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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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Axminster, Devon


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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Chittlehamholt, Devon


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

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Cockington shops.


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.....

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Dawlish lower promenade - June 2009


Dawlish is an attractive holiday resort on the Devon coast, it lies between the picturesque estuaries of both the River Exe and the River Teign...

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Millbrook Cottages Lake in High Bickington, Devon

High Bickington

High Bickington lies in one of England's most beautiful and relaxing regions, it is a short distance from the meandering River Taw and is ideally set close to both Dartmoor and Exmoor...

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Peace and quiet

Newton Abbot


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High Tide


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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Teignmouth - Light Beacon ~ June 2009


Teignmouth is a lively seaside town with a busy working harbour that is an endless source of fascination and pleasure...

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Torcross on Slapton Ley in Devon


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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The Tower, Buckland Abbey, Devon


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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A La Ronde in Exmouth, Devon

A La Ronde

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

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Castle Drogo

Castle Drogo

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.....

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Dartington Hall, Dartington, 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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Dartmeet, on Dartmoor


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

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Dawlish town

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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Merrivale rows also know has the Plague Market, - On Dartmoor National Park, Devon

Merrivale Prehistoric Settlement

Set in a dark, brooding corner of Dartmoor, the Merrivale Rows show a vast variety of shape and formation. The site is also.....

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Start Point lighthouse after a storm, Devon

Start Point Lighthouse

Designed in 1836 by James Walker..

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