OUT AND ABOUT IN NORTH DEVON
Come, explore and enjoy glorious Devon from the comfort of Pickwell Barton self catering cottages near Croyde North Devon .
The cottages benefit from being approximately 800m walk down to the beautiful beaches of Putsborough and Woolacombe sands.
For all your
Surfing; (bring your own boards or hire available from www.putsborough.com)
Sand; (bring your spades)!
Sea; (bring your wetsuits or hire available from www.putsborough.com)
Sandcastles; (bring your buckets)!
Sunset; (bring your dreams)!
All these you can enjoy from Putsborough, Woolacombe, Croyde, Saunton, Instow and Westward Ho! – The beautiful sandy beaches of North Devon .
A wide choice of golf courses in North Devon the champion golf course at Saunton (just around the bay), Ilfracombe, Mortehoe and Woolacombe, Willingcott, Libbaton and the Royal North Devon at Westward Ho! Are just a few for you to meet the challenge.
There are Fabulous walks with the South West Coast Path running through Pickwell Barton, with breathtaking views of the countryside and the North Devon coast, why not take a stroll from the cottage down over the fields to the costal path around Baggy Point stopping off at the quaint and picturesque village of Croyde, North Devon, for a pub lunch at the famous ‘Thatch Barn' or a never to be forgotten Devonshire cream tea.
Croyde, North Devon has become one of the Top spots for surfing in the UK and it's just around the bay from the cottages. Saunton beach is for the wind surfers.
Surf schools, Tuition and hire of boards are all available at Putsborough, Woolacombe and Croyde, North Devon.
How about riding along the beach or out over beautiful Exmoor, Royland Riding Stables at Croyde North Devon, and on Exmoor can accommodate; from the more experience rider on the younger member of the family that would prefer to be a leading rein.
Barnstaple , our own capital of North Devon , boasts a Leisure Centre and Tarka Tennis; so on those wetter days you can try your hand at a game of tennis to Bowls or an indoor swim.
Not forgetting Cascades at Croyde, a great fun pool with slides for great family fun.
Barnstaple, Bideford and South Molton are old historic towns with traditional pannier and craft market on certain days of the week, ideal for all your gifts to take back home.
Only a 30 minute drive from the cottages, will find you deep in the heart of Exmoor , with its wonderful hills and Valleys, just waiting for you to explore!
For those damper days (But we hope there won't be any)! There are lots of things to do and places to go.
Ilfracombe has its own Theatre as does Barnstaple, and they both have excellent cinemas.
The Milky Way
Crealy Adventure Park
The Dinosaur Park at Combe Martin and lots of National Trust Properties like Arlington Court near Barnstaple
Museums, Art Galleries, The Combat Museum, Diggerland and more.
Braunton Burrows Biosphere Reserve - a special place for people and Nature there are some fabulous walks in around Braunton, North Devon ; it's also where you can get on your Bike and Cycle the Tarka Trail a great safe cycle track for everyone; there is bike hire at Braunton, Barnstaple, Fremington Quay, Bideford and Torrington.
So as you can see a stay at Pickwell Barton Self Catering Holiday Cottages is an ideal location for touring North Devon .