Devon Visitor Guide

General information about Devon!  Click on the link to go to that section:

Tourist Information Centres - North Devon
Visitor Centres - North Devon
Tourist Information Centres - Central & East Devon

Tourist Information Centres - South Devon
Exmoor National Park Centres
Dartmoor National Park Centres

Information for Dog Owners

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Tourist Information Centres - North Devon

Tourist information and Visitor Centres all through Devon and Exmoor have fully trained staff who can help with accommodation bookings, either locally or further afield, sort out and book bus and boat trips, exchange currency, tell you about fishing permits and provide you with information on guided walks around the local area. All the centres have a full range of free leaflets on attractions, activities and events, plus maps, books and souvenirs. For all the information you need before you arrive, or during your stay, get in touch with the Tourist Information Centre nearest to you. Contact information is listed below. The North Devon Coast is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, and you can get more information about this exciting area at

BARNSTAPLE The Square, Barnstaple EX32 8LIN
Phone: 01271 375000 Fx: 01271 374037 Email:

BIDEFORD Victoria Park, Bideford EX39 2QQ Phone: 01237 477676 Fx: 01237 421853 Email: bidefordTourist Information

BRAUNTON The Rake House Centre, Caen Street, Braunton EX33 1AA
Phone: 01271 816400 Fx: 01271 816947 Email:

COMBE MARTIN Cross Street, Combe Martin EX34 0DH
Phone: 01271 883319 Email:

GREAT TORRINGTON Castle Hill, South Street, Great Torrington EX38 8AA
Phone: 01805 626140 Fx: 01805 626142 Email:

ILFRACOMBE The Landmark, Sea Front, Ilfracombe EX34 9BX
Phone: 01271 863001 Fx: 01271 862586 Email:

LYNTON The Town Hall, Lee Road, Lynton EX35 613T
Phone: 01598 752225 Fx: 01598 752755 Email:

SOUTH MOLTON 1 East Street, South Molton EX36 3BU
Phone: 01769 574122 Fx: 01769 574718 Email:

WOOLACOMBE The Esplanade, Woolacombe EX34 7DL
Phone: 01271 870553 Fx: 01271 870553 Email:

Visitor Centres - North Devon

PORLOCK Phone: 01643863150 Fx: 01643 863014 Email:

HOLSWORTHY Phone: 01409 254185 Fx: 01409 254185 Email:

Tourist Information Centres - Central & East Devon

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Axminster Tourist Information Centre The Old Courthouse, Church Street, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5AQ
Phone: 01297 34386 Fx: 01297 34386 Email:

Budleigh Salterton Tourist Information Centre Fore Street, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 6NG
Phone: 01395 445275 Fx: 01395 442208 Email:

Crediton Tourist Information Centre Old Town Hall, High Street, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3LF
Phone: 01363 772006

Dawlish Tourist Information Centre The Lawn, Dawlish, Devon, EX7 9PW
Phone:01626215665 Email:

Exeter Tourist Information Centre Dix's Field, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1RQ
Phone: 01392 265700 Fx: 01392 265260 Email:

Exmouth Tourist Information Centre Alexandra Terrace, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 1 NZ
Phone: 01395 222299 Fx: 01395 269911 Email:

Honiton Tourist Information Centre Lace Walk Car Park, Honiton, Devon,EX1 4 1LT
Phone: 01404 43716 Fx: 01404 43716 Email.

Newton Abbot Tourist Information Centre 6 Bridge House, Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ1 2 4QS
Phone: 01626 215667 Email:

Ottery St Mary Tourist Information Centre 10b Broad Street, Ottery St Mary, Devon, EX11 1BZ
Phone: 01404 813964 Fx: 01404 813964 Email:

Seaton Tourist Information Centre The Underfleet, Seaton, Devon, EX12 2TB
Phone: 01297 21660 Fx: 01297 21689 Email:

Sidmouth Tourist Information Centre Swimming Pool Building, Ham Lane, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8XR
Phone: 01395 516441 Fx: 01395 519333 Email:

Teignmouth Tourist Information Centre The Den, Sea Front, Teignmouth, Devon, TQ14 8BE
Phone: 01626 215666 Email:

Tiverton Tourist Information Centre Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, Devon, EX1 6 6LU
Phone: 01884 255827 Email:

Tourist Information Centres - South Devon

Helpful Tourist Information Centre staff are always delighted to help you enjoy this area and will always provide friendly and professional advice. They can assist with finding places to stay, eat and drink; information on local attractions; getting tickets for local events; providing  theatre and local cinema information; telling you about activities and local events; public transport timetables and  information; booking accommodation; car parking permits; selling maps, books and souvenirs; a good range of postcards and stamps; Radar disabled keys; a useful photocopying and fax service; guides and leaflets on the local area..

Dartmouth Tourist Information Centre
Phone: 01803 834224

Dawlish Tourist Information Centre The Lawn, Dawlish, EX7 9PW
Phone: 01626 215665 Email:

Kingsbridge Tourist Information Centre
Phone: 01548 853195

Modbury Tourist Information Centre
Phone: 01548 830159

Newton Abbot Tourist Information Centre 6 Bridge House, Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2QS
Phone: 01626 215667 Email:

Salcombe Tourist Information Centre
Phone: 01548 843927

Tavistock Tourist Information Centre
Phone: 01822 612938

Teignmouth Tourist Information Centre The Den, Sea Front, Teignmouth TQ14 8RE
Phone: 01626 215666 Email:

Totnes Tourist Information Centre
Phone: 01803 863168

The information centres below are managed independently so they may open for limited hours - please give them a ring before you visit.

Ashburton Tourist Information Centre Town Hall, North Street, Ashburton, TQ13 7QQ
Phone: 01364 653426 Email:

Bovey Tracey Tourist Information Centre Lower Car Park, Station Road, Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9AW
Phone: 01626 832047

Buckfastleigh Tourist Information Centre 80 Fore Street, Buckfastleigh TQ11 OBS:
Phone: 01364 644522

Ivybridge Tourist Information Centre
Phone: 01752 897035

Moretonhampstead Tourist Information Centre 11 New Street, Moretonhampstead, TQ13 8BB
Phone: 01647 440043:

Shaldon Tourist Information Centre Shaldon Car Park, Ness Drive, Shaldon, TQ14 OHP Phone: 01626 873723

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Exmoor National Park Centres

Phone: 01598 763466 Kentisbury, Barnstaple, Devon EX31 4NP

COMBE MARTIN  Cross Street, Combe Martin, Devon EX34 ODH
Phone: 01271 883319 Email:

COUNTY GATE  County Gate, Countisbury, Lynton, Devon EX35 6NY
Phone: 01598 741321 Fx: 01598 741177 Email:

DULVERTON  7-9 Fore Street, Dulverton, Somerset TA22 9EX
Phone: 01398 323841 Email:

DUNSTER Dunster Steep, Dunster, Minehead, Somerset TA24 6SE
Phone: 01643 821835 Fx: 01643 821754 Email:

Dartmoor National Park Centres

High Moorland Visitor Centre, Princetown Phone: 01822 890414

Haytor Phone: 01364 661520

Postbridge Phone: 01822 880272

Newbridge Phone: 01364 631303

Information for Dog Owners

Under the Dogs (Fouling of Land) Act 1996, you can be prosecuted for not cleaning up after your dog, a law which applies to all land with unhindered access. There are restrictions on taking dogs on beaches: Ilfracombe, Instow, Lynton & Lynmouth and Porlock: there are no restrictions all year. Combe Martin and Westward Ho!: dogs are not allowed from 1st May - 30th September. Croyde: no dogs at any time. Saunton: restrictions apply. Woolacombe: from Good Friday - 31st October all dogs are prohibited between the Esplanade and the stream. from the left of stream to Mill Rock, dogs are allowed on leads. Putsborough: between 1st April - 31st October dogs are not allowed left of the steps to the shop. Right hand side of the beach is OK If your dog is "well behaved". Since these restrictions may change, check notices on the beach.

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