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From Devon’s granite moors to its two distinct coastlines, plus everything in between, Devon has an outstanding environment that needs to be protected and promoted for everyone to benefit from and enjoy.

Devon’s diverse natural habitats include woodlands, wetlands, moorlands, meadows, hedgerows, rivers, estuaries, and many more beneath its coastal waters.

For more information on what is being done to protect Devon’s environment and habitats:
  • Devon County Council plays a key role in the protection, management and enhancement of the County’s environment.
    Devon – Environment

  • Devon’s Wildlife Trust promotes awareness and runs projects to restore, conserve and protect wildlife, which are summarised under three key areas: Living Landscape, Living Seas and Living Nature.
    Devon Wildlife Trust


The South West region is the UK’s third largest visitor economy, with Devon playing a key role in attracting visitors, with a spend of over £2.5Billion per year.

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Devon has three World Heritage Sites, which have been determined as being of outstanding universal value and of global importance by UNESCO.

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