Furzeleigh Mill is situated close to the ancient stannery towns of Ashburton and Buckfastleigh and the medieval town of Totnes, midway between the city of Exeter with its magnificent Cathedral and the modern city of Plymouth with the Hoe and its historic maritime associations. It is within the Dartmoor National Park with unrivalled scenery , a paradise for those who wish to ride, walk, fish or admire the many picturesque beauty spots ... Dartmeet, Widecombe in the Moor, Becky Falls, Fingle Bridge, Hexworthy, Haytor Rocks, Lustleigh Cleave, Postbridge and many others.
Easy walking distance to the popular Buckfast Abbey, a living Benedictine Monastery on the banks of the river dart, with a magnificent Abbey Church with tranquil gardens and three unusual shops with produce from Buckfast and other European Abbeys, famous for honey and Buckfast tonic wine, open daily, free admission, also the Otter Sanctuary, the Butterfly Farm and the South Devon Railway which runs from Buckfastleigh to Totnes with links to River Trips from to Dartmouth.
Other places of interest for which Furzeleigh is perfectly placed include the South Hams, an area of immense natural beauty with its dramatic coastline, whitewashed cottages, lovely sandy coves and beaches, together with historic towns such as Kingsbridge, Modbury and Totnes with its medieval pagentry, the yachting havens of Salcolmbe and Dartmouth and the fishing harbour of Brixham. All this and an abundance of wild life provide endless inspiration for artists and daydreamers.
Torquay and Paignton with their complete range of resort activities, many National Trust Properties and gardens, and the Eden Project are all within easy reach. The South Hams enjoys the mildest climate in mainland Britain making a holiday or short break an attractive option whatever the time of the year.
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