Visit local Barnstable
If you fancy venturing out and about during your stay at Ash Barton, the charming medieval town of Barnstaple is only a five-mile drive away and great for restaurants, pubs, cream teas and shopping. There are plenty things to do in Barnstaple. Wander around the independent boutiques, taste local produce at the Pannier Market, catch a movie at the cinema or see a live gig. Barnstaple is well known for its contemporary music scene.
There’s every type of menu to enjoy, from Thai, Chinese and Indian to good old British classics. And some of the town’s top restaurants can be found in Barnstaple’s historic buildings, which all adds to the atmosphere as you’re crunching on your prawn cracker.
Our favourite things to do in Barnstaple
- Exmoor Zoo
- Arlington Court
- Broomhill Sculpture Gardens
- Heddon Valley
- The Museum of Barnstable & North Devon
- Blakewell Fishery
- Castle Hill
- Heritage Centre
- Marwood Hill Gardens
- Tea by the Taw
After a lot of stress pulling family and friends from all over the UK & States it was all worth it the families had to bond and reconnect with one another and new friendships able to form on the Monday (some family had not seen one another in 22 years). Monday was very relaxed with a barbecue in the courtyard, both kids and adults enjoyed the...Russell Fanelli