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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

View over the River Dart

Galmpton (13 Pictures)

Galmpton is a medium sized village located between Paignton and Brixham by the River Dart, close to Stoke Gabriel. Agatha Christie lived here and was closely linked to the local.....

North Bovey Church

North Bovey (2 Pictures)

North Bovey is a picturesque village in Dartmoor. It boasts a shaded village green, 18th century thatched cottages, a thatched pub dating from the 13th century, and a wonderful.....

Royal Albert Bridge, Plymouth

Plymouth (156 Pictures)

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

Buckland Abbey

Yelverton (7 Pictures)

Yelverton, by-passed by the picturesque River Meavy is situated on the south-western fringes of Dartmoor. It is a quaint little town surrounded by fine scenery with easy access to some of the loveliest places on Dartmoor...

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Dartmeet, on Dartmoor

Dartmeet (5 Pictures)

One of Dartmoor's most popular beauty spots, where the the East and West Dart Rivers meet...

Kitty Jay's Grave, near Widecombe on the moor, Devon

Jay's Grave (1 Pictures)

As English legends go, that of Jay's Grave is a very sad and lonely one. The ancient Dartmoor legend of Jay's Grave is about a.....

Window in Killerton Chapel

Killerton (44 Pictures)

Walking towards the handsome Georgian property known as Killerton House, you get only a hint of the surprises awaiting you.....

Start Point Lighthouse, Devon

Start Point Lighthouse (9 Pictures)

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Memories of The Village of North Bovey
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