Kennford

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Kennford
Kennford.jpg
Shops in Kennford
Kennford is located in Devon
Kennford
Kennford
 Kennford shown within Devon
OS grid reference SX9186
   – London  159 miles (256 km) 
Civil parish Kenn
District Teignbridge
Shire county Devon
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town EXETER
Postcode district EX6
Dialling code 01392
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Devon and Somerset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament Teignbridge
List of places
UK
England
Devon

Coordinates: 50°39′43″N 3°32′17″W / 50.662°N 3.538°W / 50.662; -3.538

Kennford is a village situated in the Teignbridge district of Devon, England.[1] Kennford is 4 miles (6 km) to the south of Exeter in the civil parish of Kenn;[2] it is situated in one of the country's main tourist areas.

The village became prominent in the 1970s as the location of a new service station on the A38 Devon Expressway between Exeter and Plymouth, near the southern terminus of the then new M5 motorway. This service area is a popular stopping place for tourists on their way to South Devon and Cornwall.

Close to the village is a caravan and camping park.

The entertainer, Danny la Rue, was largely brought up in Kennford (from the age of 6).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 192 Exeter & Sidmouth (Exmouth & Teignmouth) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2013. ISBN 978-0-319-23139-5. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey Election Maps". www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 3 April 2016. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kennford at Wikimedia Commons