Historic Houses and North Devon’s Heritage

Landacre Bridge, Exmoor

Landacre Bridge, Exmoor

Exmoor National Park – Historic buildings

Visit Lundy Island

Devons Top Attractions/Historic Houses & Hertitage Spots.

Lynton & Barnstaple Steam Railway Steam Train rides in Exmoor National Park Tel: 01598 763487 (20% discount to visitors staying at Huxtable Farm)

Hartland Abbey, Devon

Hartland Abbey, Devon

Hartland Abbey – Built in the 12th Century, Hartland Abbey survived as a monastery longer than any other in the country. In 1539 Henry VIII gifted the Abbey to the Keeper of his Wine Cellar and today the house still remains in the Stucley family. Enjoy the walk to the Atlantic cove and cottage at Blackpool Mill, the location for the BBC adaptation of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ and drama production, ‘The Night Manager’

Chambercombe Manor – Steeped in history and legend & mentioned in the Domesday book.

Watersmeet, Exmoor National Park

Watersmeet, Exmoor National Park

Chambercombe Manor was owned by the Champernon family from around 1162. In the early 16th century it became the property of Henry Duke of Suffolk father of the ill fated Lady Jane Grey.

Watersmeet House – A fishing lodge, built c.1832 in a picturesque valley on the East Lyn and Hoar Oak Water. A tea room& tea-garden since 1901 (now run by the National Trust) and is the focal point for several beautiful walks.

Arlington Court, near Barnstaple

Arlington Court, near Barnstaple

Arlington Court National Trust Regency house Nr Barnstaple Tel: 01271 850296

Knightshayes Court National Trust Victorian country house & gardens Nr Tiverton Tel; 01884 254665

Dunster Castle National Trust (Exmoor, Somerset) set on the hill above the medieval town of Dunster

Tarr Steps Exmoor

Tarr Steps Exmoor

 

 

Tarr Steps – Medieval clapper bridge on Exmoor National Park

Clovelly– Historic harbour and village with cobbled streets

South Molton Historic market town 6 miles East of Huxtable Farm, with a market held on Thursday and Saturday with stalls such as Daisy Park a stall offering a wide variety of gorgeous gifts and heavenly homeware for the home and garden

Clovelly Village

Clovelly Village

South Molton Museum

Barnstaple Historic market town situated on the river Taw 7 miles West of Huxtable Farm

The Churches Conservation Trust – An organisation dedicated to the preservation of England’s Churches.

Visit England (Devon heritage sites) – The official website for English Tourism

Visit Devon – The official guide to Devon

Barnstaple Museum

Barnstaple Museum

 

National Trust Knightshayes Court at Christmas

National Trust Knightshayes Court at Christmas

 

 

 

 

 

Dunster & Dunster castle, Exmoor

Dunster & Dunster Castle, Exmoor

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