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Itineraries

Reward and motivate your team in some of the most stunning settings in the world! 

Itineraries will be created that are experiential and showcase the very best Devon has to offer and to encourage return visits for both business and leisure.

We will promote accessibility to Devon via sustainable travel and using the train.  We have a deal in place with GWR with discounted delegate rates and the facility to have a private carriage with locally sourced food and drink served on their journey. London Paddington to Exeter St David’s is just 2 hours 8 minutes.  Exeter Airport is our closest international airport including flights to 6 North American cities, Europe and across the UK.   Excellent road networks addressing the belief that Devon is too far to travel.

Example itineraries

CORPORATE INCENTIVES & TEAM BUILDING – COASTAL & OUTDOORS ENGLISH RIVIERA 2-4 DAYS

At a time when travel is more stressful and less easily accessible why not take your teams to explore what this beautiful Coastal Region has to offer

Meet Devon will make suggestions for you to be able to reward, motivate and upskill your employees with incentives that make them feel cared for and meetings that ultimately will show a return on your investment for your company.

Personalising an incentive will make employees feel valued and whether the emphasis requires relaxation, activities, or simply sightseeing The English Riviera can cater for them all.

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A Taster of what we can offer

EXPERIENCES

  • Named England’s Seafood Coast for good reason, the English Riviera is home to the UK’s finest seafood and the world-famous Brixham Fish Market, where some of the nation’s best chefs source their seafood
  •  Learn the art of a Barista
  • Catch and cook’ with a highly acclaimed chef.   Catch you own fish then return to shore to prepare and cook and enjoy a sumptuous fish meal on the beach

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  • Guided Walking on England’s Seafood Coast Discover the South West Coast Path as you walk the Seafood Coast, with plenty of places to eat and re-fuel yourself along the way.  Many areas are fully accessible with all terrain mobility scooter/wheelchair hire available
  • Sightseeing on River and Coastal Cruises, including a Steam Paddle Boat and our very own Heritage Steam Train  
  • 9, 18 and Crazy Golf
  • A picnic at Greenway the holiday home of Agatha Christie on the banks of the River Dart
  • Wine and Cheese Tasting at Sandridge Barton home of the award winning Sharpham Vineyard  

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ACTION-PACKED

  • Try the 12m vessel Raptor offers a high-speed trip around the bay and is the ultimate RIB Ride. Private RIB charters are available for a half or full day.  Take in the scenery, anchor for a swim, or enjoy some water sports.
  • Water bikes are a unique and fun way to get some exercise and fresh air….and there are no hills to contend with!!
  • Coasteering on a Global Geopark
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding or why not Learn to Sail or kayak.
  • Electric bike hire to explore the English Riviera towns

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COUNTRYSIDE & OUTDOORS – 2-4 DAYS UNIQUE TEAM BUILD & LUXURY INCENTIVE EXPERIENCES

Imagine morning coffee served on a sunny terrace overlooking Dartmoor National Park whilst watching a live falconry display with the hotels’ resident owls, falcons and eagles. 

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Enjoy a round of golf on a championship18-hole course or an archery session, sloe gin or cider making in a rustic traditional barn with a roaring wood-burning stove to add to the ambience.

An adrenalin drive around the purpose built 4×4 track with a twist of fun thrown in to pull out those more daring drivers! 

Organised and tailored to the group for abseiling or rock climbing off one of the granite tors on Dartmoor

A horse back trek across Dartmoor with horses to suit all abilities from beginners to the advanced

And when the day’s work is done, winding down with a swim or a relaxing massage in one of the many spas across the county 

Or be a ‘Farmer for a day’ Spend the day on a sustainable working farm, learn how to milk a goat, assist with cheese and ice cream making amongst other farm related activities

Other bespoke activities to choose from inspired by the rich heritage and natural geographic landscape with many well-being and ecology focused activities in beautiful Devon countryside

CITY BASED SUGGESTIONS – TEAM BUILDING IN THE CITY

Exeter offers plenty of opportunities for some unique team building activities. Make the most of the expanse of open space here and organise a group activity in the outdoors – whether it’s paddling in a canoe down the river Exe, a group cycle ride, a segway tour or high rope adventure at Haldon Forest Park, this is the place to do it!

For something a little bit different, incorporate a tour of the Exeter Brewery or Exeter Gin School with your corporate event, and finish with some award-winning ales and pie, or visit Pebblebed Vineyard for tastings of locally produced wines. Take a masterclass at The Terrace and have a go at creating your own delicious cocktail with artisan Cocktail specialists.

Plymouth is the Ocean City of England so ‘Meet by the Sea’ with many ocean and land based activities ideal for company ‘Away days’ and incentive groups.

Hold your next incentive / golf group / event in some of the best natural landscape in the world with state-of-the-art meeting rooms and team build facilities in the country!

Gourmet incentive trails

Devon is well known for its exceptional food and drink with many excellent and award-winning producers across the county.  Gastro incentives are a must and easily woven into a corporate event.

Pick and mix’ 2-4 day itinerary choice

Day One

Heading into an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the first stop today is beautiful Branscombe, one of the most picturesque villages along the Jurassic Coast. The winding streets, lined with thatched cottages, wend their way gently down to the sea.

From here it’s slightly east to the Beer Quarry Caves, a 2,000-year-old limestone cave system home to the Beer stones which have been used in Windsor Castle and the Tower of London.

After lunch head into Honiton, renowned for its world-famous lace and largely regarded as the antiques capital of the southwest, this bustling market town is home to the award-winning Thelma Hubert Gallery which features local and national exhibitions.

Continuing west towards Exmouth, overnight at the sumptuous Lympstone Manor with its Michelin start restaurant run by Michael Caines.  A tour of the Lympstone Manor vineyard and talk by Michael himself on his story and how he became the success he is today.

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Day Two

This morning enjoys a bespoke tour of the foodie town of Ashburton, home to one of the UK’s top cookery schools as well as the Food and Drink Festival before visiting Sharpham Winery at Sandridge Barton where, following a walk around the vineyard, and an opportunity for the group to sample their fare al fresco.

After walking up an appetite delight in the fine local seafood on offer in Dartmouth whilst marvelling at the spectacular views across the river Dart.

Fully satiated, it’s time to journey inland to the rugged wilds of Dartmoor National Park where you will be able to explore this breath taking landscape on foot. Led by a knowledgeable local guide, uncover myths and legends as old as time whilst foraging for edible plants, tasting your way across this beautiful swathe of countryside.

Spend the night tucked away in a gorgeous country house at the edge of the moor, dining in an AA Rosette restaurant

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Day Three

Journeying south today, follow in the trail of the Pilgrim Fathers as they made their final preparations to set sail for America. The Mayflower 400 Tour includes a visit to the site where the Pilgrim Fathers are said to have stepped aboard the Mayflower waving goodbye to England for good in 1620.

Be treated to a freshly prepared lunch overlooking the water before meandering across north Devon. Following a gourmet foodie trail, call in at historic country gastro pubs and seafood eateries perched on cliff tops, offering idyllic views our across the Atlantic.  The trail culminates with a night at a leading luxury hotel, complete with an AA Rosette restaurant, tucked above a gorgeous swathe of golden sandy beach.

Day Four

Today starts in Lynmouth where there is the option to enjoy a guided walk inland to Lynton or along the spectacular cliffs to admire the incredible views.  On returning, refresh with a local ale at a 14th Century pub, perfectly placed on Lynmouth’s harbourside and offering views across a bay.

Travelling inland to the ancient Exmoor National Park leaves you spoilt for choice when it comes to eating and walking. If time permits, explore the wild moorland, discover standing stones and Iron Age Barrows. Refuel at one of the many outstanding eateries before departing back to London.

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“I have never before, in my long eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse. With two and a half weeks of extensive coverage of landscapes and skies, I hardly scratched the surface of the visual opportunities that were gifted to me.”

Steven Spielberg

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