With long sandy beaches on both the north and the south sides of the county, and pretty seaside towns, Devon is a popular holiday place for tourists. And featuring rolling countryside and moors within its boundaries, Devon has something for all. Don't forget your Devon Cream Tea and Scrumpy (Devonshire Cider) when you visit this spectacular county.
Places to visit
Exeter Cathedral. Exmoor, Dartmoor, The English Riviera, Buckfast Abbey, Jurassic Coast, Exmoor Zoo.
Books based in this county:
Authors associated with this county
Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.
R D Blackmore (Lorna Doone)
Charles Kingsley (Westward Ho!)
Arthur Conan Doyle (used Dartmoor in The Hound of the Baskervilles)
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