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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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Recommended towns & villages in Devon

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Aylesbeare

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Babbacombe

With its lovely Blue Flag beaches, pleasant gardens, pedrestrianised shopping areas, and friendly ambience, Babbacombe makes an enjoyable resort for a family holiday...

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Chittlehamholt, Devon

Chittlehamholt

Chittlehamholt is a lovely peaceful village lying in unspoilt countryside close to the River Taw...

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War Memorial

Chudleigh

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Galmpton Creek, Near Brixham, 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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~ Fair Albion ~

Grimpstonleigh

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St Nectan's Parish Church

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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Peace and quiet

Newton Abbot

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Last shot of Sunset

Pinhoe

Pinhoe now fringes the urban sprawl of Exeter, but there was a time when it was a place standing alone with its own identity...

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Torcross

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

Woodland walk

Arlington Court

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

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Dartington hall, Devon

Dartington Hall

Outstanding grounds surround this late 14th century house, with original great hall, outer courtyard and a collection of other.....

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Dartmeet, Devon

Dartmeet

One of Dartmoor's most popular beauty spots, where the the East and West Dart Rivers meet...

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Dartmouth Castle

Dartmouth Castle

Darmouth Castle occupies a rocky promontory overlooking the Dart estuary. It was one of a chain of castles built by Henry VIII.....

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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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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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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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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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At Pecorama, in Beer, Devon

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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Start Point Lighthouse, Hallsands, Devon

Start Point Lighthouse

Designed in 1836 by James Walker..

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