Discovering Exmoor & North Devon (Discovering) by Ron Freethy

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Written in English

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  • Europe - Gt. Britain/England,
  • Travel - Foreign

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11657541M
ISBN 100859763439
ISBN 109780859763431
OCLC/WorldCa26478390

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North Devon’s relative inaccessibility has been a deterrent to ugly development, and Exmoor National Park is one of the smallest, least well known, and utterly delightful of all national parks. North Devon is full of amazing history and culture, from the Exmoor area which inspired poets and writers alike to the various museums and galleries which tell the stories of the region, you can find evidence of North Devon’s history all over the place.

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Hope Bourne was born in Oxford in but brought up at Hartland in North Devon. She lived on Exmoor for some 60 years, for two decades in a caravan at Ferny Ball near Withypool. Growing or shooting her own food, she earned her living as a writer, publishing four books in her lifetime as well as pamphlets and a regular newspaper column.

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