Bideford Bay in Bideford

Welcome to Bideford Bay in Bideford, Nr Clovelly offering a choice of 21 accommodations. On this page you can find information on Bideford Bay including Bideford Bay photo galleries, reviews, availability and booking information. If you like what you see, you can book your stay at Bideford Bay online securely. Bideford Bay is a great choice if you're looking for a holiday in Bideford or North Devon.

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With its gorgeous hilltop setting, offering spectacular sea views and nearby beaches to explore, including a Blue Flag beach, you’ll find everything you’re looking for in a Devon caravan holiday at Bideford Bay. On park there’s exciting activities for everyone. Little ones will love scrambling across the mini assault course in the adventure playground, while the whole family will enjoy a round of crazy golf or taking a dip in either the indoor or outdoor heated pool. Relax in the evening with a tasty meal at The Manor House Bar & Restaurant before enjoying the exciting programme of entertainment. In the surrounding area you’ll find a great selection of local attractions including the picturesque fishing village of Clovelly, the famous Westward Ho! beach, a popular spot with surfers and sunbathers, as well as theme parks, gardens and museums a little further along the coast. Due to steep gradients, Bideford Bay is not suitable for wheelchair users or persons with severe mobility difficulties. Indoor heated pool. Outdoor heated pool. Waterslide. Kids clubs. Adventure playground. Soft play area. Multi-sports court. Mini golf. Boathouse Bar & Restaurant. Takeaway service. Manor House entertainment complex. Costa Coffee® available. Convenience store. Launderette. Free Wi-Fi access (in designated areas). Outdoor heated pool – May 6-Aug 31 2019, May 4-Aug 31 2020 (weather permitting). There may be entertainment variants; an entertainment guide will be available on park. A responsible person of 16 years or over must accompany children under 8 in the water. A maximum of one child under 4 per responsible person or two children aged between 4 and 7 per responsible person is allowed in the water. All other facilities available Feb 15-Nov 15 2019, Feb 13-Nov 13 2020. Early Bird – save up to £150 per week for 2019 holidays booked by 3rd February 2019 or up to £120 per week for 2019 holidays booked by 3rd March 2019.

Choose from comfortable caravans, chalets and lodges.

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Bideford Bay is pleased to offer the following choice of accommodations in Bideford, Nr Clovelly. Scroll through their photo galleries, view their descriptions and book online today.

Porlock (Caravan)

Superior 12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. DVD. Fridge/freezer. Double glazed and centrally heated.

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Westward Lodge (Lodge)

Luxury lodge with one double with ensuite shower and one twin. DVD. Dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Double glazed and centrally heated.  Verandah. No pets.

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Exford Lodge (Lodge)

Luxury lodge with one double with ensuite shower and two twin. DVD. Dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. Double glazed and centrally heated. Verandah. No pets.

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Littleham (Caravan)

Caravan with one double and two twin. No pets.

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Clovelly (Caravan)

Caravan with one double and two twin. Shower. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. Double glazed and centrally heated.

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Muddiford Chalet (Chalet)

Chalet with one double and one twin.

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Barnstaple Chalet (Chalet)

Chalet with one double and one twin. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. No pets.

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Walland Chalet (Chalet)

Chalet with two double and two twin. Additional WC. DVD. Fridge/freezer.

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Tavistock (Caravan)

12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. Shower. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area.

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Skilgate (Caravan)

Superior 12ft-wide caravan with one double and one twin. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. DVD. Double glazed and centrally heated.

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Landcross (Caravan)

Superior 12ft-wide caravan with one double and one twin. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. DVD. Fridge/freezer. Double glazed and centrally heated.

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Appledore Chalet (Chalet)

Chalet with one double and one twin. Shower. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area.

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Woolsery (Caravan)

Superior 12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. Shower. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. DVD. Double glazed and centrally heated.

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Torridge (Caravan)

Caravan with one double and one twin. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. Double glazed and centrally heated. No pets.

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Cullompton (Caravan)

New in 2017. Modern stylish 12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. DVD and soundbar. Double glazed and centrally heated. No pets.

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Abbotsham (Caravan)

Caravan with one double with ensuite shower and two twin. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. DVD and soundbar. Fridge/freezer. Double glazed and centrally heated. No pets.

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Lovacott (Caravan)

12ft-wide caravan with one double and one twin. Shower. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. Central lounge area. DVD.

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Ivybridge WFA (Caravan)

Brand new in 2018, this extra wide wheelchair friendly caravan, with one double and one twin bedroom, has an access ramp, sliding internal doors and a wider corridor. Plus the spacious bathroom has hand rails next to the toilet and a seat in shower. There’s double glazing, central heating, a flatscreen TV with Freeview and additional sleeping for one in the lounge area. Suitable for parties including visitors with partial disabilities – please check when booking.

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Elmscott (Caravan)

New in 2018. 12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. Shower. Additional WC. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. DVD/CD. Fridge/freezer. Double glazed and centrally heated. No pets.

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Arlington (Caravan)

Caravan with one double and one twin. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. Heating throughout. No pets.

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Northam (Caravan)

Brand new for 2019. Modern 12ft-wide caravan with one double with ensuite shower and two twin. Shower. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. Central lounge layout. Fridge/freezer. Double glazed and centrally heated. Verandah with outdoor furniture. Ideal for families or couples sharing. No pets.

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Reviews

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Rated by emma allen on 17th April 2019

i went here for my cousins birthday and when we turned up at the caravan there was fly's all over the place . dead fly's behind the furniture only the room what me and my cousin stayed in had no fly's. staff is great . i don't recommend it

Rated by Jane Tandy on 12th June 2018

Things to do near Bideford Bay

Make the most of your holiday at Bideford Bay by enjoying a day out to one of these nearby recommended activities....

Beaches

Instow Beach, Instow - 9 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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Croyde Bay, Croyde Bay - 11.5 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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Crow Point, Saunton - 11.9 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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Northcott Mouth, Northcott Mouth - 12.8 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

Crooklets, Crooklets - 13.4 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

Barricane Beach, Woolacombe - 14.3 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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Lee Bay, Ilfracombe - 16.6 Miles away

Lee Bay is a delightful sand and shingle beach backing onto a charming village, and flanked on either side by an imposing rocky coastline. The wooded combe in which it lies is sometimes referred to as 'fuchsia valley'.

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Tunnels Beach, Ilfracombe - 18.3 Miles away

When sea-water bathing was considered a cure for all ailments, the Victorians carved pit a network of tunnels leading to sheltered beaches with a large tidal swimming pool, very popular today with children who can enjoy inflatables and snorkeling safely.

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Coombe Martin Beach, Ilfracombe - 18.4 Miles away

A firm favourite of local families, this unspoilt beach is mainly shingle at the top with plenty of sand at low water. There are natural rock pools providing endless interest and the beach also marks the edge of the Exmoor National Park.

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Hele Bay, Ilfracombe - 18.4 Miles away

The beach at Hele Bay is comprised mainly of sand and shingle. Its location adjacent to the Hillsborough Nature Reserve in an area of outstanding natural beauty make it an idyllic setting to relax in. Clean waters and safe swimming with an abundance of rock pools mean its great for all the family.

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Lynmouth Bay, Lynmouth - 28.4 Miles away

Lynmouth Bay offers good if slightly hair-raising waves for the more daring of surfers. The little village is charming and full of character. Walk through historic streets and hear the stories of the local lifeboat crew.

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Bucks Mills Beach, Clovelly - 29 Miles away

A lovely secluded and quiet beach, found in a rocky cove. Walk through the picturesque village of Bucks Mills to find it. It is also a great place for a spot of fishing.

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Cycling and Walking

The Tarka Trail, Devon - 11.8 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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Ruby country cycling, Torridge - 15.9 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

Coast to Coast, Ilfracombe - 18.4 Miles away

Linking Ilfracombe on the North coast with Plymouth on the South coast for a distance of 102 miles, the route offers views of beaches and estuaries, lush green valleys and the moorlands of Dartmoor. Mostly traffic free, and over 40% of it is on former railway lines.

Location: Ilfracombe

Roadford Lake country Park, Broadwoodwiger - 21.8 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 Granite Way cycle route, Okehampton - 23.1 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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The Dartmoor Way Hiking, Okehampton - 23.1 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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Meldon Viaduct, Okehampton - 23.6 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 - 25.8 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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Food and Drinking

Bensons Licensed Restaurant, Appledore - 8.5 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 - 8.5 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 - 8.5 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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Decks Restaurant, Instow - 9.8 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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The Corner Bistro, Braunton - 11.4 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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Ragamuffins Bistro, Braunton - 11.9 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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Tree Inn, Bude - 12.8 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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Inn on the Green, Bude - 13.4 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

Garden Restaurant, Barnstaple - 13.5 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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Mirchi Cuisine, Bude - 13.6 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

Lifes a Beach, Bude - 13.6 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 - 13.6 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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Carriers Inn, Bude - 13.6 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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Bencoolen Inn, Bude - 13.7 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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Brendon Arms Inn, Bude - 13.8 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

Westbeach Bar and Restaurant, Woolacombe - 14.4 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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62 The Bank, Barnstaple - 14.4 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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Elements, bude - 15.1 Miles away

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

Location: bude

Bay View Inn, Bude - 15.7 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

French's Bistro, Chumleigh - 21.9 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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Gardens and Countryside

Tapeley Park, Bideford - 6.9 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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Rosemoor, Great Torrington - 10 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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Marwood Hill Gardens, Barnstaple - 15.1 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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Winsford Walled Garden, Halwill Junction - 15.3 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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Heddon Hall Gardens, Barnstaple - 24.1 Miles away

In the picturesque Heddon Valley, on the western edge of Exmoor National Park, Heddon Hall Gardens are now open on a regular basis and will appeal to every gardener as well as anyone who just enjoys delicious home made cream teas in lovely surroundings.

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Watersmeet House, Lynmouth - 29.2 Miles away

Set in a valley at the confluence of the East Lyn and Hoar Oak Water, there has been a tea-garden here since 1901. There is loads of wildlife to spot on a walk alongside the tumbling woodland streams and waterfalls. The house now serves as an NT shop/information centre.

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Great Days Out

Milky Way Adventure Park, Bideford - 1.4 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 - 5.1 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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The Play Hut, Ilfracombe - 18.3 Miles away

Huge fun for children, The Play Hut is Ilfracombe's only indoor and outdoor kids' soft play centre and is housed within a beautiful oak building with the stylish Café Blue Bar adjoining, so parents can relax too!

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Combe Martin Wildlife and dinosaur Park, Ilfracombe - 20.7 Miles away

Life size, roaring and spitting animated dinosaurs lurk in 30 acres of subtropical vegetation, and the museum houses genuine dinosaur eggs. With rides and a chance to swim with sealions in a specially built pool, this is an attraction not to be missed.

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Exmoor Zoological Park, Barnstaple - 21.9 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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Quince Honey Farm, South Molton - 22.7 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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Lynton and Barnstaple Steam Railway, Parracombe - 25.4 Miles away

Let the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway carry you on a nostalgic steam train ride in Exmoor National Park, from Woody Bay Station, North Devon – the first phase in rebuilding one of the world’s most famous and picturesque narrow gauge railways. (Wheelchair access, but those whose chair is wider than 30” should contact with the company prior to journey to make arrangements.)

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History and Heritage

Torrington 1646, Great Torrington - 9.6 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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Arlington Court, Barnstaple - 13.2 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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Bude Castle, Bude - 13.8 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

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre, Lifton - 23 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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Finch Foundry , Okehampton - 25.8 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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Lydford Gorge, Lydford - 26 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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Nature Reserves

Lundy Island, Lundy Island - 7.1 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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Marsland Valley Nature Reserve, West Gooseham - 14 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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Sports and Activities

Surf South West, Croyde Bay - 11.5 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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Ebo Adventure Canoe and Kayaking , Barnstaple - 11.8 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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Shelly's Riding School, Chivenor - 12.1 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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Ebo Adventure Scuba Diving, Barnstaple - 13 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 - 14.2 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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Dartmoor Gliding Society, Dartmoor - 28.9 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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Towns and Villages

Atlantic Village Outlet Shopping, Bideford - 6.5 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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The Elliot Art Gallery, Braunton - 12 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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Bude, Bude - 13.6 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

Holsworthy Theatre, Holsworthy - 14.3 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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The Courtyard, Hereford - 14.4 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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Barnstaple Heritage Centre, Barnstaple - 14.4 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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Launceston Castle, Launceston - 24.1 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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Port Isaac, Port Isaac - 25.8 Miles away

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

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Boscastle, Boscastle - 25.8 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 - 25.8 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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Nearby Holiday Parks

Here is a selection of other holiday parks near Bideford Bay. Alternatively you may wish to view all our holiday parks in North Devon or holiday parks in Bideford.

Combe Martin Beach, Ilfracombe

Ruda, Braunton

Kentisbury Grange Country Park, Barnstaple

Tarka Holiday Park, Barnstaple

Surf Bay Holiday Park, Bideford