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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

Dartmoor, Devon

Dartmeet (15 Pictures)

A popular tourist and beauty spot on Dartmoor. It is the meeting point of the two major tributaries of the River Dart: the East Dart and West Dart. Dartmeet to Chagford: View from Castle Drogo on a wet August day

Drewsteignton (43 Pictures)

This attractive village is one of the most beautifully laid out of all Devon villages with pretty cottages set around a fine village square...

Millbrook Cottages Lake in High Bickington, Devon

High Bickington (2 Pictures)

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...

Torcross

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

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.....

Dartington hall, Devon

Dartington Hall (14 Pictures)

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

Fernworthy Stone Circle, near Chagford, Devon

Fernworthy Stone Circle (1 Pictures)

Fernworthy Stone Circles are set against the majestic backdrop of some of Dartmoor's highest peaks, in a beautiful forest spot.....

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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