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Welcome to Barnstaple

Barnstaple, the main town of North Devon, claims to be the oldest borough in the United Kingdom. It is a river-port town in North Devon, England, at the lowest crossing point of the River Tawflowing into the Bristol Channel. The town was a prosperous place in the past, at one time a major port particularly for the American trade. It remains a thriving market town with a traditional Pannier Market. 

Barnstaple lies north of Dartmoor and to the west of the beautiful Exmoor National Park, and is close to beaches  around Saunton and Woolacombe.

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