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St Michael's Mount, Marazion, Cornwall - April 2004


a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

Bodmin Jail


in the county of Cornwall

Looking towards Sampson from Tresco


in the county of Isles of Scilly

Pictures of Chittlehamholt

in the county of Devon

About Chittlehamholt

Chittlehamholt is a lovely peaceful village lying in unspoilt countryside close to the River Taw. It has a shop, post office and pub which serves excellent meals and has a variety of ales, wines and soft drinks.

The village is surrounded by rolling fields and woodland with many wildlife habitats giving a haven to Badger, Foxes, Buzzard, Hawkes and all sorts of birds.

Chittlehamholt's location makes the rich North Devon coastline easily accessible. The Taw estuary at Barnstaple gives way to the beaches of Woolacombe and Morte Bay, and on the southern side of the estuary is delightful Appledore, and Westward Ho!

The area has plenty of attractions for family days out, these include historic houses, gardens and farm-parks. There is the opportunity for fishing and golf, and for anyone looking for bigger and better shopping facilities, Barnstaple has a full range of shops including major retail stores. It also has a museum which tells visitors all about the history and maritime heritage of the region.

Accommodation in Chittlehamholt includes friendly bed and breakfasts and a caravan park.

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Village of Zeal Monachorum in Devon

Zeal Monachorum (4 Pictures) in the county of Devon

(11.6 miles, 18.7 km, direction S of Chittlehamholt)

Set amid the rolling agricultural heartland of Devon, Zeal Monachorum is the very epitome of the perfect, tranquil Devonian village...

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Instow (20 Pictures) in the county of Devon

(12.3 miles, 19.8 km, direction NW of Chittlehamholt)

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Appledore (52 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon

(12.9 miles, 20.8 km, direction NW of Chittlehamholt)

Appledore is as enchanting as its name. It is a pretty place that shows a host of colourful fishermens cottages in the narrow streets beyond the quay..

Looking over Combe Martin, Devon

Combe Martin (76 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon

(16.2 miles, 26.0 km, direction N of Chittlehamholt)


Okehampton Castle in Devon

Okehampton (14 Pictures) in the county of Devon

(16.7 miles, 26.8 km, direction S of Chittlehamholt)

There has been a settlement at Okehampton since the Bronze-Age, later it became a prosperous Saxon town with the Saxon Lords being overthrown at the time of the Conquest...

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RHS Garden Rosemoor (35 Pictures)

(9.5 miles, 15.3 km, direction W)


Tarr Steps, Dulverton, Somerset, dating from 1000 BC

Tarr Steps (9 Pictures)

(15.3 miles, 24.5 km, direction NE)

A Prehistoric bridge dating from 1000 BC. The bridge crosses the river Barle with some of its stones weighing 5 tonnes, and said.....

Porlock Bay

Exmoor National Park (107 Pictures)

(16.6 miles, 26.7 km, direction NE)

A castle perched high above the sea dominates the north-eastern corner of Exmoor. For hundreds of years Dunster Castle has stood.....

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Okehampton Castle (19 Pictures)

(17.4 miles, 28.0 km, direction S)


Entrance of Watermouth Castle, Near Ilfracombe, Devon

Watermouth Castle (9 Pictures)

(17.6 miles, 28.4 km, direction N)

Watermouth Castle occupies a commanding position overlooking Watermouth Bay in the lovely coastal resort of Ilfracombe. Here.....

Valley of rocks near Lynton, Devon

The Valley of Rocks (22 Pictures)

(18.0 miles, 28.9 km, direction N)


Watersmeet near Lynmouth, North Devon

Watersmeet (36 Pictures)

(18.4 miles, 29.5 km, direction N)

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