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The “Gateway to Exmoor” deep in the Devonshire countryside

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South Molton is a bustling market town is full of history and character, with an interesting town square full of local antique and craft shops and a busy farmer’s market every Thursday and Saturday. South Molton is ideally placed between the spectacular North Devon coastline and the wild Exmoor National Park.

South Molton has a wonderful selection of boutiques, antiques shops and holiday cottages and there are some lovely all weather attractions nearby such as Quince Honey Farm.

Surrounded by resplendent Devonshire countryside, this bustling market town is full of history and character, with an interesting town square full of local antique and craft shops, and a busy farmer’s market every Thursday and Saturday. A museum, located in the town’s Guildhall has a wealth of artefacts and interesting collections, including an old fire engine from years gone-by.

Places of interest include a honey farm, the largest in the country, and where you can watch the bees working their magic, a museum with an array of interesting artifacts of bygone eras, and a climbing centre.

Venturing further afield, Exmoor National Park is a heather strewn expanse of glorious moorland, with over 1000km of bridleways and footpaths to be explored. Exmoor Zoo is also a popular destination, housing a variety of animals and birds, and even “The Exmoor Beast” can be found here! A perfect day out for families, young and old.

While you’re there

Quince Honey Farm

Come and see honey being made in a variety of unusual hives and taste the end product in the tea room!

Castle Hill Gardens

The beautiful gardens and the historic house are a wonderful place to visit all year round.

The London Inn

An ancient pub with a friendly and inviting atmosphere, serving great food and local ales.

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