Devon

Introduction

Great Britain - Devon

Devon is a beautiful part of England often neglected by those people travelling through to Cornwall it has some of the most spectacular villages and countryside as well as some of the nicest people in the country.

Near Lynton (North Coast) going into Exmoor National Park

Clovelly

Clovelly, located on the western coast, is a small town on the ocean that is only accessible by rather steep footpath. This has, in recent years, turned into quite a tourist magnet with admission to the village being charged along with the requisite tourism features: a snack shop, souvenirs, massive car park, etc.

Walking into Clovelly

Once you get past the normal tourist stuff the village is actually quite pretty and well worth a visit. It should be noted, however, that the walk in is very steep on potentially very slippery cobblestones. Local people get things to and from the village using sledges though there is vehicle transport to the Red Lion (pub) at the water's edge.

Clovelly from the Waterfront

See the Official Tourism Web Site.

Plymouth

Located on the southern shore of Devon, Plymouth is half on top of cliff and half at sealevel. It is a busy port with numerous sailing boats as well as big ocean-going tankers and cruise ships.

Plymouth Cliffs

Good things to do include going down to the old harbour and trying out some of the wonderful pubs or great seafood on offer.

Plymouth Cliffs

See the Official Tourism Web Site.

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