Barnstaple Travel guide
Barnstaple : Michelin's recommendations
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
Market Street 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. ..
Queen Anne's Walk GB - Barnstaple EX31
Downstream of the bridge, Queen Anne's Walk is a colonnade, rebuilt in 1708, crowned by a statue of Queen Anne. It was designed as a meeting place for merchants where they could conduct their financial transactions.
GB - Barnstaple
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..
Taw Vale GB - Barnstaple EX32 9AE
Situated opposite Rock Park and only a short level walk to the town centre, this modern 3-star hotel offers easy access to the countryside and beaches of North Devon. Guests can use the leisure facilities, including the indoor and outdoor swimming p..
61 Boutport Street GB - Barnstaple EX31 1HG
Barnstaple is reputedly England's oldest borough and the hotel is situated in the town centre, the Hotel offers all modern facilities while retaining its original charm and character. All bedrooms have bathroom en-suite and the lift provides easy acc..
Taw Vale Parade GB - Barnstaple EX32 8NB
At Barnstaple's only 4-star hotel, you can enjoy a central location overlooking the River Taw. There is a formal restaurant serving 2 and 4-course dinner, as well as relaxed dining in our Colours Bar and terrace lounge. The Imperial Hotel offers fre..