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Exeter Branch announces events for 2018

Rebuilding the Royal Clarence Hotel, Exeter, Sep 2017

Repairing fire damage, Cathedral Yard, Sept 2017
Photo: Tony Buller

Exeter starts 2018 with a party, learns about 19th-C. landscaping, the city both Roman and modern; visits a country house, a castle and a seaside resort – and more. Read about it all...

Including Devon content on the website

Buckfast Abbey Church and Guest Hall
Photo: Tony Buller

Our new website isn't just about the DA and its activities: we now include information about the county of Devon. Read more...

About us

The Devonshire Association (DA) is a non profit-making body, founded in 1862 and dedicated to the study and appreciation of all matters relating to the county of Devon in south-west England. It is the only society concerned with every aspect of Devon and is the only one of its kind in Britain. Read more...

What's on?

The Devonshire Association organises well over a hundred county-wide activities every year: talks, excursions, training sessions and annual Conferences and Symposia. Many of these events are open to non-members. Read more...

Join us

If you are not yet a member of the Association, why not join us, for a modest annual subscription? You will learn more about Devon each year and may even contribute to our knowledge of this fascinating county. Read more...