Leave the M5 at junction 27 and take the dual carriageway towards Tiverton on the A361. At the roundabout at the end of the dual carriageway turn left to Tiverton and Witheridge on the A3126, after ¼ mile turn right at the roundabout - signed 'all routes'.

After another ¼ mile go right onto the B3137 signed Witheridge. 200 yards further on DO NOT fork left onto the B3137 - carry straight on along the road signed Rackenford. Ignore all signs to Barnstaple as they will dump you back on the North Devon Link Road!

Go through Rackenford, Ash Mill, Bishop's Nympton and Newtown until you arrive at Bish Mill. At the T-junction fork left to South Molton. In South Molton follow the signs for Barnstaple, then fork left onto the B3227, signed Torrington.


The town of Torrington, viewed from the east

It is worth making a detour to The Bell at Chittlehampton where the food is good, the beer excellent but sadly children welcome. In Umberleigh turn right onto the A377 towards Barnstaple, within ½ mile turn left onto the B3227 to Atherington and Torrington. At Umberleigh you cross the River Taw which flows into the sea at Bideford Bay.

Continue on through Atherington and on to Torrington. Coming into Torrington you might like to pay a visit to Dartington Glass. On arriving in Torrington go straight over both roundabouts taking the road signed Bideford.

Take the A386 out of Torrington, signed Bideford, and at the edge of Torrington turn left onto the B3227 to Langtree and Holsworthy.


The bridge at Taddiport

Follow the road through Taddiport and approximately 1½ miles further on at the bottom of a dip you will come to Watergate Bridge, on the left is a good place to stretch your legs, go for a walk or a bicycle ride on the Tarka Trail.

The road then goes through Langtree, which is a traffic calming nightmare and on to Stibb Cross. As you approach Stibb Cross, at the Union Inn, do not turn right onto the A388 signed Bideford, but 100yards further on turn right onto the road signed Woolsery and Clovelly. Follow this road about 5 miles until you have to give way at a crossroads. Turn left and follow the road into Bradworthy.

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