Top 17 Devon Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Devon Quotes from famous people such as Gigi Hadid, Liza Tarbuck, Henry Williamson, Mary Berry, Jonathan Dimbleby, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I'm really lucky to have a lot of friends in fashion. I

I’m really lucky to have a lot of friends in fashion. I don’t know if that’s common, but I just get along with a lot of people. My really close friends are Ireland Baldwin, Kendall Jenner, Lily Aldridge and Devon Windsor.
Gigi Hadid
I feel so lucky to have both my parents and we all get together at Mum and Dad’s at least every fortnight and try to go away on holiday together once a year. When it was Mum and Dad’s 50th wedding anniversary, we all went to Devon, which was fabulous.
Liza Tarbuck
Since childhood she had walked the Devon rivers with her father looking for flowers and the nests of birds, passing some rocks and trees as old friends, seeing a Spirit everywhere, gentle in thought to all her eyes beheld.
Henry Williamson
My best holidays were in Devon and Cornwall when the children were growing up. We always used to stay on farms because our children were pretty wild, and it was great going to the beach every day. We used to go to Launceston and Salcombe and all over those two counties.
Mary Berry
At home in Devon, my wife Jessica does a huge proportion of the cooking – I do the basics. My timing is extremely good, particularly when it comes to vegetables, perhaps because in my work, timing is everything. I know exactly what fits into a minute when broadcasting, and I apply the same to carrots.
Jonathan Dimbleby
I would love to live in Dorset or Devon and swim in the sea every day come rain or shine.
Lady Amelia Windsor
Growing up, we visited Devon and Cornwall where I learnt to surf and had my first horse riding lesson. We stayed in caravan parks and I have fond memories of Paignton and Newquay.
Paul Young
Cornish wrestling was very different from that in Devon – it was less brutal, as no kicking was allowed.
Sabine Baring-Gould
I’m very fond of Norfolk. My husband came from there and the kids love it. Devon is beautiful, too.
Honor Blackman
West Wittering in Chichester is perfect for a short break and if I’ve got longer, Devon and Cornwall are my favourites places in Britain.
Konnie Huq
In my third husband I had discovered a blissfully laid-back type who thought it nothing less than hilarious when I misread the map on the way to Wales, so it took us an extra three hours, or when I was sick in a plastic carrier bag during much of the drive back from Devon – a bag that turned out to have a hole in it.
Julie Burchill
I used to live in Devon when I was 8 years old. My mum, my grandma, and grandpa are all British.
Laurel Van Ness
I didn’t do plays at school, because I didn’t have the confidence. At 14, I was at boarding school in Devon and I suffered from dyslexia quite badly, but they had a very good department there which specialised in it.
Joseph Mawle
When I was young, my family used to go and stay in hotels on the south coast in places like Devon. I loved those holidays because they were with my brothers, who were away at school; I really looked forward to them.
Stephen Frears
Dartmoor proper consists of that upland region of granite, rising to nearly 2,000 feet above the sea, and actually shooting above that height at a few points, which is the nursery of many of the rivers of Devon.
Sabine Baring-Gould
I’m just a public-schoolboy. I’ve got a degree. I’m from a middle-class family in Devon. I’ve got no story.
Chris Martin
It was fantastic to work in Cornwall partly because my family live there so I was able to do lots of visiting and eat lots of cake. They live all over Cornwall and all over Devon.
Dawn French