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About the county of 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.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Devon

Beesands, Devon. From costal path

Beesands (6 Pictures)

Here in Beesands narrow lanes rise swiftly up steep cliffs from a small beach-side fishing village showing a delightful mix match of old cottages fronted by a strip of softly shelving sand and shingle...

The Falls

Bovey Tracey (22 Pictures)

The pretty town of Bovey Tracey borders with the beautiful landscape of Dartmoor...

View over the River Dart

Galmpton (13 Pictures)

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.....

Drake Manor Inn

Yelverton (7 Pictures)

Yelverton, by-passed by the picturesque River Meavy is situated on the south-western fringes of Dartmoor. It is a quaint little town surrounded by fine scenery with easy access to some of the loveliest places on Dartmoor...

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Recommended attractions in Devon

Castle Drogo

Castle Drogo (20 Pictures)

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.....

Where are the birds?

Killerton (44 Pictures)

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

Old Mother Hubbard's Cottage in Yealmpton, Devon

Old Mother Hubbard's Cottage (1 Pictures)

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

Stover Park

Stover Country Park & Nature Reserve (31 Pictures)

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

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Memories of The Village of North Bovey
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