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Pictures of Devon

A county in England

About the county of 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.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Devon

Buckland in the Moor

Buckland in the Moor (10 Pictures)

This is one of Devon's "dream villages" with an attractive small church dating from the 13th century and a cluster of picturesque thickly thatched country cottages with the most "English" of country gardens...

Sail boats and harbour hillside homes

Kingswear (29 Pictures)

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

Newton Ferrers, Devon

Newton Ferrers (13 Pictures)

A place of sheer enchantment with narrow streets crammed with characterful properties, leading down to the estuary where many small boats are beached and moored...

Prysten House

Plymouth (147 Pictures)

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

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Recommended attractions in Devon

Arlinton Court Pond

Arlington Court (27 Pictures)

Owned by the National Trust, containing their largest collection of horse-drawn carriages...

Fernworthy Stone Circle, near Chagford, Devon

Fernworthy Stone Circle (1 Pictures)

Fernworthy Stone Circles are set against the majestic backdrop of some of Dartmoor's highest peaks, in a beautiful forest spot.....

Pecorama station

Pecorama (20 Pictures)

Pecorama offers a real treat for everyone visiting Beer, a pretty coastal resort which was once the haunt of Smugglers. This.....

Totnes Castle, Totnes, Devon

Totnes Castle (1 Pictures)

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

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Memories of The Village of North Bovey
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