Secret Places – DEVON

About Devon

  • Devon streches from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south. It is part of South West England, bounded by Cornwall to the west, Somerset to the northeast, and Dorset to the east

Devon from Cornwall

From the southwest tip of Great Britain, Land’s End, England’s Cornwall to Devon. Set on a rocky peninsula, Cornwall is a fascinating land. It’s a rich in Celtic culture, legends of smugglers, and mining heritage.

Cornwall has a rugged appeal that makes it a favourite among English holiday cottages. There is extraordinary scenery, with lunch close to a natural beach. Further east there the vast and dramatic expanse of Dartmoor, with wild ponies and unexplained stone mounds.

The Southwest is a historically Celtic land from Penwith Peninsula. Rent something in Penzance, explore beaches and Dartmoor. The Cornish people have spoken their own language, for centuries and today tourism drives the economy. Cornwall, with a half-million residents, is a county of England, with ancient sites, historic monuments, and hidden hamlets.

The Minack Theatre which is an amazing open-air theatre built in 1932 and sits on a cliff Over the Atlantic, built completely into the cliffs and the spectacular panorama of Porthcurno Bay Devon County We will visit Exmoor in various posts but the villages in Devon are considered to be not only the best in England, but perhaps the whole world. These include cobblestone streets, stone cottages medieval castles surrounded by forests and in some cases even the sea.

Here are some off beat topics we will cover;

  • Clovelly Donkeys in North Devon,
  • South Devon visiting the quaint towns of Paignton, Dartmouth and Totnes.
  • An Inn without a road!
  • Salmon Netting on the Taw & Torridge an details of a hidden beach. Living and Working on Lundy Island a look at the life of a warden on the small island situated in the Britol Chanel and part of Devon
  • The splended Arundell Arms, perfectly placed on the borders.
  • Tarka Trail for walking and cycling
  • The Bideford Pilot
  • Tiverton and Knighthayes House and Gardens
  • Horsedrawn barges along the canal at Tiverton
  • Devon Witches



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