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Postcode: EX39 | code search
Population: 2200
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Birthplace of:
Edward Calvert
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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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The North Devon village of Appledore, with Bideford to the south and Barnstaple east, sits at the confluence of the Torridge and Taw rivers, a place of white-washed and colour-washed cottages some of which date back to Tudor days. Now as for hundreds of years the sea is the focus for the settlement: along with the tourism that would be expected of such a pretty spot there is still shipbuilding, though only one works, albeit one housed in an impressively large structure, has survived the decline of that industry; and the lobster pots and fishing nets dotted around are not just decorative. Fishing trips for visitors now provide an additional source of income for some boats. In times long past this was a port too, known for its tobacco trade (legal and otherwise). Today itís yachts that are moored outside the village rather than commercial vessels, but the location of a lifeboat here spans the two eras. With a maze of narrow streets and the pleasant 19th century church Ė another link to the sea its wooden screen made from a sailing ship Ė Appledore has retained its own character, enhanced by the shops and eateries that cater for locals and holidaymakers alike.

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Beaver Inn


Beaver Inn
The Quay

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Appledore (Amateur Football)


The Quay
Appledore Crafts Company
Art Seek


Appledore Sails(Boat Trips and Cruises)
Sea Chest (The)(Boat Trips and Cruises)

Places to Stay near Appledore

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Yeoldon House Hotel (1.59 miles)

Yeoldon House Hotel
Yeoldon House, an elegant Victorian 'gentleman's residence' now tastefully converted to a delightfully welcoming and relaxing 'country-house' hotel, lies at the end of a private drive, down the gentle side of the Torridge valley. Swing ... More | visit website
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Durrant House Hotel (1.72 miles)

Durrant House Hotel

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Now under new ownership It is our aim to provide you with the highest standard of personal service, comfort and cuisine. You are well placed to explore one of the most ... More

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Riversford Hotel (1.73 miles)

Riversford Hotel
Riversford is a beautifully situated hotel overlooking the River Torridge. All en-suite bedrooms are individually designed,four poster rooms,family rooms and suites are all available Our award winning Riverview restaurant specialises in freshly,sourced local produce and locally caught ... More | visit website
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Orchard Hill Hotel (1.98 miles)

Orchard Hill Hotel
Set in an elegant Georgian building with an on-site bar, Orchard Hill Hotel overlooks the River Torridge and has free Wi-Fi access. Free private parking is available and the seaside village of Westward Ho! with ... More | visit website
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Pines at Eastleigh (2.17 miles)

Pines at Eastleigh

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Selected by the AA as 'One of Britain's Best in 2009', the Pines at Eastleigh is a Georgian country house, set in 7 hilltop acres with views over open countryside to ... More

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Village Inn (2.26 miles)

Village Inn

The Village Inn & Pub in Westward Ho! Devon, is traditional & family run, providing bed and breakfast. One of the finest pubs and inns in Westward Ho! Devon. With a fine reputation for home ... More | visit website

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Weach Barton Granary (2.41 miles)

Weach Barton Granary

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Just 2 miles from Instow's sandy beach and enjoying panoramic countryside views, this unusual little property, built on original granary stilts, is set on a child friendly ... More

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Royal Hotel (2.60 miles)

Royal Hotel

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The Royal Hotel overlooks ancient Bideford Bridge and the River Torridge and is a good base for exploring the countryside of Tarka the Otter and the streets of Clovelly. Within an ... More

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Tantons Hotel (2.68 miles)

Tantons Hotel

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In the centre of historic Bideford, at the heart of North Devon, this privately owned and managed hotel looks out over the River Torridge, opposite the ancient bridge. Next to the town ... More


Classic Cottages (2.87 miles)

Classic Cottages
Just what you want in a seaside village - whitewashed cottages, higgledy-piggledy narrow lanes, a quaint harbour and plenty of cosy pubs and cafes to linger in ... More

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