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Visit the Homes of Famous British Authors

Former homes and residences of Britain's famous authors that you can visit as part of your literary tour of the UK
West Down House Holiday Cottages

GREENWAY, AGATHA CHRISTIE'S HOLIDAY HOME IN DEVON, UK. National Trust. This house was Agatha's holiday home from 1936 until her death in 1976. Although Greenway provided the setting for three of her novels, Five Little Pigs, Dead Man's Folly and Ordeal by Innocence, as this was her holiday home she did not write any of her novels here. The house contains some of Christie's personal possessions including antiquities that were acquired by her archaeologist husband Sir Max Mallowan

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Dame Agatha Christie, 1890-1976 English writer an author of popular detective stories, Christie created some memorable characters including Belgian detective Hercule Poirot and eccentric elderly sleuth Miss Jane Marple. Agatha travelled frequently abroad with her husband archaeologist Max Mallowan and used experiences on her travels in her works

Agatha Christie's home at Greenway was close to the Paignton to Dartmouth Railway. She often caught the train to Churston Station, where she would be picked up by car. Hercule Poirot also took this train in 'The ABC Murders' and 'Dead Man's Folly'.

The beautiful village of Clovelly, Devon UK. The whole estate including the village is owned by one family, no cars only donkeys to transport everything. Just the most wonderful, unspoilt and unique place a must see if you are ever in Devon

Brixham, Historic Fishing Town, Devon, UK

Reflections Boat on the water, Totnes, Devon, England by Fragga, via Flickr, River Dart. I love Totnes said to have more listed buildings than any other town

Clovelly, England a Pathway to the sea.

Watersmeet Waterfalls, Lynmouth, Devon, UK | National Trust Waterfalls in a deep, wooded valley (10 of 10) by ukgardenphotos, via Flickr

Clovelly, historic fishing village in North Devon

~Efford House - South Devon, England (Barton cottage from the 1995 "Sense & Sensibility")~