On the south coast of the county of Devon lies the peaceful, small village of Modbury. A Modbury holiday is the ideal choice for those looking just to relax and unwind for a week or two. A traditionally charming Modbury holiday rental cottage offers all the comforts of home as well as spectacular views of the sea and inland countryside. A Modbury holiday will leave you fully recharged and with wonderful memories of your peaceful time away.
A Modbury holiday is perfect for those looking for the chance just to relax. There is not an abundance of activities to be found in the small village, which offers peace and tranquillity away from the masses. There is a tennis court in the village and it is a great place just to go for a stroll through its charming, traditional streets. In the surrounding area there are activities such as golf, swimming, fishing, surfing, sailing, mountain biking and horse riding available should you be feeling energetic!
If you can prise yourself away from your comfortable Modbury holiday rental cottage there are plenty of notable attractions to be seen in the area surrounding the village. The great city of Plymouth is under 20 minute’s journey away from the village, offering plenty of great things to see and do.
One item that should be on your itinerary when you visit Plymouth is Smeaton’s Tower. This traditional red and white lighthouse was one of three of the Eddystone Lighthouses built. It was moved to the Hoe area of Plymouth brick by brick to make way for a newer model. The top area of Smeaton’s Tower is now a museum and gives great views of the city and the coast.
Visitors planning a Modbury holiday will be pleased to hear that they can expect to experience very warm summers and mild winters. The hottest time of the year is the summer months of June, July and August. A daytime temperature during these months often reaches a high of 22°C. The coldest months of the year are usually January and February, when the temperature during the day falls to around 9°C. The annual rainfall for this area is approximately 41 inches, with the wettest month usually being December.
Travellers departing on a Modbury holiday can choose to land at either Plymouth Airport (PLH) or Exeter International Airport (EXT) which are both under an hour’s journey from the town. The main air operators offering affordable flights to the area include Air Southwest and Flybe. Passengers can depart from several UK airports including Belfast (BFS), Glasgow (GLA), Manchester (MAN), Leeds (LBA) and Newcastle(NCL).