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Below you will find our most recent photographs. You can browse our entire photograph collection by place and category. All of our images of Devon are available in larger versions with most being suitable for use as desktop wallpapers.

What a Vista

Place: Bantham | Category: Coastal

About: We felt so lucky to be out on such a gorgeous day. This part of Devon's coast is spectacular and well worth a visit.

Photograph Added: 7th November 2015

View of the Island

Place: Bantham | Category: Coastal

About: Burgh island sits majestically in the beautiful blue sea and it is well worth taking the coast path to get the best views of the area.

Photograph Added: 7th November 2015

By the river

Place: Axmouth | Category: Harbours And Ports

About: This is Axmouth harbour and as its name suggest it is at the mouth of the river Axe. the village itself is about 1 k from this peaceful scene.

Photograph Added: 7th November 2015

The Harbour

Place: Axmouth | Category: Harbours And Ports

About: The harbour at Axmouth was very quiet on the day we visited nothing was moving which made it easy to take photographs.

Photograph Added: 7th November 2015


Place: Kingsbridge | Category: Rivers and Waterways

About: The walk along by the river at Kinsbridge is a very pleasant way to spend your time. There is usually something on the river to catch your eye and plenty of boats moored up by the side of the river.

Photograph Added: 7th November 2015

Deep Blue Sea

Place: Bantham | Category: Coastal

About: We could not believe just how beautiful the sea looked when we stood on the cliff path overlooking Bantham. There is golden sand under the water and the sky was a perfect blue so that must have been the reason for the amazing colour.......

Photograph Added: 9th October 2015

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About Devon.

Devon is the third largest county in England with nearly 7, 000 sq. kilometres of land. There is a wide diversity of things to see and do in this beautiful county. Devon boasts the two national Parks of Dartmoor and Exmoor both are excellent for bird watching, cycling, climbing, casual waking or more serious rambling to sightseeing.. Footpaths are marked to give a variety of walking options including the 'Two Moor way' a 100 mile route that links the National Parks. Dartmoor to the south is rich in natural and man made beauty, heather clad hills, granite tors, fast flowing rivers and ancient clapper bridges. Exmoor to the north is justifiably famous for its heather moorlands and beautiful rugged coastline.

Devon has hundreds of beaches ranging from coves and inlets to fishing harbours and all action seaside resorts like the English Riviera of Torquay, The Jurassic coast of East Devon and Dorset has now joined the Grand Canyon and the Great Barrier Reef and been granted World Heritage Site status.

Devon has many famous 'sons'. Sir Walter Raleigh was born near Yettington in 1552 and the Raleigh family pew can still be seen in Yettington parish church. Sir John Everett Millais picture 'The Boyhood of Raleigh' was painted on Budleigh Salterton's beach.

Henry Williamson the novelist returned to Devon after the First World War and resucued an orphaned otter cub that he named Tarka. This relationship was the basis for his famous novel 'Tarka the Otter'. Today the land between the River Torridge and Taw are known as 'Tarka country' and a 'Tarka Trail' opened by the Prince of Wales in May 1992 covers many of the villages covered in Williamson's book.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle based his book' The Hound of the Baskervilles' on the bleak moorland of Dartmoor. His inspiration for the story is said to have come from the stories related to him about the moors by his guide Harry Baskerville.

Dame Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890. Today the famous crime writer is celebrated with a special exhibition at Torre Abbey in the Agatha Christie Memorial room. Her typewriter and many items of personal memorabilia have been donated by her daughter.

The Pilgrim Fathers left to start a new life in the 'New World' of America from the Mayflower Steps at Plymouth and Francis Drake is remembered for famously finishing his game of bowls before setting sail on the Golden Hinde to beat the Spanish Armada

Devon is a unique county with its own special charm which brings visitors back year after year.

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