From beautiful valleys to hidden coves, North Devon has it all.
Get out and explore North Devon yourself, or let us book you in with the best local guides. Tell us know what floats your boat and we can point you in all the right directions.
Whether you want to get lost in the valleys, hike along the country’s oldest bridleways, or seek out Exmoor’s famous stags, there is no better land to ‘explore.
Road cyclists and mountain bikers will rejoice in the traffic-free roads and unspoilt singletrack, and perhaps the best family option, electric bikes!
Fly-fishing in Exmoor is one of the region’s best-kept secrets. With fishy rivers like the Exe, Barle, Lyn and Taw, you are never far away from great water!
For the eager surfer, the North Devon coastline has it all; low-tide barrels at Croyde, mellow rights at Saunton, and clean breaks sheltered from the winter storms at Putsborough.
Strap into a Land Rover and ford Exmoors famous rivers in search of wild Red Deer, Exmoor Ponies and other wildlife including Buzzards, Kestrels, Herons, Kingfishers, Foxes & Hares.
Ride over heather clad moorland, through ancient oak woodlands, along tumbling river valleys or through some of Exmoor's unique farmland. You will get closer to nature when riding on a horse.
Exmoor National Park is home to some of the darkest skies in the country so it's a great place to gaze at the stars. So why not take the time on Exmoor to look up and rediscover your sense of wonder.
North Devon & Somerset are spoilt with timeless little villages that stand out for their shear uniqueness. From Clovelly to Lynton, Dulverton to Porlock, there are so many wonderful places to visit and enjoy.
No trip to Exmoor would be complete without a visit to Tarr Steps. There are wonderful walks down the riverbank and you can reward yourself with a beer or cream tea in the pub afterwards.
In a place of wide spaces and big skies, without roads, cars or pollution, simply walking around Lundy Island is a profound pleasure. Lundy has a milder climate than the mainland, with more sunshine and less rain.
In the summer months we can organise boat trips out of Watermouth cove around the North Coast, including fishing for Mackerel and Bass in all the best marks.
Exmoor is one of the best places in the UK to find secret pools and rivers to go swimming in. Most are very safe but obviously be careful if you have little ones.
From a delcious meal at Woods in Dulverton, to a pint of ale with the locals at the Poltimore Inn at Yarde Down, there are untold treasures waiting to be found in the surrounding valleys of Exmoor. The abundant local produce available is of the finest quality in the country, and feeds through all the local restaurants and eateries, from the michelin-starred Masons Arms in Knowstone, to our local cheese shop in South Molton.
Please check out our pub and restaurant guide to all the best places to eat and drink at while staying at Heasley House.
pic - The Swan Inn, Bampton