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County - Devon | Map
Tel code: 01598 | code search
Postcode: EX35 | code search
Population: 100
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Folk Customs:
Burning the Ashen Faggot
Hatherleigh Carnival Tar Barrels
Kingsteignton Ram Roast
Passing the Port
Pretty Maidís Charity
Tar Barrels & Rock Cannons of Ottery
The Barnstaple Shilling
Turning the Devilís Stone

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Rockford Inn
"A "homely" comfortable pub which plays relaxing music. Hosts charming and friendly and went out of their way to help us enjoy our holiday. Food just gorgeous - home cooked ..." More

Rockford Inn
"A great pub with plenty of character. Real Ale served direct from the cask - if only more pubs did this! Food, excellent and plenty of it. Lots of different ..." More

Rockford Inn
"We had a super meal here, very reasonable priced and plenty of it. A quaint pub with sweet hosts and in such a lovely location. I highly recomend a visit.

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Wow, The Brendon Valley - such stunning scenery. Beautiful, peaceful ...More

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The Lovely village of Brendon in North Devon is situated within the Exmoor National Park. This peaceful spot nestles in the tranquil valley of the East Lyn river. Beyond the scenic open moorland stretching from the valley are the steep rugged cliffs dropping down to the wild Atlantic ocean. Summer is a perfect time to visit the moor when the deep purple heather and yellow gorse spread a rich scent as well as providing a breathtaking backdrop of scenery for a holiday of relaxation and exploration. Excellent salmon and trout fishing can be enjoyed in the East Lyn. Wildlife abounds in this beautiful location and on one of the moorland walks, if you are quiet and lucky enough, you might even catch a fleeting glimpse of a magnificent red deer. Recently, Brendon has become the location for the annual Exmoor Folk Festival each May, where attractions include Morris Dancers, folk and craft workshops and concerts. The Brendon valley and surrounding moorland provide ideal camping facilities and there are also plenty of hotels, guesthouses and B&Bs. The local church is dedicated to the 6th Century Irish St Brendan. A truly glorious spot to enjoy all the natural wonder of rural Devon.

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The Rockford Inn (0.74 miles)

The Rockford Inn

The Rockford Inn sits beside the East Lyn River as it flows through the beautiful and peaceful Brendon Valley in Exmoor National Park. The rural public house dates back to the 17th century and provides ... More | visit website

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Wilsham Farm (0.82 miles)

Wilsham Farm

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Wilsham Farm offers luxury B&B, in magical surroundings, just 3 miles from Lynton and 1 mile to the north Devon Coast.The farm is set in 80 acres, and is blissfully ... More

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Blue Ball Inn (1.66 miles)

Blue Ball Inn
The Blue Ball Inn, formerly known as the Exmoor Sandpiper Inn, is a beautiful, privately owned, traditional country pub with low ceilings, blackened beams, stone fireplaces and an atmosphere of unspoilt old world charm. The ... More | visit website
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The Captain's House (2.75 miles)

The Captain
Open all year except Christmas, The Captains House offers lavishly decorated standard and en suite rooms, all centrally heated with tea and coffee making facilities. Children are very welcome with well behaved adults! ... More | visit website
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Exmoor Manor Hotel (2.80 miles)

Exmoor Manor Hotel

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This hotel, converted from an old farm house, offers comfortable accommodation within picturesque countryside surroundings. The Roost Restaurant offers a la carte dining and a daily changing menu created by an ... More

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Hillside House (2.84 miles)

Hillside House
Hillside House is a beautiful building dating from the 1790s, though parts of it are much older. According to local tradition it was once a dairy, and the oldest part may date from as early ... More | visit website
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Shelleys Hotel (2.84 miles)

Shelleys Hotel

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Sophisticated newcomer with bags of style, in beautiful location overlooking Lynmouth Bay." - Which? Guide To Good Hotels - a 'Hotel of the Year' 2004.Stay where 19C English Romantic poet ... More

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Tors Hotel (2.86 miles)

Tors Hotel

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Set in 5 acres of wood land 200 feet above Lynmouth, the Tors Hotel has stunning views over the harbour and sea. Ideal for all the family - you can even ... More

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Rock House Hotel (2.90 miles)

Rock House Hotel
Share the magic of living at the waters edge in a 18th century hotel which stands alone at the harbour entrance. Offering peace & tranquility; it is the perfect place to relax. All rooms have ... More | visit website
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Riverside Cottage (2.99 miles)

Riverside Cottage
Come and experience the tranquillity of Exmoor and the warmth of hospitality at Riverside Cottage.
Richard and Susan would be very happy to see you for one night or a week. We're confident you will enjoy ... More | visit website

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