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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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Babbacombe

Babbacombe

With its lovely Blue Flag beaches, pleasant gardens, pedrestrianised shopping areas, and friendly ambience, Babbacombe makes an enjoyable resort for a family holiday...

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Croyde Beach, Devon

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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Gidleigh Church, on the edge of Dartmoor

Gidleigh

The small wooded village of Gidleigh stands in superb wooded countryside at the heart of the Dartmoor National Park...

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The beach at Hallsands, Devon.

Hallsands

Hallsands is a powerful reminder of the havoc and destruction caused by gale lashed, turbulent seas...

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Kingswear, Devon

Kingswear

Picturesquely situated at the mouth of the River Dart, this popular resort has changed little with the passage of time...

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Newton Abbot Clock tower

Newton Abbot

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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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Princetown

Princetown

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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Tram, Seaton, Devon.

Seaton

The town is mostly Victorian and Edwardian in character, you only have to cast your eyes above today's modern shop fronts to see handsome overhanging bay windows which belong firmly to another era...

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Traditional Devon cottages backing onto churchyard in Zeal Monachorum, Devon

Zeal Monachorum

Set amid the rolling agricultural heartland of Devon, Zeal Monachorum is the very epitome of the perfect, tranquil Devonian village...

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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

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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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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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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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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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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Totnes Castle, Totnes, Devon

Totnes Castle

Built by the Normans in the 11th century, Totnes castle has one of the best preserved shell keeps in England...

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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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