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Widecombe In The Moor


County - Devon | Map
Tel code: 01364 | code search
Postcode: TQ13 | code search
Population: 600
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Folk Customs:
Burning the Ashen Faggot
Hatherleigh Carnival Tar Barrels
Kingsteignton Ram Roast
Passing the Port
Pretty Maidís Charity
Tar Barrels & Rock Cannons of Ottery
The Barnstaple Shilling
Turning the Devilís Stone

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"What a brilliant improvement. The Old Inn has been transformed into a lovely homely pub. The food is delicous and the quality is amazing. The service was also brilliant and ..." More

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Widecombe-in-the-Moor is a small Devonshire village set within the dramatic and moody landscape of Dartmoor, home to over five hundred and sixty people. The church of St Pancras dates back to the 14th Century, and has a magnificent 120í tower, which is only one of the interesting features of this ĎCathedral of the Moorí. Time it right and the Widecombe Fair will be taking place, or possibly the splendour of the Moor will bewitch those who set off on a journey of discovery of ancient Moorland, and wildlife, why not explore the remains of the Medieval Village of Hound Tor, or perhaps the Bronze Age Settlement of Grimspound will satisfy the curious. Maybe a thunderous Waterfall, woodland walks, and the chance to meet animals will entice a visit to Becky Falls. Younger visitors will be busy as there are 150 animals at the Miniature Pony and Animal Farm to meet, or perhaps Buckfast Butterfly and Otter Sanctuary will tick all of the boxes. For an insight into the intriguing art of glass blowing it has to be House Of Marbles, or if itís Tea Pots all the way then Cardew Teapot Factory is where a tour may be rounded off with a visit to the treasure trove of a shop,

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Hazelcott Bed & Breakfast (2.87 miles)

Hazelcott Bed & Breakfast

Is a cosy and select bed and breakfast offering comfortable en suite rooms in the spectacular setting of Dartmoor National Park. Hazelcott is the ideal base for couples, families, walkers cyclists and business people.

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Moorlands (3.10 miles)


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This fine Country House is situated high on the moor below Haytor Rocks, one of Dartmoorís best-known landmarks. It was this magnificent setting that inspired Agatha Christie to write her ... More

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The Rock Inn (3.17 miles)

The Rock Inn
This traditional English Country Inn has been offering travellers hospitality, good food and shelter since it's foundation as a coaching inn in the mid-eighteenth century. In this modern age we pride ourselves on a relaxed, ... More | visit website
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Ilsington Country House Hotel (3.68 miles)

Ilsington Country House Hotel

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The Ilsington Hotel, Dartmoor, is a charming English country house hotel located within the boundaries of Dartmoor National Park in South Devon. Set amidst 10 acres of landscaped grounds and ... More

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East Dart Hotel (4.12 miles)

East Dart Hotel
Paul and Rosie Joynson and their twins, Dominic and Sylvia, are looking forward to providing you with the visit you have always wanted. Care and attention matter and Paul has over 22 years experience ... More | visit website
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Beechwood B&B (4.30 miles)

Beechwood B&B
Beechwood is located at the heart of Dartmoor National Park, surrounded by gardens, meadows and moors. We offer cottage style rooms, a comfortable guest lounge and delicious homemade breakfasts. ... More | visit website
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Ring of Bells Inn (4.54 miles)

Landlord, Simon Saunders, and his staff welcome you to the Ring of Bells. An early, thatched Dartmoor inn, the Ring of Bells has many period features including a 15th century arched door frame, heavy oak doors, low ceilings ... More | visit website
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Forest Inn (4.75 miles)

Forest Inn
A haven for walkers, riders, fishermen, canoeists or anyone just looking for an opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of Dartmoor. Muddy paws, hooves and boots welcome!

We specialise in home-made food using local produce ... More | visit website
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Bovey Castle (4.76 miles)

Bovey Castle

History, glamour, excitement and adventure - Bovey Castle is truly a luxurious award winning hotel set in beautiful countryside surroundings. A place where you can live out your dreams then put your feet up. In the ... More | visit website

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Roborough House (4.95 miles)

Roborough House
Roborough House is a listed town house of great character perfectly positioned in the ancient Stannary town of Ashburton at the gateway to Dartmoor.

Roborough House has spacious twin and double bedrooms, all benefiting from en-suite ... More | visit website

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