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exmoor wildlife safaris

exmoor safariJoin us on a safari and experience real Exmoor: the Exmoor Ponies, Red Deer, Birdlife, and the Flora and Fauna. In our Land Rover 110 Defender we will take you on a leisurely trail of discovery through steeply wooded valleys, by clear rushing rivers and over the dramatic windswept moors.

 

 

More Information http://www.exmoorwildlifesafaris.com

quince honey farm

quincePut on your protective equipment and work with one of our seasoned professionals; tend to the bees and a look at the inner workings of a real beehive! The taster is perfect for kids wanting to get a hands-on experience with the bees and for adults keen to get closer to the action!

 

More Information https://www.quincehoneyfarm.co.uk

gnome reserve

gnome reserveFor a completely unique 100% fun experience, simultaneously 100% ecologically interesting, with an extra 100% wonder and magic mixed in, visit The Gnome Reserve. The 4 acre Reserve comprises woodland, stream, pond, meadow and garden - home to 1000+ gnomes and pixies.

 

For More Information http://www.gnomereserve.co.uk/

The Big Sheep

thebigsheepOur park is suitable for all ages, our Rampage Rollercoaster is great for the thrill seekers, little ones will love our animal barn and petting corner, and we haven’t forgotten our adult visitors either with our on-site brewery and new for 2018 gin distillery coming soon.

 

More information http://www.thebigsheep.co.uk/

Torrington Golf Club

torrington golfGreat Torrington Golf Club in Torrington is owned and managed by its members, and we are justifiably proud of our reputation as a club that offers testing golf on a course that is maintained in excellent condition combined with our warm torrington hospitality.

 

 

 

More Information http://www.torringtongolfclub.co.uk

bideford bicycle hire

bideford cycleCome and cycle the Tarka trail, with all your family and friends. Following the old railway line safe from the dangers of traffic, through tranquil Tarka country. The trail is a level and traffic free cycle way cutting through Devon's beautiful countryside.

 

 

 

More Information https://www.bidefordbicyclehire.co.uk

hartland abbey

hartland abbey

Hartland Abbey was built in 1157 and consecrated by Bishop Bartholomew of Exeter in 1160AD as a monastery of the regular canons of the Order of St Augustine of Hippo. The Abbey remained as a monastery until 1539 when it became the last monastery in the country to be Dissolved by Henry VIII.

 

More Information https://www.hartlandabbey.com

Atlantic Village Outlet

Atlantic VillageWhatever the weather, Atlantis Adventure Park has an action-packed programme of fun for all the family. Outlet shopping centre with over 30 stores including Nike, GAP, M&S & Poundland. FREE parking, open 7 days a week, late night shopping every Thursday until 8pm, just off the A39 Bideford.

 

More information http://www.atlanticvillage.co.uk/

Torridge Marine

Torridge MarineCome aboard "Fender" my 18ft open boat. A family boat for many years, which now caters for small groups. Boat fish in the sheltered waters off Appledore where the picturesque river Torridge and river Taw meet the Atlantic.Gary would be proud to show you places that you can only see from the river.

 

More Information http://www.torridgemarine.co.uk

cobbaton combat

cobbaton CombatMilitary equipment is packed in three hangar like Romney buildings. Vehicles are restored, not to look pristine, but, as a tribute to their original crews, like vehicles just back from the front line, with muddy tyres and festooned with the kit, carried by the soldiers who drove them to war almost seventy years ago.

 

More Information http://www.cobbatoncombat.co.uk

clovelly

clovellyClinging to a 400 foot cliff in, it has no vehicular traffic on its steeply cobbled street, just donkeys and sledges. Visiting Clovelly is such a special experience. It is steeped in maritime atmosphere and history. The breathtaking views and the working harbour are scenes that you will capture as a treasured memory.

 

More Information https://www.clovelly.co.uk

Dartington Crystal

dartingtonAs the UK's only remaining glass factory a visit to Dartington Crystal is a unique and fascinating experience. Discover our story and development in the exhibition centre and watch our skilled glass makers in action on the factory floor. There's great factory shopping and our relaxing cafe and restaurant.

 

More Information https://www.dartington.co.uk

Lundy island

LundyIn a place of wide spaces and big skies, without roads, cars or pollution, simply walking is a profound pleasure. Lundy has a milder climate than the mainland, with more sunshine and less rain. People return time and again to the simple pleasures that Lundy affords.

 

 

More information https://www.landmarktrust.org.uk/Lundyisland

north devon maritime museum

Maritime MuseumSituated in the pictureseque village and sea port of Appledore the North Devon Maritime museum offers a fascinating insight into the rich shipbuilding and seafaring history of the area. Visitors can discover the WWII beach landing experiments, sail and steam vessels and shipwrecks.

 

 

More http://www.northdevonmaritimemuseum.co.uk

Royal North Devon Golf Club

course 07Situated in Westward Ho, we are the oldest Golf Course in England; the course was designed by old Tom Morris in 1864, then named North Devon and West of England Golf Club. In 1867 the Prince of Wales later King Edward VII who was Patron of the Club in 1866 gave the Club the Royal title. 

 

 

More information https://www.royalnorthdevongolfclub.co.uk

cliff railway lynton

Lynton RailwayThe famous Lynton and Lynmouth funicular Cliff Railway opened in 1890 and is the highest and the steepest totally water powered railway in the world! This historic funicular Cliff Railway connects the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth providing stunning coastal views.

 

 

More Information https://www.cliffrailwaylynton.co.uk/

the milky way

milky wayAt The Milky Way we’ve got attractions to suit all ages, whatever the weather. With over 110,000 sq ft of indoor fun & acres of outdoor activities, The Milky Way theme park is the biggest all weather, family day out in North Devon. There’s plenty for smaller adventurers too including the innovative Little Stars play centre.

 

More Information https://www.themilkyway.co.uk

West Country Walking Holidays

South West Walking HolidaysWe offer a wide range of walking holidays in Devon. We arrange your accommodation in specially selected bed and breakfast establishments, transport your luggage on each walking day and provide route maps, guides and detailed itineraries to make your walking holiday as easy and enjoyable as possible.

 

More Information  https://www.westcountry-walking-holidays.com

tarka-trail

tarka trail

For over 32 miles from Braunton to Barnstaple, then to Instow, Bideford, Great Torrington and on to Meeth. Entirely traffic-free, this section of the “Devon Coast to Coast” is known as the Tarka Cycle Trail.  It is easy cycling, traffic free and surfaced throughout, along estuary sides and through wooded valleys. 

 

More https://www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/tarka-trail

hartland peninsula

hartland peninsulaThe entire Hartland Peninsula is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The spectacular Atlantic coastline is complemented by hanging valleys, tumbling waterfalls, ancient woodlands and flowers, animals, birds and marine life of every kind.

 

 

 

More Information http://www.hartlandpeninsula.co.uk