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Pilgrims Steps at Marazion / St. Michael's Mount

Marazion

a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

Salthouse Church 2002

Salthouse

a Seaside Town in the county of Norfolk

Pictures of Devon

Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of Devon, 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

~ Fair Albion ~

Grimpstonleigh (1 Pictures)

in the county of Devon

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All Saints church, Okehampton, Devon

Okehampton (15 Pictures)

in the county of Devon

There has been a settlement at Okehampton since the Bronze-Age, later it became a prosperous Saxon town with the Saxon Lords being overthrown at the time of the Conquest...

Two Bridges, Devon

Two Bridges (3 Pictures)

in the county of Devon

Two Bridges is the junction of the two major routes across central Dartmoor, and thus attracts a lot of visitors in the summer...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Devon

Arlington Court and Grounds

Arlington Court (29 Pictures)

Owned by the National Trust, containing their largest collection of horse-drawn carriages...

Grey Wethers Stone Circle, near Okehampton, Devon

Grey Wethers Stone Circle (1 Pictures)

This unique double ringed circle is less dramatic than most and is interesting for the fact that the circles lie side by side.....

Powderham Castle Gardens July 2005

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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10 of the Prettiest Villages in Devon
Added by Sarah


Memories of The Village of North Bovey
Added by devonshirebabe