For details of places to stay and things to do in Barnstaple, Devon, please try the links on the left.
Nestling beside the River Taw, Barnstaple is one of the oldest market towns in Devon, unique for its blend of ancient history, distinctive shopping, hotels, and leisure and tourist opportunities.
Discover for yourself the Longbridge over the River Taw's Atlantic estuary, St Mary's Church with its crooked spire and many other fascinating insights into the history of this Saxon town.
Barnstaple Leisure Centre provides a full range of sporting activities, gym and pool. Experience the thrill of go-karting, tenpin bowling and cycle or walk the riverside Tarka Trails.
The town centre shops are compemented by a Pannier Market which is open six days a week for most of the year. A variety of stalls include antiques, jewellery, fruit & veg, textiles, in fact everything you would expect of a bustling market.