Today is dubbed the most melancholic day of the year, but why succumb to Blue Monday when we live in such a beautiful corner of the world?

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Here are 10 North Devon views to make you feel happy on the most melancholic day of the year...

Leaping for joy

We think Croyde beach is flipping marvellous too.

Jurassic Park?

How can you not smile when watching this Valley of the Rocks epic!

Hocking’s ice-cream

Do we even need to say anymore?

Awesome artwork

There is certainly a lot of talent in North Devon.

Stunning skies

Where else do the grey pebbles contrast with vibrant blue skies?

Wonderful waves

There’s nothing more soothing than watching the barrels roll in.

Secret hideaways

Remember when the weather was warm and sunny like this?

Proper cream teas

A slather of cream and a dollop of jam on a warm scone... bliss.

Spring bulbs

Snowdrops and daffodils remind us spring is around the corner.

Sand of Music

Well, if nothing else will make you smile, there’s always this gem...

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