Early Winter Breaks from as little as £38

You can save up to 26%* when staying with us this early winter! 

With the rush of present buying and planning festivities in full swing, take the opportunity to recharge and refresh yourself before Christmas with an early winter break at The Barnstaple Hotel.

We’ll provide a friendly and relaxed place to wind down, with delicious meals and refreshing drinks alongside our leisure facilities, swimming pool and modern bedrooms.

Meanwhile, North Devon will provide a place to escape the rush of everyday life. Spending time on the near-empty beaches, seeing the cliff-top scenery and wandering the rolling hills will leave you revitalised and raring to go.  

If Christmas gift buying is also on the agenda, make sure you grab your Christmas Shoppers CardShow this card to a variety of shops in Barnstaple to get a discount at the till.

Prices are per person per night based on 2 people sharing a Garden CourtSignature, Pool View or State room between the 1st November and 22nd December 2018 inclusive. Single supplements apply. *26% off our tariff rates. 

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See our Autumn, Winter and Christmas brochure for more details on staying with us.

The Barnstaple Collection

Will you be doing some Christmas shopping during your break in Barnstaple? The bustling high street and convenient shopping centres are a great place to pick up a present or two as you explore the town.

Chances are you'll end up outside another Brend Hotel at some point, each offering a deliciously unique place to enjoy a spot of lunch or fine evening meal. 

With the Barnstaple Collection, you'll save money on your orders as a guest of the Barnstaple Hotel. Details are available here...

Things to do in North Devon this winter

The Big Sheep

The Big Sheep

If you’re looking for a great day out for all the family a visit to The BIG Sheep is a must! The famous attraction is now firmly established as one of the UK’s most innovative & exciting family attractions providing wacky and unique entertainment for all the family.

Click here to find out more.

Dartington Crystal

Dartington Crystal

Watch the highly skilled craftsmen shape beautiful crystal perfecting an art form 3 000 years in the making. The tour of the glass factory allows visitors to get really close in complete safety on elevated viewing galleries.

Click here to find out more.

The Milky Way Adventure Park

The Milky Way Adventure Park

An all-weather theme park featuring Devon’s tallest, fastest & longest roller coaster and a huge indoor play area that is great for both children and adults.

Click here to find out more

RHS Rosemoor Gardens

RHS Rosemoor Gardens

£8 entry instead of £12.65

At Rosemoor gardens, you can enjoy 65-acres of beautifully planted flower beds, set within a pretty wooded valley. Around every corner there's a lovely surprise. The gardens are home to plants from around the world. Events take place through the year, there's lots of shopping to be done and children's activities keep little green-fingers amused.

We look more at what Rosemoor offers in this news piece.

Or visit their website

Exmoor Zoo

Exmoor Zoo

15% off entry fee

A friendly, small but award-winning zoo with a focus on education and conservation. This is the home of the "Exmoor Beast" or a black leopard. Other animals found in the grounds include wolves, cheetahs, singing dogs, a wide range of cats, monkeys and lemurs, birds, otters and much more. The best way to enjoy the day is to follow the show programme to hear the keeper talks about the animals and to see them being fed. Perhaps you'll be brave enough to hold a snake, bug or spider too? 

Visit the Exmoor Zoo website to learn more

Hartland Abbey

Hartland Abbey

10% off entry fee

Hartland Abbey has beautiful gardens and grounds and it welcomes visitors into the stately home from the end of March until October. It's the cherished home of the Stucley family with treasures and memorabilia collected over many generations. Visit to see the house and gardens, then fall in love with the family attraction and the regular events. 

The Hartland Abbey website provides more detail

Tapeley Park

Tapeley Park

2 for 1 entry price

Tapeley is a historic estate situated between Bideford and Instow in North Devon. It has Italian terrace borders, a traditional walled Kitchen Garden, a lake with massive Thuja Plicata trees and a Granite Labyrinth. As a weekly bonus, there are Falconry Displays each Sunday at 11:30am and 3:30pm, weather permitting. On the grounds you may spot Highland Cattle, Peacocks and Berkshire Pigs. There's also a children's play area 'hidden' in the Wild Garden. 

Visit their page for everything you need to know