<h1>BARNSTAPLE HOLIDAYS</h1> holiday cottages


A fusion of classic and contemporary, heritage and attractions

Visit Barnstaple

The largest town in North Devon, Barnstaple offers a delightful mix of old and new. Find elements of contemporary café culture placed nicely against historical buildings as you stroll the town’s charming streets. The bustling Pannier Market is perfect for picking up locally-sourced goods, and there are attractions to keep all ages entertained - from the Queen’s Theatre to Air Extreme, an indoor trampoline centre.

Barnstaple Cottages

Looking for the perfect accommodation in the town? We’d recommend Barnstaple holiday cottages, and have a selection of properties to suit - from large family friendly houses to cosy cottages for two.

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North Devon Cottages

Our selection of North Devon holiday cottages are found in fantastic coastal and rural locations, meaning you can stay by sandy beaches, near a historic market town or in a quaint fishing village.

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15 hidden North Devon beaches

North Devon’s coast showcases striking scenery from towering cliffs to broad swathes of golden sand. Surfers and holidaymakers flock to the popular beaches of Croyde, Woolacombe and Westward Ho!, but peppered between these well-known destinations are some secret gems waiting to be discovered. We reveal the beaches where you can escape the crowds and soak up the scenery in sublime serenity.

Woolacombe: A perfect holiday location

Thrill-seekers, families young and old and foodies will all absolutely adore a holiday to the coastal resort of Woolacombe in North Devon. The village has plenty of things to see and do, including modern bars, top-class eateries and, of course, the award-winning beach, where adrenalin-junkies can enjoy a spot of surfing. Our guide explains why a Woolacombe holiday park could be perfect for you.

A must-visit town

A mix of traditional and contemporary, Barnstaple is a bustling Devon town. Take a step back in time with a visit to the town’s Heritage Centre, get competitive at Let’s Go, an entertainment complex with bowling, ice skating and more, or simply treat yourself to a spot of retail therapy via the high street shops and independent boutiques.

When you’re ready for a break, there are plenty of cafes, restaurants and pubs, while the town is also home to a cinema, library and leisure centre - great for keeping younger guests entertained. The Tarka Trail is one of the most scenic cycling and walking routes in Devon, and can be accessed from various points in Barnstaple. Don’t panic if you didn’t bring your bike though! There are opportunities to hire, so you can easily explore on two wheels.

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