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6 of the best things to do on a spring break in Devon

After the Christmas craziness, when the January blues have kicked in, sometimes all you need is a getaway… you don’t have to wait for summer to enjoy all the best of what Devon has to offer! Whether you are looking to take advantage of the Easter holiday or to enjoy the beaches without the crowds, a spring break in Devon has something for everyone to enjoy.

Check out our 6 favourite things to do on a spring escape…


1. Sun, sea and sand

Our holiday park in Sidmouth is ideally located just a few minutes from the stunning Devon coast, perfectly located to explore all the best of the region’s beaches. One of the best things about a spring break is being able to avoid the summer crowds, with miles of sandy beaches to discover you can often enjoy a beach all to yourself in the springtime.


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2. Brave the waters

While the water might be a little cold at first, with the right gear and a healthy dash of enthusiasm, you’ll be riding Devon’s waves in not time. There are plenty of equipment hire facilities dotted around the local area, so you won’t have to worry about lugging your own boards around with you. Devon is home to a number of water sports from surfing to paddle boarding and kayaking, you can try it all!


3. Southwest Coast Path

Come rain or shine, a spring break in Devon is the perfect spot to explore the wonderful countryside. One of our favourite things about Devon is that you never have to travel far before you find yourself somewhere special. Wander along the South Eest coastal paths to find trails filled with blossoming flowers.

4. Make your own gin

The award-winning Salcombe Gin is lovingly hand crafted just minutes from our holiday park. Head to the distillery for the ultimate Gin lovers dream. Here you can take charge of the mini copper pot still to develop your own bottle of gin! Choose from the extensive range of citrus, herbal and flora botanicals to build your own unique creation!

5. Swing into spring

With the brighter days and crisp air, spring is an excellent time to hit the golf course. Devon is the place to be whether you’re a beginner or an avid golfer. At Oakdown, we are perfectly located for you to explore Devon’s fantastic mix of top golf courses. Only forget to try out the Oak Mead Golf Course which is open all year round!

6. Spring festivals & events

Devon is home to a number of excellent annual events; Spring certainly isn’t short of exciting events to attend!

Please note: a number of events have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Please visit the event website for further details.

Devon Country Show – its Devon’s big day out! The county show showcases all the best of life and work in the county, along with top entertainment, shopping, and excellent food!

Dart music festival – With over 100 live acts performing in the family – friendly 3 day event is a must see on your spring break in Devon. Come along and spot some of the bets upcoming and established musical talent.

Southwest Home & Garden Show – The South West Home & Garden Show is the regions premier home and garden event bringing together the best of interiors, garden, renewable energy and self-build suppliers under one roof!


Our Devon Holiday Park is home to a world of peace and tranquillity, the perfect place to relax and unwind. Choose from our wide range of luxury holiday homes, as well as quality touring and camping pitches. Cosy glamping huts and pet friendly holidays. There is something for everyone on your spring break in Devon.