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Barnstaple 5k 2023

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Barnstaple 5k
Sunday 25 Jun 2023

£15.99 Adults | £11.00 Children

This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research.

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Key Information

Date: Sunday 25 Jun 2023

Time: 11:00

Adults: £15.99
Children: £11.00
Young Adults: £15.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

Venue: The Castle Hill Estate, Filleigh, Barnstaple, EX32 0RH View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

This is a one-lapped course that follows, tracks and paths around the acres of the Castle Hill Estate. The Castle Hill Estate is situated on the Southern edge of Exmoor and in the rolling hills of North Devon - the 5k route will take in the beautiful gardens and historic parkland within the Estate.

Please arrive 30 to 45 minutes before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.

Meeting point

The start line is in front of the main house at Castle Hill Estate within the grounds.

If using what3words, enter ///global.elbow.liberated in the free app, to find the exact starting point.


Leave the A361 (North Devon Link Road) at the roundabout signed South Molton onto B3226. Take second turning right signed Stags Head and Filleigh. Shortly after passing through Stags Head, look out for the yellow Palladian house on the right. Follow the brown sign and drive through gates on the right hand bend and continue towards house.

Car parking is available adjacent to the event area.

The nearest train station is Barnstaple Station, which is around 9 miles and a 25 minute taxi journey from the venue.

Dogs allowed
Suitable for pushchairs
Not wheelchair accessible
No bag drop
No showers

This event is unfortunately unsuitable for wheelchair users due to the uneven terrain and inclines/declines on the course route.

If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Race for Life event, or wish to bring a carer/helper to accompany you, please contact our Supporter Hotline on 0300 123 0770 and press 1 when prompted (Opening hours are 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday) or email us at raceforlife@cancer.org.uk

Supporter / spectator access

We are delighted to welcome spectators to Race for Life so please do bring your family and friends along to cheer you on and support you on the day.

Please bring a filled water bottle with you to your event as we're proactively managing our impact on the environment. We will be removing single use plastic bottles.