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a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon

Castle Drogo, Near Exeter, Devon
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About Drewsteignton

This attractive village is one of the most beautifully laid out of all Devon villages with pretty cottages set around a fine village square. The village retains an air of timelessness, its beauty and its lovely 16th century arched bridge spanning the waters of the Teign are well known tourist attractions, ensuring a constant stream of summer visitors.

Drewsteignton stands almost on the crest of a steep sided ridge at the edge of the Dartmoor National Park where the countryside becomes immediately spectacular. It is a picture book of thatched cottages with splendid views over the Teign Gorge whose swiftly flowing waters tumble prettily over mossed boulders. In the distance there are vista's of thickly wooded Devon hills.

As well as thatched cottages visitors to the village can expect to see a fine church of the late 15th century and nearby Castle Drogo whose one time owner Julius Drewe lies buried in Drewsteignton churchyard beneath a memorial by Luytens. Prestonbury Castle, an Iron-Age hillfort and the giant Spinsters Rock, believed to be a Neolithic burial chamber. All are distinctly different, but equally memorable.

To fully appreciate this spectacular stretch of the Teign Valley it is best to abandon your car and take advantage of the many picturesque walks, particularly along the river.

The Anglers Rest pub beside Fingle Bridge makes a pleasant place to stop, enjoy a drink or snack on the river bank whilst enjoying peace and appealing riverside scenery.

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Yeoford Station(5.8 miles, 9.3 km, direction NE)
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M5 Junction 31(12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction E)
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