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At OTS we can offer a transport service from Barnstaple to any UK Airport. We have a wide range of vehicles to suit you and accomodate a variety of transfers, our helpful sales team can help organise your journey. By using the drop down menus and entering the journey requirements you can generate an instant online quote, simply by clicking on the price you can proceed to pay. A 'meet and greet' service can be arranged with your booking if you would like to be met in arrivals or you can use the driver number we will email along with your picking up instructions. Either way we aim to provide you with a comfortable and direct transfer to your desination.

Overview of Barnstaple

Barnstaple is a town in North Devon and only 84 miles from Bristol airport. This journey should take about 1 hour 45 minutes by taxi in normal traffic conditions. From Bristol airport a direct route into Barnstaple would be the A38 via Taunton and then the A361. Barnstaple is only 50 miles from Taunton, 57 miles from Plymouth and 50 miles from Newton Abbot.

As one of the beautiful towns in Devon, Barnstaple has a population of 30765 residents according to the 2001 Census. It is situated between Dartmoor and Exmoor both National Parks within North Devon. The town has many places to visit for tourists and visitors who have a choice of visiting beautiful neighbouring towns and the coast which is very nearby.

From Barnstaple there are many other places to visit such as the harbours of Ilfracombe, Clovelly and Lynmouth. Exmoor with stunning wild moorlands has red deer and wild ponies, there are guided walks and Exmoor safaris to help explore the landscape and nature. The wilderness of Dartmoor is another place to sightsee with beautiful and picturesque thatched houses and woodlands, and a history dating back to prehistoric times. For a day at the beach Woolacombe has awards for its cleanliness and popularity as a family holiday resort, with a range of outdoor activities to do such a surfing, Kayaking, boat trips and horse riding. The closest beach to the town itself is called Saunton Sands ideal for a day out with walking trails and sporting activities.

There are many places to shop in Barnstaple, the Pannier Market in the High Street that dates back to Saxon times and is open and selling food, general goods, crafts, antiques and books almost everyday of the week. There are also larger national stores to browse in and restaurants and nightclubs for the evening entertainment. Festival and theatrical activities began in the town during the 15th century where a broad range of traders would go to the busy trading port. Barnstaples first theatre was built in 1760 and today is the Queens Theatre with a range of many interesting plays and performances. There is also The Landmark theatre in Ilfracombe not far from the Seafront which is also an excellent place for a night of entertainment.

North Devon College is based in Barnstaple and is a tertiary college, the Universities within close proximity of the town would be Exeter university and Plymouth university both popular choices to students all over the country with various undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Useful Addresses

Dartmoor Tourist Association

Central Dartmoor, High Moorland Business Centre, Princetown, Dartmoor, PL20 6QF.

Tel: 01822 890567

Combe Martin National Park Centre

Seacot, Cross Street, Combe Martin, Devon.

Tel: 01271 883319

Ilfracombe Harbour

The Pier, The Quay, Ilfracombe, EX34 9EQ.

Tel: 01271 862108

Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks

Woolacombe, EX34.

Tel: 01271 870 343

Braunton Tourist Information Centre

The Bakehouse Centre, Caen Street, Braunton.

Tel: 01271816400

Barnstaple Pannier Market

Butchers Row, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31

Tel: 01271 379 084

Queens Theatre

Boutport Street, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31

Tel: 01458 442846

The Landmark Theatre

The promenade, Ilfracombe, EX34 9BZ.

Tel: 01271 324242

Hotels in the surrounding area

Saunton Sands Hotel

Braunton, Devon, EX33 1LQ.

Tel: 01271 890 212

Barnstaple Premier Inn

Eastern Avenue, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, EX32 8RY.

Tel: 08701 977 025

Cedars Inn

Crosslands, Barnstaple, EX31 2HP.

Tel: 01271 371784

Oaktree Cottage

54 W. Yelland, Instow, Barnstaple, EX31 3HF.

Tel: 01271 861598

The Spinney Country Guest House

Shirwell, Barnstaple, EX31 4JR.

Tel: 01271 850282

Hewish Barton

Muddiford, Barnstaple, EX31 4HH.

Tel: 01271 850245

Barnstaple Travelodge

Roundswell Services, A39 North Devon Link Road, Barnstaple, EX31 3RY.

Tel: 0871 984 6345

The Imperial Hotel

Taw Vale Parade, Barnstaple, EX32 8NB.

Tel: 01271 345 861

Yeo Dale Hotel

124 Pilton Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1PG.

Tel: 01271 342954

Barnstaple Hotel

Braunton Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1LE.

Tel: 01271 376 221

Boutport Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1HG.

Tel: 0118 971 4700

Rising Sun Inn Barnstaple

Umberleigh, Barnstaple, Devon, EX37 9DU.

Tel: 017695 60447