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The Local Area

Beaches, coastal walks, pubs, cafes and shops are all within walking distance.

At Belvedere you could simply relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings or you could try any number of exciting activities nearby: water sports, coastal walks, horse riding, golf, bike rides, quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, farm/adventure parks. 

I provide all guests with personalised, seasonal information to suit their family and friends' interests.

The Local Area: Amenities

The coastal path.

Straight through the garden gate...

The coastal path leads to our local beaches: Rockham, Grunta, Combesgate, Barricane and Woolacombe. The coastal path is rugged and steep in places, so bring your walking boots!


Rockham beach

Rock-pools, a ship wreck and golden sand.

10-15 minute walk from the house.
Dog friendly.


Grunta Beach

Rock pools, golden sand. Great for beach BBQs.

10 minutes walk from the house.
Dog friendly.


Woolacombe Beach.

Award winning golden sandy beach.

25 minutes walk from the house. 5 minute drive, easy parking.
Glorious golden sandy beach.
Life guards (seasonal).
Perfect for surfing, body-boarding, swimming, sand dune surfing and long walks! Cafes and toilets at each end and set back at the top of the sand dunes half way along the beach.
Dog friendly.


Woolacombe Warren

An epic sand dune system.

Park Run 9am on Saturday mornings.
Dog friendly.


Bennetts Mouth

A 40 minute circular walk from the house.

One of my favourite walks. Along the lighthouse road, following the stream through the woods and coming out at this beautiful secluded rocky beach.


Mortehoe Village

2 minutes walk from the house

Two pubs, tea room, cafe, fish and chips, home-made takeaway, general store, post office, museum, childrens' playground and a church.


Saunton Sands

20 minutes drive from the house

Easy parking. Epic sand dunes a seemingly endless beach.

Popular surfing beach. Life guards (seasonal)

 Beach cafe and toilet. Dog friendly.


The Tarka Trail

Off road cycling along the Tarka Trail.

We hire bikes in Barnstaple and love to cycle along the Tarka Trail to Instow where we enjoy a pub lunch or an ice cream on the beach.


Air Extreme

A trampoline park in Barnstaple

Great fun for kids, young and old!


The Ultimate Adventure

The ultimate obstacle course, think Total Wipeout. Near Barnstaple.

Great fun!


Badminton, table tennis and driving range.

10 minute drive from the house

Ilfracombe and Woolacombe driving range.


Horse Riding

Beach rides, rides in the countryside and on Exmoor.

Various local stables catering for all abilities.

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