December 23, 2017

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By Peter Christie,Graham Hobbs

Bideford enjoys a mind-blowing position in North Devon. Sited astride the River Torridge its halves are associated through the thirteenth-century bridge with its twenty-four arches all of alternative sizes. based through the Saxons it has had a protracted and engaging heritage 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 strengthen significantly. this day, the slender city centre streets lead right down to a tree-lined quay, which bustles noisily with fishing vessels, shipment and enjoyment boats. seriously look into Bideford previous and new during this attention-grabbing choice of rigorously chosen images as a way to shock and pleasure an individual who is familiar with and loves the area.

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