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Branscombe parish church, South Devon.  Normally a peaceful, pretty village.

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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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Bovey Tracey

The pretty town of Bovey Tracey borders with the beautiful landscape of Dartmoor...

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Brixton village, Devon

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Church of St Peter, Buckland in the Moor, Devon

Buckland in the Moor

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...

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Chagford

Chagford

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

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Cockington, Devon

Cockington

This idyllic thatched village perfectly reflects the harmony and glory of a by-gone age, for here you can walk in ancient parkland, or take a romantic drive around Cockington in a.....

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Dartmoor, Devon

Dartmeet

A popular tourist and beauty spot on Dartmoor. It is the meeting point of the two major tributaries of the River Dart: the East Dart and West Dart. Dartmeet to Chagford:

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Dittisham

Attractive unspoilt village in a tranquil setting overlooking the widest part of the River Dart...

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The Anglers Rest Pub, at Fingle Bridge, Drewsteignton, Devon.

Drewsteignton

This attractive village is one of the most beautifully laid out of all Devon villages with pretty cottages set around a fine village square...

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St Nectan's Parish Church

Hartland

There is not a lot to beat the sound of waves crashing against the rocky promontory which was known by the Roman's as the "Promontory of Hercules"...

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Torcross

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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Arlington Court

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

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Becky Falls

Becky Falls

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.....

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A picture of 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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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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The Gamekeeper's Cottage.

Cockington Court & Country Park

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

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One of the huts at the Bronze-Age village of Grimspound, on Dartmoor

Grimspound

Dartmoor often makes its visitors uneasy with haunting tales of terror as immortalised in the stories of Conan Doyle, and this.....

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Jenny's Cove on Lundy Island

Lundy Island

Lundy means "puffin island" in Norse. It is a place of rare enchantment and great natural beauty, a precious island populated.....

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Lydford Castle, Lydford, Devon

Lydford Castle

A simple square keep is all that remains of Lydford Castle. The castle, standing on a small mound in the shadow of the church.....

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Cormorant drying his wings.

Stover Country Park & Nature Reserve

Stover Country Park contains over 114 acres of woodland, grassland, heathland, lake and marsh and a substantial variety of.....

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