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Best things to do in Bideford

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Theme Park
“This one time real sheep farm has diversified into a popular family attraction.”
34local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“Outlet stores include M & S, Nike, etc. Also an Asda supermarket and petrol station. ”
25local recommendations
Art Gallery
“Exhibitions around the year from local artists. Children's activities during summer weeks.”
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Grocery or Supermarket
“Small independent market shops, from a pottery through to holistic products - at the white room. Interesting to walk around this area. ”
7local recommendations
Park
“Lots of fun for children including an outdoor pool, suitable for young children. Close by to Burton Arts Centre and Cafe du Parc, superb French café. Combine a day out to please everyone.”
8local recommendations
Grocery or Supermarket
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Point of Interest
“A walker's and cyclist's delight. Up to 180 miles to explore taking you through varied and very special places. Access to the Trail is close by.”
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Bar
“Situated in the tranquil village of Abbotsham ,As its name suggests, the 15th Century stone building nestles under a thatched roof and was originally 3 stone cottages before being converted into a Public House. The interior of this ancient in is equally charming and full of character. Gleaming brassware adorn the walls and exposed beams, further complimenting the atmosphere. ”
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Food
“We always make a beeline for this lovely cafe. Great food and a very friendly welcome. It is at the top of Bideford High Street, near to Bideford market.”
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Park
“This adventure centre in Bideford offers the most comprehensive range of outdoor activities in North Devon. Here you can experience coasteering, mountain boarding, mountain biking, high ropes, climbing walls, kayaking, water zorbing, surfing, laser tag and assault courses.”
3local recommendations
Art Gallery
“This art gallery sits within Victoria Park. It has a French cafe, where you can sit outside for breakfast or lunch. ”
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Bus Station
“Great fun for kids! Lots to see and do, lots of baby animals, rides and beer tasting for the adults!”
3local recommendations
Restaurant
“Great reasonably priced pizzeria with fabulous wood fired oven & lovely side salads. They have the option of Vegan cheese if you call ahead - a rare treat for vegans!”
2local recommendations
Store
“Hire your bikes from Bideford Bicycle Hire just across the bridge then spend your day cycling the Tarka Trail.”
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Restaurant
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“Only 5 minutes away, in old town. Open sundays, always busy. Does a fantastic lunch deal . ”
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Park
“The Atlantis Adventure Park features a Pirate Ship Adventure Playground, jumping pillow and 9 hole crazy golf course, plus Devon's largest hedge maze! Other features include Wreckers Cove gold panning game, a small selection of rides for young kids and a water wars splash game. Inside they also offer the Kids' Cove indoor adventure play facility.”
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