North Devon Beaches

A short walk from Pickwell Barton cottages is the breathtaking Putsborough Beach & Woolacombe Beach
(Voted Best Beach in Britain for the second year running by TripAdvisor 2015  2016). These two beaches form an unbroken 3 mile stretch  of golden sands. Slightly further down the coast lies Croyde Bay with one of the best surfing beaches in the country, used regularly for surfing competitions, and nestled in spectacular countryside. As if that wasn't enough, Saunton Sands, 3 miles of beautiful beach backed by Braunton Burrows a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve lies 10 minutes down the road from Croyde Bay. If you like beaches, you'll love North Devon. 
Why not book a Autumn, Winter or Spring weekend break in Pickwell Barton Cottage on the North Devon Coast to book your weekend or Short break call Jane on T: 07811033027 and also experience an unforgettable guided tour of beautiful Exmoor and its stunning coastline with “Door to Moor”. For more information about this unforgettable experience call 07873704445 or look us up on facebook or visit the website
Arlington Court North Devon Holidays
Arlington Court is an elegant Regency house with Victorian garden, plus a carriage museum and lakeside walks.
Knightshayes Court North Devon Holidays
Knightshayes Court is a Victorian country house in Tiverton designed by William Burges. 
Killerton House North Devon Holidays
Killerton House is a gloriously landscaped garden surrounded by parkland with an 18th century house.
Lundy Island North Devon Holidays
In the hubbub of the  modern world Lundy Island is a place apart. Peaceful, beautiful and unspoiled.
Watersmeet North Devon Holidays
Watersmeet is a dramatic river gorge, ancient woodlands, tea garden and shop in stunning surroundings.
Bideford Bay North Devon Holidays
Bideford Bay and Hartland offers a variety of things to see and do from peaceful beaches to iron age forts.
Dunster Castle North Devon Holidays
Dunster Castle is a former motte and bailey castle, now a country house, in the village of Dunster, Somerset.
Exmoor National Park North Devon Holidays
Towering cliffs, coves and a wooded valley within Exmoor National Park, Heddon Valley is just stunning.
Morte Point North Devon Holidays
Morte Point was once notorious for smugglers and wreckers, and is now a great place to get away from it all.

North Devon Attractions

The Milky Way Woolacombe Holidays
The Milky Way
Exmoor Zoo Woolacombe Holidays
Exmoor Zoo
Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Woolacombe Holidays
Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
Clovelly Village  Woolacombe Holidays
Clovelly Village
The Big Sheep Woolacombe Holidays
The Big Sheep
Cliff Railway Woolacombe Holidays
Cliff Railway
Quince Honey Farm Woolacombe Holidays
Quince Honey Farm
Dartington Crystal Woolacombe Holidays
Dartington Crystal
North Devon boasts a large array of attractions for all ages and tastes. From the fun packed Milky Way to the more sedate beauty of Clovelly Village, North Devon's attractions will mean there is never a dull moment on your holiday.The kids will love the spectacle of sheep racing at the Big Sheep or why not take them back in time to experience the delights of travelling by steam railway on the Lynton & Barnstaple line.  
Pubs Putsborough Beach

Active Holidays in North Devon

Golf Courses

Golf Courses Putsborough Beach

North Devon Horse Riding Holidays

Horse Riding Putsborough Beach
Bring your own horse to Pickwell Barton; we have a field with water, and parking for your trailer. Or take a beach ride with:

Roylands Riding stables, Croyde, T: 01271 890898
Woolacombe Riding Stables, T: 01271 870260

Walking In North Devon

There are some fabulous walks from Pickwell Barton, Baggy Point and Morte Point. One the best known walks (or cycling if you prefer) is the Tarka Trail, 180 miles of unspoilt countryside following the route Tarka the Otter took in the famous book by Henry Williamson. 
Walking Putsborough Beach

Fishing in 
North Devon‍

Fishing Putsborough Beach
‍Blakewell Fisheries, Muddiford, Nr Barnstaple, T: 01271 344533

Gardens & Tea Shops

Tea Shops Putsborough Beach