Acre Close

Postcode: EX39 5EB

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Road Name:Acre Close
Road Type:residential

Acre Close is a street governed by Parkham Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Kenwith Ward in the administration area of Torridge District Council within Devon County Council located in the South West Euro Region of the UK.

Acre Close is located 185.32 miles West from the centre of London, 12.52 miles South West from the centre of Barnstaple, 38.18 miles North West from the centre of Exeter and 42.87 miles North from the centre of Plymouth.


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Acre Road


Postcodes for Acre Close

EX39 5EB
nearest tide point and watercourse

Tides and Rivers

Acre Close is approximately 1.28124 kilometres from the tidal high water mark which could be coastline or a tidal river (click to view nearest high tide point in Google Maps) and is metres above sea level

The nearest significant watercourse to Acre Close is an unnamed river which is approximately 0.533264 kilometres away
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Area Code: 01237 - Bideford
Area Code: 01805 - Great Torrington

Hotels and Places to Stay Near Acre Close

Hotel information updated 09/10/2016

Sea Breeze - parkham
Sea Breeze is set in scenic countryside in Horns Cross, around 3 miles from the beautiful Hartland Heritage Coast. This charming property offers rooms with lovely views of the surrounding fields.
Address:West Goldworthy Farm Horns Cross Nr Bideford, EX39 5DQ, Bideford
Number of Rooms:2
Lowest Price Room:£75
Harvesters - parkham
Located 20 km from Barnstaple, Harvesters offers pet-friendly accommodation in Parkham. This holiday home offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Free private parking is available on site.
Address:, EX39 5EA, Horns Cross
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£313
Millstones - parkham
Millstones is a holiday home with free WiFi throughout the property, situated in Parkham. The property is 20 km from Barnstaple and boasts views of the city. Free private parking is available on site.
Address:, EX39 5EA, Horns Cross
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£200
Wheatsheaf Cottage - parkham
Located in Parkham, this holiday home is situated 20 km from Barnstaple. It provides free private parking. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property. The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher.
Address:, EX39 5EA, Horns Cross
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£424.5
The Mews - parkham
The Mews is a holiday home located in Parkham in the Devon Region and is 20 km from Barnstaple. Guests benefit from free WiFi and private parking available on site. A dishwasher and an oven can be found in the kitchen.
Address:, EX39 5EA, Horns Cross
Number of Rooms:1
Lowest Price Room:£183

Local Council Details

Within the area of Torridge District
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Riverbank House
EX39 2QG
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Telephone Number: 01237 428 700
County Council: Devon County
Within the electoral area of Kenwith Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Torridge and West Devon
The Member of Parliament is Cox, Geoffrey
Within the area of Parkham Civil Parish Council

Water and Drainage Details

South West Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Acre Close

Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01020295
Ons Area Name:Torridge 005C
Average Age : 48.77
Population: 1689.00
Male Population: 807.00 (47.78%)
Female Population: 882.00 (52.22%)
Number Claiming Benefits: 6 (0.36%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Neighbourhood Policing

Police Force:
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The beat areas of Northam, Appledore, Westward Ho! and Hartland encompass the rural villages around Bideford.

The North Torridge Coastal area. 

Westward Ho! was named after a book by Charles Kingsley and is famous for its 2 miles of sandy beach where surfers enjoy the breaks and Pebble Ridge which is rebuilt each year to protect the Burrows from the sea.

The village of Appledore lies just along the coast from Westward Ho! and is also popular with tourists who visit each year to enjoy the peaceful surroundings and many festivals that are run, including annual book & music festivals.

Northam encompasses Appledore and Westward Ho! to Form the Northam Town Council, who's Chambers are located in Windmill lane Northam.

The Hartland Rural Beat Area covered by PCSO's, John McGovern and Liz Rendle is very large. It begins with the commercial side of Westward Ho! extending west to the Cornish border at Welcombe Cross encompassing Abbotsham, Horns Cross, Bucks Cross, Clovelly, Hartland and Welcombe before returning east through Meddon to Powlers Piece and then on to Buckland Brewer taking in Woolsery, Parkham, Littleham and Landcross. As the name implies it is a largely rural area with its own unique demands.

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Telephone: 101
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Recent Crime in the Area

Source: accessed via API

Map of Crimes Committed Near Acre Close


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Location details

Location Details

Acre Close

OS Reference: 238509, 123063
OS Grid Reference: SS385231
Latitude and Longitude: 50.983747872605, -4.3009830176062
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 1.28124 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Acre Close

Map Number: 190
Map Name: Bude & Clovelly
Horns Cross
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Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Barnstaple Rail Station is 19.51 Kilometers away (12.12 miles)
Chapelton (Devon) Rail Station is 19.80 Kilometers away (12.3 miles)
Umberleigh Rail Station is 22.45 Kilometers away (13.95 miles)
Portsmouth Arms Rail Station is 24.87 Kilometers away (15.45 miles)

Nearest Airports

Plymouth City Airport is 63.95 Kilometers away
Exeter International Airport is 68.41 Kilometers away
Swansea Airport is 70.71 Kilometers away
Newquay St Mawgan Airport is 77.69 Kilometers away

Nearest Ferries

Bideford Ferry Landing is 7.88 Kilometers away
Appledore Ferry Landing is 11.01 Kilometers away
Instow Ferry Landing is 11.24 Kilometers away
Ilfracombe Ferry Landing is 28.52 Kilometers away

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Acre Close is approximately 21.18 miles from the A30

Nearest Motorway Junctions

Junction: M5 J31/A30/A38 - 64.83 Km Away
Junction: M5 J29/A30(T) - 65.59 Km Away
Junction: M5 J28/A373/B3181 - 66.01 Km Away

Health Clinics

Bideford Medical Centre
Bideford Medical Centre, Abbotsham Road, Bideford, Devon, EX393AF
Distance: 7.33 Kilometers
Telephone: 01237 476363
Wooda Surgery
The Wooda Surgery, Clarence Wharf, Barnstaple Street, Bideford, Devon, EX394AU
Distance: 8.03 Kilometers
Telephone: 01237 471071
Northam Surgery
Northam Surgery, Bay View Road, Northam, Bideford, Devon, EX391AZ
Distance: 8.53 Kilometers
Telephone: 01237 474994
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Bideford Library

New Road, Bideford, EX392HR
Distance: 4.79 Miles
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Northam Library

Fore Street, Northam, EX391AW
Distance: 5.43 Miles
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Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Atlantis Adventure Park
Distance: 4.83 (km)

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: The Big Sheep Family Entertainment Park
Distance: 4.98 (km)

Landmark or Antiquity

Attraction Name: Atlantic Outlet Shopping Centre
Distance: 5.25 (km)

Theme Park

Attraction Name: The Milky Way Adventure Park
Distance: 5.53 (km)

Nearest Schools

Parkham Primary School

Distance: 1.88 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Parkham, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5PL
Telephone: (01237) 451334

Buckland Brewer Community Primary School

Distance: 4.42 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Buckland Brewer, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5LX
Telephone: (01237) 451315

St Helen's Church of England Primary School

Distance: 5.15 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Abbotsham, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5AP
Telephone: (01237) 475276

Woolsery Primary School

Distance: 5.74 Kilometers
Type: Primary
Address: Woolsery, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5QS
Telephone: (01237) 431307

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 6.6
Median Speed: 6.8
Maximum Speed: 7.6
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 8
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