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A fusion of classic and contemporary, heritage and attractions

Visit Barnstaple

The largest town in North Devon, Barnstaple offers a delightful mix of old and new. Find elements of contemporary café culture placed nicely against historical buildings as you stroll the town’s charming streets. The bustling Pannier Market is perfect for picking up locally-sourced goods, and there are attractions to keep all ages entertained - from the Queen’s Theatre to Air Extreme, an indoor trampoline centre.

Barnstaple Cottages

Looking for the perfect accommodation in the town? We’d recommend Barnstaple holiday cottages, and have a selection of properties to suit - from large family friendly houses to cosy cottages for two.

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North Devon Cottages

Our selection of North Devon holiday cottages are found in fantastic coastal and rural locations, meaning you can stay by sandy beaches, near a historic market town or in a quaint fishing village.

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The insider’s guide to Devon

Our insider’s guide to Devon is packed with top tips that only the locals will know because, well, we’re local! Our team have lived in, worked in and loved Devon for years, meaning we’re experts when it comes to all you need to know about our beloved county. So sit back and let us intrigue you with enthralling information, leading you to write a whole new Bucket List dedicated to the county of Devon.

Dog-friendly beaches in Devon

Here at Stay In Devon, we love the beaches that our wonderful county boasts. We also love the fact that our four-legged friends get to enjoy them too during a dog-friendly holiday in Devon! To make it easy for you to find the perfect stretch for a pootle with your pooch, we've compiled a list of our top 20 dog-friendly beaches in Devon - including award-winning and Blue Flag beaches.

A must-visit town

A mix of traditional and contemporary, Barnstaple is a bustling Devon town. Take a step back in time with a visit to the town’s Heritage Centre, get competitive at Let’s Go, an entertainment complex with bowling, ice skating and more, or simply treat yourself to a spot of retail therapy via the high street shops and independent boutiques.

When you’re ready for a break, there are plenty of cafes, restaurants and pubs, while the town is also home to a cinema, library and leisure centre - great for keeping younger guests entertained. The Tarka Trail is one of the most scenic cycling and walking routes in Devon, and can be accessed from various points in Barnstaple. Don’t panic if you didn’t bring your bike though! There are opportunities to hire, so you can easily explore on two wheels.

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