Ruby Country Lodges in Beaworthy

Welcome to Ruby Country Lodges in Halwill, Nr Beaworthy offering a choice of 3 accommodations. On this page you can find information on Ruby Country Lodges including Ruby Country Lodges photo galleries, reviews, availability and booking information. If you like what you see, you can book your stay at Ruby Country Lodges online securely. Ruby Country Lodges is a great choice if you're looking for a holiday in Beaworthy or North Devon.

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Ruby Country Lodges is part of our Autograph Lodge Holidays Collection, nestling amidst the grandeur of pine trees deep in the heart of Ruby Country, renowned for its majestic swathes of unspoilt rolling countryside. The perfect romantic escape. Country meets bespoke in these exclusive lodges, creating an idyllic haven of peace and tranquility. The partly wooded setting lends a sense of seclusion, complemented by superb design and rustic features, while hot tubs offer the ultimate way to soak up the ambience – and the wonderful night skies!. Ideally located in the heart of the Devonshire countryside, a wealth of market towns, quaint villages and attractions await within an easy drive. Nearby Bude boasts restaurants, pubs and shops aplenty, with a true flavour of traditional south west life.

A collection of stunning two and three bedroom lodges. Bespoke interiors and furnishings vary but all are designed to the most discerning standards and complete with your very own hot tub. Perfect for romantic breaks and special occasions at any time of the year.

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Ruby Country Lodges is pleased to offer the following choice of accommodations in Halwill, Nr Beaworthy. Scroll through their photo galleries, view their descriptions and book online today.

Tamar Lodge (Lodge)

Individually styled and furnished bespoke design lodge perfect for romantic getaways with master double with fabulous ensuite shower and one twin. Bath. Light and spacious open plan living area with stylish features, incorporating a modern kitchen/dining area and doors leading out to a superb decked area with outdoor hot tub.

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Roadford Lodge (Lodge)

Individually styled and furnished bespoke design lodge with gorgeous detail. Master bedroom with fabulous ensuite shower and two twin. Deluxe bath or shower. Open plan and spacious living space including modern kitchen/dining area and doors leading out to superb decking with outdoor hot tub.

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Metherell Lodge (Lodge)

Individually styled and furnished bespoke design lodge with master double with ensuite shower and one twin. Bath or shower. Light and spacious open plan living area with a modern kitchen/dining area and doors leading out to a superb decked area with outdoor hot tub.

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Things to do near Ruby Country Lodges

Make the most of your holiday at Ruby Country Lodges by enjoying a day out to one of these nearby recommended activities....

Beaches

Crooklets, Crooklets - 16.8 Miles away

Crooklets beach is in Bude. There is a cafe with seating at the sea front. It is also where Bude Surf Life Saving Club is located, there are beach huts to hire and an outdoor shower. In the winter, on Christmas Day, hundreds of brave swimmers run into the sea. Crooklets is pebbly and sandy and popular with families as well as surfers.

Location: Crooklets

Northcott Mouth, Northcott Mouth - 17.2 Miles away

Northcott Mouth beach is a national trust beach just north of Bude. The beach is pebbly and sandy and is remote, secluded and beautiful. It has a small car park and in the summer, there is a tea caravan with a rustic garden with seating areas.

Location: Northcott Mouth

Instow Beach, Instow - 21.2 Miles away

Located on the edge of the Torridge Estuary, Instow beach is blessed with fine soft sand and is sheltered from the surf. It's a popular place to launch boats, and to windsurf and there's plenty of space for beach games like volleyball and cricket.

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Crow Point, Saunton - 24.9 Miles away

Crow point is situated in the estuary on the edge of Braunton Marshes. Small, secluded and sandy it offers spectacular views over the estuary.

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Croyde Bay, Croyde Bay - 26.8 Miles away

Croyde is perhaps Devon's most popular surfing beach. Facing almost due west the beach picks up a good deal of swell and this combined with quality sand banks makes for one of the UK's best surf beaches.

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Bovisand Beach, Bovisand - 28.9 Miles away

Bovisand beach can be found in a charming secluded bay, framed by impressive cliffs with yellow sands. Favoured by tourists and locals alike, it has a great flat expanse when the tide allows which is perfect for beach sports.

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Barricane Beach, Woolacombe - 29.2 Miles away

You can find Barricane Beach or shell beach as it sometimes called, in between Woolacombe and Mortehoe. It is a great beach for crabbing owing to its numerous rookpools.

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Looe Beach, Looe - 29.6 Miles away

Relax on the sandy beach of this is a small coastal town. Pay a visit to the small souvenir shops and enjoy an ice-cream whilst walking along the harbour.

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Cycling and Walking

Ruby country cycling, Torridge - 2 Miles away

This route encircles the beautiful and infrequently visited Upper River Carey valley in deepest, rural Devon. It's not an easy route and has many twists and turns, but you'll be rewarded with views of quiet hamlets and rolling greenery along the way.

Location: Torridge

Roadford Lake country Park, Broadwoodwiger - 6.5 Miles away

Roadford Lake is a pleasant relaxing day out, there are walks of varying length around the shore, there's an array of wildlife to enjoy from insects and wild flowers to waterbirds on the reservoir. Theres is also a Lakeside Cafe and visitor centre giving you the history of the valley and the chance for refreshments.

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The Dartmoor Way Hiking, Okehampton - 8.4 Miles away

Why not walk a short section of the Dartmoor Way? This circular 78 mile walking trail meanders across rolling moorland, through quaint Devon thatched villages along secluded wooded valleys, over clapper bridges and around Dartmoor's unique tors.

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The Granite Way cycle route, Okehampton - 8.6 Miles away

This is an easy route of 11 miles with the least traffic in Devon. You'll cycle through rural Devon, enjoying spectacular views of Dartmoor and its wildlife on the way.

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Meldon Viaduct, Okehampton - 8.7 Miles away

Encompassing industrial history and natural beauty, this route is worth it for the views alone. Just south of Okehampton, the viaduct was built in 1874 and spans 165 metres over the remains of mineral mines. The view of Meldon Dam is almost 50 metres high.

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Sticklepath cycle route, Sticklepath - 11.8 Miles away

There are wonderful Dartmoor views on this route which takes you mainly along Devon's quiet country lanes, with a short stretch of the Tarka Trail; passing many places of historic interest on the way.

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Plym Valley Trail, Plymouth - 24.7 Miles away

This route, part of Devon Coast to Coast NCN Route 27, follows the scenic former railway path that leads from Plymouth to the wild expanses of Dartmoor. Extensively resurfaced for long stretches, it offers a leisurely and pleasurable ride.

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The Tarka Trail, Devon - 25 Miles away

Following the River Torridge to the estuary at Instow, the route is fairly flat and very safe for children to cycle. Crossing the river many times where Tarka The Otter was filmed, this lovely route has various access points along the way and provides a great way to explore the largely unspoiled countryside of North Devon.

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Exe Valley Ride, Exeter - 27.6 Miles away

Take a journey through the city along the banks of the River Exe. Admire the beautiful cathedral and Quayside and get to know this great city.

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Haldon Forest Park, Exeter - 27.6 Miles away

Fun for all the family on an extensive network of traffic free trails. Choose from the many walking trails or cycle on the family and adventure cycle trails to challenge yourself on the freer ride, mountain bike areas.

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Looe Valley, Looe - 28.1 Miles away

This fairly energetic route includes five steep hill climbs and some off-road woodland tracks as it follows quiet lanes up the East Looe River to Liskeard, returning via the West Looe Valley. It can also be adapted to start or finish at Liskeard.

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Food and Drinking

Decks Restaurant, Instow - 13.4 Miles away

Enjoy fantastic views as you savour a meal prepared with the finest of fresh local ingredients. Located right on Instow seafront, The Decks is recommended in the Good Food Guide and has an AA rosette.

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Gidleigh Park Hotel, Chagford - 15.1 Miles away

A local chap hailing from Exeter with a huge passion for fine cuisine and a determination to use the very best local produce from the West Country, Michael Caine and his talented team have held two Michelin stars at Gidleigh Park since 1999. Michael's cuisine is truly original and brilliant, a fact recognised not just by appreciative visitors to Gideigh Park but by guidebook editors and those within the industry who bestoy the highest awards and accolades. With his classical French training in some of the finest restaurants in the world, Michael has created a style that is uniquely his own, at once classic yet also highly innovative. Constantly evolving and developing and never failing to delight in the perfect execution. The wild game of Dartmoor, fish from the Devon coast and produce from Gidleigh Park’s own kitchen garden all form the basis for the exceptional dishes.

Location: Chagford

Tree Inn, Bude - 15.1 Miles away

Quaint village pub perfect for nice relaxing drink to round off your day or just a leisurely drink. Offers lovely bar meals and a fabulous outside area on a sunny day. Real Ale lovers will enjoy the lively front bar with pool and Sky TV.

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Bencoolen Inn, Bude - 16.1 Miles away

Dating from 1863 this is a lovely pub offering many Real Ales within a relaxed setting. The restaurant called 'El Barco' serves delicious Spanish food as well as a traditional bar menu and a la carte.

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Bay View Inn, Bude - 16.2 Miles away

On a sunny day enjoy al fresco dining or inside in colder months at this delightful Inn. Offering tasty menus consisting of the best ingredients you will be sure of satisfaction. Or, why not just enjoy a leisurely drink or two?

Location: Bude

Mirchi Cuisine, Bude - 16.3 Miles away

Mirchi with its wide menu range, great ambience, upscale and casual atmosphere is one of the nicest places to enjoy a taste of the East. Whether it's a traditional curry or something a little more exotic that you favour, Mirchi's many years of cooking experience make sure that your meal is one to remember!

Location: Bude

Elements, bude - 16.3 Miles away

Contemnporary interior, relaxed atmosphere, and sea views. Elements cafe bar is open every day from 10am, and is fully licensed.

Location: bude

Carriers Inn, Bude - 16.3 Miles away

Awarded winner of Marston's "Casual Fine Dining" Award 2008 you are guaranteed to have a great experience at this Inn. Serving a full a la carte menu or your more traditional food you can savour every mouthful within a pleasant atmosphere.

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Brendon Arms Inn, Bude - 16.4 Miles away

To enjoy fabulous food and drink whilst admiring amazing views of Bude's inner harbour visit Brendon Arms. Offering an amazing selection of Real Ales and an array of fine wines along with traditional pub food this is the perfect place to unwind.

Location: Bude

Lifes a Beach, Bude - 16.5 Miles away

Situated within the cliffs and overlooking the beach and ocean you will find this restaurant utterly breath-taking. During the day it is perfect for nipping in from the beach for refreshment and at night dine their speciality seafood.

Location: Bude

Sea Fever, Bude - 16.5 Miles away

Enjoy dining at its finest in the fabulous restaurant. Head chef Kyan Hooper prepares your food to the highest of standards using the best ingredients on offer. Indulge in duck or fish and round off your meal with a sensational unique dessert.

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Inn on the Green, Bude - 16.7 Miles away

Fabulous modern bar called 'Legends' with a great bar menu and specialising in live music. Also, home to 'Mulligan's Restaurant' specialising in sensational steak and fish dishes. So whether you want a drink, food or both you will be spoilt for choice at Inn on the Green.

Location: Bude

Langman's Restaurant, Callington - 17.7 Miles away

Three times winner of Restaurant of the Year by the Cornwall Tourism Awards and two AA rosettes, Langman's Restaurant combines a romantic candlelit location with an excellent menu and extensive wine list. Enjoy the six course tasting menu using seasonal ingredients.

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French's Bistro, Chumleigh - 18.2 Miles away

French bistro cooking using the best of local produce, much of it free range and organic, with meats from Devon, and fish from local lakes and coasts. Even the butter and milk are locally sourced to ensure the best quality.

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Bensons Licensed Restaurant, Appledore - 21 Miles away

To enjoy beautiful locally sourced fish visit this restaurant. For the meat lovers there are prime cuts of meat on offer as well as poultry. Round off your meal with a superbly presented homemade pud or sample delicious British cheeses. Book early to avoid disappointment!

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The Quay Gallery and restaurant, Appledore - 21 Miles away

The Quay is a waterfront restaurant, coffee-shop and gallery with wide and wonderful views of the Taw and Torridge estuaries. Upstairs, in the first-floor restaurant, the fresh, bright and seasonal menu, using the best local produce, should distract you from window-gazing.

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Benson's Licensed Restaurant, Appledore - 21 Miles away

Visit this award winning restuarant located on Appledore Quay. The owners pride themselves on using quality fresh fish that is locally sourced and offer prime cuts of meat and poultry and fantastic home-made puddings that you will never forget!

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62 The Bank, Barnstaple - 23.5 Miles away

At 62, local produce is used whenever possible, to create classic and contemporary dishes that are influenced by exciting flavours from around the world. Try the barbecue rack of ribs, homemade burgers or sizzling fajitas.

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Garden Restaurant, Barnstaple - 24.4 Miles away

Wonderful views across the Taw estuary and 2 acres of beautiful gardens feature at this 150-seater restaurant catering for everything from a cup of tea to a full meal. For sunny days, there's also lots of seating outside.

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Ragamuffins Bistro, Braunton - 24.9 Miles away

Best known for its fresh locally caught fish and seafood, Ragamuffins is proud of offering the best locally sourced and seasonal produce around, all complemented by a great wine list.

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Lords Restaurant, Devon - 25.1 Miles away

Built in the 15th century and retaining many original features such as large wood burning stone fireplaces, this is a delightful venue for dining. The head chef has created a menu based on classical dining with a Mediterranean feel, with specialities such as pizza, pasta and paella.

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The Corner Bistro, Braunton - 25.2 Miles away

Mull over Sunday lunch in one of north Devon's leading restaurants – the food is fresh and locally sourced, even the burgers are organic.

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The Bridge at Mount Batten, Plymouth - 26.3 Miles away

This is the city's newest restaurant, located on Plymouth's historic barbican right on the edge of the Sutton Harbour Marina. Many dishes feature fresh fish caught daily, all individually complemented by a wide choice of great wines.

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Westbeach Bar and Restaurant, Woolacombe - 29.3 Miles away

Relaxed surroundings and spectacular views over Woolacombe beach are the perfect setting for a seasonal menu reflecting the area's superb seafood as well as venison, pheasants and other locally caught game caught locally.

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Gardens and Countryside

Winsford Walled Garden, Halwill Junction - 2.8 Miles away

An enchanting garden with magnificent Victorian greenhouses, often though of as the best in South West England. Admire Brazilian rhubarb, bamboo grove and the delightful walled garden. Featured in 'Devon Today', 'Devon Life' and 'Gardener's Tales'; Winsford Walled Garden is well worth a visit.

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Rosemoor, Great Torrington - 13.7 Miles away

The RHS has developed the original 8 acres into 65 acres of gardens and woodlands, featuring extensive herbaceous borders, herb and cottage gardens, a potager, fruit and vegetable garden, rose gardens, a foliage and plantsman's garden as well as a winter garden. So there really is something to fit all tastes!

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Stone Lane Gardens, Chagford - 16.3 Miles away

Stone Lane Gardens is a 5 acre arboretum holding important national collections of wild-origin Birch and Alder trees in a lovely landscaped water and woodland setting. The Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition showcases the work of West country's artists and designers.

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Lukesland Gardens, Devon - 16.5 Miles away

A small valley, with a brook cascading from its source on Dartmoor through ponds and over waterfalls towards the River Erme, is the beautiful setting for this 24 acre woodland garden. Flowering shrubs, trees and a wealth of wild flowers feature here. (Limited wheelchair access)

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Cotehele Gardens, nr Saltash - 17.6 Miles away

Gorgeous gardens surrounding a 15th Century house, including a lush valley garden with a medieval dovecote, pond, Victorian summerhouse and 18th century tower. There's a great tea room and museum down at the Quay.

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The Garden House, Yelverton - 17.9 Miles away

A magnificent 10 acre garden created after World War II by Lionel Fortescue, a noted plant collector, and now owned by the Fortescue Garden Trust. Its romantic 2 acre walled garden is one of the finest in the country and surrounds the ruins of a 16th century vicarage.

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Tapeley Park, Bideford - 18.8 Miles away

All the family will enjoy a day out at Tapeley Park. There are lots of attractions including thoughtful woodland works, organic vegetable gardens, a children's play area and surprising animal encounters. The famous terraces are full of semi-tropical and tender flowers rarely seen in the UK.

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Dartmoor, Dartmoor - 24.6 Miles away

Dartmoor is not just about the landscape; there's a lot more to it than that. It's not just about the ponies, or the tors, the history or the heritage; but that's a good start. It's about getting out there, experiencing new things. This living, breathing, working landscape holds the secret to a past that stretches back over the centuries, and a future that is both sustainable and green. From rare birds and butterflies, Neolithic monuments and ancient woodland, to tradition, folkloreand farming on horseback, Dartmoor has it all. Leading the way for the arts, all things organic, a haven for literary greats and explorers, you will be walking in some awesome footsteps.

Location: Dartmoor

Marwood Hill Gardens, Barnstaple - 26.1 Miles away

Marwood Hill is a beautiful 20 acre valley garden, very colourful in spring, and with three small lakes, a large bog garden and a rock and alpine scree. The National Collections of 'Iris ensata' and tulbaghias are held here.

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Burnham Nurseries, Devon - 28.1 Miles away

A beautiful family run nursery that is well worth a visit. Take a walk around some of the most impressive collections of orchids in the country. Open since 1950, this award winning assortment of species has been featured at The Chelsea Flower Show for the last 52 years and is open year round.

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Great Days Out

Miniature Pony and animal park, Moretonhampstead - 17.9 Miles away

In 20 acres of beautiful Dartmoor parkland you will meet lots of friendly animals including pigs, goats, lambs, calves and birds. Enjoy scenic walks along nature trails, take time to relax by the tranquil lakes or have a picnic.

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Milky Way Adventure Park, Bideford - 18 Miles away

The Milky Way Adventure Park is a great family day out whatever the weather. Thrilling rides, adventure for the little ones and exciting Birds of Prey shows are just some of its many attractions.

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The Big Sheep, Bideford - 18.7 Miles away

The Big Sheep is huge fun and a perfect, all weather day out for all the family, with lots to see and do including rides, dog trials, garden centre, horse whispering, pony rides, sheep races, nursery barn and lamb feeding.

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Becky falls woodland park, Bovey Tracey - 21.7 Miles away

It's easy to see why Becky Falls was voted Top Beauty Spot in Devon and why visitors have been returning since the park opened over a hundred years ago. Animals to meet and feed include Dartmoor ponies, miniature Shetland ponies, chipmunks, rescued birds of prey, owls and pygmy goats. (Wheelchair users welcome in the petting zoo and viewing areas, however the walks are not suitable for wheelchairs.)

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River Dart Adventures, Newton Abbot - 23.9 Miles away

Located in 90 acres encompassing woodland, lakes, the River Dart and breathtaking parkland, this is a beautiful location for a day of activities. An indoor climbing wall, canoeing, mega zip wire, abseiling and sailing are all available here.

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Quince Honey Farm, South Molton - 24.4 Miles away

Britain's largest honey farm has a visitors' centre renowned worldwide for its unique living honeybee displays. Watch the bees in complete safety, without disturbing their natural behaviour, and view the honey processing plant, with its honey extracting, bottling, and candle making rooms.

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Plymouth Ski and Snowboard Centre, Plymouth - 24.7 Miles away

Open throughout the year and with three slopes to choose from including the longest artificial slope in the South West, the centre offers skiers and snowboarders of all levels the facilities to practice and learn new skills.

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Canonteign Falls, Exeter - 25.3 Miles away

Home to England's highest waterfall, descending 220 ft, Canonteign Falls is a breathtaking tourist attraction as well as a great family day out. There's a children's assault course, forest garden and nature trail, the giant spider and the trampolines and play area.

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National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth - 26.5 Miles away

The aquarium houses 50 live exhibits including 3 massive tanks. Over 4000 animals and 400 species are displayed in realistic habitats from local shorelines to coral reefs. Each of the six zones is packed full of amazing sea creatures and facts.

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Monkey Sanctuary, Looe - 28.1 Miles away

Working to promote the welfare and conservation of the survival of primates, the monkey sanctuary is home to the descendants of pet monkeys rescued in the 60s and 70s as well as to rare species of horseshoe bats.

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Exmoor Zoological Park, Barnstaple - 30 Miles away

As well as providing 'natural' living spaces for many smaller creatures no longer seen in city zoos, the zoo is now home to larger animals such as cheetah, blackbuck, maned wolves, sitatunga and of course the 'Exmoor beast'!

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History and Heritage

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre, Lifton - 6.4 Miles away

A fun and informative day for all the family, with working and static exhibits of fairgrounds, steam engines and vintage machinery, combined with a wealth of heritage material, and all set in beautiful rural surroundings.

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Lydford Gorge, Lydford - 8.1 Miles away

This famous and geologically important gorge is 1œ miles long and can be viewed from an enchanting woodland and riverside circular walk, which passes the spectacular 30m-high White Lady waterfall and thrilling Devil's Cauldron.

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Finch Foundry , Okehampton - 11.8 Miles away

Run by the Finch family from 1814 to 1960, the Foundry harnessed the power of the River Taw in Sticklepath village to produce agricultural implements and mining tools for the tin and copper mines and china clay industry of Devon and Cornwall.

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Torrington 1646, Great Torrington - 14.2 Miles away

At Torrington 1646, you'll be guided by colourful 17th Century characters, dressed in period costume and speaking and acting as though they were living at the time of the civil war battle. Visit the physic garden and perhaps even try on armour in the Royalist encampment. A guaranteed fun-packed, family day out. Highly Recommended. (Facilities where dogs can be left)

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Bude Castle, Bude - 16.4 Miles away

Bude Castle overlooks Summerleaze beach, and is often used throughout the summer for concerts and events. It was built on the sand by Sir Goldsworthy Gurney, an inventor, in 1830 as his home. The castle is now a heritage centre which has galleries, a shop, restaurant and much more.

Location: Bude

Castle Drogo, Exeter - 17.2 Miles away

The last castle to be built in England, and one of the most remarkable works of Sir Edwin Lutyens. Constructed between 1910 and 1930, it commands spectacular views over Dartmoor from its 900ft high perch above the River Teign, and its interior combines the grandeur of a medieval castle with the comfort of the 20th century.

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Arlington Court, Barnstaple - 18 Miles away

Built in neo-classical style in 1822, Arlington Court's interior is astonishing: full of collections for every taste, many of them amassed by an eccentric former owner. Carriage rides are available in the grounds.

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Buckland Abbey, Yelverton - 18.6 Miles away

Buckland's peaceful setting today belies its swashbuckling past, brought to life through exhibitions and redesigned galleries, including new introductory film and interactive displays. Sir Francis Drake, its one time owner, is rumoured to haunt the place with 'accompanying hell hounds.' (See website for specific wheelchair information)

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Mary Newman's Cottage, Saltash - 23.6 Miles away

Reportedly the home of Sir Francis Drake's first wife this charming little house also has a lottery funded garden with traditional 16th century varieties of herbs, flowers and vegetables. Get a flavour of Elizabethan life in the replica rooms of this little Tudor cottage.

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Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh - 25.5 Miles away

Home to a community of Benedictine Monks, Buckfast Abbey is a spot of natural beauty and tranquillity where many find a connection with God. The Monks still keep the traditions of bee keeping and tonic wine making and you can buy the fruits of their efforts in one of the shops.

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Saltram House, Plymouth - 25.8 Miles away

Exquisite Georgian Mansion in a landscaped park which was was the film location for Sense and Sensibility. The historic tack room in the stables and the rolling wooded landscape park with 19th century gardens, orangery and follies make it a lovely day, out full of English heritage.

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Plymouth City Museum and art gallery , Plymouth - 26 Miles away

A magnificent Edwardian building, which opened in 1910, houses a wide collection of art and human and natural history. The events and activities programmes include workshops, children's holiday activities and concerts.

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Nature Reserves

Marsland Valley Nature Reserve, West Gooseham - 15.7 Miles away

A large reserve in between the beautiful counties of Cornwall and Devon. The diverse nature of the reserve, from the stunning coastline, inland to wooded areas with heath, grasslands and meadows mean its well worth a visit.

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Lundy Island, Lundy Island - 19.2 Miles away

England's only marine nature reserve, this dramatic, unspoilt island is a fitting setting for a fascinating array of wildlife including seals, a huge seabird colony, wild ponies, basking sharks and puffins. No cars disturb the island but there is a village inn and church.

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Tincombe nature reserve, Saltash - 23.6 Miles away

Composed of primarily wet meadows, this reserve also has a shallow pool, woodland and hedgerows. Keep your eyes peeled for toads and frogs among the pond's water lilies and yellow flag irises and orchids in the southern marsh.

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Churchtown Farm Community Nature Reserve, Saltash - 23.8 Miles away

Between the Tamar and the Lynher estuaries is a picturesque stretch of country which is now managed for wildlife. Mainly farmland, its habitats of wetland, hay meadows, arable land and hedgerows attract large flocks of goldfinches.

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Plym Bridge Peregrine Watch, Plymouth - 25.3 Miles away

Peregrines have been breeding on the quarry face in Plymbridge for many years. You can watch them hunt for prey – they are the world's fastest birds, reaching speeds of 124 mph when diving for fish.

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East Dartmoor Woods and Heath National Nature Reserve, Bovey Tracey - 25.7 Miles away

Yarner Wood, Trendlebere Down and the Bovey Valley Woodlands all make up the East Dartmoor Woods and Heaths area. This special area is home to a number of birds and lower plant communities and are a continuing site for wildlife diversification.

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Chapel Wood RSPB, Exeter - 29.3 Miles away

Chapel Wood is a broadleaved woodland, sited on a steep hillside, crowned by an Iron-Age hill fort, with a stream running down either side. As well as an impressive variety of birds, you might spot red deer, badgers and brown hares.

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Sports and Activities

Dartmoor Gliding Society, Dartmoor - 11.2 Miles away

A great local club in the picturesque location of South Devon. Originally founded in 1983, the club started with a twin seat open cockpit glider and a small group of enthusiastic members. Now the club has a grass runway, club house and a hangar for a fleet of gliders.

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Active 8 Clay Pigeon Shooting, Liskeard - 17.6 Miles away

Take a lesson with the 2008 National Champion or just learn how to hold and shoot the gun. All ages are welcome, all equipment is included and group bookings are a popular choice.

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Shilstone Rocks Stud and Dartmoor Riding , Dartmoor - 21 Miles away

A family run riding centre which was established in 1962. Approved by the British Horse Society, it showcases a famous, prize winning stud and many other mares, foals and horses. Learn to ride or go for a trip across Dartmoor.

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Ebo Adventure Canoe and Kayaking , Barnstaple - 22.8 Miles away

Get a taste for adventure with canoeing and kayaking lessons along the Devon coast between Bideford and Barnstaple, from introductory sessions to improver coaching on white-water and the ocean. Highly qualified instructors ensure you are in safe hands throughout.

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Ebo Adventure Scuba Diving, Barnstaple - 22.9 Miles away

Under the supervision of a PADI accredited dive instructor, you can safely discover the fascinating sensations of the underwater world.

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Tarka Tennis, Barnstaple - 23.2 Miles away

The Tarka Tennis Centre runs an extensive tennis programme for all ages and standards. There are 12 courts, 6 indoors and 6 outside, you don't have to be a member, and training sessions are available.

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Shelly's Riding School, Chivenor - 23.9 Miles away

Go for a ride on the beach, amongst the Braunton barrows and along the woodland treks. Shelly's Riding School is a small yard in a great location where beginners can learn to ride and those with more experience can go a little further afield.

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CRS Adventures: White Water Rafting, Ashburton - 23.9 Miles away

Based at the River Dart Country Park in Ashburton, Devon, CRS Adventures is situated in the heart of Dartmoor on the banks of the River Dart – ideal for enjoying a great range of exciting activities. White water rafting is Devon is often overlooked, but with many steep, granite rivers the courses encompass routes with varying degrees of difficulty so everyone can find something for them!

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Dartrock, Buckfastleigh - 26.4 Miles away

Beginners and pros will love this indoor and outdoor climbing centre. Built at 10m high and boasting the best equipped wall in the Southwest this is an experience for both the young and old to enjoy. There is also a relaxing lounge where cake and coffee can be enjoyed.

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Surf South West, Croyde Bay - 26.8 Miles away

Learn to surf on Croyde's Blue Flag beach, where the British Surfing Championships have been held three times. Surf South West runs surfing lessons and courses for all levels, and has been awarded Level 5 status by the British Surfing Association.

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Active 8 Hot Air Balloon, Liskeard - 26.9 Miles away

Enjoy 360 degree views over Bodmin Moor in a hot air balloon flight. Directed purely by the wind, this unique flying experience gives you a chance to see Cornwall from a different perspective.

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Plymouth Sailing School, Plymouth - 27 Miles away

Plymouth Sailing School is one of the UK's longest established sea schools with courses for everyone, from beginner to professional yachtsman, both RYA scheme courses and informal courses for a fun, yet relaxing and educational weekend.

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Finlake Riding Centre, Chudleigh - 27.3 Miles away

Located in the spectacular Teign valley on the edge of Dartmoor National Park is Finlake Riding centre. This riding centre caters for everyone - you can enjoy exhilarating rides which can include cream teas and evening pub rides, or, if you have small children, they can ride on the tiny miniature Shetland pony called 'Diddy mouse' or the slightly bigger 'Tinkerbell'.

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Discovery Surf School, Plymouth - 27.7 Miles away

Discovery Surf School provides professional coaching for all ages and levels, with an emphasis on safe, high quality tuition in small groups.

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Towns and Villages

Holsworthy Theatre, Holsworthy - 3.7 Miles away

The theatre is managed by Holsworthy Amateur Theatrical Society (HATS) who produce their own shows and host a wide range of great professional shows too. See website for details of forthcoming events.

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Launceston Castle, Launceston - 10.6 Miles away

An imposing symbol of power and authority, dominating the surrounding landscape, Launceston Castle sits on a large natural mound. Its unusual keep consists of a 13th-century round tower built by Richard Earl of Cornwall, inside an earlier shell keep. Once a prison, it now displays 1000 years of history.

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St Tudy, St Tudy - 16.5 Miles away

St Tudy is a tranquil village with pretty cottages and craft shops and a beautiful 15th century church made from Delabole slate. With Bodmin Moor on the doorstep, it makes an ideal location for exploring both coastal and inland regions.

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Bude, Bude - 16.5 Miles away

Bude is a small town by the sea in the North of Cornwall with an impressive coastline and fantastic beaches. Bude has plenty of shops, including surf clothing, arts and crafts and souvenirs. Bude has a castle, and a canal with a working lock.

Location: Bude

Morwellham Quay Museum, Tavistock - 16.7 Miles away

Authentic costumes, trips underground to witness the harsh working conditions of Victorian copper miners and your children acting as servants or working on the mine 'dressing floor', this is the award winning living history experience at Morwellham Quay.

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Yelverton Paperweight Centre, Devon - 18.2 Miles away

An unusual attraction, displaying hundreds of glass paperweights. The collection was accumulated by Bernard Broughton and is now featured regularly in newspaper and magazine articles. The centre also has for sale a wide variety of glass paperweights, some of which are a limited edition.

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Atlantic Village Outlet Shopping, Bideford - 18.4 Miles away

Shopping all the family can enjoy! Atlantic village offers a unique blend of outlet shopping and exciting visitor attractions in the Atlantis Family Adventure Park. With over 35 outlet shops to choose from, offering up to 50% of the retail price.

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Sterts Theatre, Liskeard - 18.5 Miles away

As well as its lively range of productions in drama, music and dance, Sterts Theatre is also a gallery space for painting, photography, sculpture and crafts.

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Port Isaac, Port Isaac - 22.6 Miles away

This beautiful 700 year old harbour was the location for the ITV series 'Doc Martin'.

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Boscastle, Boscastle - 22.6 Miles away

Boscastle has inspired many an author and artist with its beauty and architecture. It has becoem famous more recently as the victim of Britain's worst flash flood in half a century. However, it has recovered completely and still retains its natural beauty.

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Tintagel, Tintagel - 22.6 Miles away

Set on the rugged Cornish coastline, Tintagel has attracted poets, artists, historians and sightseers since the Victorian era. It is famous for its associations with the legend of King Arthur and the round table.

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Barnstaple Heritage Centre, Barnstaple - 23.6 Miles away

Bringing the history of Barnstaple to life through a combination of touch-screen computer interactives, information panels and atmospheric mock-ups, the town's Heritage Centre is housed in a Grade I and II listed building on the riverfront.

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The Elliot Art Gallery, Braunton - 25 Miles away

As well as paintings, displays include pottery, woodcarvings, stained and engraved glass, model ships and much more, by both local North Devon craftsmen and nationally known artists. Many of the works exhibited are for sale – the perfect holiday souvenir perhaps?

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Ashburton, Ashburton - 25.2 Miles away

A lively centre for inland tourism, with walking, canoeing, pony trekking and fishing bringing many visitors to the town. Beside specialist shops for walkers, there are plenty of antique shops, galleries and a variety of eateries to sustain your interest. There is an amazing “Fish Deli” here which you must try, they have the most amazing hand dived scallops, the biggest I have ever seen! and a huge selection of stuffed olives! Ashburton has had a reputation for its pubs, inns and coaching houses for hundreds of years. Its importance as a Stannery Town and its location on the main road to London meant that many a weary and hungry traveller tarried a while.

Location: Ashburton

Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World , Exeter - 27.6 Miles away

Set in beautiful Haldon Forest, the centre explores the social, environmental and scientific issues involved in our changing relationship to nature through the work of contemporary artists. Exhibitions and events are held throughout the year.

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Northcott Theatre, Exeter - 28.8 Miles away

Productions at the Northcott Theatre vary from comedies to tragedies, new writing to classics. The theatre describes itself as a creative platform where people can meet to be inspired.

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The Courtyard, Hereford - 29.2 Miles away

The Courtyard is Herefordshire's centre for the arts, priding itself on an array of theatre, dance, music, film and visual arts events throughout the year.

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Looe, Looe - 29.4 Miles away

At this picturesque fishing town you can enjoy safe beaches, a wide choice of restaurants, excellent walking routes, fishing trips and diving.

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Nearby Holiday Parks

Here is a selection of other holiday parks near Ruby Country Lodges. Alternatively you may wish to view all our holiday parks in North Devon or holiday parks in Beaworthy.

Bideford Bay, Bideford

Combe Martin Beach, Ilfracombe

Dartmoor View, Okehampton

Ruda, Braunton

Kentisbury Grange Country Park, Barnstaple