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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

Cockington, Devon

Cockington (96 Pictures)

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.....

Combe Martin Church

Combe Martin (76 Pictures)

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Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon

Exeter (215 Pictures)

Exeter is a bustling city in the heart of the county of Devon. It's mix of modern and functional with old and cultural makes for an interesting place to live, and to visit...

Hartland point

Hartland (49 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Devon

Cockington Church.

Cockington Court & Country Park (33 Pictures)

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

Dartington hall, Devon

Dartington Hall (14 Pictures)

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

Looking down the Okement, Dartmoor National Park, Devon

Dartmoor National Park (760 Pictures)

An exploration of the hauntingly beautiful Dartmoor National Park cannot be under-taken in just one short visit. To truly explore.....

One of the huts at the Bronze-Age village of Grimspound, on Dartmoor

Grimspound (4 Pictures)

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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