Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Welcome to Devon

When most people think of Devon some of the first images that come to mind are of its picturesque coastal towns, the rolling hills of the Devonshire countryside and of course the fact that its the home of Naturalmat- but we’ve come across a few interesting facts about our favourite county that you may not have been aware of- Enjoy!

1. Devon's rising temperatures made the county the first modern British place to cultivate olives commercially.

2. Unlike any other county, Devon has two separate coast lines.

3. There are 10 districts in Devon. These are Exeter, East Devon, Mid Devon, North Devon, Torridge, West Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge, Plymouth and Torbay.

4. Dartmouth Castle has guarded the narrow entrance to the Dart Estuary and and vibrant port of Dartmouth for over 600 years.

5. Devon has been awarded Fair-trade County status by the Fair-trade Foundation.

Find out why our Devon organic mattresses are the best!


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