Appledore - A maze of narrow lanes and an attractive jumble of closely packed, brightly painted former fisherman's' cottages. Here you can find quaint tea rooms, an excellent coffee shop and a selection of friendly village pubs.
Barnstaple - 'The capital of North Devon'. The oldest surviving part of town is the Norman mound and remnants of the original Norman castle wall can still be seen. There is also the ornate Queen Anne’s Walkand and the 13th century Long Bridge.
Bideford - In the 16th Century, Bideford was Britain’s third largest port. Today, the town is a thriving shopping centre with a historic Pannier Market holding both produce and crafts markets each week. Many antique shops are scattered amongst the narrow backstreets and alleyways that lead up from the quay and the river.
Braunton - Saunton Sands and Croyde beaches are both within easy reach of Braunton village, a very popular destination for surfers and the array of eateries and independent shops make for a great morning out.
Clovelly - Set into a steep hillside, Clovelly is one of the best known and most unusual villages in North Devon. The cobbled high street winds its way down the hillside through traditional 16th century whitewashed cottages. This street drops 400ft in the half mile down to the small harbour.
Combe Martin - The large village is located close to some of the most stunning coastal scenery in the area. There are spectacular views across the bay to dramatic headlands beyond and the small, peaceful cove has changed little over the years.
Croyde - The impressive headland at Croyde with crashing waves and dramatic cliffs Baggy Point overlooks Croyde with one of the best surfing beaches in North Devon. It has stunning coastal views, great walks along the South West Coast Path and opportunities to climb, surf and coasteer.
Hartland - Enjoy views of some of the most spectacular coastline in the British Isles from Hartland Point, one of the wildest headlands imaginable. There are many wonderful vantage points, accessible by car or on foot, from which one can enjoy the charm of the coast.
Holsworthy - Holsworthy is a traditional market town and still boasts a thriving cattle market. On each Wednesday, there is the popular Pannier Market, where locals mingle with visitors in the busy Market Square.
Ilfracombe - There has been a port here since at least the 12th Century and a settlement for much longer. Today the predominant use is for leisure and tourism but this is still a working harbour with fish and seafood landed daily with the tide.
Lynton & Lynmouth - No family trip to the picturesque towns of Lynton and Lynmouth would be complete without a trip on the world famous Cliff Railway - It’s the best and most exciting way to travel between these two historic towns.
Woolacombe - this three mile stretch of golden sand can be found between the headlands of Baggy Point and Morte Point, backed by sand dunes and with views across the ocean to Lundy Island.
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