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Winkleigh village, Devon

Winkleigh is an ancient village situated in North Devon. It dates from at least Saxon times and was granted a charter to hold a fair and a market some time later. Its population declined over the last two centuries so much so that even after 200 years the population is now just over that of what it was in 1801.

It is probably best known outside Devon as the birthplace of Inch's Cider. Inch's Cider was bought by Bulmer's, who then closed the plant down. However some of those involved in the original enterprise now run Winkleigh Cider on the Hatherleigh Road.

During World War II, the RAF Winkleigh Airfield was used by the RNAF from 1944 as the main training Centre in the UK after Norway shifted from Little Norway in Toronto Canada to re-locate the training facilities to a place nearer to the War theatre.

The fifteenth Century church is dedicated to All Saints and was restored in 1873.

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 Chulmleigh, Crediton, Bickington and Hatherleigh.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

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

arrowGreat Torrington

arrowBideford

arrowCrediton

arrowExeter

Hotels

Hotels

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

	arrowHatherleigh

	arrowChulmleigh

	arrowOkehampton

	arrowChagford

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Winkleigh, Torrington, Highampton and Moretonhampstead.

Nearby Attractions

Attractions

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

Chulmleigh

	arrowChulmleigh Golf Course

Okehampton

	arrowNew Carlton Cinema

	arrowFinch Foundry

	arrowEastcott Vineyard

	arrowOkehampton Castle

Torrington

	arrowRHS Rosemoor

Great Torrington

	arrowPlough Arts Centre

	arrowThe Plough Arts Centre

	arrowDartington Crystal

	arrowTorrington Golf Club

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