Devonshire is the third largest county in England and well-known for its lovely scenery. Most of the county is hilly and wooded, with a northern coastline of magnificent cliffs.
Between Exeter and Plymouth lies the Dartmoor National Park, a high moorland, rising in places to more than 2,000 feet above sea level. Devon is a popular holiday destination, with its sandy beaches and picturesque villages. It is also an area with a strong maritime tradition, focussed, in particular on the cities of Exeter and Plymouth.
With thanks to the following for the images of Devon:
Kingsbridge Hill, Totnes © Bill Boaden
The beach at Beer © Michael Cooper
Smeaton’s Tower, Plymouth Hoe © Sheila Tarleton
Chulmleigh © Richard Knights