Poadmarsh Farm

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Local area

There are a wealth of things to see and do during your visit at Poadmarsh Farm including helping us bottle feed our new born baby lambs (during March, April and May) and our friendly sheepdog Ben will be ready to play as soon as you arrive! Don't forget your wellies!!

 

If you wish to go further afield there are plenty of local beauty spots and attractions within easy reach, Poadmarsh is positioned perfectly with good access to the A361 yet still retaining a very rural feel.

 

The London Inn at Molland A cosy Exmoor pub with superb home cooked food, real ales and fine wines. Dog friendly. Please book to avoid disappointment

Eat and drink

South Molton

Family attractions

South Molton is a thriving market Town just 5 miles from Poadmarsh Farm, here are a few of the attractions our local town has to offer:

 

The Pannier Market runs every Thursday and Saturday Morning 8.30am - 1pm with local produce, Flowers & Plants, Fish, Meat, Cheese, Books, Bric-a-Brac and Jewellery.

Exmoor Zoo A friendly and contact orientated zoo which has grown into the North Devon countryside! You get to meet the animals, join in the handling sessions, touch a snake, hold a spider, feed a wallaby and learn about the animals during talks and feed times. An excellent family attraction.

walking and the coast

Walking and hiking: Poadmarsh is a perfect base to enjoy the many coast walks, circular walks and moorland hikes of North Devon and beyond. In your cottage you will find information on the many tried and tested walks in the area, in the meantime if you wish to plan some routes please follow these useful links below:

 

 

South West coast path 

 

Exmoor National park

 

North Devon National Trust

pan market

Pannier Market Thursdays & Saturdays

8.30am - 1pm

feeding sheep

dinner time!

and things to do...

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The Stag Inn at Rackenford is Devon's oldest pub! Families are welcome, dog friendly and home cooked food.

The Poltimoor Inn at North Molton has recently been renovated (2013) a great space for families, beer garden and good food served all day.

The Bell Inn at Chittlehampton is a traditional pub, welcoming dogs and families with a large garden at the rear with a play area for children next to the orchard where alpacas graze. Dog friendly.

The Stags Head at Filleigh is a 16th Century thatched Inn with good wholesome food.

Quince Honey Farm is a family run working bee farm. Here you can see the bees working up close, enjoy the soft play area and enjoy a delicious cream tea or honeycomb ice cream!

Loughrigg Gallery is the home gallery for the photographic work of A.L. Munro who specialises in revealing to us the detailed and unique in the world around us.  The Gallery also provides exhibition space for nearly 20 Artists who have local, regional and national reputations.

Melchior Chocolates Visit the chocolate factory and onsite boutique where you can choose your own selection of chocolates and catch a glimpse of Carlo and his team at work.

South Molton Museum Collections reflecting the life and times of this historic market town including local archaeological finds, agricultural implements, items of domestic interest, textiles, documents, maps and toys.

Dartington Crystal Hand-made English crystal and the only remaining major crystal factory in the UK. Here you can get involved with creative activities such as handcasting, glass painting, jewellery making and glass blowing!

The Big Sheep is a great family attraction with an indoor soft play area, sheep shows, sheep racing, jumping pillows and mountain boarding to name but a few.

The Rock and Rapid Adventure centre Indoor climbing wall with cafe, a great activity for experienced climbers and new comers from all walks of life.