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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.
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Recommended towns & villages in Devon

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Chudleigh

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Rose Cottage and tea room.

Cockington

This idyllic thatched village perfectly reflects the harmony and glory of a by-gone age, for here you can walk in ancient parkland, or take a romantic drive around Cockington in a.....

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Dittisham

Dittisham

Attractive unspoilt village in a tranquil setting overlooking the widest part of the River Dart...

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Castle Drogo, Near Exeter, Devon

Drewsteignton

This attractive village is one of the most beautifully laid out of all Devon villages with pretty cottages set around a fine village square...

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A picture of Hallsands

Hallsands

Hallsands is a powerful reminder of the havoc and destruction caused by gale lashed, turbulent seas...

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Hartland

There is not a lot to beat the sound of waves crashing against the rocky promontory which was known by the Roman's as the "Promontory of Hercules"...

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North Bovey Church

North Bovey

North Bovey is a picturesque village in Dartmoor. It boasts a shaded village green, 18th century thatched cottages, a thatched pub dating from the 13th century, and a wonderful.....

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Okehampton Castle in Devon

Okehampton

There has been a settlement at Okehampton since the Bronze-Age, later it became a prosperous Saxon town with the Saxon Lords being overthrown at the time of the Conquest...

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Tavistock Town Hall

Tavistock

This pleasant market town plays host to what is possibly Devon's most entertaining annual fair, the Goose Fair, normally celebrated in the second week of October. Interest in.....

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Teignmouth, Devon. Beach: looking West.

Teignmouth

Teignmouth is a lively seaside town with a busy working harbour that is an endless source of fascination and pleasure...

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Recommended attractions in Devon

A La Ronde in Exmouth, Devon

A La Ronde

This fascinating 16 sided house is a relic from 1796. It was built for two spinster cousins Jane and Mary Parminter and was to.....

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Dawlish Warren

Dawlish Warren

Often referred to as a mile long sandpit, Dawlish Warren sits at the mouth of the River Exe where river and sea become one. It.....

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Fernworthy Stone Circle, near Chagford, Devon

Fernworthy Stone Circle

Fernworthy Stone Circles are set against the majestic backdrop of some of Dartmoor's highest peaks, in a beautiful forest spot.....

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A picture of Lundy Island

Lundy Island

Lundy means "puffin island" in Norse. It is a place of rare enchantment and great natural beauty, a precious island populated.....

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Lydford Castle, Lydford, Devon

Lydford Castle

A simple square keep is all that remains of Lydford Castle. The castle, standing on a small mound in the shadow of the church.....

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Pecorama Gardens

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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RHS Garden Rosemoor, Great Torrington, North Devon. January 2005.

RHS Garden Rosemoor

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Nine Maidens stone circle at Belstone Tor on Dartmoor, Devon

The Nine Maidens Stone Circle

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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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