Things to see and do - Barnstaple
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Barnstaple Travel guide
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Barnstaple received a royal charter in AD 930 and its 13C parish church is famous for its funerary monuments and slender lead-covered spire. The 17C Horwood Almshouses and Alice Horwood School have attractive wooden mullioned windows. The 19C Guildhall includes the oak-panelled Dodderidge Parlour, in which the town's plate collection is displayed. The Museum of North Devon (The Square) traces the history of the surrounding area.
Tourist attractions Barnstaple : Things to see and do
Arlington GB - Barnstaple EX31 4LP
13km from Barnstaple, this classically styled residence (1820-1823, remodelled in 1869) houses the collection of objects amassed by Miss Rosalie Chichester (1865-1949). The main attraction is the collection of model boats, 36 of which were built by N..
Queen Anne's Walk GB - Barnstaple EX31
The first Long Bridge (158 m) dates back to 1273. Three of its sixteen stone arches were replaced in around 1539.
st. Market GB - Barnstaple EX31 1BX
Pannier Market is a typical 19C market hall with cast iron and glass framework. Market days are Tuesday, Friday and Saturday and visitors will find typical regional produce, including Devonshire cream, fruit, vegetables and jam with pieces of fruit. ..
Braunton Road GB - Barnstaple EX31 1LE
With indoor and outdoor pools, a fully equipped gym, and free Wi-Fi, this hotel is just a 15 minute stroll to the town centre. Offering free parking, it is only a 10 minute drive to the glorious beaches of North Devon. Each elegant room enjoys a fla..
Whiddon Drive GB - Barnstaple EX32 8RY
On the edge of town, Premier Inn Barnstaple has comfy beds, free parking and an on-site Table Table restaurant for tasty meals. The hotel is a 20-minute drive from Saunton Sands Beach or Exmoor, and has good access to main roads. Some rooms at Prem..
124 Pilton Street GB - Barnstaple EX31 1PG
With its distinctive Georgian frontage, Yeo Dale hotel is an elegant town house with free Wi-Fi, just a 3-minute walk from Barnstaple town centre. The perfect base from which to explore the North Devon countryside. Overlooking Pilton Park and the ri..
GB - Kentisbury EX31 4NL
This large hotel restaurant has a funky lounge under the eaves and an elegant dining room featuring booths and plush blue velvet chairs. The experienced chef prepares flavoursome modern dishes of local meats and south coast fish.