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Pictures of High Bickington

in the county of Devon

About High Bickington

High Bickington lies in one of England's most beautiful and relaxing regions, it is a short distance from the meandering River Taw and is ideally set close to both Dartmoor and Exmoor, in an area with many historic buildings and popular attractions for family days out, particularly Exeter with its magnificent cathedral.

One of the most scenic aspects of the village is Millbrook Cottage Lake which is surrounded by dense woods, with wildlife habitats. The lake is a Mecca for local fishermen, with the landscape being perfect for bird watching. It has footpaths for lovely walks and some pleasant spots to enjoy a family picnic. For anyone wanting to be more energetic, High Bickington has a challenging a golf course.

High Bickington provides all the usual village amenities, but for anyone wishing for more the nearest towns are Barnstable, Bideford, Torrington and South Moulton, all can be found within an approximate 10 mile radius of the village Bideford gives access to the River Torridge and the sea, and Barnstaple lies on the estuary of the River Taw.

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Building sandcastles on Instow Beach, North Devon

Instow (20 Pictures) in the county of Devon

(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction NW of High Bickington)

Instow is a gorgeous seaside resort with a mass of golden sands backed by a delightful village clambering upwards to meet with fine wooded countryside...

Irsha Street, Appledore, North Devon (Sept 05)

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

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction NW of High Bickington)

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..

St. Peters Church at Zeal Monachorum, Devon

Zeal Monachorum (4 Pictures) in the county of Devon

(13.0 miles, 20.9 km, direction SE of High Bickington)

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

Croyde Bay in north Devon

Croyde (21 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon

(14.8 miles, 23.7 km, direction NW of High Bickington)

Croyde village has a scattering of thatched, colourwashed cottages and other delightful buildings, all sheltered by dunes which stand between the village and the bay...

Combe Martin Beach

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

(15.9 miles, 25.5 km, direction N of High Bickington)


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The Square Garden

RHS Garden Rosemoor (35 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction W)


The Barbican - Okehampton Castle

Okehampton Castle (19 Pictures)

(16.8 miles, 27.0 km, direction S)


Entrance of Watermouth Castle, Near Ilfracombe, Devon

Watermouth Castle (9 Pictures)

(17.0 miles, 27.4 km, direction N)

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

Tarr Steps, Dulverton, Somerset, dating from 1000 BC

Tarr Steps (9 Pictures)

(18.2 miles, 29.3 km, direction E)

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

Valley of rocks near Lynton, Devon

The Valley of Rocks (22 Pictures)

(19.0 miles, 30.5 km, direction N)


Porlock Bay

Exmoor National Park (107 Pictures)

(19.1 miles, 30.7 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.....

Watersmeet near Lynmouth, North Devon

Watersmeet (36 Pictures)

(19.8 miles, 31.8 km, direction NE)

This is a delightful fishing lodge from 1823 located at the picturesque spot in the East Lyn Valley where the waters of the River.....

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