Tourist Information in North Devon
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Northam Town Information

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Northam Burrows Photo © Tony Atkin
Northam Burrows - Photo: Tony Atkin

  This historic coastal town dates back to the days of the

Anglo-Saxons and is thought to have been where a marauding Viking named Hubba launched an ill-fated attack on Devon.

He was apparently slain at 'Bloody Corner' at a place marked by ‘Hubba’s Rock’.

Northam Burrows is part of a vast network of sand dunes known as a Biosphere Reserve designated by UNESCO.

The burrows contain hundreds of plant species.