Devoran Village - Restronguet Creek
Devoran - Accommodation - Pubs Restaurants
Devoran is a small village at the end of the Restronguet Creek between the County Town of Truro and the bustling marine town of Falmouth. Devoran is primarily a commuter town although it does attract a number of tourists in the summer months, as the area, including small villages such as Feock, is popular with cyclists and their are a number of cycle trails that eith pass through, or pass by, Devoran.
The village has just one pub, The Old Quay Inn, which is popular with the locals and visitors and also makes a good watering hole for those taking advantage of the nearby cycle trails. The pub is open all day and also offers accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis.
In the past Devoran played an important part in the mining activities in the srea and the name Devoran comes from the Cornish for "Meeting of the trickling waters". The village has a number of heritage accoldaes such as 'Area of outstanding natrual beauty', Great scientific value' and is one of the 'Cornwall Nature Conservation Sites'.
The local school at Devoran was opened in 1847 and became a national school in 1863.