Welcome to North Tawton

North Tawton is a small, ancient market town in the heart of Devon, set on the banks of the river Taw, with a population of 2,026 as of the 2011 census. Some of its notable historic buildings include the tower of St Peter’s Church, which dates back to 1257, and Broad Hall, a house that was mainly finished in 1680, but incorporates the ruins of a 15th century building.

Okehampton - the gateway to Dartmoor

A short way south of North Tawton, on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton is one of Devon’s picturesque, rustic towns, and a great base for exploring the surrounding natural beauty. Visitors can experience a wilder side of England, trekking along the West Devon Way towards Plymouth, the Two Castles Trail, or heading north of the town to climb the two highest peaks in south-west England.

Lydford Gorge - a marvel of the south west

Lydford Gorge is the deepest river gorge in the south west, featuring a breath-taking 30-metre high waterfall, and various other features making it an amazing place to visit all year round. Several routes take you down to the beautiful waterfall, with long and short routes for different walkers. Wagtails, dippers, and many other beautiful woodland birds can often be seen flying low over the placid river.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near North Tawton? Travelodge Okehampton Whiddon Down Hotel is a 15-minute drive away, and Travelodge Okehampton Sourton Cross Hotel can be reached in 20.