Monday, 19th March 2018

Tamar Triple 2018

Bank Holiday Weekend 26th - 28th May 2018


The area of North Devon around Bideford and Barnstaple is often referred to as 'Tarka Country'.

Braunton Burrows and the area around it make up the North Devon UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and you can read more about what makes it such a special area with its flora and fauna via this link

Provisional details

Feel free to download the provisional details:

Tamar Triple 2018 provisional details


Contact details can be found on the provisional details download.

Tamar Triple 2018

Devon & Cornwall Orienteering Clubs invite you to 3 ranking events at Exeter University and on the magnificent sand dunes of Braunton Burrows.


Saturday 26th May - Urban event (Level C) - Exeter University. A round of UKUL and SEOUL

Sunday 27th May - Braunton Burrows Long distance UKOL Level B event.

Monday 28th May - Braunton Burrows Middle distance UKOL Level B event.

This event will include the SW Middle Distance Championships.

And when you're not orienteering

There is a lot to do in this part of North Devon, with many attractions only a short distance away from Braunton.

Great walks and views around the SW coastal path in places like Baggy Point, Morthoe and Bull Point.

Excellent beaches at Croyde, Saunton, Woolacombe and Westward Ho!

Cycling on the Tarka Trail from Braunton around the Taw & Torridge estuary. Cycle hire is available and there are plenty of stop off points for refreshments along the way.

Near Barnstaple there is Arlington Court with the National Trust Carriage museum, gardens at Marwood Hill, and Broomhill Sculpture Park.

At Lynton and Lynmouth there is a funicular cliff railway and nearby there is also the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Company offering steam railway rides.

Or you can simply explore the streets and shops of north Devon towns of Barnstaple, Braunton, Ilfracombe, Combe Martin,Lynton and Lynmouth.

You can find out more about places to visit on the Explore Devon website

or to stay at the StayNorth Devon website.