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Magical Dartmoor: One Day Luxury Private Guided Tour from Cornwall
"This is a private tour for up to 6 people. The itinerary can be adapted to suit the preferences of the tour party. You will be collected from your hotel or accommodation for the trip to Dartmoor in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. The tour is suitable for but an ability to walk a few hundred meters from the car will enhance your experience.The itinerary is flexible depending upon your preferences but your driver guide will explain the fascinating history of the moor and you'll visit one of the famous granite tours where you can climb up to see fantastic views of the surrounding area. The choice of tor will depend on the guests wishes and abilities so can range from a stiff climb to a single step up just a few meters from the car for those who are unable to scale the hills. You will go to Princetown
From GBP255.00
 
Magical Dartmoor: One Day Luxury Private Guided Tour from Devon
"This is a private tour for up to 6 people. The itinerary can be adapted to suit the preferences of the tour party. You will be collected from your hotel or accommodation for the trip to Dartmoor in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. The tour is suitable for but an ability to walk a few hundred meters from the car will enhance your experience.The itinerary is flexible depending upon your preferences but your driver guide will explain the fascinating history of the moor and you'll visit one of the famous granite tours where you can climb up to see fantastic views of the surrounding area. The choice of tor will depend on the guests wishes and abilities so can range from a stiff climb to a single step up just a few meters from the car for those who are unable to scale the hills. You will go to Princetown
From GBP255.00
 
Plymouth and Dartmoor One Day Private Highlights Tour from Devon
"This tour is for a maximum of 6 people in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. You will be collected from your hotel by your local guide and you will journey to Plymouth where you will step on to the world famous Plymouth Hoe with its panoramic views and stunning historical significance. Hear about Drake and the Armada see Smeatons Tower the iconic lighthouse which once stood on the fearsome Eddystone reef 14 miles offshore as well as numerous other tales of this great seafaring City. You then arrive at the Barbican visiting the Mayflower Steps and museum seeing the Elizabethan House and visiting the place where it is said the Pilgrim fathers had their last meal before setting out for the new world in 1620.Next your guide will drive you to the historic Royal William Yard the stunning collection of grade one listed buildings that used to supply the provisions for the Royal Navy. A short walk visits places of real historic significance including the spot where a voyage once left which changed the whole understanding of the world. Lunch taken here or en route depending upon your preferences (not included in the price). Set off for Dartmoor and your driver guide will explain the and you will visit one of the famous granite tors
From GBP255.00

Most Viewed Restaurants in Barnstaple

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Royal & Fortescue Hotel

The Royal Fortescue Hotel is situated right in the centre of Barnstaple. As we were wandering round the town we noticed the elegant Georgian building and the best thing was, there was a sign outside...
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Wood's

On a rainy late spring evening I was between pubs and heading for Marshal's when I realised I hadn't eaten anything that day and so decided to drop into the fish 'n chip shop next door. Wood's is...
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Quay Cafe, Fremington

...this looks well worth another visit purely to try the food. Every so often there's a little place that I stop by just for a coffee or a beer or whatever and then wish that i hadn't had that late...
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Prezzo

The secret of perfect pizza (once you’ve mastered the dough) is having a decent oven to cook them in. You need an oven that provides a fierce but even bottom heat so that the base cooks quickly,...
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Tarka Inn, Heanton

OK this is part of a National chain: the Vintage Inns "concept" of the Pubco: Mitchells and Butlers, BUT it is a stunning Inn with great views over the Taw Estuary, friendly staff, good food and...
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Han Court

Han Court is a few miles out of town but well worth the journey for some of the best Cantonese and Peking cuisine in North Devon. This is a spacious modern restaurant which has its obligatory fish...
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Chambers - CLOSED

Chambers, on the corner of The Square and Boutport Street, is a buzzy modern brasserie in an elegantly refurbished former Victorian bank chambers. This isn't the first time I've been here but usually...
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Zena's

Zena's is a modern upscale establishment nestled in the courtyard beside the arched entrance to the Pannier Market and seems to have become an immediate hit with the "ladies who lunch" market,...
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River Front Cafe

This is no great shakes on the culinary front but when the sun's out and a sausage sarnie (with brown sauce of course!!) is the order of the day then this as good a spot as any to sit and watch the...
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East and West Bakery

I'm not quite sure whether this is a "Shopping Tip" or a "Restaurant Tip" but for the time being I'll put it here (and I might put a variant under shopping too at a later date). I must have walked...
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Jalapeno Peppers

Despite having been totally spoiled by Mexican restaurants in the US, and especially those in Southern California, I must take my sombrero off to this little place here on a slightly off-track...
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Top Hotels in Barnstaple

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Taw Vale Parade, Barnstaple, EX32 8NB, uk
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Braunton Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1LE, uk
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Taw Vale, Barnstaple, EX32 9AE, gb
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Eastern Ave, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, EX32 8RY, United Kingdom
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Boutport Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1HG, gb
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A39 North Devon Link Rd, Roundswell Services, Barnstaple, EX31 3RY, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Barnstaple

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Tarka Trail

This is a very short cycle/walkway section of The Tarka Trail (about 2Km) along the River Taw to pick up the A377 heading south towards Eggesford and its main advantage is that it allows you to avoid...
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Pannier Market

In the 18th Century, Barnstaple's famous Pannier Market was held in the High Street and in 1806 a local writer commented 'A better market or worse accomodation rarely shall we see'. This comment led...
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Butchers Row

Butchers Row was designed by RD Gould, it was built in 1855 and was constructed with the aim of bringing the sale of local produce together in one area of the town. Butchers Row faces North and its...
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Heritage Centre

Queen Anne's walk was rebuilt and elaborately decorated in 1708 on the site of an earlier merchants exchange. The building is a testament to he commercial success of the early eighteenth century in...
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Castle

The tree covered man made mound is all that survives of the Norman castle. A scheduled Ancient monument, the Castle was sited in the prominent position at the meeting point of the rivers Taw and Yeo....
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North Devon Museum

This is pretty much a perfect small town museum with a wealth of local information regarding the town itself as well as the surrounding area. The exhibitions, over two floors, cover every aspect of...
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"Beautiful Barnstaple"
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"Barnstaple - North Devon's Metropolis"
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"We call it home!"
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"Little place called Barnstaple..."
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