Local Area and Places to Visit
a beautiful village with many thatched cottages,
is perfectly situated for exploring the whole of
Devon and its stunningly beautiful North and
South Devon coasts and into Cornwall.
Centrally located there are many local
attractions including various National Trust
properties, Castle Drogo, Arlington Court,
Lydford Gorge, etc. To the North Coast with its
many historic harbours and beaches you will find
Clovelly, Westward Ho! and many more. Also Lundy
Island is easily accessible by ferry from the
historic market town of Bideford. To the South
Coast you will find amongst others Dartmouth,
For cyclists and walkers the Tarka Trail and
the stunningly majestic National Parks of
Dartmoor and Exmoor are within easy driving
distance offering scenic drives and picturesque
walks. Cornwall is but an hours drive and you
could be seeing some of its many harbours or
beaches such as Bude, Tintagel or Boscastle to
name but a few or visit the Eden Project.
The quaint quintessential village of Iddesleigh,
the home of Michael Morpurgo, writer of the
novel War Horse and now a blockbusting Steven
Spielberg film is but 4 miles away in Iddesleigh
and is well worth a visit.
The fantastic wedding venues of the Fox and Hounds in Eggesford and Northcote Manor in
Burrington are both within easy reach as is RHS Rosemoor Gardens.
And of course you must visit our local Winkleigh Cider
factory (formerly Inch's Cider) where they brew
the most wonderful Scrumpy Cider.