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Northam Town in Devon

Photograph of Northam

Location

Northam is a small town just to the north of Bideford. The town is thought to date from Anglo-Saxon times castle, and is said to have been where Hubba the Dane attacked Devon and was repelled. Just outside the town lie Northam Burrows, part of the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Lying adjacent to the Taw- Torridge Estuary, Northam Burrows forms an integral part of the newly designated United Nations Biosphere Reserve. It originates from Saxon times, when it was the manorial wasteland. It is now a Site of Special Scientific Interest - about 253 hectares of grassy coastal plain with salt marsh, sand dunes and generally unimproved grasslands.

Events near Northam

Dining out near Northam

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Lathwell's, Bideford

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Han Court, Barnstaple

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The Hoops Inn, Clovelly

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Fullam Restaurant, Barnstaple

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Prezzo, Barnstaple, Barnstaple

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62, The Bank, Barnstaple

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Zena's, Barnstaple

Local Accommodation

Cottages

Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Westward Ho!, Northam, Bideford and Great Torrington.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowNortham

arrowBideford

arrowBraunton

arrowWestward Ho!

Hotels

Hotels

Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowNortham

	arrowBideford

	arrowWestward Ho!

	arrowBarnstaple

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Bideford, Braunton, Ilfracombe and Torrington.

Nearby Attractions

Attractions

There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:

Appledore

	arrowSkern Lodge Activity Centre

	arrowNorth Devon Maritime Museum

Braunton

	arrowBraunton and District Museum

Croyde

	arrowSurf Southwest

	arrowMortehoe Heritage Centre

Great Torrington

	arrowTorrington Golf Club

	arrowDartington Crystal

	arrowThe Plough Arts Centre

	arrowPlough Arts Centre

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