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… an unfeigned reminder of what a charming and thoroughly restorative remedy the English landscape can have on a soul worn down by the repetition of day to day life in the capital.

Setting up base camp at North Tawton, the sleepy village once the holiday residence of Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath, I set out to find all that Devon had to offer, the conclusion was as follows: National Trust holiday-makers will find much variety in houses, gardens and walks around the county.
In Devon the cream comes before the jam when preparing a scone, and apparently Devon invented the Cornish pasty – although I’d perhaps keep that one to yourself should you cross the border to the west.’

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Londoner, flâneur and would-be man of letters

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