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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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Church of St Peter, Buckland in the Moor, Devon

Buckland in the Moor

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Chittlehamholt

Chittlehamholt is a lovely peaceful village lying in unspoilt countryside close to the River Taw...

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Cockington, Devon

Cockington

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Exeter Cathedral, Devon

Exeter

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Kingsbridge

Long ago, Kingsbridge was a thriving port, these days it is an interesting holiday destination providing year long excitement for boating enthusiasts and a wealth sandy beaches and lovely coves for those who simply wish to laze beside the sea...

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Teignmouth

Teignmouth is a lively seaside town with a busy working harbour that is an endless source of fascination and pleasure...

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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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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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Buckland Abbey

Buckland Abbey

Buckland Abbey is situated near Yelverton at the edge of the Dartmoor National Park. It was built as a 13th century Cistercian.....

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Castle Drogo

Castle Drogo

Fortune rarely smiles on people the way it did on Sir Julius Drewe. In 1899 at the age of 33 he was able to retire from the.....

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Gamekeepers' cottage at Cockington Country Park in Devon

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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Dartington hall gardens, near Totnes, Devon

Dartington Hall

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

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A view over Killerton

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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Lydford Castle, Lydford, Devon

Lydford Castle

A simple square keep is all that remains of Lydford Castle. The castle, standing on a small mound in the shadow of the church.....

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Powderham 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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