Barnstaple, the capital of North Devon, is the area’s main shopping destination with many well-known stores as well as smaller independent outlets. The town’s Pannier Market sells all sorts of local produce, crafts and antiques, and there is a wide selection of cafes, restaurants and pubs. Barnstaple also has a theatre – the Queen’s Theatre – and a multi-screen cinema. Guided tours of the town can be taken during the day and evening - and for those who seek an active holiday, the town’s Tarka Tennis Centre boasts state of the art facilities, with six indoor courts and six outdoor floodlit courts. The website to the right provides further information about the town and local area.