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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)

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Becky Falls, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor

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A view of the main street in Brixton 5 miles from Plymouth, Devon

Brixton

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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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Combe Martin Bay, Devon. April 2005

Combe Martin

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Croyde Bay in north Devon

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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...

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By the river!

Dartmeet

A popular tourist and beauty spot on Dartmoor. It is the meeting point of the two major tributaries of the River Dart: the East Dart and West Dart. Dartmeet to Chagford:

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Dittisham

Dittisham

Attractive unspoilt village in a tranquil setting overlooking the widest part of the River Dart...

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Plymouth

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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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Arlington court

Arlington Court

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

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Cockington Court & Country Park

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

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Dartmouth Castle

Dartmouth Castle

Darmouth Castle occupies a rocky promontory overlooking the Dart estuary. It was one of a chain of castles built by Henry VIII.....

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

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Killerton House

Killerton

Walking towards the handsome Georgian property known as Killerton House, you get only a hint of the surprises awaiting you.....

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Merrivale rows also know has the Plague Market, - On Dartmoor National Park, Devon

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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Entrance of Watermouth Castle, Near Ilfracombe, Devon

Watermouth Castle

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