Tiverton is a town full of charm with a treasure trove of history and heritage just waiting to be explored.
Tiverton’s central location makes it an ideal base for exploring Devon and the place to escape to if for a rural holiday. Surrounded by countryside walks, wildlife and traditional thatched villages like Bickleigh and Thorverton dotted along the picturesque Exe Valley.
Stroll along the Grand Western Canal, a popular beauty spot perfect for walking or cycling stretching for 11 miles. Quench your thirst en route in the attractive villages of Halberton and Sampford Peverell. There’s lots of wildlife to spot or take a leisurely trip on one of the country’s last horse-drawn barges.
Visit Tiverton Castle, a royal fortress, or the 11th century moated Bickleigh Castle. Discover the town’s historical buildings following a heritage trail. National Trust’s Knightshayes Court, a fine example of Gothic Revival, overlooks the town. Glimpse
further into the region’s past by heading to the award-winning Museum of Mid-Devon Life, full of quirky exhibits.
Spend an afternoon exploring interesting independent shops and the historic Pannier Market where you can pick up unique gifts. Then head to Bickleigh Mill, a haven for shoppers.