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Barnstaple House Removals


Barnstaple is the main town of North Devon. It is a former river-port, located at the lowest crossing-point of the River Taw, flowing into the Bristol Channel.

The town has 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.

Moving to 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 property in Barnstaple is around £228,500, which equates to a semi-detached family home. Detached properties are understandably more expensive, by about £100,000.

Terraced properties are in abundance, with asking prices in the region of £189,000. Flats sell for around £140,000.

The Britannia Lanes of Devon office is ideally located just 25 minutes from Exmouth in Exeter. We can help with all aspects of moving house, as well as providing a variety of storage requirements to suit your needs.

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.

Some of the most popular restaurants in Barnstaple include Claytons Glasshouse, 62 The Bank, and Fatbelly Fred’s Fish and Seafood Restaurant.

Transport Links Barnstaple

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.