Local facilities & attractions
Facilities & attractions within walking distance
- bus stop (bus will stop on demand at our entrance)
- clay pigeon shoot
- golf range
- veterinary hospital
Facilities & attractions within one mile
- two pubs with restaurants and children’s play areas
- small shops
- weekly summer market
- petrol station
- national cycle track
Facilities & attractions within three miles
- Woolacombe – three miles of sandy beach, village shops, bank, chemist, etc
- Ilfracombe – supermarkets, doctors, chemists, shops, swimming pool, park, etc
- South West Coastal Path
- two golf courses
- horse riding
- quad biking
15 minutes drive you find Croyde, Puttsborough, Saunton Sands and Braunton Burrows, which is one of the largest sand dune systems in the UK and has been declared Britains first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve providing habitats for over 400 species of wild flowers.
20 minutes drive has you in the Exmoor National Park, check out the Exmoor ponies, stunning scenery, flora and fauna, Lynton and Lynmouth (little Switzerland) and the cliff railway is one of our favourite places to visit.
For more information on the places below and other ideas of where to go and what to do please ask us and we will do our best to help you make the most of your stay in our area which is full of charming West Country villages, glorious gardens and fine historic buildings, the area also boasts a rugged coastline dotted with scenic seaside resorts with some of the highest cliffs you will find in the UK.
One of our favorite places to walk with or without a four legged friend, is Heddon Valley, our boys have also enjoyed this valley since they were very young. There is a National Trust Information centre and gift shop along with a car park set in a spectacular NT-owned wooded valley on the West Exmoor coast. The area offers many beautiful coastal and woodland walks along with a dog and child friendly pub Hunters Inn.
Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway
Ride the unique water powered carriage that runs up the hillside between Lynmouth & Lynton enjoying the spectacular views on the way, and then simply ride back down or take a leisurely stroll back down through the woods, an experience to remember, dogs allowed.
Torrington 1646 Civil War Heritage Centre
The Battle of Torrington was the last major conflict of the English Civil War. Occupied by the Prince of Wales’ army led by Lord Hopton, the town was taken by storm on the night of February 6th 1646 by the Parliamentary New Model Army led by Sir Thomas Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell. This place brings history to life and you can get involved if you wish, Lots of fun whatever the weather…
Four legged Friends
We are dog friendly and so is our local area
Dog Friendly Beaches – All local beaches apart from Croyde and The Tunnels are dog friendly
Places to Eat – Majority are dog friendly with outside and inside seating, ask in Reception or drop us an e-mail for more details