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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

Chagford, Devon. The Three Crowns Hotel

Chagford (8 Pictures)

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

Cockington, Devon

Cockington (96 Pictures)

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.....

Gidleigh Church, on the edge of Dartmoor

Gidleigh (3 Pictures)

The small wooded village of Gidleigh stands in superb wooded countryside at the heart of the Dartmoor National Park...

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.....

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Recommended attractions in Devon

A La Ronde in Exmouth, Devon

A La Ronde (1 Pictures)

This fascinating 16 sided house is a relic from 1796. It was built for two spinster cousins Jane and Mary Parminter and was to.....

Castle Drogo

Castle Drogo (20 Pictures)

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.....

Entrance of Watermouth Castle, Near Ilfracombe, Devon

Watermouth Castle (9 Pictures)

Watermouth Castle occupies a commanding position overlooking Watermouth Bay in the lovely coastal resort of Ilfracombe. Here.....

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Memories of The Village of North Bovey
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