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Thomas Hardy’s celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
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River Tavy, Devon

The River Tavy is a fast-flowing river that runs through Dartmoor National Park, in the county of Devon, which is in the south western region of England. The river is a tributary of the River Tamar and feeds a canal which runs to Morwellham Quay at the town of Tavistock . The river is a popular location for watersports and fishing, and hosts a variety of fish including salmon, sea trout, trout, grayling and coarse. Tavy Bridge crosses the river at its mouth and carries the Tamar Valley railway line across the Tavy. The railway runs from Plymouth to Gunnislake.

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Blackdown Hills
Jurassic Coast
Bristol Channel
Tamar Valley
Exmoor
Dartmoor
River Exe
River Tamar
River Dart
Hartland Point
Slapton Sands
Salcombe Hill
Burgh Island
Lundy
River Axe
East Lyn Valley
East Lyn River
River Taw
River Torridge
River Teign
River Sid

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On this day:
England’s Worst Mining Disaster - 1866, Marconi sends 1st transatlantic wireless message - 1901, Marples Hotel Tragedy - 1940, Peace Women Embrace Greenham Common - 1982, Clapham rail disaster - 1988
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