There are many attractions in and around Devon for all ages and interests. Click on the links below to see a few:

Great Torrington

The historic town of Great Torrington is less than six miles away, where you can play golf or take in the views from the Commons. Places worth a visit are the RHS Rosemoor Gardens, Dartington Crystal Factory and shop and Torrington 1646 and the Heritage Museum.

Bideford

Approximately six miles to the north is the market town of Bideford where fishing and cargo vessels moor at the quayside. Bideford quay is also the departure point for the MS Oldenburg which provides day trips for visitors to Lundy Island.

Barnstaple

Barnstaple is around 15 miles from Buckland Brewer; its busy markets, wide range of shops and award winning floral displays attract visitors from miles around.

Appledore

Near Bideford is the quaint fishing village of Appledore with its history of ship building.

Westward Ho!

On the coast is the sandy resort of Westward Ho! with its famous pebble ridge and golf course.

Clovelly

Clovelly, the famous coastal cobbled village is approximately 12 miles to the west as is the charming coastal village of Bucks Mills.

Eden Project

The acclaimed Eden Project would make an interesting day out being approximately one and a half hours drive away.

National Trust

Inland are the National Trust properties of Arlington Court and Knightshayes, with several other properties within accessible distance.

Exmoor & Dartmoor

Visit this vast expanse of moorland for peace and tranquility. From Buckland Brewer both Exmoor and Dartmoor are ideal day trip locations.

North Cornwall

Bude, Boscastle, Tintagel (home to King Arthur) and numerous Cornish beaches are easily accessible from Meadow Park.

Exeter

This famous Cathedral City is approximately 1 hour drive away providing extensive shopping facilities.

Family Attractions

The Milky Way and The Big Sheep provide popular family entertainment both indoors and outdoors.

Coastal Walks

You can walk along the rugged coastal paths of both the North Devon and North Cornwall coastline with its magnificent views, coves and picturesque harbours.

There are many web sites for walking in Devon. Try some of these for further information:

http://www.devon-calling.com/walks.htm

http://www.walkingnorthdevon.co.uk/

http://www.holidayexmoor.co.uk/page20.htm

Surfing

There are a number of excellent surfing beaches in North Devon and the northern part of Cornwall, notably Saunton, Croyde, Woolacombe and Widemouth Bay.

For a taste of the surf scene try http://www.northdevonuk.co.uk/NDUKSurf.html 

Other Web Sites of Interest

For further information on museums and heritage sites in North Devon - click here

BBC's general tourist information site - click here

West Country Official Tourist Board site - click here

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