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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

Brixton village, Devon

Brixton (11 Pictures)

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St Nectan's Parish Church

Hartland (49 Pictures)

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"...

All Saints church, Okehampton, Devon

Okehampton (13 Pictures)

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...

Tram, Seaton, Devon.

Seaton (235 Pictures)

The town is mostly Victorian and Edwardian in character, you only have to cast your eyes above today's modern shop fronts to see handsome overhanging bay windows which belong firmly to another era...

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Recommended attractions in Devon

Where are the birds?

Killerton (44 Pictures)

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

Lydford Castle, Lydford, Devon

Lydford Castle (1 Pictures)

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

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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