Hembury Gate Farm

Welcome Pack

Local Services

Black Torrington GP Surgery 01409 231628

A&E, North Devon District Hospital, Raleigh Park, Branstaple. EX31 4JB

Penbodes Vets, Holsworthy 01409 253822

North Park Vets, Hatherleigh 01837 810455

Small local shops can be found in Sheepwash and Shebbear, the Sheepwash community store is the closest and includes a limited hours post office where you can get cash. South View Stores in Shebbear is open longer hours and has a wider stock.

There is a Co-op in Hatherleigh (with cash machine), and further afield, a Lidl in Torrington, Waitrose in Holsworthy and Okehampton, and all the usual supermarkets in Bideford and Barnstable

There are chemists in Holsworthy and Torrington

Farmers Markets are held in Bideford and Bude (and further afield) ‐ check online for dates

There is a wonderful swimming pool between Highampton & Holsworthy called Ruby Oak Park. Although mainly for lessons, there are some public swimming times. During the holidays there are kids fun swims. Swim times can be found on facebook under 'Aqua Stars Academy of Swimming' or alternatively ring 01409 221580.

There are cinemas in Barnstaple and Okehampton

Fishing on the River Torridge can be arranged at the local pub in Sheepwash (The Half Moon), and is also available at Highampton Lakes 01409 221922

Horse Riding is on offer at Easter Hall Park in nearby Petrockstow 01837 810350 or LA Stables near Bideford 07773 704632

Bicycles can be hired from Torrington Bike Hire, located near the Puffing Billy in Torrington, and gives you great access to miles of the Tarka Trail and has bikes for all the family 01805 622633