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County - Devon | Map
Tel code: 01364 | code search
Postcode: TQ13 | code search
Population: 3500
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Birthplace of:
Charles Kingsley
William Gifford

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Folk Customs:
Burning the Ashen Faggot
Hatherleigh Carnival Tar Barrels
Kingsteignton Ram Roast
Passing the Port
Pretty Maid’s Charity
Tar Barrels & Rock Cannons of Ottery
The Barnstaple Shilling
Turning the Devil’s Stone

Ashburton Events

May
Ashburton Blues Festival

June
Ashburton Carnival Week

July
Ale Tasting & Bread Weighing Ceremony and Medieval Fayre
Dartmoor Artists Exhibition

November
Court and Law Day Ceremony
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Ashburton Caravan Park
"We used to camp at this site on several occassion before it became statics only. I am surprised that the response to a phone query in 2009 was met with ..." More

Ashburton Caravan Park
"Have just phoned this site and they do not take touring caravans or tents anymore only the static caravans are in use. the lady on the phone was quite abrupt ..." More

Dartmoor Lodge
"Good Points: It was spacious and clean Bad Points: Looking a little tired General review: We were well and personally looked after. The food was excellent.

Date visited: 2008-02-03 ..." More

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Ashburton is an ancient town positioned on the edge of Dartmoor in the heart of the Devonshire countryside, home to three and a half thousand people. The delightful church of St Andrew has an impressive tower rising 92’ and is an interesting interlude. The town dates back to Saxon times and played an important role in the Tin Mining Industry. The local Museum has a fascinating collection including North American Indian items…… Buckfast Abbey is a mile away and a tour around this famous Benedictine Monastery will explain the history and life of Benedictine Monks. The fascinating shop has items produced by Monks and Nuns, and a visit to the back of the Book Shop will reveal the Exhibition Centre….Walkers are always tempted to the great outdoors following The Abbots Way marked by stone crosses on the Moor just as the Medieval monks did. Maybe Totnes Motor Museum will please with fine examples of vintage cars, or there is always the enchanting sight of butterflies and Otters from all over the world, set within tropical gardens with sparkling waterfalls at the Butterfly and Otter Sanctuary. Or reverse the hands of time with a ride on the South Devon Steam Railway .

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Red Lion
Rising Sun
Royal Oak Inn
Silent Whistle
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Shops

Edwin Tucker & Sons Ltd
The Ark Wholefoods Shop
Mini-Me
Bitz n Bytez
Lloyds Pharmacy
Cafe Green Ginger
Bishops Tearooms
Katys Kitchen
Smith & Sons Butcher
Rodney Cleave
Ashburton Gifts & Gallery
Best Cellars Ltd
Tidballs
Balland Stores
Art to Art
The Fish Deli

Antiques

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Activities

Vertical Frontiers(Climbing)
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Places to Stay near Ashburton

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Roborough House (0.28 miles)

Roborough House
Roborough House is a listed town house of great character perfectly positioned in the ancient Stannary town of Ashburton at the gateway to Dartmoor.

Roborough House has spacious twin and double bedrooms, all benefiting from en-suite ... More | visit website
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Golden Lion House (0.35 miles)

Golden Lion House

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Four delightful rooms in a superb Georgian property steeped in history and located in the heart of Ashburton. Our lovely large rooms offer the highest quality accommodation for visitors or ... More

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Dartmoor Lodge (1.54 miles)

Dartmoor Lodge

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Now under new private ownership, this friendly and welcoming hotel provides comfortable accommodation on the A38, within easy reach of Dartmoor, halfway between Plymouth and Exeter.

Dartmoor Lodge features 22 en suite ... More

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The Abbey Inn (2.40 miles)

The Abbey Inn

Are you looking for fabulous accommodation in the Dartmoor National Park or an unforgetable dinning experience or even great pub food in Buckfastleigh? Then The Abbey Inn can exceed all your expectations, and provide the ... More | visit website

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Dartbridge Inn (2.56 miles)

Dartbridge Inn

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On the edge of Dartmoor, the inn features open fires, oak beams and a large function room. The menu includes local produce, game and vegetarian meals. Famous for its magnificent floral displays, ... More

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Greencott (2.84 miles)

Greencott
Our usual warm welcome awaits friends old and new at Greencott - a lovely house in the village of Landscove, only two and a half miles from the A38 and Ashburton. Greencott is set in ... More
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Longacre B&B (2.84 miles)

Longacre B&B
Longacre is a beautiful converted Eighteenth Century Barn offering luxurious accommodation in beautiful countryside.
We are surrounded by organic farmland.
Set in the heart of South Devon, also known as the South Hams, just off the A38, ... More | visit website
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Kilbury Manor (2.98 miles)

Kilbury Manor
Kilbury Manor is a charming 17th century, Grade 11 listed Devon longhouse set in a quite rural location just outside Buckfastleigh, South Devon. This AA 4 Star"Highly Commended" B&B offers four very comfortable rooms furnished ... More | visit website
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Sladesdown Farm (3.15 miles)

Sladesdown Farm
Escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life to our small working farm in the beautiful Devon countryside. The property has a traditional romantic feel to it, and is in one of the UK's ... More | visit website
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Ilsington Country House Hotel (3.69 miles)

Ilsington Country House Hotel

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The Ilsington Hotel, Dartmoor, is a charming English country house hotel located within the boundaries of Dartmoor National Park in South Devon. Set amidst 10 acres of landscaped grounds and ... More

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