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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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Crossing by the Brush Works

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

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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Chagford, Devon. The Three Crowns Hotel

Chagford

With haunting scenery, quaint cottages, pretty streets and alleyways Chagford has something for everyone...

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Looking over Combe Martin, Devon

Combe Martin

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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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~ Fair Albion ~

Grimpstonleigh

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Hartland point

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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The bent and twisted rocks.

Hartland Quay

The beauty of Hartland Quay is only eclipsed by the rugged cliffs which loom above it...

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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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Tavistock Parish Church

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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Arlington court

Arlington Court

Owned by the National Trust, containing their largest collection of horse-drawn carriages...

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Castle Drogo, Near Exeter, Devon

Castle Drogo

Fortune rarely smiles on people the way it did on Sir Julius Drewe. In 1899 at the age of 33 he was able to retire from the.....

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Dawlish Warren, Promenade and Holiday Riviera rail line to Torquay - June 2009

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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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 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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Old Mother Hubbard's Cottage in Yealmpton, Devon

Old Mother Hubbard's Cottage

Many myths surround the legend of Old Mother Hubbard, did she exist or didn't she? but the cottage she is supposed to have.....

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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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Stover

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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Nine Maidens stone circle at Belstone Tor on Dartmoor, Devon

The Nine Maidens Stone Circle

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