By Peter Christie,Graham Hobbs

Bideford enjoys a superb situation in North Devon. Sited astride the River Torridge its halves are associated through the thirteenth-century bridge with its twenty-four arches all of other sizes. based by means of the Saxons it has had an extended and engaging historical past as a port and marketplace city. From its quays sailed the 1st colonising enterprise to the recent global. Sir Richard Grenville, the 1st local American to be buried in England lies in its churchyard. Used because the position for Charles Kingsley's Victorian bestseller Westward Ho!, it observed its tourism improve tremendously. this day, the slender city centre streets lead right down to a tree-lined quay, which bustles noisily with fishing vessels, shipment and delight boats. have a look at Bideford outdated and new during this attention-grabbing choice of conscientiously chosen photos for you to shock and enjoyment an individual who understands and loves the area.

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