The South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)
South Devon AONB is one of 41 AONBs making up Britain's finest landscapes. The primary purpose of an AONB is to conserve and enhance the natural beauty of the landscape. Find out exactly where the AONB is in South Devon and what makes us so special.
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to find out about one of Britain's finest landscapes and how we can work together to protect and enhance it.
Distinctive features of the AONB include its rugged cliffs, sandy coves, peaceful countryside, pretty villages, patchwork fields, ancient orchards and woodlands, Devon hedges, narrow winding lanes and secretive estuaries. It is also home to 34,000 people and is a thriving, dynamic work place, a centre for active and creative community life and a popular destination for visitors seeking rest, recreation and inspiration.AONB Events