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Welcome to Bideford

Situated on the bank of the river Torridge, Near the north coast of Devon, Bideford is a picturesque and friendly port town. It's characterised by a historical, arched stone bridge that dates back to 1535. A significant working port throughout the 16th century, Bideford is now a bustling shopping centre, with its historic Pannier Market hosting crafts and produce markets twice a week.

Exploring Barnstaple

Barnstaple is the largest town in North Devon, situated on the lowest crossing point of the River Taw. Just west of the gorgeous Exmoor National Park, this thriving market town is a popular stop for people taking short breaks in Devon. It has a largely pedestrianised centre full of aesthetic architecture, and rustic, narrow streets dotted with quaint independent shops and high street favourites. The oldest part of the town is its Norman Mound, the former site of a Norman castle, the remnants of which can still be seen there.

Hartland Abbey and Gardens

Hartland Abbey is a prestigious and picturesque stately home a short drive from Bideford, which is open to the public from march until October. The home of the Stucley family, its impressive halls and rooms feature many of their cherished decor and memorabilia stretching back several generations. The 18th century walled gardens and several acres of woods and parkland provide wonderful trails for visitors to breathe in the country air and clear their heads.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near Bideford? Travelodge Barnstaple Hotel is a 15-minute drive away, and Travelodge Oakhampton Southern Cross Hotel can be reached in under an hour.