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County - Devon | Map
Tel code: 01805 | code search
Postcode: EX19 | code search
Population: 800
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Folk Customs:
Burning the Ashen Faggot
Hatherleigh Carnival Tar Barrels
Kingsteignton Ram Roast
Passing the Port
Pretty Maid’s Charity
Tar Barrels & Rock Cannons of Ottery
The Barnstaple Shilling
Turning the Devil’s Stone

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Union Inn
"We've just returned from our family holiday at Stafford Moor Fishery near Dolton in Devon. We visited the Union Inn on several occasions to eat and the food there is ..." More

Union Inn
"I've just got home from my holidays at Stafford Moor fishery near Dolton in Devon. Myself and my family visited the Union Inn on several occasions and have to say ..." More

Union Inn
"really warm cosy atmosphere especially with real fire blazing away in hearth.good selection of genuine real ales.the beer i had on both visits had a question mark on it ..." More

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Dolton is a quiet village in Devon with old thatched cottages dotted about country lanes, positioned in a valley close to the River Torridge and is home to 900 people. The patchwork greens of the countryside entices walkers and cyclists unashamedly, the area has much to share, the hardest thing of all is what to do first, perhaps the thought of two thousand roses in bloom, or the delicious scents from a herb garden, woodland walks, and a Lake will tempt a visit to the RHS Rosemoor Garden, time it right and share the Beatrix Potter Exhibition‡”. Or be prepared to be dazzled at the kaleidoscopic colours on display at Winsford Walled Garden which is host to stunning summer flowers. Nearby is Cobbaton Combat Collection, a Military Museum crammed to the gills with evocative exhibits ranging from Tanks, Guns, Grenades, Gas Masks and even Ration Books. If a little interesting shopping is desired Dartington Glass and Crystal Factory offers a chance to see the craftsmanship involved in all of the pieces made there. Or once you have seen the fascinating Bee Colonies hard at work at Quince Honey Farm an understanding of the mystery from Bee to Jar is unravelled.

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Ram's Head Inn

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Royal Oak Inn
Union Inn

School

Dolton Primary School

Shops

Neals Butchers

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Ram's Head Inn (0.06 miles)

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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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Furzedon B&B (2.62 miles)

Furzedon B&B
Jan & Jerry Sharpe welcome you to Furzedon which is a new build cob house. It is one of only 4 new cob houses to have been built since the early 20th century. Cob is ... More | visit website
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Price of Peace (4.52 miles)

Price of Peace

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Price of Peace is situated on the banks of the River Torridge in peaceful and tranquil surroundings.Built as a fishing lodge it has been lovingly restored to offer luxury en-suite ... More

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The George (5.12 miles)

The George
The George, Hatherleigh, is back from the ashes. This country pub, hotel and dining room is now fully reopened after a £2.5 m refurbishment. It is famous for offering sensational food and stylish bedrooms at ... More | visit website
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Secret Garden Suite @ Millbrook (5.13 miles)

Secret Garden Suite @ Millbrook

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The Secret Garden Suite is luxury private 100m2 suite with super king water bed, cast iron bath and double shower, dressing room and lounge. The Suite has it own secret ... More

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Northcote Manor Hotel (5.16 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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The Cider House (6.10 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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Pressland Country House (6.33 miles)

Pressland Country House
Pressland Country House offers warm and welcoming self catering accommodation. A perfect place for your escape to the heart of rural Devon and an ideal base for an exploration of the South West of England. ... More | visit website
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Halfmoon Inn (The) (6.40 miles)

Halfmoon Inn (The)
Family run and owned since 1958 the Half Moon Inn is renowned for its hospitality and unique homely atmosphere. Situated in some of the most picturesque countryside in North Devon, Sheepwash once a thriving market ... More | visit website
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Fox & Hounds Country Hotel (6.75 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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