Why come to North Devon ?
We are so lucky in North Devon to have an extraordinarily beautiful coastline - from the miles of sandy beaches at Westward Ho!, Saunton, Croyde and Putsborough to the rugged and dramatic cliffs at Hartland Quay.
Whether you like to walk, surf, build sandcastles, have picnics, watch birds or just sit and enjoy your surroundings you will not be dissapointed.
South West Coast Path - 3 miles away
Stunning, fabulous coastline (https://www.southwestcoastpath.org.uk)
Tarka Trail Cycle Path - 2 miles from us
Bike hire available in Bideford from Tarka Bikes (www.tarkabikes.co.uk/trail-routes)
Lundy Island Ferry- Bideford Quay - owned by the Landmark Trust - day trips and longer stays from Bideford Quay- step back in time, see puffins, wild goats and the Lundy ponies.
Leave you care here for free and taxi to and from Bideford Quay (www.landmarktrust.org.uk/Lundyisland)
Northam Burrows Country Park (SSSI) - 10 minutes drive
Over 200 hectares of grassy coastal plain and saltmarsh for walking and exploring - it includes a visitor centre.
RHS Rosemoor in Torrington- 15 minute drive
Stunning gardens started by Lady Anne Palmer and now has regular events/exhibitions for all (www.rhs.org.uk)
The Royal North Devon Golf Club - 10 minutes drive
The oldest links golf course in England and does fantastic lunches for non-members (www.royalnorthdevongolfclub.co.uk)
Family Fun - The Big Sheep Adventure Park - 10 minutes drive (www.thebigsheep.co.uk)
The Milky Way Adventure Park - indoor and outdoor activities and entertainment for all ages (www.themilkyway.co.uk )
Quince Honey Farm, South Moltom (20 mins drive)
Artisitic/Creative workshops in Bideford - how about doing something a bit different on one of those damp days that we often get ?
You can book a stained glass workshop with a talented local lady Gigha Klinkenborg in Bideford through her website (www.glassworkshop.co.uk )
The Burton Art Gallery - in Bideford and hold regular exhibitions as well as a fabulous cafe
North Devon Website for the latest information on what to do. (www.northdevon.com)