Summer holidays in North Devon

Summer rooms from £61pp

With our location being ideal for exploring the beautiful beaches and countryside of North Devon, is there a better place to be than The Barnstaple Hotel for a summer break?

Aside from the National Parks, areas of outstanding beauty and protected beauty spots to visit, there's also an abundance of famous attractions to fall in love with. 

Then at the end of the day, there's always time to swim in our indoor or outdoor pools, lounge around with our spa treatments and enjoy our popular Brasserie Restaurant. Go on, enjoy yourself, it is summer after all. 

Summer prices run right through from 27th July to 2nd September:

*Prices quoted are per person per night, based on two people sharing a Signature RoomGarden Court RoomPool View Room or State Suites

Looking to bring children and turn it into a family break? Children stay for just £10.

If the dates don't fit your timetables, discover our early and late summer breaks too... 

Leisure facilities

When you stay at the Barnstaple Hotel you have complimentary use of our wonderful Leisure Club, which has been extensively refurbished over recent years and now boasts the finest facilities in the area. Facilities include indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, a chill out sanctuary with hot stone beds, a sauna and fitness suite with over 50 pieces of equipment.

Further benefits of being a Barnstaple Hotel guest

As our guest in Barnstaple, you are entitled to enjoy the exclusive benefits available at the collection of sister hotels and restaurants in the town.

You can see the other hotels open to you here, along with the food and drink discounts you'll receive...

Things to do in North Devon

During your stay at The Barnstaple Hotel we are perfectly located for our guests to explore North Devon and visit many local attractions...here are just a few of our favourites! 

The Tarka Trail

The Tarka Trail

The much-loved book Tarka The Otter was the inspiration for this famous series of footpaths and cycle paths around North Devon . Experience the wonderful variety of the local countryside, including rugged moorland, gorgeous wooded valleys, cliff top views and beautiful sandy beaches. Bikes can be hired locally at Tarka Trail Cycle Hire in Barnstaple.

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Blakewell Fisheries at Muddiford

Blakewell Fisheries at Muddiford

Devon's premier fly fishing venue, with lakes stretching over five acres. There is also a great range of activities for youngsters.

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Tarka Tennis

Tarka Tennis

There are 6 indoor courts and 4 outdoor courts at this ‘Pay and Play’ tennis centre in nearby Barnstaple.

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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.

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Arlington Court

Arlington Court

Arlington Court is a beautiful family estate, which has been held by the Chichester family for over 500 years, with an impressive house, excellent gardens and unique carriage museum.

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Hartland Abbey & Gardens

Hartland Abbey & Gardens

Hartland Abbey with its beautiful gardens and grounds welcomes visitors from the end of March until October. It is the cherished home of the Stucley family with treasures and memorabilia collected over many generations.

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Clovelly

Clovelly

World famous for its cobbled, traffic-free street, donkeys, sledges and historic harbour. The stunning views, peaceful tranquility and cobbled, traffic-free, high street of this fishing village, built into a cleft in a 400' high cliff, tumbles its way down past whitewashed cottages festooned with flowers to the tiny working port.

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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

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

Affinity Devon Shopping Outlet

Affinity Devon Shopping Outlet

Fantastic shopping with over 30 stores from famous national brands, offering a fantastic variety of offers on normal retail prices. Clothes, food and drink, children's play area and regular events - what more could you want from a shopping trip? Open seven days a week.

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