Bampton in Devon

Bampton in Devon

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Further Afield
 

Local Attractions and Activities

The area boasts a range of diverse attractions - the menu on the left allows you to explore some of them.

In addition:

Tiverton

The nearest town is Tiverton with a wide variety of shops, a museum, castle, swimming pool, and a cinema. The town is well known for its Pannier Market which is open 6 days a week: a flea market on Mondays, a general market on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, and a W.I. market on Wednesdays. Auctions are held on Thursdays, with viewing the day before. Every third Wednesday in the month there is a Farmers' Market, 9am to 2pm.

Tiverton Pannier Market

Tiverton Museum in St Andrew Street has undergone extensive renovation work and re-opened in Spring 2001. It contains the largest Social History collection in the South West, including agriculture, industry, and transport.

Tiverton Castle
Tiverton Information
Tiverton Town Council

Tiverton

Dulverton

 

This attractive village, close to Bampton, is just at the foot of Exmoor. More information can be found at Dulverton Town Council website, or at All Saints' Church website.

Dulverton

Oakford

This pretty village, close to Bampton, has its own website.

Oakford Main Street

Cullompton

Another town a little further away near the M5 with its own website.

A second website is Cully Online - Connecting People.

Cullompton

Wiveliscombe

This village is another near neighbour (you'll hear Bampton residents taling about 'Tivvy' and 'Wivvy', and just above we have 'Cully'!) just across the border in Somerset. To find out more, investigate their website.

 

Bradninch

An attractive village, not far from Cullompton.

Check out their web-site.

Bradninch

And some quick links to other diverse activities:

Bakelite Museum link

This is the one and only museum devoted to bakelite and other vintage plastics in Britain. With thousands of objects to see, from fans and fruit bowls to radios and toasters, it is a nostalgic day out.

Orchard Mill, Bridge Street, Williton, Taunton, Somerset TA4 4NS

Telephone: +44 (0) 1984 632133
www.bakelitemuseum.co.uk

Somerset Guild of Craftsmen at Dunster

Designer Crafts from Dunster. A unique display of the work of local designer craftsmen. For 60 years the Guild has encouraged the highest standards in both the traditional and contemporary crafts. This display is a 'must see'.

Dunster Steep, Dunster, Somerset TA24 6SE

Telephone: +44 (0) 1643 821235
Email: cora@designercrafts-dunster.org

Barometer World

Barometer World

A museum, restoration, and new barometers and replicas on sale.

Barometer World Ltd., Quicksilver Barn, Merton, Devon EX20 3DS

Telephone: +44 (0) 1805 603443
Email: barometers@barometerworld.com
www.barometerworld.com

Exmoor Zoo

Exmoor Zoo

EXMOOR ZOOLOGICAL PARK
South Stowford, Bratton Fleming, Near Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 4SG

Telephone: +44 (0) 1598 763352
Email: exmoorzoo@btconnect.com
www.exmoorzoo.co.uk

Combe Martin Dinosaur Park

Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park

Combe Martin, North Devon EX34 0NG

Telephone: 01271 882486
http://www.devonthemepark.co.uk/

 

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