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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.

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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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Stay in North Devon

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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A Local's Guide to Barnstaple

Widely thought of as the “capital” of North Devon, the historic market town of Barnstaple sits central to the popular region, with fantastic transport links connecting it to the rest of the county - and the rest of the country. Our local’s guide will you give you an insider’s glance at the town, showcasing some hotspots that you might not have heard of or read about on TripAdvisor...

10 affordable family fun ideas in Devon

Family holidays can sometimes be an expensive affair, with entrance to pricey attractions, daily meals out and souvenirs to take home all helping to empty your pockets. Fortunately, a family holiday in Devon needn't cost you the earth. If you're looking for cheap ways to keep the kids entertained during your stay in Devon, look no further than our great list of things to do that won't break the bank.

A must-visit town

A mix of traditional and contemporary, Barnstaple is a bustling Devon town sitting right on the River Taw. 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 across the town centre, 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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