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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

Axmouth, Devon. Winter Sunset.

Axmouth (11 Pictures)

This quiet resort of colourwashed cottages sitting at the edge of the River Axe was once an important south Devon port...

Broadhembury Post Office and Village Store, Devon

Broadhembury (6 Pictures)

Broadhembury is an idyllic village which is an oasis of calm and beauty lying at the edge of the Blackdown Hills...

Seagulls at Hartland Quay

Hartland Quay (30 Pictures)

The beauty of Hartland Quay is only eclipsed by the rugged cliffs which loom above it...

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, Dartington, Devon

Dartington Hall (14 Pictures)

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

Venford reservoir

Dartmoor National Park (760 Pictures)

An exploration of the hauntingly beautiful Dartmoor National Park cannot be under-taken in just one short visit. To truly explore.....

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.....

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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