Otherwise known as Devonshire the county of Devon covers some 2,594 square miles of the South West of England. It's principal towns are the cities of Exeter and Plymouth and the resort towns of Torquay, Paignton, Teignmouth and Ilfracombe.
Known for it's clotted cream teas and it's National Parks of Dartmoor and Exmoor, Devon has also always had a close affinity with the sea.
Plymouth Hoe is also famous for Sir Francis Drake playing Bowls as the Spanish Armada made it's way towards Elizabethan England with the aim of invasion.
Places to Visit
Powderham Castle, Exeter, Devon
Arlington Court, North Devon
Bickleigh Castle, Tiverton, Devon
Avenue Cottage Gardens, Totnes, Devon
Bayard's Cove Fort, Dartmouth, Devon
Bicton Park Gardens, Salterton, Devon
Bowden House, Totnes, Devon
Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, Devon
Buckland Abbey, Yelverton, Devon
Cadhay, Ottery St. Mary, Devon