Set on the banks of the River Torridge, Bideford is a lively town offering plenty of shops, activities, eateries and entertainment. A variety of self-catering holiday accommodation in the town, including traditional townhouses, stylish apartments and cottages with waterside views, means there is something for everyone - Bideford really does offer the full package for your next holiday in Devon.
Why visit Bideford?
Bideford is a lovely place to explore, with sprawling streets filled with independent shops to browse, as well as its charming pannier market. Pretty Bideford Quay leads into the spacious Victoria Park, both perfect locations for an evening stroll before a visit to a welcoming pub.
Things to do in Bideford:
Families will find plenty to do with the adventure parks of The Big Sheep and The Milky Way close by, as are plenty of beaches perfect for building sandcastles. The Tarka Trail also passes through Bideford, offering plenty of opportunities to explore Devon on foot or two wheels.
Why stay in a Bideford cottage?
In Bideford, you can stay in a delightful bungalow, townhouse or apartment, often with excellent views out over the River Torridge. Staying in Bideford means you have everything you need to enjoy your holiday just a short walk away, including great places to eat and a variety of our shops. You can also stay in one of our great Bideford farm cottages, or a nearby Devon cottage, to keep you busy during your stay.
Three must see things in Bideford:
- Sample a delicious Devon cream tea in one of the many charming cafes lining The Quay and Mill Street
- Hop aboard MS Oldenburg for a voyage to Lundy Island, where you can spot puffins amongst a variety of other wildlife
- Have a go on Devon’s very own Total Wipeout course at the Ultimate Adventure Centre and try not to fall in the water!