Things to keep everybody occupied this half term!
26th October 2013
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Half term week is meant to be a relaxed affair, but predominantly ends up being manic and stressful.  Thebestof Barnstaple aims to relieve a little of that pressure by suggesting just a few ideas to keep you going.

This half term holiday includes Halloween, so check out our blog on Halloween events taking place across North Devon.  There are lots of spooky goings on to take advantage of and plenty of fun for one and all.

If peaceful and relaxed is what you are looking for then Lilico's Tapas Lounge & Bar is the place to go.  Whether for a light, but sumptuous lunch or a beautiful evening meal then pop in. Centrally located in Barnstaple and serving authentic, cooked to order food, Lilico's atmosphere will take you to the Mediterrenean, even if it's just for one evening.  For more information call on 01271 308086.

A sure failsafe, whatever the weather, is shopping in Barnstaple's diverse high street, where the Pannier Market can be found six days a week, Butcher's Row serves outstanding local products and as usual all the high street stores.  The small alleys hold a wealth of local arts, crafts and many other treasures.  Go on and treat yourselves!

For those who wish to go a bit further afield then KK Design Originals in South Molton is well worth a visit.  If you are looking to add a touch of inspiration to your home or even join a workshop to hand make some of your own Christmas presents then call and enquire about one of their unique workshops on 01271 308106.

Anybody looking to start a new hobby needs to give Dancing Feet Academy of Dance a call on 01271 308107.  Whatever your experience, if you want a one off lesson or a block of lessons then their experienced instructors can teach you all you need to know.  Based in Braunton, their dance classes will have you staying fit and healthy whilst having the best of fun!

Does your house need a bit of attention before the influx of Christmas guests?  Call DR Cleaning for a thorough upholstery and/or carpet clean.  With competitive prices and a very professional service you can expect to be a very satisfied customer.  For a non-obligation quote call them now on 01271 308049.

Barnstaple Rugby Football Club offers some of the best family friendly entertainment around.  With fantastic facilities and both mini, junior and senior teams playing regularly and training regularly, enjoy some of their outstanding and professional services.  For fixtures or information call on 01271 345627 or visit their page on Thebestof Barnstaple.

And finally to top off the half term week there is a PACKED program of bonfire nights and firework displays starting next week, as ever, we endeavor to highlight a good selection of them in North Devon on our events page. 

We hope that we have given you just a few ideas for this half term holiday.  Its been a blustery start to the week but don't let that get in your way to seeing North Devon at its best in the Autumn.  

Have a safe, happy and enjoyable half term week!


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Laura H

Member since: 17th March 2011

A busy wife and full time mum to two daughters who's family have lived in Barnstaple and the surrounding villages for a long time!

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