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County - Devon | Map
Tel code: 01392 | code search
Postcode: EX6 | code search
Population: 1200
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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

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Kenton is a small picturesque village nestling in the valley of the River Kenn in South Devon, only a few miles from Exeter. Attracting walkers and cyclists with it’s beauty and wildlife, add the pretty thatched cottages and Medieval Manor House makes a recipe for success. A tour around Powderham Castle rewinds the hands of time with scintillating Medieval architecture, set within stunning grounds and Deer Park on the banks of the River. The magnificent rooms and fine furniture tells an interesting story. Or perhaps the 15th Century Church of All Saints with it’s six bells is more for you. Nearby is the curious A La Ronde, built in the 18th Century, the 16 sided house has an intriguing collection gathered by two cousins during their Grand Tour, or how about a tour of your own around an enchanting Vineyard set in the foothills of Haldon Hills, Kenton Vineyard unravels the mystery of grape to bottle and offers a chance to sample a glass or two…..for lovers of history there is always the opportunity to see 19th Century Killerton Clyston Mill set over three floors, and Exeter Cathedral which conjures thoughts of centuries past, or for toe curling thrills Crealy Adventure Park just may be the answer……

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Chi (0.14 miles)

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Mill Farm (0.72 miles)

Mill Farm
Mill Farm - found on the Powderham estate between Exeter and Dawlish. We have five delightful en suite bedrooms all with television and tea and coffee making facilities. Breakfast cooked on an Aga. Very easy ... More | visit website
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Cofton Country Holidays (2.10 miles)

Cofton Country Holidays

A Glorious Corner of Devon

A family-run four star holiday park in a Glorious Corner of Devon. Nestled in a secluded valley, this award-winning park lies in rolling hills, open parkland and mature woodland. Brimming with ... More | visit website

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Lower Thornton Farm (2.31 miles)

Lower Thornton Farm
Family run mixed farm with panoramic views, close to Exeter, Dartmoor, forest walks, racecourse and beach, with an excellent pub 1 mile away for evening meals. Warm and spacious with guest lounge with colour ... More | visit website
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Shippon Bed and Breakfast (2.51 miles)

Shippon Bed and Breakfast
A Shippon was originally a farm building used to house livestock. Our Shippon was converted in about 1980 to a family home and still has a smaller barn in the grounds which we intend to ... More | visit website
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Galley 'Fish & Seafood' Restaurant with Rooms (2.77 miles)

Galley

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Our luxury accommodation weaves a different kind of magic in Topsham, Devon - Discover the Secret with our nautical cabins, offering suite, double or twin rooms. With panoramic river views ... More

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The Globe (2.80 miles)

The Globe
A sixteenth century Coaching Inn set in the beautiful estuary town of Topsham - 4 miles from Exeter City centre. At the Globe we offer our customers a traditional English Inn with character and atmosphere ... More | visit website
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Ash Hotel (2.83 miles)

Ash Hotel
Ash Hotel is on the sea front, overlooking Exmouth beach, close to the marina and is only 5 minutes walk from Exmouth town centre & train/bus station. All rooms are beautifully decorated, spotlessly clean and comfortable. Choice ... More | visit website
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Cavendish (3.00 miles)

Cavendish

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This delightful hotel is wonderfully situated on the level seafront next to Exmouth's fine golden sands, a few minutes' walk from the shops. All 76 rooms have central heating, bath ... More

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Exmouth B&B (3.00 miles)

Exmouth B&B

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Elegantly restored Edwardian house, situated a few minutes level walk from town and beach. Superbly appointed double bedrooms with all the comforts you could wish for. 4 ... More

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