Probably best known for the annual spectacular event known as the Sticklepath Fire Show, this lovely small village is also home to the National Trust’s Finch Foundry.
A fascinating history to this village, as it used to be the main road to the west, and travellers once included the preacher John Wesley. Take a minute to visit the Quaker burial ground and the tea room behind the foundry.
This is a wonderful place to start and finish a walk through beautiful Skaigh Woods, alongside the Taw River and up onto the open moor should you be feeling energetic!
Two pubs, two tea rooms and a shop help to keep Sticklepath a thriving and lively village.
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Whiddon Down, Okehampton
The Post Inn, a traditional 16th century village inn and pub is situated just off the A30 at Whiddon Down, Devon, 20 miles from Exeter and 7 miles from Okehampton.
On 26th July 2010 the community shop, orchestrated by volunteers, opened to the public. Take a look at what we sell ...
Services adjacent to A30 with waitress service. All Day Breakfast. Sunday lunches. Vegetarian menu.
24 hour convenience store for petrol; newspapers; groceries; ATM paypoint; take away; hot drinks and snacks.
Whiddon Down, Chagford
Chagstock Music Festival is intended to be family friendly although not exclusively, and suitable for young and not so young alike.
The Oxenham Arms Hotel is a truly magnificent Grade II* Listed, 12th Century Luxury Coaching Inn and Hotel, formerly a Monastery nestling right on the edge of Dartmoor in the Dartmoor National Park.
This unique garden was established by Roger and Ann Bowden in the 1990s on several acres of land adjacent to our Sticklepath nursery. After collecting hostas for many years they were awarded a National Collection of Modern Hybrid Hostas.
Last remaining working 19th-century water-powered forge in England. Demonstrations of the machinery every hour.