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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

Fernworthy Stone Circle, near Chagford, Devon

Chagford (8 Pictures)

With haunting scenery, quaint cottages, pretty streets and alleyways Chagford has something for everyone...

Country view

Croyde (21 Pictures)

Croyde village has a scattering of thatched, colourwashed cottages and other delightful buildings, all sheltered by dunes which stand between the village and the bay...

Newton Ferrers, Devon

Newton Ferrers (13 Pictures)

A place of sheer enchantment with narrow streets crammed with characterful properties, leading down to the estuary where many small boats are beached and moored...

Dartmoor ponies at Princetown, Devon. May 2006

Princetown (4 Pictures)

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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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 gardens, near Totnes, Devon

Dartington Hall (14 Pictures)

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

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.....

Powderham Castle

Powderham Castle (13 Pictures)

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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Memories of The Village of North Bovey
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