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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

Landslide Babbacombe

Babbacombe (62 Pictures)

With its lovely Blue Flag beaches, pleasant gardens, pedrestrianised shopping areas, and friendly ambience, Babbacombe makes an enjoyable resort for a family holiday...

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...

A picture of Hope

Hope (11 Pictures)

Despite having a picturesque little bay known as Hope Cove which has a picturesque harbour at its northern end, what really stuns all who visit is the sight of waves lashing against the scattered rocks flanking the cove...

Coleton Fishacre

Kingswear (29 Pictures)

Picturesquely situated at the mouth of the River Dart, this popular resort has changed little with the passage of time...

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Recommended attractions in Devon

Merrivale Inn

Dartmoor National Park (788 Pictures)

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

Kitty Jay's Grave, near Widecombe on the moor, Devon

Jay's Grave (1 Pictures)

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.....

Powderham Castle

Powderham Castle (13 Pictures)

Built over 600 years ago, Powderham Castle is the historic home of the Earl of Devon. The Castle is still lived in by the.....

Nine Maidens stone circle at Belstone Tor on Dartmoor, Devon

The Nine Maidens Stone Circle (1 Pictures)

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Memories of The Village of North Bovey
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