Guidebook for North Tawton

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Guidebook for North Tawton

Drinks & Nightlife

Ancient thatched pub with open fire, low ceilings and beams (interesting graffiti!). Friendly staff and owner and really good restaurant food served in the Bar and restaurant area. Booking advised.
The New Inn
Ancient thatched pub with open fire, low ceilings and beams (interesting graffiti!). Friendly staff and owner and really good restaurant food served in the Bar and restaurant area. Booking advised.
Beautiful setting in the heart of the village and close to Castle Drogo and Fingle Woods. Good bar food in an ancient pub.
The Drewe Arms
Beautiful setting in the heart of the village and close to Castle Drogo and Fingle Woods. Good bar food in an ancient pub.
Super little unspoiled traditional pub on the fringes of Dartmoor with good little walks ending at the pub for a pint and a hearty meal. Massive open fire and pretty garden area.
Northmore Arms, Wonson
Super little unspoiled traditional pub on the fringes of Dartmoor with good little walks ending at the pub for a pint and a hearty meal. Massive open fire and pretty garden area.
Charming little pub with skittle alley, good food and ambience.
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The Lamb Inn at Sandford
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Charming little pub with skittle alley, good food and ambience.
Good honest traditional roadside pub in small village of Beaford. Great for lunch following walk in Halsdon Woods. Well cooked unpretentious food; draughtt ales and ciders and smashing hosts.
Globe Inn
Good honest traditional roadside pub in small village of Beaford. Great for lunch following walk in Halsdon Woods. Well cooked unpretentious food; draughtt ales and ciders and smashing hosts.

Everything Else

Eclectic range of entertainment ie films, live music and comedy acts, workshops for all ages, bar and cafe. Run by combination of paid and volunteer staff. A favoured venue - 40 mins away.
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The Plough Arts Centre
9-11 Fore St
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Eclectic range of entertainment ie films, live music and comedy acts, workshops for all ages, bar and cafe. Run by combination of paid and volunteer staff. A favoured venue - 40 mins away.
Super little nature reserve with series of marked walks in a wooded valley with the River Torridge rushing by. A Hide on the riverbank gives opportunity to spot kingfishers/otters/dippers etc.
Halsdon Wood
Super little nature reserve with series of marked walks in a wooded valley with the River Torridge rushing by. A Hide on the riverbank gives opportunity to spot kingfishers/otters/dippers etc.
Devon Wildlife Trust Nature reserve on the site of an extensive former clay quarry. Great variety of butterflies, damsels and dragonflies. Barn Owls, deer and grass snakes etc on adjacent Ash Moor.
Quarry Park Wood
Devon Wildlife Trust Nature reserve on the site of an extensive former clay quarry. Great variety of butterflies, damsels and dragonflies. Barn Owls, deer and grass snakes etc on adjacent Ash Moor.
National collection of Birch and Alder on 5 acre site. Wonderful for autumn colours of leaves and bark. All year round interest; ponds/stream and bog plants. May to Oct Sculpture exhib. amongst trees.
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Stone Lane Gardens Arboretum & Tree Nursery
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National collection of Birch and Alder on 5 acre site. Wonderful for autumn colours of leaves and bark. All year round interest; ponds/stream and bog plants. May to Oct Sculpture exhib. amongst trees.
Local Cider makers - Sams, Poundhouse etc with on site shop.
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Sam's Cider Produced By Winkleigh Cider
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Local Cider makers - Sams, Poundhouse etc with on site shop.
All year round interest and inspiration for Gardeners and those who enjoy walking in beautiful surroundings. Set in a valley with woodland as a backdrop RHS Rosemoor has additional exhib. shop & cafe
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RHS Garden Rosemoor
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All year round interest and inspiration for Gardeners and those who enjoy walking in beautiful surroundings. Set in a valley with woodland as a backdrop RHS Rosemoor has additional exhib. shop & cafe
Hire a bike and enjoy a cycle along the old railway line from okehampton station across Meldon viaduct and beyond into Dartmoor........along the Granite Way.
Granite Way Cycle Hire Shop
Hire a bike and enjoy a cycle along the old railway line from okehampton station across Meldon viaduct and beyond into Dartmoor........along the Granite Way.
Two lakes, 25 peg match lake and 2 acre lake. Species Carp 30lb, Tench 5lb, Roach 1lb 8oz, Rudd 1lb, Bream 3.5lb, Perch 4.6lb, Orfe 6lb, Ghost Carp 1lb, Crucian Carp 2lbs 8ozs. Permits On site kiosk
Spire's Lake
Two lakes, 25 peg match lake and 2 acre lake. Species Carp 30lb, Tench 5lb, Roach 1lb 8oz, Rudd 1lb, Bream 3.5lb, Perch 4.6lb, Orfe 6lb, Ghost Carp 1lb, Crucian Carp 2lbs 8ozs. Permits On site kiosk
Opened in 2013, hosts a collection of motor vehicles and motoring artefacts from the pre 1920's to 1990's. Also a viewing area to watch restoration in progress. Open Thurs to Mon 11.30 to 4.30.
Moretonhampstead Motor Museum
Opened in 2013, hosts a collection of motor vehicles and motoring artefacts from the pre 1920's to 1990's. Also a viewing area to watch restoration in progress. Open Thurs to Mon 11.30 to 4.30.
Fantastic enclosed ancient oak wood renowned for lichens, ferns and mosses and atmosphere.
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Wistman's Wood
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Fantastic enclosed ancient oak wood renowned for lichens, ferns and mosses and atmosphere.
Situated 7 minutes away - The Sculpture School offer 2 and 4 day courses for beginners, experienced and professional sculptors.
The Sculpture School Ltd
Situated 7 minutes away - The Sculpture School offer 2 and 4 day courses for beginners, experienced and professional sculptors.

Sightseeing

English Heritage maintained ruined Castle in a beautiful setting amongst woodland and close to the river Oke.
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Okehampton Castle
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English Heritage maintained ruined Castle in a beautiful setting amongst woodland and close to the river Oke.
Open Easter to mid November and provides a fascinating overview of farming/industry, myth ledgends of the Okehampton and Dartmoor area. Suitable for adults and children. Small admission charge.
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Museum of Dartmoor Life
3 West St
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Open Easter to mid November and provides a fascinating overview of farming/industry, myth ledgends of the Okehampton and Dartmoor area. Suitable for adults and children. Small admission charge.
Natural Trust - last Castle to be constructed in England designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens on a rocky outcrop overlooking Fingle gorge and woods where there is an extensive network of paths to enjoy.
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National Trust - Castle Drogo
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Natural Trust - last Castle to be constructed in England designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens on a rocky outcrop overlooking Fingle gorge and woods where there is an extensive network of paths to enjoy.
What can one say - extensive moorland park with ancient stones, woods, rivers and walks, Tors to climb, villages to see and pubs to visit. Ponies and hardy sheep to admire, myths to learn and wildlife
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Dartmoor
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What can one say - extensive moorland park with ancient stones, woods, rivers and walks, Tors to climb, villages to see and pubs to visit. Ponies and hardy sheep to admire, myths to learn and wildlife
Helicopter to LundyIsland but also access to glorious walks along the coastal path with dips down into tree clad valleys and tumbling streams. Rugged geology and history of shipwrecks along this coast
Hartland Point Heliport
Helicopter to LundyIsland but also access to glorious walks along the coastal path with dips down into tree clad valleys and tumbling streams. Rugged geology and history of shipwrecks along this coast
Hartland Quay Hotel and pub and small seasonal museum detailing the history and the shipwrecks along this coast. One mile walk to Spekes Mill waterfall and access to surfing beach - rocky!
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Hartland Quay
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Hartland Quay Hotel and pub and small seasonal museum detailing the history and the shipwrecks along this coast. One mile walk to Spekes Mill waterfall and access to surfing beach - rocky!
Privately owned village. Pedestrian access only. Steep cobbled street and cottages perched either side leading down to the harbour. Garden to visit, 2 small museums, 2 pubs, craft shops, donkeys.
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Clovelly
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Privately owned village. Pedestrian access only. Steep cobbled street and cottages perched either side leading down to the harbour. Garden to visit, 2 small museums, 2 pubs, craft shops, donkeys.

Food Scene

Our excellent local Fish & Chip restaurant and take away. Cooked to order.
Graylings Restaurant
8 High St
Our excellent local Fish & Chip restaurant and take away. Cooked to order.

Essentials

Fantastic Community run purpose built underground shop and cafe with internet facility. Stocks a good range of groceries and locally grown or made produce in an Architect designed molehill!
Exbourne
Fantastic Community run purpose built underground shop and cafe with internet facility. Stocks a good range of groceries and locally grown or made produce in an Architect designed molehill!