Places to Visit in North Devon & Exmoor
As an extra service for our guests we have compiled a list of the most popular places to visit in North Devon. Plus links to tourist information sites in the area so that you can start planning your holiday before you even check in to Drewstone Farm. We have also included the distance and estimated time to each location from Drewstone farm as per Google directions.
9 min (2.8 mi) via B3227
The nearest town to Drewstone Farms, where you will find local amenities, bespoke shops, places to eat, pannier market a good place to have a little wander.
25 min (14.5 mi) via A361
The main shopping town of North Devon with a large pannier market and historic butchers row, here you will find an array of well known shops and supermarkets plus small boutique style shops. You will find extensive leisure facilities, a multi screen cinema, ten pin bowling and much more.
37 min (23.1 mi) via A361 and A39
A lovely historic port town on the estuary of the river Torridge, this small market town has shops to explore, pubs, cafes and restaurants a popular market and a large park with outdoor splash pool and a great play area for children.
47 min (28.1 mi) via A399
A lovely Victorian harbor town, with all the usual seaside things to do.
50 min (33.6 mi) via A361 and A39
An extraordinary village on the Hartland peninsular with a cobbled street down to the fishing harbor, this is a popular tourist destination read more here >>>
46 min (25.4 mi) via A361
50 min (29.7 mi) via A399
35 min (20.7 mi) via A361
37 min (23.8 mi) via A361 and A39
Here you will find a long stretch of beach with a large pebble ridge, shops, arcades, surfing, lifeguards, pubs and more.
35 min (23.3 mi) via A361 and A39
A smaller beach overlooking Appledore & Northam with a few pubs.
41 min (23.6 mi) via A361
A large stretch of golden sand, with large payable car park, surfing hire & lessons, lifeguards, sand dunes to explore, beach shop and food.
46 min (25.4 mi) via A361
A beautiful beach great for surfing, hire & lessons available, beach shops and food, local village pubs and coastline walks to Baggy point and putsbourgh.
52 min (25.2 mi) via A361
Fantastic surfing with beautiful coastline and walks.
50 min (29.8 mi) via A399
A large beach with lots of payable parking available, arcades, shops & places to eat.
30 min (17.3 mi) via A399
Take a walk around this tranquil lake, surrounded by large conifer trees.
42 min (22.3 mi) via A399
Take a gentle stroll through ancient woodland down to a tiny secluded shingle beach another hidden gem North Devon has to offer. Stroll back up and enjoy a refreshing drink or bite to eat in the popular pub the Hunters inn.
35 min (14.2 mi) via B3223
Tarr steps woodland is a national nature reserve in Exmoor and is a beautiful place to walk and picnic, featuring an old stone foot bridge alongside a ford, follow the river through woodland footpaths.
This simple bridge is a Grade II listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument with five arches. Set in the beautiful countryside of Exmoor it truly is a beautiful picnic spot. For directions click here http://www.visit-exmoor.co.uk/point-of-interest/landacre-bridge-1
Lynton & Lynmouth
43 min (24.8 mi) via A399 and A39
Here you will find valley of the rocks a beautiful place to walk and picnic, have a stroll through the village of Lynton with places to eat and shops to browse, then jump on the cliff railway down to Lynmouth where you will find more shops place to eat walks, the sea and more.
42 min (21.3 mi) via B3223
Visit this dramatic and beautiful gorge in 2000 acres of ancient woodland, a haven for wildlife.