Old Shippon and The Shippon are located one and a half miles
from the village of Buckland Brewer. In the village there is an excellent pub -
The Coach and Horses - well-known locally for its good food.
There is also a community shop.
The market towns of Bideford and Torrington are approximately 5 and 9 miles
distant. Bideford, the larger of the two, has supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, chemists
and most things you would expect to find in a medium sized town. Torrington is home to Dartington Crystal and
Nearby you will also find
Marwood Hill Gardens and the beach at
The famous hillside
village of Clovelly is 8 miles away.
Surfers may like to visit Westward
Ho! or Croyde and for walkers Exmoor, the South West Coastal Path and The Tarka Trail (ideal
for cycling holidays) are
nearby and North Devon has many Areas
of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Ann and Richard will
always be pleased to offer help and advice on where to go and what to see. Just ask!
From Bideford Quay follow the River
Torridge inland, taking the Great Torrington road A386, then turn right signposted
Buckland Brewer after 1.5 miles.
After 2.5 miles, take the left turn
signposted Buckland Brewer (and Coach and Horses) then turn right after 0.5 miles
signposted Beara. Follow the track, over the cattle grid, until you reach Beara
Farmhouse, The Shippon and The Old Shippon.
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