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Be inspired for your next hotel break in North Devon with a little help from us. Use our blogs as a guide to find out more about the must-see attractions, hidden treasures and local news from The Barnstaple Hotel. We're here to help you make the most of your stay.

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Why to book early with Brend Collection
Published on 7 December 2023
Why wait when it comes to planning an escape to Devon & Cornwall? Booking early at a Brend Collection hotel is a decision you won’t regret.
Brend Collection Christmas Gift Guide
Christmas Gift Guide
Published on 19 October 2023
At the Brend Collection, we've got your Christmas shopping all wrapped up! Whether you're searching for the perfect gift or want to spread holiday cheer with a thoughtful surprise, let the Brend Collection be your version of Santa's little helper with our monetary and experience gift vouchers.
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5 Reasons to Join Us for Our Festive Party Nights
Published on 24 July 2023
The holiday season is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with a magical night of fun, food, and festivities? The Barnstaple Hotel invites you to our sensational Festive Party Nights, offering an unforgettable experience that won't break the bank.
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Taking Care of the World around us
Published on 20 July 2023
Just like you, we love our cosy corner of the world that we call home and we are doing everything we can to ever improve it, not just for our benefit but also for future generations to come.
Barnstaple Hotel Christmas Hamper on Bed in Room
5 Reasons to Spend Christmas at The Barnstaple Hotel
Published on 18 July 2023
The festive period is a time of joy, celebration, and creating unforgettable memories with loved ones. If you're looking for the perfect destination to spend Christmas and New Year or indulge in festive dining, look no further than The Barnstaple Hotel in North Devon.
Bench Overlooking Putsburough Sands and Woolacombe
5 reasons to visit North Devon
Published on 14 June 2023
Discover the enchanting coastal charm and unspoiled natural beauty of North Devon, where breathtaking cliffs, pristine beaches, and rolling hills await.
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5 Reasons a Beach Day is a Must
Published on 14 June 2023
Beach days at The Barnstaple Hotel offer a perfect blend of relaxation and seaside excitement, where guests can unwind on the golden sands, indulge in thrilling water sports, and immerse themselves in the natural beauty of North Devon's stunning coastline.
Barnstaple Hotel Pool View Accommodation with Breakfast on Balcony
5 Reasons for a Summer Break
Published on 10 June 2023
A summer break at the Barnstaple Hotel promises an idyllic and memorable experience in the heart of North Devon. From its breathtaking location to its comfortable accommodations, excellent amenities, nearby attractions, and vibrant culture, this hidden gem offers everything you need for a perfect summer getaway.
Refreshing walks
Published on 25 May 2023
No matter what kind of walker you are, you are sure to find a walk to suit you. So grab your walking shoes, tie up your laces and take a stroll around beautiful Devon.
rose arbour at RHS Rosemoor
North Devon gardens you must visit
Published on 25 May 2023
North Devon is full of blooming and vibrant gardens, whether you plan on spending only a few hours exploring or want to spend the whole day becoming one with nature.
Tarr Steps in Exmoor North Devon
6 places to visit in Exmoor
Published on 25 May 2023
Whatever the season, Exmoor National Park is a wonderful place to escape. And we really do mean escape. Visit these 6 places to visit in Exmoor and you really will find yourself off the beaten track.
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How to be a Conscious Tourist
Published on 25 May 2023
Embrace the holiday mode as you depart on your vacation, with the carefree spirit that takes over. From exploring the outdoors to immersing in the culture and indulging your tourist appetite, just take a moment to think twice and make the most of your summer break.
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Make it a walk with a view
Published on 1 May 2023
When in North Devon it’s only natural for the great outdoors to lure you outside. Whether it be to the wilds of the moors, along dramatic coastlines or through ancient woodlands, there’s one thing they all have in common, the scenery will take your breath away.
Woolacombe Beach North Devon
Quirky adventures in Devon
Published on 7 April 2023
When it comes to going on holiday it's easy to fall into the same routine. From beach days to days lounging beside the pool, but when in Devon you're invited to expand the possibilities - try new things and discover more of Devon than you ever thought possible.
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Introducing The Brend Collection
Published on 21 March 2023
We’ve been working hard behind the scenes on a fresh new brand appearance for Brend Hotels. Alongside this, we’ve created a new group website that reflects everything that we aspire to become as we move forward into an exciting future.
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EV Charging Stations
Published on 11 January 2023
We’ve installed Smappee chargers throughout Brend Hotels and Restaurants. Here at The Barnstaple Hotel we now have 2 EV chargers on site. Smappee makes it easy for guests to use renewable energy more efficiently via one interconnected app, allowing you to track both your charging and costs in real time within the app.

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