New to the DA? See lower down this page for some information about us.

Meet our new President

Dr Robin Wootton has been inaugurated as our President for 2021–22 and he gave his Presidential Address after our AGM that was held online on 4 September.

Videos – for members only

Many of the Zoom talks given to the DA's Branches and Sections have been recorded. See this page to learn what is available and how members can access them.

Many upcoming events!

The lifting of our ban on face-to-face events from 1 September encouraged our Branches and Sections to arrange an abundance of events through to next Spring. See the list here.

A New Flora of Devon

Covers of A New Flora of Devon (large)Published by the DA in 2016, this work is now available on this website for all to consult.


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About us

The Devonshire Association (DA) was founded in 1862 and is now an educational charity 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?

In a normal year, The Devonshire Association organises well over a hundred activities throughout Devon: 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. You can now join online – read more...