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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

Chagford

Chagford (8 Pictures)

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

Croyde Bay in north Devon

Croyde (21 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...

By the river!

Dartmeet (15 Pictures)

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: Torcross and beach view

Torcross (6 Pictures)

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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Recommended attractions in Devon

Dartington hall, Devon

Dartington Hall (14 Pictures)

Outstanding grounds surround this late 14th century house, with original great hall, outer courtyard and a collection of other.....

Grey Wethers Stone Circle, near Okehampton, Devon

Grey Wethers Stone Circle (1 Pictures)

This unique double ringed circle is less dramatic than most and is interesting for the fact that the circles lie side by side.....

Merrivale rows also know has the Plague Market, - On Dartmoor National Park, Devon

Merrivale Prehistoric Settlement (3 Pictures)

Set in a dark, brooding corner of Dartmoor, the Merrivale Rows show a vast variety of shape and formation. The site is also.....

Old Mother Hubbard's Cottage in Yealmpton, Devon

Old Mother Hubbard's Cottage (1 Pictures)

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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Memories of The Village of North Bovey
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