Home  |  Browse Photographs  |  Links  |  Contact

Welcome to Devon CAM

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. This site is updated often so please check back soon for more quality photos of Devon.

Seafront and Pier

Place: Teignmouth | Category: Coastal

About: In the 19th century Teignmouth Pier was a simple structure consisting of a 700ft (212m) open promenade deck supported by a framework of cast-iron screw piles. Over the years various different improvement and work were carried out but at one time the ......

Photograph Added: 1st July 2014

Steps to the Beach

Place: Sidmouth | Category: Beaches

About: To get to Jacobs Ladder beach at Sidmouth you can either use the wooden steps or the slope and steps so the access is fairly easy. On the way back up there are seats for those who want to take a break or indeed just stop and admire the view. ......

Photograph Added: 1st July 2014

Looking down onto Sidmouth

Place: Sidmouth | Category: Coastal

About: Sidmouth is a very popular seafront and lots of people walk along the promenade rather than the beach which is very pebbly in places. The red cliffs of Devon stand out in any photograph and are a good contrast to the sky ......

Photograph Added: 1st July 2014

The Quay

Place: Exeter | Category: Places

Click here to order a print online now.

About: We wonder how many people who visit Exeter realise that within a very short distance is the tranquil setting of Exeter Quay.

Photograph Added: 1st July 2014

Swans on the River

Place: Exeter | Category: Rivers and Waterways

Click here to order a print online now.

About: The swans and other birds make a pleasant photograph down at Exeter Quay which is a very short distance from the bustling city centre.

Photograph Added: 1st July 2014

Cathedral

Place: Exeter | Category: Places of Worship

Click here to order a print online now.

About: On previous visits to Exeter there has been scaffolding on some parts of the Cathedral. Now after a 300,000 stone conservation project this has all been taken down The five year project involved cleaning, conserving and in some places replacement of......

Photograph Added: 1st July 2014

Browse All Devon Photographs

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.

Shared Ownership apartment / flat for sale Falmouth Cornwall

Quality Royalty Free Images from Simply Stock Photos

Home  |   Browse Photographs  |   Copyright Statement | Privacy | Terms and Conditions
Devon CAM - Regularly updated photos of Devon. We try to update this site with new photographs of Devon England every other week so check back soon. All of our pictures of Devon can be viewed at the main wallpaper / desktop background sizes of 640x480 800x600 and 1024x768.