South Molton still flourishes as a market town with a population of 5000. Its pretty square is surrounded by small local shops, tea rooms and restaurants. The main market day is Thursdays with an extra pannier market on Saturdays. Here you will find a wide choice of stalls, from local produce to antiques and handmade crafts.
There are many buildings of interest in South Molton, and an insight into its history can be found in the Heritage Trail; which guides you around this pretty town. If you wish to discover more about South Molton, you can also visit the South Molton Museum, which is open throughout the summer months and beyond.
South Molton is also home to Britain’s biggest honey farm; Quince Honey Farm, located just a few minutes walk from Ashley House.
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