Kings of the Highway

Kings of the Highway

There was a time when horse-drawn wagons were the only means of moving heavy goods at a local level, particularly on the farm. Lurking out…
The Spanish are coming!

The Spanish are coming!

425 years ago this August, Devon stood alone in the West as Elizabeth dithered and Spain sent its great Armada against us. Devonshire magazine contributor,…
A visit to Newton Abbot

A visit to Newton Abbot

If you don't know Newton Abbot, there's much more than immediately meets the eye. It has one of only several Cider Bars in England, which…
All Change in East Devon

All Change in East Devon

John Fisher discusses Catherine of Aragon's brief visit to Honiton due to a great storm in the Channel which prevented her from landing at Southampton.…
Postcards from Lyme Regis

Postcards from Lyme Regis

Postcards became something of an institution in the late 19th and early 20th century.   The newfound ability to write a message onto the postcard…
A visit to Totnes

A visit to Totnes

Totnes is a beautiful market town situated at the highest tidal reach of the Dart Extuary. It has a castle, beautiful crenelated gateway, superb museum…
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