Bow is a village in mid Devon, situated about eight miles west of Crediton.
Bow's amenities include a general store, a large garden centre and one public house. It has a doctor's surgery and a its own community policeman. The River Yeo, which used to be called the Nymet, flows through the 'arched bridge' at the bottom of the village.
Situated just west of the village is a 3rd millennium BC woodhenge. Its 19 post holes were discovered by aerial photography in 1984.It is believed to have been the cultic centre for a large area of surrounding countryside.