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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

Irsha Street, Appledore, North Devon (Sept 05)

Appledore (52 Pictures)

Appledore is as enchanting as its name. It is a pretty place that shows a host of colourful fishermens cottages in the narrow streets beyond the quay..

View from the road into Clovelly.

Clovelly (317 Pictures)

Clovelly is beautiful, it retains an 'Olde Worlde' charm that even along this breathtaking coastline, is simply incomparable...

Dawlish lower promenade - June 2009

Dawlish (102 Pictures)

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...

Winter storm

Paignton (172 Pictures)

This delightful seaside resort with its snug little harbour is a place where visitors can enjoy a holiday of endless hours of enchantment and summer fun. Paignton lies.....

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Recommended attractions in Devon

Buckfast Abbey in Buckfastleigh, Devon

Buckfast Abbey (22 Pictures)

One of the most amazing things about this fine abbey is that it was built almost entirely by amateur builders. The Benedictine.....

Pecorama gardens

Pecorama (20 Pictures)

Pecorama offers a real treat for everyone visiting Beer, a pretty coastal resort which was once the haunt of Smugglers. This.....

Spot the heron!

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.....

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Memories of The Village of North Bovey
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