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check out these summer events in Devon

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June 8, 2022 · 10 MIN READ

Enjoy creating lasting memories with your family and friends this summer with one of these events in Devon.

These events will be perfect for all whether you are from around the area or you are staying at either Beach Cove Coastal Retreat or Hawkchurch Resort & Spa. Sometimes it’s hard to remember exactly what is going on and when it’s happening which is why we thought we’d put together a list for you with some summer events in Devon.

All Things Morris

where? Around the Town, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9ED

when? 2nd July – 3rd July

time? From 10.30am

how much? Free

other info:

  • Morris dancing around the seafront all weekend
  • Classic and vintage vehicle show
  • Food and craft stalls

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Maritime Festival

where? Clovelly, Bideford, North Devon, EX39 5TA

when? 3rd July 2022

time? 10am – 5pm

how much? Standard admission charges

other info:

  • Activities, entertainment and games throughout the day
  • Punch & Judy, face painting and more
  • Food and drink stalls

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WRFC Summer Fayre

where? Withycombe RFC, Raleigh Park, Hulham Road, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 3HS

when? 9th July 2022

time? 12pm – 9pm

how much? Adult members – £10, Adult non-members – £15, Children (15-17) – £5, Children under 15 – free

other info:

  • Food and drink available all day
  • ‘Scrumpy and Western’ music courtesy of The Wurzels
  • Entertainment all day

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Exeter Craft Festival

where? Cathedral Green, Cathedral Close, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1HS

when? 7th July – 9th July 2022

time? 9.30am – 5.30pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • Been an annual highlight for over 40 years
  • Ceramics, glasswork, woodwork, jewellers, textiles etc.
  • Family-friendly entertainment

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Summer Illuminations at Babbacombe Model Village

where? Hampton Avenue, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3LA

when? 2nd August – 21st September 2022

time? 7.30pm – 8pm

how much? General admission prices

other info:

  • Suggest arriving 1 hour before it starts getting dark
  • See Model Village in daylight too
  • Thousands of miniature lights and lighting effects

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Adventure Cinema at Newton Abbot Racecourse

where? Newton Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 3AF

when? 12th August – 14th August 2022

time? 8.30pm – 11.30pm

how much? from £14.50

other info:

  • Unique outdoor cinema experience
  • West Side Story, Dirty Dancing, Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Standard and VIP tickets with popcorn on sale

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Paignton Championship Dog Show

where? Westpoint Show Ground, Exeter, Devon, EX5 1DJ

when? 5th August – 7th August 2022

time? 7am – 6pm

how much? Free entry and £6 per dog

other info:

  • Hundreds of dog breeds across the three days
  • Browse the trade stands and watch the handlers
  • Different breed shows on each day

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West Country Music Festival

where? Muddifords Court, Willand, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 2QG

when? 13th August 2022

time? 10.30am – 11.55pm

how much? from £21.50

other info:

  • One day festival of the best country music
  • Bars, stalls, food and workshops
  • Kezia Gill, Sarah Jory & more

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start planning your summer trip to Devon today.

Our two resorts in Devon will make the perfect base for exploring the area and having fun this summer.

find out more about our Devon resorts