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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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Axminster, Devon

Axminster

Famous for its carpets often likened to Turkish, Axminster was one of the first West Saxon settlements formed along the River Axe in Devon...

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Beesands

Beesands

Here in Beesands narrow lanes rise swiftly up steep cliffs from a small beach-side fishing village showing a delightful mix match of old cottages fronted by a strip of softly shelving sand and shingle...

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Becky Falls, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor

Bovey Tracey

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

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

Brixton

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The bay from the main road.

Combe Martin

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Quintessentially English

Drewsteignton

This attractive village is one of the most beautifully laid out of all Devon villages with pretty cottages set around a fine village square...

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Galmpton Creek, Near Brixham, Devon

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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All Saints church, Okehampton, Devon

Okehampton

There has been a settlement at Okehampton since the Bronze-Age, later it became a prosperous Saxon town with the Saxon Lords being overthrown at the time of the Conquest...

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Teignmouth, Devon. Beach: looking West.

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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Two bridges hotel. In the middle of Dartmoor.

Two Bridges

Two Bridges is the junction of the two major routes across central Dartmoor, and thus attracts a lot of visitors in the summer...

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A picture of Buckfast Abbey

Buckfast Abbey

One of the most amazing things about this fine abbey is that it was built almost entirely by amateur builders. The Benedictine.....

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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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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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Lundy Island post box

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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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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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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