October Half Term breaks for all the family - 21% off

October Half Term in North Devon runs from Saturday 20th to Sunday 28th, and throughout that time we have a brilliant holiday lined up ready for families of all sizes and ages. 

Everyone can swim in the pool, relax in the Brasserie Restaurant, stroll or cycle along the Tarka Trail, visit the local attractions and spend time on the beach knowing that in between activities food, drink and a good nights sleep await. 

There are a number of family-focused attractions in North Devon, perfect for a whole day out whatever the weather. Most of which participate in a discount scheme for Barnstaple Hotel guests, details below. 

Many will be hosting Halloween themed events, another great excuse to spend time together as a family.  

Prices start from just £47 - saving you 21%*

Kids stay from just £10 a night and receive all the benefits of our Kids Club. 

Highlights include: 

FREE soft drinks throughout stay
FREE ice cream tubs 
FREE ice poles

Plus, FREE breakfasts** AND FREE main courses during dinner** for those aged 3-12 years.

Prices are per person per night based on 2 people sharing a Garden CourtSignaturePool View or State room between the 16th September and 31st October 2018 inclusive. Single supplements apply. *21% off our tariff rates.

**When dining with parents in our Heanton Bar or Brasserie Restaurant. Children aged 13 -16 years pay for meals as taken.  

Things to do in North Devon

This October Half Term, we have some fabulous suggestions to keep the whole family busy! 

As mentioned, many of these top locations offer a discount to Barnstaple Hotel guests, saving you money on your day out. Speak to the reception team upon arrival for all the details. 

The Milky Way Adventure Park

The Milky Way Adventure Park

10% off entry fee or £2 off per person

The Milky Way in North Devon is an all-weather theme park full of thrilling rides and other great family attractions. Fill a day here with interactive rides, outdoor play, indoor drop slides and ball pools, a famous bird of prey display and general fun for the whole family. 

Go to the Milky Way website for more info

Quince Honey Farm

Quince Honey Farm

25% off entry fee

At Quince Honey Farm, guests can take a guided tour around the interesting displays and exhibits, learn fun facts about the honeybee and take a closer look inside the working hives. Nowhere else can you get so close to working bees without needing protective equipment! Other inviting aspects include The Happy Bee play hive indoor soft play area, a café offering special Devonshire cream tea with honey plus an outdoor play and seating area for when the sun is shining.

Quince Honey Farm website has further details

The Big Sheep

The Big Sheep

One free child per two paying adults 

Ewe will love this family day out, with live shows, farmyard animals, rides and entertainment. From tractor driving to feeding the baby animals, there's a little bit of everything to keep children and adults amused. Make the most of the sheep racing, duck herding, shearing displays and donkey rides. All between playing in the indoor and outdoor play areas. You'd be BAAArmy to miss it. 

Learn more via The Big Sheep website

Watermouth Castle

Watermouth Castle

20% off entry fee

On the outside, this is a Victorian Castle. But behind the walls lie a family theme park with rides, a maze, dungeons, play areas and beautifully landscaped gardens. Little ones will enjoy the castle treasure, the water show and the toboggan run whilst adults will enjoy learning about the history of the castle and will secretly love the rides too! 

The Watermouth Castle website has full details

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