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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.

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

View of Burgh Island

Place: Bantham | Category: Coastal

About: From our vantage point on the coast path at Bantham there was an enticing view of Burgh island and the magnificent hotel art deco hotel that featured in two Agatha Christie novels and has been used in TV dramas and the film 'Catch us if you Can' star......

Photograph Added: 9th October 2015

River Mouth

Place: Axmouth | Category: Rivers and Waterways

About: We parked near to the sea wall at Seaton and walked along the shingle beach until we came to the mouth of the river Axe at Axmouth. It is such a short distance that it is easy to think that you are still in Seaton.......

Photograph Added: 9th October 2015

Seat and the River

Place: Kingsbridge | Category: Rivers and Waterways

About: This lovely scene by the river changed very quickly as the tide receded and on our return journey back along the river these boats were high and dry on the mud.

Photograph Added: 9th October 2015

Overlooking the Beach

Place: Bantham | Category: Beaches

About: When the tide is out there is so much fine golden sand at Bantham that you are can walk for ages to get to the sea.

Photograph Added: 29th September 2015

Seat with a View

Place: Bantham | Category: Coastal

About: It is not easy to see from this photograph but this seat is located part the way up a hill. We took advantage of it for a rest and then realised that it made a great focal point for scenic shot of the beach.......

Photograph Added: 29th September 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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