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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. View the pictures of Devon..

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Recommended towns & villages in Devon

Crossing by the Brush Works

Axminster

Famous for its carpets often likened to Turkish, Axminster was one of the first West Saxon settlements formed along the River Axe in Devon...

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Lonely bicycle

Aylesbeare

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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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Chittlehamholt, Devon

Chittlehamholt

Chittlehamholt is a lovely peaceful village lying in unspoilt countryside close to the River Taw...

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Combe Martin beach

Combe Martin

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A picture of Dalwood

Dalwood

Charming village in the Devonshire countryside with a wonderful old thatched pub serving excellent food and a fantastic church. Well worth a look..

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On the edge of Dartmoor

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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Kingswear, Devon

Kingswear

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

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All Saints church, Okehampton, Devon

Okehampton

There has been a settlement at Okehampton since the Bronze-Age, later it became a prosperous Saxon town with the Saxon Lords being overthrown at the time of the Conquest...

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Drake Manor Inn

Yelverton

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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Arlinton Court Pond

Arlington Court

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

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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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Dartington hall gardens, near Totnes, Devon

Dartington Hall

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

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Dartmouth Castle

Dartmouth Castle

Darmouth Castle occupies a rocky promontory overlooking the Dart estuary. It was one of a chain of castles built by Henry VIII.....

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Dawlish

Dawlish Warren

Often referred to as a mile long sandpit, Dawlish Warren sits at the mouth of the River Exe where river and sea become one. It.....

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

Jay's Grave

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.....

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Powderham Castle

Powderham Castle

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

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Start Point Lighthouse, Hallsands, Devon

Start Point Lighthouse

Designed in 1836 by James Walker..

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