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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.

Gathering Clouds

Place: Tiverton | Category: Rivers and Waterways

About: This is a lovely spot for a walk as it is not too far from the car park and when the gathering clouds did end up as a deluge we did not have far to run.

Photograph Added: 24th March 2015

Fast Flowing River

Place: Tiverton | Category: Towns and Villages

About: Tiverton owes its early prosperity to the wool trade which caused the town to grow rapidly in the 16th and 17th centuries. This was followed by a period of decline during the early Industrial Revolution.......

Photograph Added: 24th March 2015

The River

Place: Tiverton | Category: Rivers and Waterways

About: Tiverton is thought to derive from Twy ford ton or Twyverton, meaning, the town on two fords. It stands at the confluence of the rivers Exe and Lowman.

Photograph Added: 24th March 2015

View of the Lighthouse

Place: Plymouth | Category: Lighthouses

About: From the Mount Batten side of the river and using the 'long lens' we were able to get a very good view of the lighthouse. when we are on the Hoe side there is always a very long wait trying to take photographs without too many people in them.......

Photograph Added: 24th March 2015

River View

Place: Plymouth | Category: Rivers and Waterways

About: Mount Batten area must have some of the most far reaching views across the river. We spent ages looking at all the different places and thinking about the times that we have walked along the various roads and green places.......

Photograph Added: 24th March 2015

Busy Waterway

Place: Plymouth | Category: Rivers and Waterways

About: We were surprised to find that we could park for free at Mount Batten and were lucky to get one of the last spaces. No wonder the area is popular as the views are wonderful.

Photograph Added: 24th March 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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