Set into a steep hillside, CLOVELLY is one of the most famous villages in the world.
DARTINGTON CRYSTAL The hand blown glass, made in Great Torrington, is famous throughout the world, the factory and shop is open for most of the year.
Family Friendly Local Attractions
Lying in the heart of North Devon countryside, Glebe Cottage is only a short car ride away from the historic coastal towns of Barnstaple and Bideford with beautiful North Devon beaches up and down the coastline. There are many attractions for you to enjoy - whether you wish to relax in glorious surroundings; immerse yourself in history; explore on foot, bicycle or in the car; or scare yourself witless on a white knuckle ride.
Tarka Pottery & Ceramics Studio - on site here at Glebe Farm. Brilliant opportunity to have-a-go on the potter's wheel or paint your own souvenirs which are glazed and fired in our own kiln. Open daily by appointment. Great fun for all the family whatever the weather.
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THE TARKA TRAIL, over 180 miles in length takes a looping route through North and Mid Devon, from the rugged Atlantic Coast, the Estuaries of the Two Rivers of Tarka the Otter fame, the Rivers Taw and Torridge through rural Devon Countryside onto the Northern Slopes of Dartmoor, and the source of the River Taw.
To arrange cycle hire and collection at the Puffing Billy ready for your day on the Trail, contact Torridge Cycle Hire, Station Yard, Torrington, tel: 01805 622633
RHS GARDEN ROSEMOORSet deep in the lovely North Devon countryside just 2 miles from Glebe Cottage, RHS Garden Rosemoor has now come of age as a garden of national importance.
TORRINGTON 1646This is history as never before as we travel back to 1646 and meet the characters who populated Torrington, North Devon 's forgotten site of the last major battle of the English Civil War.
NORTH DEVON BEACHES Seemingly endless stretches of sandy beaches with extraordinary dune systems make North Devon's coastline one of the finest in the world. For complete information on North Devon's Beaches and much, much more, log on to
THE MILKY WAY Adventure Park - North Devon's Great Adventure with lots of things to do.
ATLANTIC VILLAGE offers a unique blend of outlet shopping with over 35 outlet shops.
TARKA COUNTRY Nearly 70 years ago, the novelist Henry Williamson drew on his intimate knowledge of the beautiful north Devon countryside to provide the setting for one of the best-loved of all nature stories, 'Tarka the Otter'. The Torridge valley, with its intimate wooded banks, was Tarka's home territory.
QUINCE HONEY FARMin South Molton, founded in 1949, has grown over the years until today it is the largest honey farm in the country.