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Postcode: EX2 | code search
Population: 250
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Burning the Ashen Faggot
Hatherleigh Carnival Tar Barrels
Kingsteignton Ram Roast
Passing the Port
Pretty Maid’s Charity
Tar Barrels & Rock Cannons of Ottery
The Barnstaple Shilling
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The village of Dunchideock in Teignbridge, South Devon lies close to Exeter. Hidden among the foothills of Haldon, it is a seldom visited place, but boasts many excellent places to eat, drink and stay. The name “Dunchideock” Is Celtic in origin and means “The wooded fort or camp”, probably a reference to the earthwork of Cotley Castle 11 miles away. The parish church of St. Michael’s was built in the late 14th Century and restored between 1875 and 1877. Renovations again took place in 1889 when the chancel was rebuilt. The church features many interesting fittings including a font dated 1400. There are some modern and 16th Century carved bench-ends as well as a fine series of carved roof bosses. Near to the church is a stone built Medieval house now converted into cottages, considered to be the site of the old rectory. Visitors to Dunchideock will most likely need to travel outside of the village to seek holiday adventures and it would make an excellent base from which to explore local sites of interest. For those who want a peaceful holiday retreat unspoilt by the trappings of modern tourism, this, one of Devon’s best kept secrets, would be ideal.

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Best Western Lord Haldon Hotel (0.54 miles)

Best Western Lord Haldon Hotel

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Set in large private grounds with 23 en suite rooms which enjoy stunning views over the rolling Devon hills, the hotel offers the peace of the countryside and yet is easily ... More

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Gissons Hotel (2.63 miles)

Gissons Hotel

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Located just one mile south from the end of the M5 motorway and a short drive from Exeter Airport, this friendly hotel is ideally positioned to accommodate all your needs. Set within ... More

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Devon Hotel (3.39 miles)

Devon Hotel

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Conveniently located just 2 miles from the city centre and only a short drive to the south devon coast.The lively "Carriages Brasserie" offers superb food and excellent friendly service. From the moment ... More

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Teign Valley Hotel & Golf Club (3.41 miles)

Teign Valley Hotel & Golf Club

Situated in the rather stunning Teign Valley in Dartmoor National Park, Devon, this splendid hotel is the best location for all holiday types, be it golfing, surfing, shopping, sight seeing, walking or simply relaxing.Our fabulous ... More | visit website

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St Andrews Hotel (3.43 miles)

St Andrews Hotel

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St Andrews is well located within the city, being close to quayside and Marsh Barton Trading Estate. It is also close to St.Thomas train station, a 15 minute walk to ... More

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Cedar Lodge Hotel (3.61 miles)

Cedar Lodge Hotel
Close to the city centre, the river and the Exe Bridge, this Victorian villa offers free wireless internet access and comfortable accommodation at great-value rates. Cedar Lodge Hotel has a great location, just 550 yards from ... More | visit website
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Lower Thornton Farm (3.81 miles)

Lower Thornton Farm
Family run mixed farm with panoramic views, close to Exeter, Dartmoor, forest walks, racecourse and beach, with an excellent pub 1 mile away for evening meals. Warm and spacious with guest lounge with colour ... More | visit website
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Exeter Serviced Apartments (3.87 miles)

Exeter Serviced Apartments
West Street Mews Apartments in Exeter city centre are the perfect alternative to the traditional cramped hotel room. Whether you are a business traveller looking for a comfy and convenient place to call home, a ... More | visit website
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St Olaves Court Hotel (4.00 miles)

St Olaves Court Hotel

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St Olaves Court, famous for its restaurant and home-from-home atmosphere is 400 yards from Exeter Cathedral. This lovely Georgian building with just 15 ensuite rooms stands in its own walled garden ... More

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White Hart Hotel (4.02 miles)

White Hart Hotel
The White Hart boasts 55 newly refurbished en-suite bedrooms. All are non-smoking and inclusive of full English breakfast and FREE PARKING. The hotel is situated in the City Centre of Exeter within the old city ... More | visit website

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