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Things to do in Devon

Hazelwood Holiday Park is set in 38 acres of landscaped parkland with woodland-fringed fishing lakes. A real haven for your holiday. Our independent David Bellamy award-winning Park is a peaceful retreat in beautiful surroundings. We are ideally situated to enjoy all that Devon has to offer. Why not day trip to Cornwall, Dartmoor or North Devon?

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Things to do in Exeter

Published by: Lilli Seymour

Hit the bright lights with drinks on Exeter Quay and dinner in one of the city’s buzzing restaurants or simply wander along the meandering banks of the River Exe. For the more active, there’s Haldon Forest nearby where you can scale its treetops or for football fans, the city has a well known team, to take in a game. We’ve compiled a list of the best things to do in Exeter, so you won’t have to search far and wide to for things to do during your stay at Hazelwood Holiday Park.


What’s on in Devon

Devon is jam-packed with things to do for all the family whatever time of year you visit. Home to winding waterways, quaint market towns, bustling cities - and a perfect holiday park - there’s so much to explore.

If you’re looking for what’s on in Devon for the whole family, here are the events you need to know about.

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Our Guide to Cycling in South Devon

Did you know there are 26 miles of flat easy cycling from Hazelwood Holiday Park winding all the way around the Exe Estuary to Exeter and Exmouth with fantastic views all the way along the River Exe? This tranquil and scenic environment is very popular with cyclists of all abilities and also walkers, bird-watching and fishing enthusiasts.  Take a look at our guide to cycling in South Devon.

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Our guide to golf holidays in South Devon

Hazelwood Holiday Park in Dawlish Warren is perfectly placed with easy access to some of Devon’s best golf courses. We’ve listed our favourites here from Championship Courses to Pitch and Puts.

Here in glorious South Devon we are rather spoilt for choice. We’ve put together this guide to the local golf clubs where you may enjoy the game surrounded by spectacular views. Options for all levels of ability are included in our guide, after all, holidays are meant to be fun for everyone and are a great time to try something new and discover a hidden talent. We have selected a wide range of golf facilities, from small, family friendly, dog friendly, casual courses to country clubs with spa’s and afternoon tea’s.

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Exploring Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve

It’s just down the road from Hazelwood Holiday park, right next to the blue flag beach. This area of sand dunes, mudflats and beach that lies at the mouth of the River Exe is one of the most important places for wildfowl and wading birds in the whole of the South West and the dunes and grassland have over 600 types of flowering plants. Over the years it has featured many times in the BBC’s Springwatch and its a favourite holiday destination for birdwatchers from all over Britain.

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What’s On in October in Devon

As we say goodbye to September and our guests who stayed for our annual Nice’n Easy weeks and sell-out Country Music Festival week, we look forward to the many exciting events taking place this October. It’s a beautiful, relaxed time of year to explore the south Devon area and Hazelwood Holiday Park is well located with some great sources of entertainment within easy reach.

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Hazelwood’s Top Things To Do in Devon this Half Term Holiday

Hazelwood Holiday Park is the ideal base from which to explore and have fun this half term with a weeks accommodation from just £420 for the whole family (in a four to seven berth two bedroom chalet) it’s fantastic value. With so many fabulous family attractions to visit nearby it can be hard to decide where to go and what to do, so we’ve rounded up our top favourites to help you plan your itinerary and make the most of your action-packed break.

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Festivals and Shows in June and July near Hazelwood

The met office is forecasting a flaming June and July heatwave – that’s great news for the abundance of outdoor events planned this summer with spectacular airshows, concerts, and festivals for you to enjoy.

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Top 10 things to do this Half Term in South Devon

The May Bank Holiday Half-Term week is one of the best times to visit Hazelwood Holiday Park. Take advantage of our Half Term Holiday Discounts and find plenty to do to keep the whole family entertained.