Picturesque and unspoiled, this picturesque town lies near the rugged coast at the western edge of north Devon.
It grew around a 12th century abbey.
The surrounding area has wooded valleys and tall cliffs.
Nearby Stoke has the parish church of St. Nectan with a majestic 128ft tower and has been dubbed the 'cathedral of North Devon'.
Spectacular Hartland Point is a long walk away.
Hartland Abbey is a magnificent Georgian house built on the site of a 12th century monastery.
Its beautiful grounds offer walks down to the sea.
Docton Mill has been carefully restored and has an electrically operated waterwheel and a beautiful garden.