Aside from the several outdoor activities, Beaford also promotes artistic and cultural events in the village. Check for exhibitions, performances, or workshops that may be taking place during your visit.


Beaford is a small hamlet located in the Taw Valley in North Devon, England

Located near South Molton, Beaford is surrounded by stunning scenery and has a long and rich history

Originally an Iron Age settlement, Beaford was first recorded in 1242 and by the 15th century it was the second most populous parish in Devon after Exeter

The area boasts a number of historic sites including several prehistoric monuments, a 13th-century church, five working watermills, numerous archaeological sites along the River Taw, and four working tin mines that were worked until the 1920s

Today, visitors to Beaford can still marvel at its beautiful countryside views while also enjoying a wide range of outdoor activities such as fishing, cycling, horse riding, golfing, and birdwatching

The local area also has several places of historical interest including museums and art galleries to explore

Beaford is the perfect place for visitors looking to get away from it all and explore a unique corner of rural England


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Opening Hours:
Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Address: South Molton EX36 3LH, UK

Pam Duckett avatarPam Duckett
4 years ago
Now using Brown Paper Tickets online booking system. Cumbersome and costly with a £1.07 booking fee for an £8.00 ticket (12 percent)!!!!
Richard Jennings avatarRichard Jennings
5 years ago
Fantastic service, as always
Robert Pearce avatarRobert Pearce
5 years ago
Closed for last 4 year's
Zoë Buffery avatarZoë Buffery
a year ago
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