Local Area Information
"The cottage is well placed for exploring the local area and we enjoyed a range of coastal walks" (Roundhouse guests, 2022)
North Devon has some amazing beaches, beautiful coastline, stunning countryside and a range of wildlife for you to enjoy. If you prefer attractions, sites of historic interest or a bit of retail therapy there are plenty of options to choose from. There are also plenty of opportunities for guests looking for adventure and action.
Here are just some of the places we love or have been recommended by our guests. If you want to know more about the area then please feel free to get in touch with us.
Beaches and coast
Saunton Sands, Westward Ho!, Putsborough, Woolacombe, Tunnels Beaches at Ilfracombe, Croyde, Lynton & Lynmouth
Exmoor Zoo, The Milky Way, The Big Sheep, Quince Honey Farm, Watermouth Castle, Ilfracombe Aquarium
Gardens, history and walks
RHS Rosemoor, Arlington Court, Cobbaton Combat Collection, Broomhill Sculpture Gardens, Castle Hill
Action and adventure
Norse Axe Throwing, Skern Lodge
Shopping and eating out
Barnstaple Pannier Market
Charlie's Cafe, Barnstaple (gluten free and vegan cafe).
Chichester Arms, Bishop's Tawton
The Jack Russell, Swimbridge