Things to Do


On the edge of the village is the Highbullen Golf and Country Club 18 hole golf course, indoor heated swimming pool and state of the art fitness centre.

Saunton Golf Club has two 18 hole links golf courses which are considered to be two of the best in the South West. If golfing with your host the fees are approximately 30 a head for the day.

Other Golf Courses in the area - Royal North Devon , Libbaton, Portmore and Tiverton.

Walking and Cycling

Plenty of local footpath walks for those with dogs or ramblers who enjoy the countryside.

The Tarka Trail stretches from Braunton to Torrington and further is an excellent cycling and walking track with estuary and sea views with the beauty of no hills and no traffic!

Explore the stunning landscapes and rugged moorland hills and tracks of Exmoor and Dartmoor.


For gardening enthusiasts on our own doorstep the well known television Gardening Expert Carol Klein approx 1 mile away where you can visit her gardens.

12 miles away RHS Rosemoor Gardens near Torrington as well as several Garden Centres within easy reach.

Horse Riding and Fishing

There are many coarse fishing lakes and reservoirs available in the area.

Also, we have riding schools within 5 miles of us if you fancy learning to ride during your stay.


North Devon is renowned for it's excellent Surfing beaches at Woolacombe, Saunton Westward Ho! and Croyde. People come from all over the world to surf here.

The Tarka Railway

2 miles away where there is free car parking and you can catch a train to Exeter and experience the beauty of the Devonshire Countryside or go the opposite way and take in the rolling hills and views as the train winds its way to the historic market town of Barnstaple.

The Glorious Coastline

The North Devon Coastline is an area of outstanding natural beauty with places to explore such as Porlock, Lynton, Lynmouth, Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, Woolacombe, Croyde, Saunton, Barnstaple, Instow, Westward Ho!, Bideford, Clovelly, and Hartland not forgetting Lundy Island which can be visited by helicopter or boat.

For the Children

There is a playing field in our Village at Chittlehamholt and various indoor and outdoor adventure Parks in the area such as: Milky Way, The Big Sheep, Combe Martin Dinosaur and Wildlife Park, Exmoor Zoo, Super Bowl.