The tiny hamlet of Hollacombe is a small parish, near the sources of the river Claw, 2½ miles situated 2.5 miles to the west of Holsworthy, with its many amenities including local produce markets.
The hamlet is reached via pretty Devon country lanes and in the centre is nestled the ancient 13 century St Petroc’s Church, with its aisleless interior and unusual saddleback west tower.
A few farms and a clutch of houses make up the rest of this gentle rural community
Holsworthy is an ancient market town set in the rolling green hills of North Devon. It boasts one of the largest livestock markets in the South West. The town square, surrounded by shops, is the hub of rural life in the town with a weekly pannier market where local growers sell their fresh produce.
In recent years the town has seen expansion and amenities now include Waitrose, Mole Valley Farmers, M&S BP, leisure centre, golf course, schools, college and a hospital.
The nearest beaches are in Bude, a town with numerous cafes and restaurants with laid-back charm over the border in Cornwall. With its canal, varied beaches, unique sea pool and golf course along with a busy town centre, its an ever popular tourist destination.
Cornwall’s ancient capital surrounded by beautiful countryside and steeped in history.
It serves the local agricultural community with traditional and independent shops.
Regular markets give a window into today’s rural life in Cornwall.
An old market town known as one of the walking centres of Devon being the gateway to Dartmoor National park.
It’s picturesque ancient castle dates back to the Domesday book and sits elevated above beautiful woodland walks around the West Okement River.
Exeter is a vibrant city with an abundance of arts and music events throughout the year. The city centre provides an array of fashion stores and eateries and out of town you will find main car dealerships and furniture stores. The city of Exeter has excellent transport links, with its own international airport and a direct rail service straight to London Paddington, which takes a little over two hours.