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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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Axmouth

This quiet resort of colourwashed cottages sitting at the edge of the River Axe was once an important south Devon port...

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Clovelly

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

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Dalwood

Charming village in the Devonshire countryside with a wonderful old thatched pub serving excellent food and a fantastic church. Well worth a look..

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View over the River Dart

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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Hallsands

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

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Coastpath Hope with Hope view

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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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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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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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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Arlinton Court Pond

Arlington Court

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

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Becky Falls

Becky Falls

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.....

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Dartmoor

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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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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Kitty Jay's Grave, near Widecombe on the moor, Devon

Jay's Grave

As English legends go, that of Jay's Grave is a very sad and lonely one. The ancient Dartmoor legend of Jay's Grave is about a.....

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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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