RHS ROSEMOOR GARDENS Rosemoor, Great Torrington, Devon – Tel: (01805) 624067
Garden of rare horticultural interest. Trees, shrubs, roses, alpines and arboretum. Nursery of uncommon and rare plants.
ARLINGTON COURT Arlington, Barnstaple Devon – Tel: (01271) 850296
Historic house with an interesting collection of small objects d’art. Gardens with rhododendrons, azaleas and hydrangeas. Carriage museum, rides and nature trails also feature.
TAPELEY PARK GARDENS Instow, Bideford, Devon – Tel: (01271) 342558
Devon home of the Christie family of Glyndebourne. Overlooking the estuary to sea. Beautiful Italian garden with many rare plants and woodland walks.
DOCTON MILL GARDENS Spekes Valley, Hartland, Bideford, Devon Tel: (01237) 441369
Working watermill of Saxon Origin, 8 acres of woodland, lawns and streams. Coastal waterfalls and beach located within 1400 yards of gardens.
HARTLAND ABBEY Hartland, Bideford, Devon – Tel: (01237) 441264
Monastery founded in AD1160. Survived the dissolution of Henry VIII longer than any other monastery. Major rebuilding in Queen Anne and Georgian periods.
QUINCE’S HONEY FARM North Road, South Molton, Devon – Tel: (01769) 572401
Working Honey Farm, live bee exhibition, honey and beeswax products for sale.
DARTINGTON CRYSTAL Linden Close, Great Torrington, Devon – Tel: (01805) 626262
Manufacture of hand-made crystal table glassware by skilled craftsmen. Glass centre and glassware exhibition. Visitors can watch glass blower’s applying their trade.
BIDEFORD RAILWAY MUSEUM Bideford Station, East-the-water, Bideford, Devon – Tel: (01237) 423585
Restored railway station museum.
BURTON ART GALLERY & MUSEUM Kingsley Road, Bideford, Devon – Tel: (01237) 471455
Museum features examples of North Devon pottery, history of the long bridge, and galleries with various exhibitions of art and craft, gift shop and restaurant
LYNTON & LYNMOUTH CLIFF RAILWAY The Esplanade, Lynmouth, Devon – Tel: (01598) 753486
A unique, water- powered, Victorian inclined railway, opened in 1890. It links the towns of Lynton and Lynmouth, climbing from sea level to a height of 500ft.
NORTH DEVON MARITIME MUSEUM Odun House, Odun Road, Appledore, Bideford, Devon – Tel: (01237) 422064
All aspects of North Devon’s maritime history illustrated by models, photographs and paintings