Things to do

Spoilt for Choice!

Here in North Devon you are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding things to do. With beaches, amusement parks and stunning surroundings to explore, we have chosen a few of our favourite places to visit so you don’t have to spend time searching.


South Molton Independent Traders

South Molton has it's roots steeped in being a historic market town and this is still true today. Shop Local, Shop Unique, Shop South Molton.


Quince Honey Farm

A great day out for the adults as well as the kids, with plenty to keep you all as busy as a bee! Just 4 miles from our hotel.


South Molton Pannier Market

Right on your doorstep is South Molton Pannier Market. With stalls selling everything from fruit and vegetables to clothes and gifts, head down on Thursdays and Saturdays from 9am and pick up some local goodies.


North Devon Hawk Walks

A practical, hands-on introduction to falconry, set on the rolling hills of Exmoor. Get to grips with some stunning birds of prey! Only 11 miles out of South Molton.


Rock & Rapids Adventures

Are you an adrenaline junkie looking for a thrilling day out? Head down to Rock & Rapids Adventure for just that, and adventure! Right here in South Molton.


Castle Hill Estate

With the backdrop of the stunning North Devon countryside, there is no better spot to enjoy a leisurely walk or a tasty bite to eat in the Garden Tearoom.


Exmoor Zoo

The family zoo in the heart of North Devon. A fun day out for all animal lovers. Situated near Combe Martin just 23 minutes from The George.


Arlington Court

Much like Castle Hill Estate, this historic house and gardens is also home to the National Trust Carriage Museum. Bring the whole family down for an informative day of North Devon heritage.


RHS Garden Rosemoor

A garden of magic - if you love horticulture, Rosemoor is the perfect day out.

Dartington Crystal

Today Dartington Crystal is not only the leading UK glass manufacturer but we are an award-winning visitor attraction in Devon too. They encourage visitors to take a Factory Tour to gain a behind the scenes look at how our skilled makers turn molten glass into items of true beauty. Our Visitor Centre hosts exhibits and information depicting the six decades of Dartington’s story. 


Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway

The famous Lynton and Lynmouth funicular Cliff Railway opened in 1890 and is the highest and the steepest totally water powered railway in the world! 

Valley of the Rocks (Coastal walk)

The Valley of the Rocks or The Valley of Rocks is a dry valley that runs parallel to the coast in north Devon, about 1 kilometre to the west of the village of Lynton. 


Hartland Abbey

Historic House & Grounds which won the 2016 Gold Award Winner North Devon Journal (Best Country House and/or Garden in North Devon). 


Clovelly

Clovelly estate is home to the Rous family and has been for over 400 years. From Elizabethan times until today, it has remained in private ownership. Consequently this has helped preserve its originality and atmosphere. The village remains a fully functioning working fishing village, clinging to a 400 foot cliff, overlooking Bideford bay.


Beaches

Our closest beach is Saunton Sands only 20 miles from us. Just a little further on there is Croyde, Putsborough & Woolacombe which are all sand beaches. You can surf at all these beaches or you can learn instead.

There is also Westward Ho! Beach which is only 22 miles from us and is a pebble beach with a magnificent pebble ridge backing onto Northam Burrows.