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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

Irsha Street, Appledore, North Devon (Sept 05)

Appledore (49 Pictures)

Appledore is as enchanting as its name. It is a pretty place that shows a host of colourful fishermens cottages in the narrow streets beyond the quay..

Surfers at sunset

Croyde (22 Pictures)

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...

Kingswear, Devon

Kingswear (29 Pictures)

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

Saint Eustachius parish church, Tavistock, Devon

Tavistock (60 Pictures)

This pleasant market town plays host to what is possibly Devon's most entertaining annual fair, the Goose Fair, normally celebrated in the second week of October. Interest in.....

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Recommended attractions in Devon

Becky Falls

Becky Falls (14 Pictures)

Becky Falls is a romantic beauty spot hidden in the countryside close to the old town of Bovey Tracey. The spot is noted for its.....

Cockington Church at Cockington Country Park in Devon

Cockington Court & Country Park (33 Pictures)

A beautiful 450 acre country park of mixed woodlands, pasture and wetlands. An historic Manor House and Church set in formal.....

Powderham Castle

Powderham Castle (13 Pictures)

Built over 600 years ago, Powderham Castle is the historic home of the Earl of Devon. The Castle is still lived in by the.....

Nine Maidens stone circle at Belstone Tor on Dartmoor, Devon

The Nine Maidens Stone Circle (1 Pictures)

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Memories of The Village of North Bovey
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