Bampton, a historic Charter Town, lies in mid Devon close to the Somerset border, and is on the edge of the Exmoor National Park.
For the visitor, Bampton is ideally sited in rural Devon, and is at the centre of an area where there is much to do and explore. The whole of the centre of the town is a conservation area, and there are almost 100 listed buildings and other objects within the parish.
Our little town has a surprising range of local amenities - shops, pubs, restaurants, businesses, and places to stay. It also has quite a history from the Romans to its early Saxon origins, the Norman castle, the wool and pony trade, the 12th century church, the quarrying of the local stone; now it is a thriving centre used by local villagers and visitors.
An updated VIDEO of the walk around town can now be seen here.
Guided Town Tours and walks are now available for family groups and 'bubbles' of 5 people. Info here.
There is now a downloadable Bampton Family Town Trail & Quiz - ideal for family! - info here
VIRUS RELATED LATEST NEWS:
Go to our special page for information on what shops and businesses are offering as places reopen and what home deliveries are available. INFO
There is also info on take-aways here.
Met Office Weather forecast for Tiverton Area - here.
August 4, 2020). If you have any comments
you would like to make, material you would like published, or you would like
to advertise your local business, please contact us by emailing us