre performance, visit local galleries, or explore the artistic communities in towns like Totnes and Dartington. During the quieter winter months January provides an intimate experience, allowing you to appreciate the arts without the hustle and bustle of peak tourist seasons.
Wellness Retreats and Spa Days:
Embrace the spirit of rejuvenation in the new year by indulging in a spa day. Take a dip in our heated indoor swimming pool away from the chill of the January weather and relax in the sauna and steam rooms. If you are looking for a truly pampered experience, treat yourself to a treatment in our very own Beauty Room. Our experienced beauty therapists on hand to offer a full range of spa and beauty treatments to help you look and feel amazing.
Devon in January is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Whether you’re drawn to the rugged coastline, historical wonders, cultural experiences, or simply seeking a cosy retreat, Cofton Holidays has something to offer every traveller for January holiday. Embrace the slower pace, relish the peaceful moments, and create lasting memories during your winter escape in Devon.