Map of the 01271 Barnstaple STD dialling Area Code
Search Geopunk

The Barnstaple 01271 Area Code (Barnstaple Dialling Code)

The 01271 area code is a 4 digit geographical dialling code (excluding the zero) used in telecommunications for the Barnstaple area.

The local telephone numbers within the 01271 are 6 digits long.

The correct format in which to write a telephone number from the Barnstaple area code is (01271) xxxxxx.

Where is the 01271 Area Code?

The Barnstaple 01271 dialling code is situated in the county of Devon in the South West Region of the UK.

When do I need to use the 01271 Barnstaple dialling code?

You will need to use a dialling code if you are calling from a mobile phone or a landline outside of the 01271 Barnstaple dialling code area. If you are calling a local number within the same area code with a landline telephone you do not need to use the 01271 dialling code.

Phoning the 01271 Dialling Code from Outside of the UK

If you are calling from outside of the UK. You will need to add the code for dialling internationally. This varies country to country, followed by the UK country code (44) followed by the area code without the initial zero (1271).

RegionInternational PrefixCountry CodeArea Code
United States and Canada011441271
Europe00441271
Australia0011441271

Origins of the 01271 Barnstaple Area Code

Before the 16th April 1995 known as PhONEday which changed telephone area codes by inserting a 1 at the beginning. The area code was 0271.

the historic mnemonic code for the 01271 area was BR1. The first two characters are taken from the letters B and R in BaRnstaple. On an old rotary dial telephone this was entered by dialling the numbers 2, 7 and 1.

picture showing an old rotary dial for the 01271 Barnstaple area code
An old rotary dial for the 01271 Barnstaple area code.

Map of the 01271 Barnstaple dialling Code Area

The shaded area on the map represent the estimated extent of the 01271 Barnstaple phone area code.

The blue icons on the map represent the locations of telephone exchanges serving the 01271 area. Click on an icon for more details

Map of the 01271 Barnstaple area code
Map of the 01271 Barnstaple area code and surrounding areas

Towns and Villages within the Barnstaple 01271-Barnstaple dialling Code

Barnstaple
Berrynarbor
Bishop's Tawton
Braunton
Combe Martin
Fremington
Georgeham
Goodleigh
Ilfracombe
Landkey
Swimbridge
Woolacombe

Known Telephone Exchanges within the Barnstaple 01271-Barnstaple dialling Code

Barnstaple (WWBARN) Devon
Braunton (WWBRAU) Devon
Combe Martin (WWCMAR) Devon
Ilfracombe (WWILFR) Devon