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Pictures of Devon

A county in England

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

Church at Axminster, Devon

Axminster (38 Pictures)

Famous for its carpets often likened to Turkish, Axminster was one of the first West Saxon settlements formed along the River Axe in Devon...

The beach at Hallsands, Devon.

Hallsands (20 Pictures)

Hallsands is a powerful reminder of the havoc and destruction caused by gale lashed, turbulent seas...

Plant World.

Newton Abbot (40 Pictures)



Seaton (236 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Devon

Arlinton Court Pond

Arlington Court (27 Pictures)

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

Becky Falls, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor

Becky Falls (14 Pictures)

Becky Falls is a romantic beauty spot hidden in the countryside close to the old town of Bovey Tracey. The spot is noted for its.....

Dartmeet, on Dartmoor

Dartmeet (5 Pictures)

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

Start Point lighthouse after a storm, Devon

Start Point Lighthouse (9 Pictures)

Designed in 1836 by James Walker..

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Memories of The Village of North Bovey
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