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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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Fernworthy Stone Circle, near Chagford, Devon

Chagford

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

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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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Croyde Cottage

Croyde

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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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, Start Bay, Devon

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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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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Paignton

This delightful seaside resort with its snug little harbour is a place where visitors can enjoy a holiday of endless hours of enchantment and summer fun. Paignton lies.....

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Postbridge, Dartmoor, Devon

Postbridge

Postbridge is a tiny hamlet, yet this richly wooded area, at the heart of the moor has become a natural starting point for the thousands of visitors who annually come to explore the splendour and wonders of the moor...

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Salcombe

Salcombe

Salcombe is a pleasant town with a happy atmosphere making it a joy to explore when you tire of lazing on one of the beautiful sandy beaches or need to relax after an energetic morning at sea...

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Recommended attractions in Devon

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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Buckfast abbey, Buckfastleigh, Devon

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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Castle Drogo, Near Exeter, Devon

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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Wistman's Wood

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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Dawlish Warren, Devon.  Looking towards Exmouth.

Dawlish Warren

Often referred to as a mile long sandpit, Dawlish Warren sits at the mouth of the River Exe where river and sea become one. It.....

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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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Start Point Lighthouse, Hallsands, Devon

Start Point Lighthouse

Designed in 1836 by James Walker..

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