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County in England

Not many can surpass the scenic variety of Devon. The county sits between the Bristol and English Channel's, two dramatically contrasting coastlines. Marking the end of the North coast are the high cliffs and red sandstone plateaus of Exmoor, and inland loom the massive granite peaks of Dartmoor National Park. Much of Devon land is rural, dotted with market towns and villages with thatched cob cottages. Both coastlines are complimented by picturesque seaside resorts, making Devon a popular holiday attraction.

The East Devon and Dorset coast, known as the Jurassic Coast, is England's only Natural World Heritage site. Its outstanding geology provides a near complete record through 185 million years of Earth history. The East Devon coast displays some of the oldest rock formations, fossils and cliffs, dating back to the Triassic period.

Devon has long been associated with English mariners, and was the birthplace of two notorious Elizabethan seafarers, Sir Francis Drake and Sir Walter Raleigh. Sir Francis Drake, who circumnavigated the world between 1577 and 1580, was born in Tavistock. His home, Buckland Abbey, is now owned by the National Trust. Use the links below for more information on the county. Alternatively, search for a district, town or parish within Devon.

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Welcome to Devon a local part of our national directory website...

See all that’s happening locally in Devon with our local pages featuring... local scene pictures and a free local business directory for all traders and businesses...

See local sports & leisure clubs • local organisations • local hotels and restaurants • holiday travel services • online retailers • local service providers and many more....

All local directory listings are promoted nationally but primarily the local directory listings are focused for here in Devon and the local surounding area and can be viewed by using the easy page content buttons shown above... why not explore our Devon pages to see and find out more...

In today’s spotlight - See our local scene pictures...

It's often said "a picture paints a thousand words” and our fascinating local scene pictures of Devon can't fail to interest those of all ages with most kindly provided by local photographers... 

Why not upload your favourite local scene pictures for others to see and enjoy!

Is your business listed in our Devon local business directory?

Why not look to see now...

It takes just seconds and with an astonishing 40 million UK visitors we genuinely help to promote local traders - online retailers and new enterprise websites on both a local and national scale - the best part is... It's completely free and super easy!

To make sure you're not missing out simply see the Devon local business directory button found at the top of the page above

Looking for lost friends & family... why not try our free genealogy notice board?

– Posted Thursday, April 30, 2020

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