There are many attractions in and around Devon for all ages and interests. Click on the links below to see a few:
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.
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 is around 15 miles from Buckland Brewer; its busy markets, wide range of shops and award winning floral displays attract visitors from miles around.
Near Bideford is the quaint fishing village of Appledore with its history of ship building.
On the coast is the sandy resort of Westward Ho! with its famous pebble ridge and golf course.
The acclaimed Eden Project would make an interesting day out being approximately one and a half hours drive away.
Inland are the National Trust properties of Arlington Court and Knightshayes, with several other properties within accessible distance.
Exmoor & Dartmoor
This famous Cathedral City is approximately 1 hour drive away providing extensive shopping facilities.
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:
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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