A wheelchair accessible sandy beach set where the Torridge River meets the Taw estuary. This is an attractive area and has always been popular with artists.
There is plenty to do for children and lots of space to play. Activities allowed on the beach include wind surfing and kite surfing while dogs are allowed on the beach from October until April. Easily accessible facilities including a range of food outlets toilets beach shops a slipway and car park make Instow a great destination for a family day out. The beach front offers an extensive view an expanse of water bright in summer with the sails of catamarans and wind-surfers or if the tide is out a long stretch of golden sand.
- Dogs / pets allowed
What’s nearby Instow Beach, Instow
Twitchen House Holiday Park is hidden away in the trees with a historic Edwardian manor house and footpath to the sea, connecting to the South West Coast Path. Those looking for a leisurely experience and quality family time will love Twitchen House. There’s lots of all-weather activities (many of them FREE), an entertainment centre, cinema, all-day cafe bar, pool side terrace plus wildlife and bush craft survival skills and so much more! The Park received the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor in 2017 and is also located next to one of ‘Britain’s best beaches’! There is a great selection of Holiday Homes including the Gold Woodland caravans for those who want to connect with the natural surroundings, some of them are pet friendly. Plus there’s all-weather camping and touring pitches with exceptional sea and coastal views and immaculate on-site facilities.
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Our Umberleigh Club campsite in the Taw Valley is surrounded by rolling hills and meadows and is close to the moors and beaches of North Devon.
9.16 mile(s) away
Join us for a relaxing break or holiday in our AA **** Gold Award, Farm Guest House located close to Exmoor National Park, rugged North Devon coastline and historic market towns of Barnstaple, Bideford and Torrington. Enjoy wonderful West Country home cooking, friendly service, free WiFi and rooms with ground floor access, one with en-suite wet room.
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Trimstone Manor Country House Hotel is a beautiful Manor House in North Devon, set in 44 acres of landscaped gardens and countryside, within minutes of secluded coves and many fine, sandy beaches such as Woolacombe Bay.
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Bideford Bay Holiday Park in Devon
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A luxury hotel that is rich in history, yet has every modern comfort
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Golden Coast Holiday Park is an all action Park with lots going on all day and is the home to our exhilarating surfing simulator and all-weather Sports Complex. Golden Coast was recently voted 'Britain’s Best Holiday Park' and is perfect for families, especially those with teenagers. The family owned Park has a warm and friendly atmosphere, fantastic entertainment day and night, excellent facilities and all-weather activities (many of them FREE) for all ages. There is a superb selection of Caravan Holiday Homes, apartments, Pet friendly accommodation, Villas and Lodges plus all-weather camping and touring pitches. The Park is perfectly located next to one of 'Britain’s best beaches', voted by TripAdvisor in 2017.
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Brightlycott Barton is a 4 acre south facing caravan and camping site near Barnstaple in North Devon with excellent panoramic views.
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Want a weekend away that's a bit different? One that everyone will enjoy, some adventurous fun? The Ultimate Adventure Centre offers the most comprehensive range of outdoor activities and accommodation throughout North Devon, with an Ultimate twist ;)
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For all the family: Six stunningly located high quality self-catering farm cottages. Excellent leisure facilities (indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, games room) & grounds. Family, Baby and Toddler Friendly. Open all year including Christmas & New Year. Short breaks. Dog Friendly options. TO BOOK: call or email Jill and Paul TODAY!
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Pine Lodge is a spacious 5 bedroom house offering self-catered accommodation for 10 people. There are five bedrooms, two en-suite and downstairs there is a huge lounge with a massive leather sofa and a wood burning stove plus a large flat-screen TV.
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A warm welcome awaits you at this family run picturesque park. Smytham Manor is set amidst 23 acres of David Bellamy Gold Award winning parkland of a 17th century manor house.
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Award winning campsite & touring caravan park in Devon
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Luxury coastal holiday cottages around Croyde, Woolacombe and Saunton
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Come and Relax in the peace and quiet of our small family run farm. We would love to welcome you to stay in our comfortable 4 Star Cottages rated as excellent on Tripadvisor. An all year round, ideal base from which you can explore North Devon.
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White Moose, a Contemporary Fine Art Gallery based in the old ceramic quarter of Barnstaple, presents work by both new and established artists through a varied programme of innovative exhibitions, workshops & events.
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Whether it’s your first time surfing or you just want a little extra help to improve, we have coaching available for all abilities.
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The Woolacombe Bay Cinema... Watch the latest film releases in comfortable air conditioned seating.
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The Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple opened its doors in 1994 following a 1.2 million refurbishment to give the South West a beautiful 680 seat venue.
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Barricane beach (also known as Combesgate beach) not only offers a picturesque landscape tucked in between the rocks but is famous for cowries and other exotic sea shells.
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Merry Harriers Garden Centre lies in a hollow amidst the beautiful North Devon Countryside, a little bit of heaven tucked away from the hustle and bustle
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This wonderfully secluded beach regarded by some as 'the jewel in the crown of Lee' is located 2 miles West of Ilfracombe a designated area of outstanding natural beauty.
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Bideford Farmers Market held every Tuesday and Saturday at the Market Place, Town Centre, between 8am and 3pm.
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Another key component of North Devon's golden coast Saunton Sands is a long straight sandy beach backed by the impressive Braunton Burrows a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
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Fresh local produce, meat, fish, cheese, free range poultry, fruit and vegetables, jams and preserves and much more! Tea and coffee also available.
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Watch the latest film releases in the recently built Twitchen House Cinema
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North Devon's largest indoor play centre. Open every day for Parties Playtime Fun and Food.
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Tarka Pottery - an all weather activity where you can make a bowl on a potter's wheel, paint-a-pot or join a clay workshop or pottery class. Fabulous Devon views, alpacas and Shetland ponies too.
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North Devon's Top award winning attraction. All weather fun for the whole family. The best day of your holiday baa none!
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Bucks Mills is a pleasant picturesque and quiet retreat even at the busiest times of the year.
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The perfect setting for a relaxed tapas meal with someone special or for friends out to enjoy the buzz of our fashionable bar. Set in the heart of Barnstaple Chris & Wanda have brought the warmth and passion of the Mediterranean to Devon.
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Tyme Restaurant is set within the beautiful 17th Century Trimstone Manor Country House Hotel which lies in 44 acres of landscaped gardens and beautiful North Devon countryside.
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A family run, 17th Century Inn serving home cooked, traditional dishes and local ales in a relaxed atmosphere.
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Originally named the ‘Wimpy Bar’ in 1954, Wimpy UK began at the Lyon’s Corner House in Coventry Street, London.
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You can dine in our restaurant, at the bar or on the patio whilst enjoying the magnificent views across Woolacombe Bay. The bar is well stocked with beers, wines and spirits from around the world, and local 'Cask Marque' approved real ales.
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Every good glass needs a great drink. That's why Dartington Crystal have opened their very own Devon Gin Bar at their Torrington site to allow visitors and local customers to sample the best of Devon’s tipples in a relaxed and friendly venue.
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Catering for families to surfers - probably the best traditional breakfast, lunch, cream tea and early suppers around. Hot Meals and snacks all day, every day throughout the summer.
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Tea on the Green is an intimate family run tea room located in Westward Ho! North Devon. All our cakes are homemade right here on the premises and there are always gluten wheat and lactose free options available.
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Famous throughout the West Country for our Award - Winning ' Fish and Chips'. Rick Stein Recommended.
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A pioneering restaurant on the North Devon Coast. Best Restaurant in North Devon 2011, Best Restaurant in Devon 2012 and again in 2013, Gold Medal in Taste of the West Awards, Best Fine Dining Restaurant Devon Life Awards 2014. The restaurant is also listed in the Michelin Guide for Great Britain and Ireland. Seasonal, local produce, delivered through a creative tasting style menu, reflecting our immediate environment. Guests dine at the Chefs Counter directly in front of the open kitchen.
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Its official! The Pelican is the uk’s Number one fish and chip restaurant 2018! The prestigious Quality award puts us in the top 2% of the 10500 U.K. Fish and Chip shops! And we are the only MSC certified restaurant in North Devon Championing sustainability and with a Taste of the West gold award for serving up tasty fresh local produce! North Devon Journal Best family Eatery and Best Restaurant finalists! Delicious and nutritious multi-award winning fish and chips served with style and flair in the heart of North Devon!
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Paul and Charlotte would like to welcome you to The Fremington Quay Cafe.
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This 17th Century Inn boasts five cask marque real ales, an extensive wine list and fantastic fresh food cooked with passion and flair served in either of our cosy fireside bars or bright and airy conservatory.
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SQ Bar and Restaurant is located in the heart of Braunton, North Devon. Set in a former Gas Showroom and most recently a bank, the building has been transformed into a contemporary and stylish bar, restaurant and roof terrace.
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