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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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Irsha Street, Appledore, North Devon (Sept 05)

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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Bovey Tracey

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

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Buckland in the Moor

Buckland in the Moor

This is one of Devon's "dream villages" with an attractive small church dating from the 13th century and a cluster of picturesque thickly thatched country cottages with the most "English" of country gardens...

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Coastpath Gate

Hope

Despite having a picturesque little bay known as Hope Cove which has a picturesque harbour at its northern end, what really stuns all who visit is the sight of waves lashing against the scattered rocks flanking the cove...

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Sunset at Instow, North Devon

Instow

Instow is a gorgeous seaside resort with a mass of golden sands backed by a delightful village clambering upwards to meet with fine wooded countryside...

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Church in Mariansleigh, Devon

Mariansleigh

This charming tiny village is set in lovely rural mid-Devonshire countryside within a short distance from the meandering River Mole in the beautiful Mole Valley, and the picturesque Crooked Oak stream...

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Plymouth, Devon

Plymouth

This is a city that evokes stirring memories of England's great maritime past...

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View from North Sands

Salcombe

Salcombe is a pleasant town with a happy atmosphere making it a joy to explore when you tire of lazing on one of the beautiful sandy beaches or need to relax after an energetic morning at sea...

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Tavistock

Tavistock

This pleasant market town plays host to what is possibly Devon's most entertaining annual fair, the Goose Fair, normally celebrated in the second week of October. Interest in.....

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Yelverton

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

A La Ronde in Exmouth, Devon

A La Ronde

This fascinating 16 sided house is a relic from 1796. It was built for two spinster cousins Jane and Mary Parminter and was to.....

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Berry Head Country Park - Southern Fort

Berry Head Country Park

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Holiday shop at Dawlish Warren - June 2009

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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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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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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Pecorama gardens

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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Distant Castle.

Powderham Castle

Built over 600 years ago, Powderham Castle is the historic home of the Earl of Devon. The Castle is still lived in by the.....

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Entrance of Watermouth Castle, Near Ilfracombe, Devon

Watermouth Castle

Watermouth Castle occupies a commanding position overlooking Watermouth Bay in the lovely coastal resort of Ilfracombe. Here.....

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