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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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Appledore, North Devon

Appledore

Appledore is as enchanting as its name. It is a pretty place that shows a host of colourful fishermens cottages in the narrow streets beyond the quay..

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Becky Falls, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor

Bovey Tracey

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

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Broadhembury Post Office and Village Store, Devon

Broadhembury

Broadhembury is an idyllic village which is an oasis of calm and beauty lying at the edge of the Blackdown Hills...

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Clovelly main street.

Clovelly

Clovelly is beautiful, it retains an 'Olde Worlde' charm that even along this breathtaking coastline, is simply incomparable...

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Gidleigh Church, on the edge of Dartmoor

Gidleigh

The small wooded village of Gidleigh stands in superb wooded countryside at the heart of the Dartmoor National Park...

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~ Fair Albion ~

Grimpstonleigh

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Postbridge, Dartmoor, Devon

Postbridge

Postbridge is a tiny hamlet, yet this richly wooded area, at the heart of the moor has become a natural starting point for the thousands of visitors who annually come to explore the splendour and wonders of the moor...

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Princetown

Princetown

Princetown is the highest village within the Dartmoor National Park, some call it the bleakest centre of the moors which is probably largely due to the town being the home of notorious Dartmoor Prison...

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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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Two bridges hotel. In the middle of Dartmoor.

Two Bridges

Two Bridges is the junction of the two major routes across central Dartmoor, and thus attracts a lot of visitors in the summer...

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The Tower, Buckland Abbey, Devon

Buckland Abbey

Buckland Abbey is situated near Yelverton at the edge of the Dartmoor National Park. It was built as a 13th century Cistercian.....

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Cockington Church at Cockington Country Park in Devon

Cockington Court & Country Park

A beautiful 450 acre country park of mixed woodlands, pasture and wetlands. An historic Manor House and Church set in formal.....

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Hay Torr, Dartmoor, Devon

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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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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Grey Wethers Stone Circle, near Okehampton, Devon

Grey Wethers Stone Circle

This unique double ringed circle is less dramatic than most and is interesting for the fact that the circles lie side by side.....

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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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Jenny's Cove on 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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Merrivale rows also know has the Plague Market, - On Dartmoor

Merrivale Prehistoric Settlement

Set in a dark, brooding corner of Dartmoor, the Merrivale Rows show a vast variety of shape and formation. The site is also.....

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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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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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