Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre

Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre

Publications and Downloads

These are normally for sale in the Centre or on line - see Shop


History of Bampton booklets

Above: The reprinted range of histoprical booklets by TJ Francis available to buy in the Centre.


Bampton Town Trail

A leisurely walk around Bampton itself will give you a good idea of the history of Bampton, the best way is to follow the 'Bampton Town Trail'.

This is a walk which takes you around the town, and introduces you to historic sites and buildings. Along the way you will also be able to enjoy 'Bampton in Bloom'.

Available in BHVC.

Bampton Town Trail

Bampton FAMILY Town Trail

You can collect an 8-page booklet from the Heritage & Visitor Centre which will allow your family to go around the Town Trail for yourselves - and to complete a quiz at the same time.

Alternatively you can download and print off the booklet for yourself here.


Bampton Family Town Trail

Bampton Bounds

‘Bampton Bounds’ is a new book of 10 walks from 3 to 10 miles in length published by the Bampton Heritage and Visitor Centre. There is an eleventh Challenge Walk for both walkers and runners which takes a route built up from components of the other walks.

The books are available to purchase for £5 from BHVC, Bampton Game, or Bridge House.

We can send by post (Bampton Bounds £5 plus £1.90 P&P with payment by Paypal). Please email

Bampton Bounds

Out of Bounds - NEW!

Out Of Bounds is the sequel to our 'Bampton Bounds' booklet. It goes a little further afield, with 11 walks, all within 10 mile radius of Bampton.

The books are available to purchase for £6 from BHVC. 

We can send by post (Bampton Bounds £6 plus £1.90 P&P with payment by Paypal). Please email

Out of Bounds

Bampton Walks: a leaflet showing two medium-length circular walks starting from the centre of Bampton. Available at the Heritage Centre in the church. £1.70

Bampton Walks booklet


You can download here:

DownloadNews reports from 100 years ago - here

DownloadSneak preview of the new Heritage Centre flyer leaflet for 2021! - here

DownloadAmusing Historical Press Reports 1753-1817 - here

DownloadVisit Mid DevonVisit MidDevon have published a 'Bampton Woods Circular' walks on their website. You can check 1 out here. and 2 here.

DownloadList of FAMILY FRIENDLY ATTRACTIONS in our area - here

DownloadDownload booklet: "Our Buildings" - here

DownloadBuildings Research Guidance document - here

DownloadLatest Annual Report 2022 - here


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