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PureGym Barnstaple

Barnstaple is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 242.
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From £23.99 per month
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Opening Hours
This gym is temporarily closed
  • Free parking*
  • No contract
  • Free wifi
  • Over two floors
  • Full air-con
  • PTs available

Welcome to our Barnstaple gym

Train with confidence at the UK's favourite gym. Join now.

Following government instruction, our gyms in England will be closed from 10pm on Wednesday 4th November for 4 weeks. Members’ payments will be frozen from Thursday 5th November and you will not be charged while your gym is closed. All Direct Debit payments will be automatically frozen and so there is nothing that you need to do. We expect to reopen the gym at the end of the lockdown period and look forward to welcoming you back then.

Thanks to PureGym Barnstaple, locals can enjoy fitness heaven in Devon! Our local gyms are specially designed to fit into the local community to cater to members needs. And this state-of-the-art facility offers members everything they need to get moving including a huge range of the best kit from leading brands, a wide choice of gym classes and a top fitness team on hand to keep everybody motivated and inspired. Plus, there's free parking on-site and our memberships are contract-free.

PureGym Barnstaple is on the riverside development, Anchorwood Retail Park, which is accessed by the A3125, via the A361. You'll see us opposite Next, DFS and The Food Warehouse.  

Inside the gym

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The team

  • Daniel Loughrey Gym Manager Daniel Loughrey Gym Manager
  • Tracey  Hill Assistant Gym Manager Tracey Hill Assistant Gym Manager

So why join?

  • Free parking (parking restrictions may apply, see below for details)
  • No contract
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Over 2 Floors
  • Olympic weightlifting platform
  • Functional RIG
  • Plate loaded kit available
  • Fully air conditioned for your comfort
  • Changing facilities available
  • Free initial exercise induction
  • Personal trainers available

Get more with a
Plus membership

All the benefts of a
Core membership plus:

  • Bring a guest 4 times a month
  • Freeze your membership anytime
  • Bigger discounts on brands
  • Multi Gym Access

Choose Plus for just £23.99
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Great selection of kit

No matter what reason you have for coming to the gym, we've got you covered. From cardio and resistance machines to free weights and functional kit you'll be spoilt for choice at PureGym Barnstaple.

Free gym classes

You're 60% more likely to achieve your goals if you work out with a friend. That's why we offer a wide selection of gym classes included in your membership for all ages and abilities so you can get moving with friends.

No contract

We've made joining - and leaving - PureGym super easy. Our memberships are contract-free which means you'll only ever pay one month at a time and are free to leave at any time.

How to join today

If you'd like to start working out at PureGym Barnstaple, simply head to our online joining page and select the gym from the drop down menu. We'll then send you your unique PIN giving you instant access.

How to find us

You'll find us on the Anchorwood Retail Park, opposite Next, DFS and The Food Warehouse.

By car: Our postcode is EX31 2AA. From the large roundabout, head towards the river and take the slip road off to the left. At the mini roundabout, take the 2nd exit into Anchorwood Retail Park. You can park for free in the on-site car park. *Parking restrictions may apply. Please check in the car park before you enter the gym. PureGym is not responsible for any parking fines.

By bus: No less than nine buses stop at the nearby Sticklepath bus stop. Simply cross the road from the bus stop, head towards the bridge and take the first left down the path towards the retail park.

By train: Barnstaple station is an eight-minute walk away. From the station head north on Station road and cross the A3125 close to the bridge and head down into the back of the retail park.

By bike: There are loads of bike racks on the retail park between the two main units of shops.

Barnstaple gym reviews

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Groups People coming in groups so can’t get to use equipment
Date published: 2020-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lay out, cleanliness, equipment all first class Excellent all round. Clean and easy to use, very friendly staff.
Date published: 2020-10-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Decent gym, all the basics, nice staff. All the constant focus on COVID is doing my head in, every single song played over the speakers has an interval to notify gym goers of how safe the gym is. It's ridiculous, as is the idea of wearing a mask in between sets or when you're moving from one piece of equipment to another. I'm aware that you probably have to do this all legally but it's maddening.
Date published: 2020-10-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good work out Good work out today but unfortunately the cleanliness of your gym still hasn’t improved since my last feedback on Tuesday. It would also be polite for you to acknowledge gym members comments. I changed from Barnstaple leisure centre because of hygiene issues .....
Date published: 2020-10-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good range of equipment and very COVID safe I went with my friend and we both thought it was really good. We used multiple machines and equipment and we will keep coming every week.
Date published: 2020-10-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good gym. But classes needs better notification I've only put a 1* for the attention of the manager. I feel its unfair that I get an email at 6pm informing me that I have managed to get a spot for a class 1 hour before the class begins. Text message would be a lot more efficient and I would of seen it. So now I'm guessing I'm a "no show" now? Also there isn't enough classes available, and are mostly "full" or "waiting spaces". I couldn't even book a induction session so why have I had to pay £15 joining fee for? I'm not overly happy with the service but the gym itself is clean, maintained with good equipment.
Date published: 2020-10-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good cleaning stations and spaced equipment Went in quiet time so the app is good to show you when that is - like the new scan code access system which will allow me to remove the disk on my keyring
Date published: 2020-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent- felt really safe, extremely organised My first visit after almost 7 months - I was a little apprehensive in going but once I arrived that apprehension instantly lifted! I just wish I’d come back sooner! Really impressed at how many cleaning stations were available together with plenty of sanitiser throughout the gym Loved all the specific training areas that had been created to ensure social distancing was adhered to at all times, equipment had been positioned to again comply with distancing measures - felt really safe & felt to good to be back training Thank you for making it a safe training environment So good to be back! Well done PureGym Barnstaple x Ps a friend contacted me following my earlier Facebook check in asking what it was like & whether I’d recommend the gym - and yes absolutely I would & did!!
Date published: 2020-10-17
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