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Holmsleigh B&B in Braunton

Great Torrington North Devon

Great Torrington North Devon is a small market town with quaint shops and dramatic views.

Great Torrington North Devon Just a short journey by car or bus ride from Holmsleigh is the Great Torrington market town famous for being one of the last battle sites of the English Civil war of 1646. The church still has signs of this battle as it is where it all ended when stored gunpowder accidentally exploded.

There is a museum which is free of charge. Reenactments take place throughout the year.

Great Torrington Golf Club

Offer great packages to suit the needs of visitors as well as members. Set in beautiful North Devon countryside offering 27 holes with a welcome break and only a short journey from Holmsleigh  Braunton.

The Plough Arts Centre

Calling all creative visitors to the Plough Arts Centre in Torrington. This is not only a great local facility but a must see exhibitions of art work in all medias inspired by this beautiful North Devon county. A great evening can be had here with events throughout the week. Live music includes jazz, blues, rock and orchestra. There is also comedy, dance, poetry, talks, workshops and competitions. Check out latest films to watch and relax in the cafe surrounded by amazing art work. The Plough Arts Centre has been running for over 40 years and is 95% self funded. Located on Fore Street approx 8 miles from Bideford and 16 miles from here, around a 30 minute drive.

The Puffing Billy Tarka Trail

The former railway station and now railway themed pub is a great stop off for refreshments along the Tarka Trail. If you want to start your cycle ride from here, you can hire cycles from the station yard, where you can leave your car and set off towards Meeth in one direction or Bideford in the other. Pack a picnic or stop off at the many outstanding cafes. Yarde Cafe offers true organic local produce and stone baked pizzas. Special diets all thoughtfully covered. Using the very best produce, Yarde Orchard sausages, Burford Brown eggs, craft draft real ales from The Forge Brewery Hartland. Makes for a real treat. Fremington Quay is a great location and offers a specials board and fresh choice of sandwiches and cream teas. Set along the quay with stunning views and exhibitions showing the once thriving Port.