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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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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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Brixton village, Devon

Brixton

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Chittlehamholt, Devon

Chittlehamholt

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

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Rock pools

Combe Martin

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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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Okehampton Castle in 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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Peace

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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Merchant's House

Plymouth

This is a city that evokes stirring memories of England's great maritime past...

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Torcross and beach view

Torcross

In the summer months Torcross is a popular tourist destination. Part of the bank of shingle on which Torcross stands, takes in Slapton Ley, a 270 acre freshwater lake, an important winter habitat for wildfowl...

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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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Recommended attractions in Devon

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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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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Dartmouth Castle, Dartmouth, Devon 2006

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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Holiday shop at Dawlish Warren - June 2009

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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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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Distant 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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RHS Garden Rosemoor, Great Torrington, North Devon. January 2005.

RHS Garden Rosemoor

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Startpoint lighthouse

Start Point Lighthouse

Designed in 1836 by James Walker..

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