Bampton in Devon

Bampton Links

This page contains many links to other sites which may be useful for those living in Bampton, or those visiting us. If you have suggestions for other links, please let us know. This site as a whole contains well over five hundred links to others!

Bampton Blogspot - by local photographer Steve

Bampton School - their new web-site

Exmoor National Park - official site

Exmoor Producers Association

Exmoor Pony Society

Exmoor Camera Club

Visit Exmoor - a gateway to Exmoor on the internet

Devonshire's Heartland - Mid-Devon District Council Tourism

Devon Museums - includes our Heritage & Visitor Centre and acees to our online shop

ELECTRIC CHARGING POINTS - Serarch national map

Dulverton - this village is just 5 miles from Bampton and a gateway to the national park

Treasure Trails - Devon - A fun and healthy outdoor activity for all ages.
Treasure Trails - Somerset

What's On Exmoor

The Devon Holiday Directory - over a 1000 links to web sites full of information for visitors to Devon - attractions, towns and villages, museums and gardens, pubs, restaurants and accommodation.

30 Facts about Flooding - for those buying properties at risk

A Window to the West of England - West Country Links

Devon Library and Information Services

Devon Museums Group

Devon Adult and Community Learning - A variety of courses on offer to adults throughout Devon - e.g. English, maths, computing, arts & crafts, etc.

Public Rights of Way - an interactive map of Devon - you can select area and parish. Click on a path to get the latest status.

Southwest - Family Attractions

Heart of Devon - Visitor Guide

Exmoor Sports and Leisure

Exmoor Walking Festival - a very popular event which takes place annually in the Autumn and Spring. See also

Exmoor Coast & Country

Campsites in Devon

Devon Wildlife Trust

Lynton & Lynmouth Scene

Tiverton Town Football Club

Tiverton Town

BBC Devon Online

South West Water

Environment Agency - Floods

Green Homes Grant Scheme

Geology Tours in the Southwest

100 Things to do in England! An Australian's suggestions as to what to see when visiting. A few are here in the South West.

Wiveliscombe - have a look at Wivvy's website here.

Huish Champflower - not just a lovely village name - see their new web-site here.

Ramblers Association

UK Heritage Trail website

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds - much useful information.

Yearlstone Vinyard - just a few miles from Bampton.

Stairway-to-Devon - a family friendly directory for clubs and businesses in Devon

KALASH - American Tribal Style Belly Dance - in Bampton!

Devon Family History Society

Find My Past - Over 20 million parish records

Ancestry - Start your family tree for free

Caravan Sitefinder - Caravan Sites in Devon - does what it says on the tin

Do I need planning permission? - from Property Workshop company

Introduction to Home Energy Efficiency - Overview and practical tips for improving home energy efficiency

Home Carbon Footprint Calculator - Identify energy effriciency improvements in your home.

Folk Music Festivals and Sessions in West Country - in Devon Cornwall, Dorset, and Somerset

Claire Jane Gifts - Hand Crafted Designer Gifts - based in Bampton

Tiverton Comunity Arts Theatre - As well as promoting events and performances within Tiverton and Mid Devon we will also be featuring a varied programme of events at the newly adopted TCAT Theatre situated on the Tiverton High School campus

Devon Community Directory - access to thousands of services and community groups across Devon.

The Big Sheep - a family all-weather attraction near Bideford.

Introduction to Wild Camping - eco-friendly camping

Plan a green camping trip - plan an eco-friendly outing

Devon Communities Together

It is Devon's communities that make the county so special. We work with these communities, helping them to shape their futures, develop and thrive. We are a champion for the people and places of Devon. Help us to help you to help yourselves!

Explore Exmoor

A new web-site from the exmoor National Park Authority. Explore the moor without using a motor car - sustainable tourism on the moor.

Everything Exmoor

Everything Exmoor - Exmoor Encylopedia, Exmoor Events Calendar, Businesses, Photographs, and much more.

Organic Devon

Organic Devon - news of all things organic around the county

Exmoor Adventures

Exmoor Adventures provides a range of outdoor activities including Coasteering, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Abseiling, Canoeing, Raft Building, Archery, Hill Walking, Orienteering and Team Building activities across North Devon and Somerset.

Lynton & Barnstaple Railway

Lynton & Barnstaple Railway. The last narrow-gauge railway adventure. Baed at Woody Bay Station, 1000 feet up on wild Exmoor.

Exmoor News

Exmoor News - Dulverton and Southern Exmoor news.

Exmoor Unplugged

Exmoor Unplugged - Electric bike hire in Exmoor and the Quantocks. Bikes can be hired just 2 miles from Bampton at Brushford

SouthWest Cycle Adventure

With 350 miles of bridleways and cycle-legal tracks, why not explore Exmoor National Park by bike? Its 267sq miles (692 sq km) offers a wide variety of landscapes from moor-covered hills, deep tree-lined valleys (combes), fast running rivers and high cliffs falling to stony beaches. So you won't get bored of the view!

National Trails

National Trails- the SW Coastal Path

@UK Database of places in the UK

UK travel search engine and directory


A guide to over 5000 UK and Ireland holiday parks and campsites.

BBC Devon - where I live

BBC Devon - Devon towns and villages - including Bampton

South West in Bloom link

South West in Bloom

Old Mineral Line - West Somerset

West Somerset Mineral Railway - the old railway to take iron ore from the Brendon Hills to Watchet harbour

Devon Cool Campers

Rent a VW Camervan and tour the South West!

Based in Bampton.

Exmoor Touring Caravan Hire

Exmoor Touring Caravan Hire

Located at Wheddon Cross, near Minehead

Active Exmoor

Active Exmoor - news of activities in the Exmoor area


10Radio - based in nearby Wiveliscombe and broadcasting in the Vale of Taunton Deane

Dulverton Players

Dulverton Players- Official site for the Dulverton Players in Exmoor

Dulverton Films

Dulverton Films - Twice monthly in Dulverton Town Hall

Two Moors Festival

The Two Moors Festival - a Dartmoor to Exmoor music festival (October)

Exmoor Riding Holidays

Exmoor Riding Holidays


Campaign to Protect Rural England

Met Office Weather Forecast - Devon and Cornwall

The weather in the Bampton area from the Meteorological Office.

Mid Devon District Council

Mid Devon District Council

Devon County Council website

Devon County Council

Devon Fire & Resue Services

Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service

Devon & Cornwall Constabulary

Devon & Cornwall Police

Devon Air Ambulance

Devon Air Ambulance - many businesses and organisations in the Bampton area collect donations for this much appreciated charity.

Devon Recycling

Recycle Devon

Natural England

Natural England - conservation and biodiversity

English Nature

English Nature - Maps, wildlife information, SSSIs, geological information, etc.

South West Lakes Trust

South West Lakes Trust

See live web-cam from Wimbleball lake - here

Mid Devon Natuiral History Society

Mid Devon Natural History Society

Ancient Yew Group

The Ancient Yew Group's new web-site. Includes Bampton yew trees.

Smallholders Online Devon

Smallholders Online Devon (SOD, for short) is a web-site run to help local smallholders - even if you have only a small bit of land and a few animals, you are part of the great agricultural industry. Get help here!

Victim Support - Devon

Victim Support Devon - helping people cope with crime.
Helpline for the victims of crime: 0845-3030900

Troyte Ringing Centre

Troyte Ringing Centre - an exciting new bell-ringing venture based in Bampton and Huntsham

Adam Edwards - Sculptor

Adam Edwards - Bampton sculptor

Tivvy People

Tiverton People - a new community web-site

British Towns and Villages Network

British Towns and Villages Network

Exeter International Airport

Exeter International Airport

Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport

South West regional development Agency

South West of England Regional Development Agency

Countryside Alliance

Countryside Alliance

Devon Records Office

Historical records from the Devon Record Office

Friends of Devon's Archives

Friends of Devon's Archives


GENUKI - UK and Ireland Genealogy site

This is the West Country

This is the West Country - News


Encyclopedia Britannica


iDevon - The Devon business directory

Crown Estate Dunster

Dunster Estate - Attractions for visitors including spectacular views, fascinating wildlife, a wide range of local foods, walking, cycling and horse riding trails, and a cultural heritage spanning over 5,000 years.

Sell your house privately for £89 with The Little House Company

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Local baby talk

Local Baby Talk - information for parents

Devon geological sites

The educational access register of geological sites in Devon

National Trails

National Trails - including the South West Coastal Path

South West Coast Path

The 630 miles of coastal path available for walkers from Minehead to Poole

Walking on N.Devon and Exmoor

North Devon and Exmoor Walking Festival


Renewable Energy for Devon

Planning Portal

The Planning Portal - a government web-site for one-stop information on UK planning issues.

Link to Car Share Devon

Car Share Devon - share costs and reduce congestion. This web-site helps drivers and non-drivers to link up using similar routes regularly.

Devon Accommodation

Devon Accommodation Directory

Tiverton Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce, Tiverton

Tiverton Pannier Market

Tiverton Pannier Market

Devon Car Boot Sales

Devon Car Boot Sales - where and when

Norman Lokyer Observatory

The Norman Lockyer Observatory in Sidmouth, Devon is a historic working optical observatory and an educational centre for science, especially astronomy, meteorology, amateur radio and sciences of the coast and countryside.

Carnarvon Arms Store

Carnarvon Arms Store - Brushford

Dulverton Folk Festival

Dulvetrton Folk Festival - at the end of May, started five years ago. Now a very popular event with music, dancing, and entertainment.

Devon Diary

The Devon Diary - what where when

West Country Now!

South-West Tourism - up to date information on what's happening in the West Country.

Bluechip Holidays

Blue Chip Holidays has the largest portfolio of 4 & 5 star self catering holiday accommodation in Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Somerset and the Isle of Wight.

Life Coach Directory

Life Coach Directory - The purpose of the site is ultimately to provide the UK with a huge life coach support network, enabling individuals to find a life coach close to them and appropriate for their needs.

See also the Historical Links page, and also Library Links.

For recycling links, see the Recycling page.


Bampton Heritage & Visitor Centre

Walkers are welcome

Tourist Information