Situated just inland of the North Devon coast, Parkham is a small but lively village that boasts a modest population of just under 1,000 residents. Featuring some of the county’s most beautiful landscapes, Parkham is surrounded by green fields, lush woodlands and pretty hedgerows. Due to its location, Parkham is also a great holiday destination if you’re looking to explore the stunning North Devon coastline or countryside. A holiday in Parkham is ideal for finding a perfect slice of paradise that offers peace, quiet and tranquil relaxation.
This area of North Devon gives visitors and holiday makers the ideal opportunity to explore the great outdoors and rugged yet beautiful landscape of North Devon. As part of the North Devon heritage coast, it is possible to walk the whole length of Parkham parish along the South West Coast Path, offering beautiful woodland and cliff-top views en route. Or find a countryside route further inland and stop off for a pasty to refuel.
The Bell Inn pub is at the centre of village life, a 13th century former forge it’s full of country charm. Also located within the village is the pretty St James church, local butcher, hotel, and a number of charming guest houses, as well as the small village school. There are also a number of great restaurants and pubs in nearby towns, all within easy reach of Parkham.
Slightly further afield from Parkham itself, there are a wealth of fantastic visitor attractions perfect to visit during your family holiday in North Devon. The Milky Way is found along the A39 towards Clovelly and in the other direction you will find The Big Sheep, near Bideford. The beaches in North Devon also offer the ideal location to while away those warm summer days with the family. Westward Ho! is not far from Parkham and is a wide expanse of golden sand back by a popular village with gift shops and great pubs. Other beaches within easy reach of Parkham include Bucks Mills, Peppercombe, as well as Bude which is about 30 minutes away along the A39.
This area of North Devon gives visitors and holiday makers the ideal opportunity to explore the great outdoors and rugged yet beautiful landscape of North Devon.
Hartland is also within easy reach of Parkham and is great to visit during your holiday in Devon. Close to Hartland is the enchanting Brownsham Wood which offers fantastic walking paths for everyone, whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a fun-filled, active holiday with the whole family, including the dog! After exploring Brownsham Woods, head to Cheristow Lavender Farm for one of the most delicious cream teas in the whole of Devon featuring a subtle hint of lavender.
For a delightful holiday in Devon, why not check out our range of accommodation in and around Parkham, we are certain to be able to cater for all requirements and budgets.