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a Historic Market Town in the county of Devon
Palmer House 1752

About Great Torrington

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Instow sunset

Instow (20 Pictures) in the county of Devon

(7.2 miles, 11.6 km, direction N of Great Torrington)

Instow is a gorgeous seaside resort with a mass of golden sands backed by a delightful village clambering upwards to meet with fine wooded countryside...

Gaiety re-development, Irsha Street, West Appledore, Devon (Feb 07)

Appledore (52 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon

(7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction N of Great Torrington)

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 2 from the road into Clovelly.

Clovelly (320 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon

(11.7 miles, 18.9 km, direction W of Great Torrington)

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

Croyde Bay in north Devon

Croyde (21 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon

(12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction N of Great Torrington)

Croyde village has a scattering of thatched, colourwashed cottages and other delightful buildings, all sheltered by dunes which stand between the village and the bay...

Hartland Point, Devon, with Lundy Island in the distance (May 06)

Hartland (49 Pictures) in the county of Devon

(15.0 miles, 24.2 km, direction W of Great Torrington)

There is not a lot to beat the sound of waves crashing against the rocky promontory which was known by the Roman's as the "Promontory of Hercules"...

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The Square Garden

RHS Garden Rosemoor (35 Pictures)

(0.7 miles, 1.1 km)

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The Barbican - Okehampton Castle

Okehampton Castle (19 Pictures)

(16.5 miles, 26.6 km, direction S)

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Entrance of Watermouth Castle, Near Ilfracombe, Devon

Watermouth Castle (9 Pictures)

(18.3 miles, 29.5 km, direction N)

Watermouth Castle occupies a commanding position overlooking Watermouth Bay in the lovely coastal resort of Ilfracombe. Here.....

Lydford Castle, Lydford, Devon

Lydford Castle (1 Pictures)

(21.4 miles, 34.4 km, direction S)

A simple square keep is all that remains of Lydford Castle. The castle, standing on a small mound in the shadow of the church.....

Bridge over the river at Lydford Gorge, Devon.

Lydford Gorge (49 Pictures)

(21.4 miles, 34.4 km, direction S)

A picturesque stone bridge crosses the River Lyd just south of the village of Lydford. At this point the river often falls fast.....

Spinster's Rock, Drewsteignton, Dartmoor, County Devon, England

Spinster's Rock (1 Pictures)

(21.8 miles, 35.0 km, direction SE)

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Castle Drogo, Near Exeter, Devon

Castle Drogo (22 Pictures)

(22.8 miles, 36.6 km, direction SE)

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.....


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