Tourist Information in North Devon
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Instow Town Information

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A favourite haunt of artists desperate to capture the magic of north Devon - not to mention enthusiasts of water sports - this small seaside resort lies on the estuary of the River Torridge.

It boasts a 17th century quay.

Visitors can travel to nearby Appledore via a local ferry.

Tapley Hall Photo © Ros Hallett
Tapeley Park - Photo: Ros Hallett

Instow Photo © Tim Leete
Instow - Photo: Tim Leete

  Local attractions include Tapeley Park – once owned by John Christie, founder of the Glyndebourne Opera – which contains fine porcelain, glass and William Morris furniture.

Its gardens include an ice house and a shell house.