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Browsing local attractions within 10 miles of Blacksmiths Arms
Castle Hill, South Street, Great Torrington, North Devon, EX38 8AA, Tel: 01805 626146, (5 miles, 9kms)
Torrington 1646 is a historical tourist attraction that makes history fun!. Travel back to the 17th Century with our costumed characters and experience life in Torrington during the English Civil War.
Tapeley-or Tapelia as it is known in the Doomsday Book- has for over 1000 years held the fantastic elevated position overlooking the River Torridge. The views stretch as far as the Island of Lundy and fade into the horizon over the Atlantic
Welcome to the award-winning Museum of British Surfing - the charity preserving our surfing heritage, celebrating current achievements and helping to shape the future of surfing in Great Britain.
The perfect way to get to know North Devon, its wildlife, coastline, history and heritage. Throughout the year the Museum on the Square organises many special exhibitions of both local and wider interest.
The Bakehouse Centre, Caen Street, Braunton, North Devon, EX33 1AA, Tel: 01271 816688, Email, www.devonmuseums.net/Braunton-and-District-Museum/Devon-Museums/, (6 miles, 9kms)
Braunton Museum has lots of interest for all ages, with displays based around Braunton’s agricultural, maritime and social history. With documents and photographs of the history of Braunton and the surrounding area.
Braunton Marsh was reclaimed from the sea in the 19th centry with the building of massive banks & a network of delphs. An outstanding community of marshland plants, insects & related wildlife can be seen.
Lying at the entrance to the Taw-Torridge Estuary, Braunton Burrows is one of the most important sand dune systems in Britain and forms the core of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Taw Estuary, Northam, Bideford, North Devon, EX39 1XS, Tel: 01237 479708, www.torridge.gov.uk, (4 miles, 7kms)
The Northam Burrows is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. It is about 253 hectares of grassy coastal plain with salt marsh, sand dunes and generally unimproved grasslands.