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About Devon

A County that forms part of the South-West Peninsula of England, Devon is the third largest County and borders the popular Counties of Dorset, Somerset and Cornwall. Devon boasts some of Englands finest beaches, has a wealth interesting History to discover and many pretty Villages including Clovelly, one of the most famous villages in the world. Interesting places to visit include Torquay a popular holiday resort and birthplace of Dame Agatha Christie, the most popular crime writer of all time and Tavistock the centre of a beautiful and fascinating district and birthplace of the famous explorer Sir Francis Drake. View the pictures of Devon..

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Axminster, Devon

Axminster

Famous for its carpets often likened to Turkish, Axminster was one of the first West Saxon settlements formed along the River Axe in Devon...

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Axmouth, Devon. Winter Sunset.

Axmouth

This quiet resort of colourwashed cottages sitting at the edge of the River Axe was once an important south Devon port...

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Lonely bicycle

Aylesbeare

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Croyde Bay in north Devon

Croyde

Croyde village has a scattering of thatched, colourwashed cottages and other delightful buildings, all sheltered by dunes which stand between the village and the bay...

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A picture of Dalwood

Dalwood

Charming village in the Devonshire countryside with a wonderful old thatched pub serving excellent food and a fantastic church. Well worth a look..

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The rolling hills of Devon!

Galmpton

Galmpton is a medium sized village located between Paignton and Brixham by the River Dart, close to Stoke Gabriel. Agatha Christie lived here and was closely linked to the local.....

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Inner Hope taken from Outer Hope, Devon

Hope

Despite having a picturesque little bay known as Hope Cove which has a picturesque harbour at its northern end, what really stuns all who visit is the sight of waves lashing against the scattered rocks flanking the cove...

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Coleton Fishacre

Kingswear

Picturesquely situated at the mouth of the River Dart, this popular resort has changed little with the passage of time...

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High Tide

Seaton

The town is mostly Victorian and Edwardian in character, you only have to cast your eyes above today's modern shop fronts to see handsome overhanging bay windows which belong firmly to another era...

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Torcross on Slapton Ley in Devon

Torcross

In the summer months Torcross is a popular tourist destination. Part of the bank of shingle on which Torcross stands, takes in Slapton Ley, a 270 acre freshwater lake, an important winter habitat for wildfowl...

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Recommended attractions in Devon

Dart gorge

Dartmoor National Park

An exploration of the hauntingly beautiful Dartmoor National Park cannot be under-taken in just one short visit. To truly explore.....

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One of the huts at the Bronze-Age village of Grimspound, on Dartmoor

Grimspound

Dartmoor often makes its visitors uneasy with haunting tales of terror as immortalised in the stories of Conan Doyle, and this.....

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Kitty Jay's Grave, near Widecombe on the moor, Devon

Jay's Grave

As English legends go, that of Jay's Grave is a very sad and lonely one. The ancient Dartmoor legend of Jay's Grave is about a.....

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A snowy view over Killerton

Killerton

Walking towards the handsome Georgian property known as Killerton House, you get only a hint of the surprises awaiting you.....

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Pecorama station

Pecorama

Pecorama offers a real treat for everyone visiting Beer, a pretty coastal resort which was once the haunt of Smugglers. This.....

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Stover Park

Stover Country Park & Nature Reserve

Stover Country Park contains over 114 acres of woodland, grassland, heathland, lake and marsh and a substantial variety of.....

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Totnes Castle, Totnes, Devon

Totnes Castle

Built by the Normans in the 11th century, Totnes castle has one of the best preserved shell keeps in England...

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Entrance of Watermouth Castle, Near Ilfracombe, Devon

Watermouth Castle

Watermouth Castle occupies a commanding position overlooking Watermouth Bay in the lovely coastal resort of Ilfracombe. Here.....

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