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Things to do in Barnstaple

Historic port town situated in the valley of the river Taw and the main commercial centre for North Devon

What do you want to do today in Barnstaple? Find lots of things to do and places to go for adults, families and children.

Known for...   River Taw and Barnstaple Clock Tower



Rock And Rapid Adventure Centre

Here at Rock and Rapid Adventures we have our very own indoor climbing centre, we are based in South Molton, North Devon.
Hacche Mill
South Molton
EX36 3NA


Quince Honey Farm

BEEWORLD World famous exhibition of honeybees, honey production and bee related information.
North Road
South Molton
EX36 3AZ


Arlington Court And The National Trust Carriage Museum

National Trust - Fantastic collections of eclectic objects.
EX31 4LP



Museum Of Barnstaple & North Devon FREE

Natural and human history of this beautiful part of the country.
The Square
EX32 8LN



Cobbaton Combat Collection

Military museum and tourist attraction, this North Devon collection covers mostly World War Two and the years 1939 - 1945.
North Devon
EX37 9RZ


South Molton & District Museum FREE

Local museum.
The Guildhall/Broad St
South Molton
EX36 3AB




Rock Park

Bestowed by Victorian benefactor William Rock this expansive pleasure park was opened with great public celebration.
New Road
EX32 9AH



Libbaton Golf Club

Golf Club.
High Bickington
EX37 9BS


  Leisure centres

North Devon Leisure Centre

Plenty of leisure activities for the whole family to enjoy, whatever the weather.
Seven Brethren Bank
North Devon
EX31 2AP


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Map directions
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Taunton (41.7 miles)
Bideford (7.7 miles)
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Bude (27.5 miles)
Okehampton (23.7 miles)
Tavistock (37.2 miles)
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