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Britannia Lanes offers a comprehensive, professional removals service in Barnstaple for both home and business moves. Contact us today for a quote or for more information.
Britannia Lanes can help with all aspects of your move in Barnstaple whether you are moving locally or further afield, or even overseas. We tailor our removals to suit your needs, and can provide a variety of extra removal services such as packing and storage options if required.
Moving to Barnstaple
If you are moving to Barnstaple, you will be pleased to know it was voted the best place to live in Devon in 2022. Barnstaple is a former river-port, located at the lowest crossing-point of the River Taw, flowing into the Bristol Channel. It is the main town of North Devon and is a thriving market town with an eclectic mix of architectural style, with 19th century being the most predominant.
St Anne’s Chapel, in the central churchyard, is a shining example of an ancient building that has survived the years, with a little makeover in 2012. Barnstaple Castle didn’t fare as well. The wooden castle was built in the 11th century. Sadly the castle decayed over the years and wood was taken from the structure for other buildings. Today, only trees cover motte remains.
Where to live in Barnstaple
The villages on the outskirts of Barnstaple are often deemed more desirable, but homes nearer the town are often much cheaper and provide better access, ideal for commuters. An average price for a terraced property in Barnstaple is around £228K with semi-detached properties selling for £280K and detached properties selling for around £400K. Flats sell for around £155K.
Eating and Drinking in Barnstaple
Barnstaple town centre is the place to go for any occasion. Whether indulging in a working lunch, or a special family dinner, there are a variety of different eateries to suit all palettes. Whether you fancy fresh seafood or want to go international and explore Italy, Mexico, China, Thailand or Indian, there is a restaurant to satisfy your taste buds. For those wanting to make a night of it, there are a variety of pubs and bars in the town.
Barnstaple Transport Links
There are 5 main bus routes stemming from Barnstaple, travelling to Lynton, Georgeham, Bideford, South Molton, Torrington and Combe Martin. However, these routes service other places and, neighbouring villages and towns are easily accessible via bus links.
Barnstaple has a train station and it is the terminus for trains running from Exeter. Trains from Barnstaple to Exeter take 1 hour 10 minutes. From Exeter, travellers can catch adjoining services to Cornwall, London, Bristol, Birmingham and Exmouth. Trains to London Paddington take over 3 hours 40 minutes from Barnstaple.
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