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Bookshelf

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.

Agatha Christie

R D Blackmore (Lorna Doone)

Ted Hughes

Charles Kingsley (Westward Ho!)

Arthur Conan Doyle (used Dartmoor in The Hound of the Baskervilles)

Thomas Hardy

Graham Swift

Joanne Graham

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Local directory

Find your perfect cuppa or indulge your sweet cravings by choosing one of these great local companies.

Places to eat and drink

Dartmouth Castle Tea Rooms

 Castle Road

Dartmouth

Devon

TQ6 0JN

Angels

49 Babbacombe Downs Rd

Torquay

TQ1 3LP

Sandleigh Tea Room & Garden

Moor Lane

Croyde

North Devon

EX33 1PA

Primrose Tea Rooms

Lustleigh

Newton Abbot

TQ13 9TJ

Docton Mill Gardens & Tea Rooms

Lymebridge

Hartland

Bideford

EX39 6EA

Tea On The Green

Golf Links Rd

Westward Ho!

Bideford

EX39 1LH

Badgers Holt Restaurant & Tearooms

Dartmeet 

Yelverton

PL20 6SG

Nelly May's Parlour

63 High St

Ilfracombe

EX34 9QE

Devon

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.

Map  by Nilfanion [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons. Not affiliated with The Travelling Reader.