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Postcode: EX18 | code search
Population: 1240
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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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Old Bakehouse
"Good Points: So lovely and homely in an off-the-beaten-track village in Devon. Great food choices as well. All the little touches in the room added so much. Bad Points: Nothing General review: ..." More

Fox & Hounds Country Hotel
"Fantastic hotel with great food and a warm welcome. Staff excellent and very attentive.

Date visited: 10 March 2008 ..." More

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The river Taw rises on Dartmoor and one of its tributaries, the Little Dart, flows through the small hilltop town of Chulmleigh. The woodland around Chulmleigh and Eggesford Forest is quite ancient and walkers will enjoy numerous scenic routes in this quiet, unspoilt countryside. Many interesting plants are to be found including the wood anemone, wood sorrel and spurge. In Heywood Wood are earth ramparts of a Norman motte and bailey castle. There are also unusual trees such as the chile pine and western red cedar. The Culm grasslands are considered among the finest examples of species rich grasslands in the world. These grasses are vital for the survival of rare species such as the curlew and marsh fritillery butterfly, while the hedges and copses dating from Saxon times are inhabited by the dormouse and rare brown hairstreak butterfly. The brown owl and largest population of wild otters in England are also present. Chulmleigh parish has been designated an Area of Rural Tranquillity and an Area of Great Landscape Value. Chulmleigh was originally settled in 815 by the Saxons and named Ceolmundís Leigh, after its founder, who appreciated the hunting potential for deer and wild boar in the nearby forests.


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The Roundhouse


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Dr CR Bowman

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Earl of Portsmouth
Fox & Hounds Country Hotel
Globe Inn
Lymington Arms
Old Court House
Red Lion
Royal Oak Inn


Chulmleigh Tandoori
Earl of Portsmouth
Fox & Hounds Country Hotel

Frenchs Cosmopolitan Bistro


Chulmleigh Flowers
The Dairy
Handsford Farm
S.J Forrester
Chulmleigh Fresh & Fruity


Philip Skinner Antiques

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Old Bakehouse (0.10 miles)

Old Bakehouse
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When the Saxons came to Chulmleigh (about 815 A.D.) high up above the Little Dart and Taw river valleys, it was a peaceful place set apart from the rest of the ... More
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Breken Guest House (0.25 miles)

Breken Guest House
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Fox & Hounds Country Hotel (1.56 miles)

Fox & Hounds Country Hotel

Nestled on the River Taw, halfway between Exeter and Barnstaple the hotel enjoys an exquisite setting amongst the rolling hills of the Tarka Trail. Furnished with a mixture of beautiful antiques and contemporary comfort the Fox & Hounds ... More | visit website

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The Cider House (3.95 miles)

The Cider House

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Perched high above the Taw Valley and enjoying glorious views, yet only 1 mile from the village pub and shop, these two delightful adjoining cottages are havens ... More

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Highbullen Hotel, Golf and Country Club (4.28 miles)

Highbullen Hotel, Golf and Country Club

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Highbullen Hotel, Golf and Country Club is beautifully set in a richly wooded 200 acre parkland estate. Boasting breathtaking views towards the romantic Devon landscapes of Exmoor and Dartmoor, the ... More

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Northcote Manor Hotel (4.65 miles)

Northcote Manor Hotel

Inside the 18th century Manor much care has been taken to create an oasis of calm and serenity where guests can relax and recharge as their needs are met by attentive and welcoming staff. The ... More | visit website

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Mole Cottage Bed and Breakfast (4.77 miles)

Mole Cottage Bed and Breakfast
Mole Cottage Bed & Breakfast is located in Watertown near Chittlehamholt close to Exmoor in beautiful Devon.Mole Cottage is set in the Mole Valley; the River Mole rises on Exmoor and has Game Fishing ... More | visit website
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Sampson Barton Guest House (5.04 miles)

Sampson Barton Guest House

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Our 17th century Longhouse nestled amongst farmland and set in an acre of landscaped gardens has spacious sitting and dining rooms with oak beams and inglenook fireplaces. We offer delicious ... More

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Belgrave B&B (7.29 miles)

Belgrave B&B
Belgrave is a detached house on the edge of South Molton, with B&B accommodation for up to 4 guests. We have off-road parking, a large garden, and a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. The town square is ... More | visit website
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Ram's Head Inn (7.31 miles)

The Inn is located in the village of Dolton which is situated approximately in the centre of the county of Devon. The village, like most of the villages nearby, has its origin dating back through ... More | visit website

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