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