Half Term Blues Shouldn't Set In....Ideas For You To Think About!
23rd May 2014
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Thebestof Barnstaple is nothing if not thorough!  As half term rears it's ugly head again, we are sure you'll find something to suit all budgets and/or something to keep young minds occupied for the next week!

Our list is by no means exhaustive and if you have any ideas we would love to hear from you.  You can leave a comment or e-mail us at: Barnstaple@thebestof.co.uk and we will endevour to share your thoughts with our ever expanding audience.

Just a few of the interesting and exciting things happening in the area are as follows:

Clovelly Celebration of Local Ales and Cider - Saturday 24th May

One for the adults here!  Local ale and cider makers showcase their finest wares.  Live music too!  Contact Clovelly at 01237 431781.

Landkey Duck Race - Sunday 25th May

Meet at Landkey playing fields from 1pm for the Duck Race of the year!  More family entertainment and excitement!

Seaside Safari - Monday 26th May

Join a National Park Ranger to find out ‘who is eating who’ in the rockpools and ‘what is hiding where?’.  Fun for all ages. Meet at Lynmouth Pavillion next to the Cliff Railway, Lynmouth for approx 2hrs.  For more information call on 01598 752509.  Other dates through the Summer are also available.

The Braunton Village Annual Fair 2014 - Monday 26th May

A lively annual event at Braunton Recreation Ground with all sorts of events and new for this year....an auction!  A great family day out between midday and 5pm!

Brayford Duck Race - Monday 26th May

Another family filled day out with the Brayford Duck Race!  Also stalls to visit and a dog show!  Dogs welcome and free entrance.  Ducks in the water at approximately 3.30pm.

Point To Point Racing at Upcott Cross - Monday 26th May

A date for horse lovers and walkers to enjoy the time outdoors! Start Times, Admission Prices & Special Features: Details are available in Go Pointing.

Heddon Valley Fun Day - Thursday 29th May

FREE family fun event with National Trust Rangers....Spend time with us in the Heddon Valley for some nature and wildlife themed activites helping you to get creative and get outdoors.  Starts at 11am.

  • FREE event
  • Great for families
  • Coast, Moorland, Wildlife and Woodland areas.

Point To Point Racing at Bratton Down - Sunday 1st June

Plenty of parking space and has a large paddock. Over 1000 feet above sea level with grand view of Exmoor, but grazed by sheep with resulting hazards for unsuspecting racegoers and falling riders. Start Times, Admission Prices & Special Features: Details are available in Go Pointing.  Starts from 2pm to 6pm.

More events and classes can be found on our events page at:  http://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/barnstaple/events



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Sarah E

Member since: 10th July 2012

I'm Sarah and I live just outside Barnstaple near Umberleigh.
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