Attractions in North Devon

The Brokyna Holiday Cottage is located in a great place if you are wanting to travel around the local area. Find below some of our favourite attractions in the local area.

Westward Ho! Beach

Westward Ho! is a seaside village right next door to the Brokyna Holiday Cottage. This beautiful village has a beautiful golden sand beach which stretches for several miles. This is a popular tourist destination, especially in the summer where you will be greeted by a selection of restaurants and sea side activities.

Westward Ho! Information

Bideford Town

Bideford is a historic port town besides the River Torridge. Bideford is a lively little town and has a wide range of restaurants and public houses. Bideford is famous for many things, one being that it was mined for a unique pigment named Biddiblack for around 200 years ago and was one of the last places within the United Kingdom to have a witch hanging (1682). Bideford is recognisable because of its unique old bridge which features in many photographs of the town.

Find out more about Bideford

Tarka Trail

The Tarka Trail is a 30 mile stretch of cycling road for people to cycle or walk along some of the most beautiful parts of North Devon. The Tarka Trail starts from Braunton, passes through Bideford and end at Meeth. This unique cycling path was once the old railway that used to interlink many towns in Devon. There are cycle hire shops located in Bideford and elsewhere along this North Devon attraction.

Tarka Trail Information

Rosemoor Gardens

The Royal Horticultural Society Garden Rosemoor is a beautiful artistic garden located just out side of Great Torrington. A popular day trip for many garden enthusiasts, it has a very tasty restaurant and tea room. RHS Rosemoor also has many season attractions especially in the summer and frequently showcases great pieces of art in its gallery.

Visit RHS Rosemoors' Website

Tapely Park & Gardens

Tapely is a historic grade two listed building located in near by Westleigh. Built in 1704 it has been remodeled in the 19th and 20th century. Tapely Park and Gardens are open to the general public, offering the chance to take a walk around the lovely manor and beautiful gardens. Some features include Italianate terraces, a working kitchen garden and a permaculture garden.

Visit Tapely Park's Website