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Hartland Quay Hartland Quay The farm is an ideal centre for your Holiday.

There are sandy beaches at Westward Ho!, Instow, Saunton, Croyde Putsborough and Woolacombe.
Lynton & Lynmouth Coastline
Lynton & Lynmouth Coastline

One my favorite places in England , breathtaking scenery with glorious views to Lundy,  a must for anybody visiting North Devon .

And you can see why the BBC in 2007 used Blackpool Mill Cottage for the play Sense and Sensibility.

 hartland abbey  It is within easy reach of Exmoor and Dartmoor, the rugged beauty of Hartland, with its Abbey, the famous cobbled streets of Clovelly, the unique water-powered cliff railway linking Lynton and :Lynmouth, and a boat trip to lundy island.

Clovelly - One of the most picturesque fishing villages, steep cobbled street lined with lovely old white houses descends 400ft to the harbour in a series of steps.

 valley of the rocks Valley of the Rocks


Other activities.
There are still lots of things to do in inclement weather and we will mention just a few. You can visit the world renowned Dartington Crystal Factory at Torrington , museums at Barnstaple and Appledore, and The Burton Art Gallery with a lovely cafe at Bideford. Barnstaple and Bideford both have markets in the historic Pannier Market and these vary from local produce to antiques and arts and crafts on a daily basis.  For the energetic ones amongst you there is a large Sports and Leisure centre in Barnstaple, with a large indoor swimming pool, a very well equipped gym and lots of other facilities. In recent years lottery funding was given to build The Tarka Tennis Centre, a fantastic complex which has recently hosted the British Ladies Championships and was very well supported. There is also Ten Pin Bowling, Quad Biking and Paintballing nearby. For children there are a large number of all weather attractions including the award winning Big Sheep and the Milky Way and many other themed parks In the evening we are lucky to have three well run theatres here in North Devon , The Landmark in Ilfracombe and The Queens Theatre in Barnstaple , a full programme can be found at The North Devon Theatres website, as well as the Plough Arts Centre at Torrington.  Plus a multi screen cinema in Barnstaple.

Appledore - Quaint little fishing village at the mouth of the River Torridge, did have the biggest indoor shipyard in Europe . (Photo taken from Instow)

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Whatever the time of year and whatever the weather I am sure you will have a lovely time in North Devon and you are assured of a very warm welcome from all at Lower Yelland. If there is anything else you wish to know please do not hesitate to telephone 01271 860101 or email me.

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